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by Stratofish
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protests in Chile
Replies: 13
Views: 1270

Re: Protests in Chile

The economic system that Pinochet installed and enshrined in the constitution (which is very difficult to change or amend) has simply failed. Of course the Chicago boys and their successors will always deny the obvious and scream the most rediculous conspiracy theories. There is zero indication Madu...

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by Stratofish
Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Eurowings Cancelled Flight - HELP !!
Replies: 39
Views: 12477

Re: Eurowings Cancelled Flight - HELP !!

A: I think this is the wrong forum but we'll leave that to the moderators. B: In most European airports a gate is a gate. A place and facility to bard an aircraft. It is not where customer issues are solved. A cancellation is anounced by information screens and maybe PA announcement. No need to send...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

(...)It absolutely should not have came to this. That it did come to this and the ground crew did not use whatever discretion they had to offer someone an acceptable incentive is ludicrous! Yes, I do agree. Many years ago my signature line read "The lonesome communist of A.net" and I stil...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

But inside an aircraft you just never absolutely ever say no to what you are told to do. There has to be a limitation to this... the request has to be reasonable. It is not OK to forcibly remove someone from an aircraft because it is suddenly convenient for you to do so. Once that passgenger is sea...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

If the someone has rented a room in your home, you can not just throw him out. What your example is missing is, that a passenger has a right to be in the airplane after you have sold him a ticket, got paid and boarded him. If you ask than a LEO for no valid reason to throw him out, you and the LEO ...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I'm gonna play devils advocate and pose to you a situation that is similar to the one of the united passenger was found in. Rosa Parks, did the same thing as Dr.Dao, the police told her to get out of her seat so someone more important could sit down, she refused and was dragged off the bus. Now wou...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

And even this new video proves that the doctor remained calm, he wasn't a threat, he just declined an unreasonable request and subsequently disobeyed an unlawful order. Honestly, I so feel for the poor officer who did nothing but his job. I am also deeply disturbed by the reactions of people on her...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

And even this new video proves that the doctor remained calm, he wasn't a threat, he just declined an unreasonable request and subsequently disobeyed an unlawful order. If a request or an order is reasonable is not the call of any passenger aboard a comercial aircraft. If you are told to get up, yo...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131479

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

And even this new video proves that the doctor remained calm, he wasn't a threat, he just declined an unreasonable request and subsequently disobeyed an unlawful order. If a request or an order is reasonable is not the call of any passenger aboard a comercial aircraft. If you are told to get up, yo...

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by Stratofish
Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier cutting more jobs (7500) worldwide.
Replies: 18
Views: 3495

Re: Bombardier cutting more jobs (7500) worldwide.

Austerity in Europe means much less orders for new rail stock. Alstom and Siemens are also in trouble with their rail divisions. Sorry, but that is nothing short of a bogus excuse from BD management (if that's what they've said). Austerity measures are not in place ALL over Europe anymore and espec...

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by Stratofish
Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Is Check-in 24 Hours Prior To Departure?
Replies: 46
Views: 10187

RE: Why Is Check-in 24 Hours Prior To Departure?

There is no general rule to it. The airlines get to decide when they let passengers check in. As a rule of thumb: the more homogeneous the fleet of an airline the earlier they let you check in online. Because: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="AR...

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by Stratofish
Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oversized Cabin Baggage In The United States
Replies: 42
Views: 8198

RE: Oversized Cabin Baggage In The United States

What many people seem to forget: A ticket is a contract of carriage. By buying your ticket you "sign" a contract. If the rules say you are to bring one bag of xy size and weight, you'll have to abide by the dimensions stated or you effectively VOID YOUR TICKET. You come to that gate with way too muc...

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by Stratofish
Mon Oct 05, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24239

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

I will try to word this most carefully: Whilst I certainly do not condone violence I must say these images for a brief moment put a big smile on my face. Again, violence has never solved anything and is unwarranted in todays age and our society. Also smashing stuff inside your company's <acronym tit...

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by Stratofish
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Greyhound Bus: New Orleans - Miami / AA MIA-MSY
Replies: 18
Views: 8005

RE: Greyhound Bus: New Orleans - Miami / AA MIA-MSY

Thanx for taking the time to post. I always love reading something different! Especially since I am kind of intrepid traveller myself. Have taken Greyhound in the US and Canada (<acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym> to <acronym title="Montre...

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by Stratofish
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Introduces New Pricing System
Replies: 40
Views: 15293

RE: Lufthansa Introduces New Pricing System

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seahawk" class="quote" target="_blank">seahawk</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>Simple because it will be the same as on E...

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by Stratofish
Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lightning Deaths Survey; Mid-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1939

RE: Lightning Deaths Survey; Mid-2015

Let me just add two things here: First, there really is (or can be) the 'lightning out of the blue' as flashes from thunderstorms can travel many miles/kilometers horizontaly before 'turning' vertically downwards. Second, some <acronym title="Baltra / Seymour (GPS / SEGS), Ecuador">GPS</acronym> dev...

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by Stratofish
Wed May 27, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Is Turboprop Better Than Jet?
Replies: 71
Views: 21086

RE: When Is Turboprop Better Than Jet?

