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by 9V-SPK
Fri Oct 29, 2004 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Used To Fly To HKG....
Replies: 29
Views: 5198

RE: Airlines That Used To Fly To HKG....

Actually there has been a lot of talk that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> will start services to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong"...

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Oct 12, 2004 9:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HKG-SIN-SYD On SQ (Long Report With Pictures!)
Replies: 14
Views: 12553

RE: HKG-SIN-SYD On SQ (Long Report With Pictures!)

Cathay, give SQ a shot so we can probably be on the same flight!

Great report btw!

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Oct 12, 2004 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA - Service Redefined!
Replies: 30
Views: 4587

RE: SIA - Service Redefined!

SQ is indeed, and still, one of the best airlines out there, I've flown them numerous times and nearly 99% of them are faultless and well above standards. Indeed a lot of airlines are catching up in terms of service and other aspects and to maintain their top-notch status <acronym title="Singapore A...

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by 9V-SPK
Fri Oct 08, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA LAX-SIN-LAX A345 Loads
Replies: 10
Views: 5354

RE: SIA LAX-SIN-LAX A345 Loads

SQ19 J has 10 seats left, Y is wide open. (As of 8th Oct 2004)
SQ20 J and Y are both wide open. (As of 8th Oct 2004)

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Oct 05, 2004 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ HKG<-->SFO
Replies: 19
Views: 4721

RE: SQ HKG<-->SFO

Actually for SQ2/1, premium traffic is indeed rather rich in F and J, but my observation is only based on <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> - <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - K...

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by 9V-SPK
Sat Sep 04, 2004 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX SFO-HKG
Replies: 13
Views: 3989

RE: CX SFO-HKG

Might not be directly related to the topic but unreleased sources have said that <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> will add an additional daily flight to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> next year. Was planned at...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Sep 01, 2004 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrades On SIA
Replies: 28
Views: 3985

RE: Upgrades On SIA

I fly non-rev on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and from my experience <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> has been pretty generous on upgrades. A lot of funny stuff have happened with me on my flights with <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, sometimes a ...

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by 9V-SPK
Mon Aug 23, 2004 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pilot "disciplined"
Replies: 54
Views: 13020

RE: Cathay Pilot "disciplined"

Been following this forum and have to say that some people just makes me laugh with their comments.

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by 9V-SPK
Sat Aug 21, 2004 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Go Thru Transit...back On The Same Plane?
Replies: 16
Views: 4838

RE: Go Thru Transit...back On The Same Plane?

Did it a few times, once was on <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> - <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> - <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> on <acro...

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by 9V-SPK
Mon Aug 02, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FYI: SQ Star Alliance Livery 773 At MEL Now!
Replies: 10
Views: 4507

RE: FYI: SQ Star Alliance Livery 773 At MEL Now!

I guess the travel season also affects a lot, usually flights to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> between June and August are pretty packed. I could tell the difference between the aircraft switch because i was o...

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by 9V-SPK
Sun Aug 01, 2004 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FYI: SQ Star Alliance Livery 773 At MEL Now!
Replies: 10
Views: 4507

RE: FYI: SQ Star Alliance Livery 773 At MEL Now!

Wouldn't say <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> - <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> v.v is a short route but the difference in the products they offer in all 3 classes is really a pity comparing to the B74...

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by 9V-SPK
Fri Jul 30, 2004 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Preferred Gates At Changi For Singapore Airlines?
Replies: 8
Views: 5071

RE: Preferred Gates At Changi For Singapore Airlines?

Well the last few times on SQ865 I got gate 1. And even though most of the time 866/865 parks at gate 1 the other <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> flights never had a chance to park at gate 1. Talking about the gates in Singapore, my <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> f...

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by 9V-SPK
Mon Jun 14, 2004 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Ashamed Of Flying Airbus?
Replies: 44
Views: 9385

RE: SIA Ashamed Of Flying Airbus?

If SIA is so ashamed of the airbus, then god they better not take the delivery of the A380 otherwise SIA will this and that bla bla bla...... I just can't see a problem with SIA removing the "leadership" title. Maybe passenger does not appreciate the word "leadership"? Maybe <acronym title="Singapor...

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by 9V-SPK
Mon Jun 14, 2004 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ 744, Lay Out And Best Seats?
Replies: 19
Views: 3360

RE: SQ 744, Lay Out And Best Seats?

If a window seat really matters to you along with an emergency row exit better ask the check-in staff clearly if there's a window on your emergency row exit seat. Due to different configurations, row 39 on some B744s do not have windows which could be a nightmare to come people (Including me). That ...

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by 9V-SPK
Sat Jun 12, 2004 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi / Dubai... SQ / EK: Who Dares Wins!
Replies: 23
Views: 2801

RE: Changi / Dubai... SQ / EK: Who Dares Wins!

If I have to compare <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> as a hub, the main advantage <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> has is its location, for example if one is in Australia and heading to Asia then no-on...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu Jun 03, 2004 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is SIA On A Slippery Slope?
Replies: 31
Views: 3598

RE: Is SIA On A Slippery Slope?

SQ could be said as one of the pioneers in the industry in a lot of ways, well known by their service, standards on different aspects are high etc. However when one reaches the top it's just too hard to climb even higher! And this is what <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> is facing, s...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Jun 02, 2004 10:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jetstar's First Ever Flight On My Birthday!SYD-OOL
Replies: 9
Views: 6710

RE: Jetstar's First Ever Flight On My Birthday!SYD-OOL

Hey everyone, glad you enjoyed it! part 2 will be up later!

P.S Ken, sorry there aren't any photos of the f/as in part 2! I'll post a even more detailed report on hkadb after everyone's finished concentrating on your wonderful TG report!

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by 9V-SPK
Sun May 30, 2004 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Removing "Leadership" From The A345's?
Replies: 93
Views: 12325

RE: SQ Removing "Leadership" From The A345's?

Maybe SQ wants to put the name "leadership" on the A380s instead?

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by 9V-SPK
Sat May 29, 2004 6:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jetstar's First Ever Flight On My Birthday!SYD-OOL
Replies: 9
Views: 6710

Jetstar's First Ever Flight On My Birthday!SYD-OOL

As usual, there was Uni on the 24th May, and after finishing my last lecture my friends offered me a drink at a nearby cafe. It was not long later when all my friends were at the cafe and a really unexpected surprise - a return ticket for the first ever Jetstar flight leaving the next morning at 6am...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu May 27, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Been On An Airlines Inaugural Flight To......
Replies: 14
Views: 7048

RE: Ever Been On An Airlines Inaugural Flight To..

Yo everyone, I was on the 1st flight on Jetstar on Tuesday!!! A birthday present from my friends as it was also my birthday when Jetstar entered service on the 25th, and according to the schedules our flight (JQ502, Sydney - Gold Coast (Coolangatta) was the first <acronym title="Air Jamaica Express"...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed May 19, 2004 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA 744, Half Spacebeds Half Cradle Beds!
Replies: 10
Views: 3983

RE: SIA 744, Half Spacebeds Half Cradle Beds!

I'm sure that <acronym title="Santa Monica - Municipal (SMO), USA - California">SMO</acronym> does not have the spacebed and still had the Ultimo seats. It does not make sense to have both the Ultimo and Spacebed in the J class section, just think of the response of the passengers who paid for the s...

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by 9V-SPK
Sat May 08, 2004 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Valuair To HKG May 7th..... Or Not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3070

RE: Valuair To HKG May 7th..... Or Not?

Anyways, just to let you know with 4* people inbound <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> and 1* people outbound <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu May 06, 2004 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Valuair To HKG May 7th..... Or Not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3070

RE: Valuair To HKG May 7th..... Or Not?

Chap mate you gotta realise HKIA is not as efficient as you expect... Anyways, arriving and departing from gate 50 in <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">H...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu May 06, 2004 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KQ NBO-BKK-HKG
Replies: 7
Views: 3248

RE: KQ NBO-BKK-HKG

If you know how to read chinese: <a href="http://www.hkadb.com" target=_blank>http://www.hkadb.com</a> There's a part with trip reports and this girl who works in <acronym title="Kenya Airways">KQ</acronym> as a flight stewardess has made quite a number of trip reports on her flights....lots of pict...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed May 05, 2004 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Valuair To HKG May 7th..... Or Not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3070

RE: Valuair To HKG May 7th..... Or Not?

The Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department has given green light and flights will start operating on the 7th May.

Cheers

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by 9V-SPK
Tue May 04, 2004 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secrets About Singapore Airlines...
Replies: 31
Views: 17314

RE: Secrets About Singapore Airlines...

As I travel on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> a lot on ID90, there were actually times that I did get a free upgrade! probably twice when the check-in staff did not collect my MCOs that are for upgrading to J or F. But 90% I have to pay for free upgrades which is actually very very...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Apr 28, 2004 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airports Do You Visit The Most Often?
Replies: 84
Views: 6162

RE: Which Airports Do You Visit The Most Often?

Definetely Singapore for me, on all my leisure trips I always go past Singapore no matter to the U.S (Well on my return leg at least), Australia or Europe. The only 2 times I didn't was once to <acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym> from <acronym t...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu Jan 01, 2004 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Northern Summer 2004 Highlights
Replies: 8
Views: 3089

RE: SQ Northern Summer 2004 Highlights

Well all i remember what was written was something about "Crew recency". Some changes will also be seen in BOM but can't really remember what it is. Well Nanjing is a surprise, however when <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> decided to operate Shenzhen anything could just happen! Cheers

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Dec 31, 2003 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Northern Summer 2004 Highlights
Replies: 8
Views: 3089

SQ Northern Summer 2004 Highlights

Howdy and happy new year to everyone, Although not yet official, here are some of the highlights for the northern summer timetable effective 28th March 2003 to 25th October 2003. 2 daily flights will be added to Jakarta. The main point is both flights will be operated regularly by the A345. I heard ...

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Dec 16, 2003 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is SQ Starting To Fly A320?
Replies: 5
Views: 4020

RE: Is SQ Starting To Fly A320?

The aircraft are from Silkair but operating for SQ.

Cheers

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Dec 10, 2003 5:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SQ221 : SIN-SYD In First
Replies: 20
Views: 11224

RE: SQ221 : SIN-SYD In First

Ex_SQer, yes pretty sure about that. Before SQ231 appeared my only choice was SQ221, and I always remember that the stewardess would ask what eggs I'd like, Scrambeld, Poached etc. (I've done this flight for a couple of times so don't think I would be wrong, however since I've done so many flights o...

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by 9V-SPK
Mon Dec 08, 2003 6:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SQ221 : SIN-SYD In First
Replies: 20
Views: 11224

RE: SQ221 : SIN-SYD In First

I guess the pastry was just a bit dissapointing...too add however, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> used to serve something "hot" for breakfast on my last flight, which was in 1999. Can't believe you did not take the dinner though, which you'd regret soon!  <img src="/discussion...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-JKT On KLM WBC... What 2 Expect?
Replies: 58
Views: 5740

RE: SIN-JKT On KLM WBC... What 2 Expect?

Maybe not a pretty good example but my friend flew Amsterdam - Hong Kong in J recently and found them pretty average, food was alright but service was pretty good according to him. Pity that your flight is indeed pretty short.

Cheers

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by 9V-SPK
Mon Dec 01, 2003 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada's Asia Routes
Replies: 23
Views: 5095

RE: Air Canada's Asia Routes

Actually on today's newspaper <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> advertised their new <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> - <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</...

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by 9V-SPK
Sun Nov 30, 2003 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Boeing Triple 7 In Hobart
Replies: 15
Views: 3477

RE: SIA Boeing Triple 7 In Hobart

The A340s in SQ's fleet are all 300. I think the A310-300s also went to Hobart in the past years, operating as part of the additional flights to Hobart though SQ does not fly to Hobart regularly

Cheers

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by 9V-SPK
Sat Nov 29, 2003 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair To Houston And Hong Kong
Replies: 51
Views: 5859

RE: Egyptair To Houston And Hong Kong

Speaking of Hong Kong, wouldn't the route be more viable if they operate via <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>, just like a lot of airlines do? Although Cairo is a hot spot vacation for Hong Kees, going through <acronym title="Bangkok - Interna...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Nov 26, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ From SIN To EWR, Which Route Will They Fly?
Replies: 34
Views: 7049

RE: SQ From SIN To EWR, Which Route Will They Fly?