Well. it all depends on the point of view: economical or passenger comfort. As far as I (and many else) am concerned, props don't have any place in todays skies! Absolutely zero! I refuse to fly on a prop "airliner",with reason, period! Props are for general aviation and general aviation only! And y...

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by Stratofish
Tue May 05, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Wrong Belief In Improvement Of Service
Replies: 57
Views: 8181

RE: Airlines Wrong Belief In Improvement Of 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/StuckinCMHland" class="quote" target="_blank">StuckinCMHland</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>1. Stop charging for the fir...

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by Stratofish
Tue May 05, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Wrong Belief In Improvement Of Service
Replies: 57
Views: 8181

RE: Airlines Wrong Belief In Improvement Of Service

Well, aviation as we knew it up to the late 90ies is dead, sad but true. In the medium run we will see about 80% of barebone trunk carriers and pax who will be constantly complaining albeit not willing to pay and rest will be high premium carriers which only a few will be able to afford and will fly...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Flying The A380 To Hamburg Soon?
Replies: 18
Views: 6007

RE: Emirates Flying The A380 To Hamburg Soon?

Will happen <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> <acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / EDDH), Germany">HAM</acronym> gets suitable gates. So far there is not even a date to start A380 compatible gates. A third 777 rotation has been part of the rumour mill for a...

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by Stratofish
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS CEO Steps Down, Moves To Sun Express
Replies: 7
Views: 2837

RE: OS CEO Steps Down, Moves To Sun Express

Most likely this will mean even more engagement of <acronym title="Sun Express (Turkey)">XQ</acronym>/XG in <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> operations. Mainly to drive down labour costs. <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> has "rediscovered" the leisure market and in ...

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by Stratofish
Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS! Part 3
Replies: 259
Views: 83710

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS! Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SpaceshipDC10" class="quote" target="_blank">SpaceshipDC10</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I h...

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by Stratofish
Tue Mar 17, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madrid Takes Off And Scores Double Digit Growth
Replies: 26
Views: 5355

RE: Madrid Takes Off And Scores Double Digit Growth

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/r2rho" class="quote" target="_blank">r2rho</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Every 30min is not enough frequency</i></font>...

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by Stratofish
Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Aviation Thread 1
Replies: 619
Views: 19790

RE: German Aviation Thread - Part 3

I'll chime in and say I'm also dissapointed in <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym>'s plans. They already have the just fly fare for years now, just seems they're now marketing it. The more I think about it the <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York"...

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by Stratofish
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Aviation Thread 1
Replies: 619
Views: 19790

RE: German Aviation Thread - Part 3

As for <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> and Merkel's alleged interferrence: the real problem is I trust 'the market' as little as I trust Ms Merkel... maybe even less. Nobody in his/her right might should abide by "the rules of the market" in real and political life. <table border=...

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by Stratofish
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Aviation Thread 1
Replies: 619
Views: 19790

RE: German Aviation Thread - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AviationAware" class="quote" target="_blank">AviationAware</a> (<a href="#71" class="quote">Reply 71</a>):<br/><i>Angela Merkel's personal inter...

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by Stratofish
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dash Cams
Replies: 13
Views: 1709

RE: Dash Cams

Oddly enough they're illegal to operate in many parts of Europe.
Sometimes they are legal to operate but it's illegal to put stuff on the internet and courts are prohibited from using dash cam videos as evidence. Strange world here sometimes!

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by Stratofish
Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Open Base At Santiago - 8 New Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 7252

RE: Vueling To Open Base At Santiago - 8 New Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/stationmanager" class="quote" target="_blank">stationmanager</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>That aircraft would be more pr...

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by Stratofish
Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Open Base At Santiago - 8 New Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 7252

RE: Vueling To Open Base At Santiago - 8 New Routes

<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="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Air Europa, Air Nostrum or Ryanair already fly t...

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by Stratofish
Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Aviation Thread 1
Replies: 619
Views: 19790

RE: German Aviation Thread - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>The relocation of the cargo facilities yield...

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by Stratofish
Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Open Base At Santiago - 8 New Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 7252

RE: Vueling To Open Base At Santiago - 8 New Routes

I have to seriously question the move. There is close to zero demand to the islands. <acronym title="Santiago de Compostela (- Labacolla) (SCQ / LEST), Spain">SCQ</acronym> is nice and somewhat of a tourist attraction plus in summer there is 'some' demand of pilgrims. However, all of these can be ro...

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by Stratofish
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will EK Re-start HAM-JFK In Future?
Replies: 13
Views: 6613

RE: Will EK Re-start HAM-JFK In Future?

They might, but it's just not likely and definitely not soon. The flight was profitable by carrying a lot of cargo (something the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 757 can't) and they decided to send the A/Cs elsewhere. I have learned on many occasions the <acronym title="United Ai...

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by Stratofish
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa To Lease 787 From LOT
Replies: 18
Views: 11568

RE: Air Europa To Lease 787 From LOT

So will UX only wet lease the aircraft to certain routes, or will they also use it for familiarization purposes?
They have a few 787s on order, IIRC.