The one in the greater circle should be the routing from NYC to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> while the other routing from <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> would fly above Japan and Russia, which is a bit like the r...

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by 9V-SPK
Wed Nov 26, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Preferential Service?
Replies: 22
Views: 4976

RE: Singapore Airlines Preferential Service?

StarG,

You reckon I should post one? I think after so many reports from me...people would get a bit bored! But I have taken a lot of photos!

Cheers

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Nov 25, 2003 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Preferential Service?
Replies: 22
Views: 4976

RE: Singapore Airlines Preferential Service?

Aviasian's comments are rather the same as mines, I've never had anyone discrimating me on my flights. I just flew on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> last thursday, and on the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">...

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Nov 25, 2003 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Stops Flying AMS - EWR 1st August 2004
Replies: 20
Views: 4477

RE: SQ Stops Flying AMS - EWR 1st August 2004

Seats should not be a problem since I think <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> still has rights out of Amsterdam after the suspension of <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>...probably <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHA...

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Nov 25, 2003 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Stops Flying AMS - EWR 1st August 2004
Replies: 20
Views: 4477

RE: SQ Stops Flying AMS - EWR 1st August 2004

LAX - TPE was a hugh moneyloser? I thought that was after SARS because it used to be very profittable in the old days before the crash, not sure if that is still the case after the crash......

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by 9V-SPK
Fri Nov 21, 2003 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Announces Staff Payments
Replies: 10
Views: 3111

RE: Cathay Pacific Announces Staff Payments

Well done <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>, even though not everything has been back on track but rewarding would definetely boost the morale. I do hope <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> would also do the same thing, especially they're expecting a proft m...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu Nov 20, 2003 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did SIA Didn't Install First Class On A345
Replies: 27
Views: 6241

RE: Why Did SIA Didn't Install First Class On A345

Joleb, I have to agree with you on that...... However one has top remember that the gap between F and J are getting closer and closer. I just did SQ220, a flight in the past that was packed in F everytime I fly this route, but today only 3 passengers in F, while J, as always, is packed with only 10 ...

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by 9V-SPK
Thu Nov 20, 2003 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seatmap Of SIA´s 747-300s
Replies: 21
Views: 4083

RE: Seatmap Of SIA´s 747-300s

TR, why do you need that timetable? I still remember roughly the configuration for the 743 and the 743 combis, and I might have an old <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> timetable in <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>, ...

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by 9V-SPK
Sat Nov 15, 2003 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Upgrades
Replies: 50
Views: 4477

RE: SIA Upgrades

SQ772, Thanks for that. Well based on my last flights in June and July they did not dissapoint me, especially on my <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> - <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">S...

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by 9V-SPK
Fri Nov 14, 2003 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New US Cities For SQ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5237

RE: Any New US Cities For SQ?

Well that I'm not too sure about the range problem, but now <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> still has 5th freedom rights to America from <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> so you'll never know if they'll opt for DC. ...

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by 9V-SPK
Fri Nov 14, 2003 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Upgrades
Replies: 50
Views: 4477

RE: SIA Upgrades

I actually feel very sorry for a lot of <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> staff, especially when Economy is full and due to the fact that those staff are not eligible for upgrading, they could not board the flight even though there are seats in F or J. Even though I could purchase MCO...

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by 9V-SPK
Fri Nov 14, 2003 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New US Cities For SQ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5237

RE: Any New US Cities For SQ?

Washington was considered as a possible candidate with Las Vegas (Both via HKG), but SQ chose Las Vegas over Washington.


Best Regards

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by 9V-SPK
Tue Nov 11, 2003 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Children In First Class
Replies: 125
Views: 13959

RE: Children In First Class

I was once in F with my parents, and another passenger on a flight from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>. There were 16 seats in F and ...

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