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by Stratofish
Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Expansion In The US & Canada?
Replies: 55
Views: 11919

RE: Icelandair Expansion In The US & Canada?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/longhauler" class="quote" target="_blank">longhauler</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>While Iceland is a beautiful place wor...

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by Stratofish
Fri Oct 03, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI Group Divest Its Ownership Stake In Air Berlin
Replies: 10
Views: 4313

RE: TUI Group Divest Its Ownership Stake In Air Berlin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>the 737 wetlease agreement runs through 2019...

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by Stratofish
Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fifa World Cup Brazil Part 2
Replies: 351
Views: 14965

RE: Fifa World Cup Brazil Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#214" class="quote">Reply 214</a>):<br/><i>I can assure you we'd never have d...

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by Stratofish
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Strike: Now It's The Pilots' Turn... Apr 2-4
Replies: 65
Views: 11045

RE: LH Strike: Now It's The Pilots' Turn... Apr 2-4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/factsonly" class="quote" target="_blank">factsonly</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The CRJs an...

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by Stratofish
Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madrid-Barajas Renamed
Replies: 68
Views: 16727

RE: Madrid-Barajas Renamed

The main problem I see with renaming <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> is that it costs a lot of money and it is completely unnecessary (at this point in time). So here we have a nation and region in plain crisis and they're wasting up to a million Euros (see link) ...

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by Stratofish
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bayern Munich President Massive Tax Fraud
Replies: 47
Views: 2521

RE: Bayern Munich President Massive Tax Fraud

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Joe Doe would not be pulled through the media ...

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by Stratofish
Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Argentina's Peso Devaluating Sharply, Thoughts?
Replies: 28
Views: 2666

RE: Argentina's Peso Devaluating Sharply, Thoughts?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gonzalo" class="quote" target="_blank">Gonzalo</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>If you call that "working"</i></font></td>...

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by Stratofish
Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Argentina's Peso Devaluating Sharply, Thoughts?
Replies: 28
Views: 2666

RE: Argentina's Peso Devaluating Sharply, Thoughts?

The "speculators" probably know Cristina by now and factor in every bit of uncertainty, so, no, I don't take it as a given that if they let the Dollar move in and out freely, the peso would be any less weaker. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="AR...

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by Stratofish
Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snowplowing At OSL ( Video )
Replies: 17
Views: 9930

RE: Snowplowing At OSL ( Video )

Impressive, but they can't clear the tarmac areas like that I suppose. Do they have deicing pads or do they deice at the gate at <acronym title="Oslo - Gardermoen (OSL / ENGM), Norway">OSL</acronym>? On a lighter note: this threat is begging for a "Meanwhile at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR...

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by Stratofish
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Citizens Of Hamburg, I'll Be Joining Your Ranks!
Replies: 11
Views: 2500

RE: Citizens Of Hamburg, I'll Be Joining Your Ranks!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TupolevTu154" class="quote" target="_blank">TupolevTu154</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I've found a great two bed apartme...

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by Stratofish
Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: OS:"If You Book Through UA, You Can't Expect Help"
Replies: 38
Views: 5038

RE: OS:"If You Book Through UA, You Can't Expect H

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/futurestar68" class="quote" target="_blank">futurestar68</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Hey, then lets go ahead and canc...

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by Stratofish
Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: OS:"If You Book Through UA, You Can't Expect Help"
Replies: 38
Views: 5038

RE: OS:"If You Book Through UA, You Can't Expect H

It indeed is an unfortunate situation and without intending to sound rude: it is your problem and not <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> ' problem. Ticket commonality among alliance members sadly is not what most of us expect it to be. And Star aren't the only ones plagued by the proble...

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by Stratofish
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Relax Use Of PEDs…TOMORROW
Replies: 25
Views: 6368

RE: BA To Relax Use Of PEDs…TOMORROW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/shankly" class="quote" target="_blank">shankly</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Would love to see two back to back evac test...

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by Stratofish
Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch Lessor AerCap Will Acquire Ilfc
Replies: 14
Views: 6183

RE: Dutch Lessor AerCap Will Acquire Ilfc

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cmh235" class="quote" target="_blank">cmh235</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thanks. So, if I re...

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by Stratofish
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch Lessor AerCap Will Acquire Ilfc
Replies: 14
Views: 6183

RE: Dutch Lessor AerCap Will Acquire Ilfc

So why didn't they sell it to one of the official UAE capital funds out there? It might be me but whenever a small and completely minor company buys one of two world leading companies it smells very fishy to me. And looking at their portfolio page AerCap was very minor until today. And please pardon...

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by Stratofish
Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Current Situation Of/at LAN Argentina?
Replies: 4
Views: 2863

RE: What Is The Current Situation Of/at LAN Argentina?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stratofish" class="quote" target="_blank">Stratofish</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Fares between <acronym title="LAN Arge...

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by Stratofish
Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Current Situation Of/at LAN Argentina?
Replies: 4
Views: 2863

RE: What Is The Current Situation Of/at LAN Argentina?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD11junkie" class="quote" target="_blank">MD11junkie</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Keep in mind that you might be request...

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