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by carmy
Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QF SIN-MEL//SYD-SIN In J, Trans Tasman In Y + JQ
Replies: 11
Views: 11740

RE: QF SIN-MEL//SYD-SIN In J, Trans Tasman In Y + JQ

the lounge looks really good! QF sounds like it's a very competent airline. thanks for this report. I really enjoyed it.

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by carmy
Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIA First Class Singapore-Dubai
Replies: 7
Views: 16193

RE: SIA First Class Singapore-Dubai

Really enjoyed this trip report. Would you say that SQ is superior to other airlines on PCL?

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by carmy
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Going Askew Aboard Cathay’s 747: A Short Hop In J
Replies: 22
Views: 19252

RE: Going Askew Aboard Cathay’s 747: A Short Hop In J

Hey great report! I just wonder why you're raving about <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>'s service. I did eight sectors with them in the past two months on JCL, and it was absolutely dismal. The only time in those eight sectors where I saw the <acronym title="Orlando - ...

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by carmy
Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: As Low As You Can Go: CX Y - HKG-LAX
Replies: 100
Views: 30703

RE: As Low As You Can Go: CX Y - HKG-LAX

Haha I couldn't stop laughing while reading this TR. Nice one!

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by carmy
Sat Mar 01, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: As Low As You Can Go: CX Y - HKG-LAX
Replies: 100
Views: 30703

RE: As Low As You Can Go: CX Y - HKG-LAX

I'm really glad I read this report, thanks for a very entertaining read!!

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by carmy
Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thai Air Asia BKK-SIN-BKK
Replies: 11
Views: 21392

RE: Thai Air Asia BKK-SIN-BKK

Great report with nice pictures. Took Thai Air Asia for the first time in June on the same sectors, and it was quite an experience, to say the least. I do however suppose that considering I'd paid less than S$100 (US$70) for both sectors, it was great value for money. On another note, glad to hear y...

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by carmy
Sat Jan 22, 2005 2:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIA Raffles Class To New Zealand Pics
Replies: 15
Views: 14272

RE: SIA Raffles Class To New Zealand Pics

Loved the photos of the food haha! I don't know if it's just the greedy Singaporean in me talking but the pictures of the meals just got me watering in the mouth haha.

Anyway, fantastic report, pity there weren't any pictures of the meals on the way back!

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by carmy
Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Turkish Airlines TK061/A340:SIN-BKK-IST (+Pics)
Replies: 27
Views: 33646

RE: Turkish Airlines TK061/A340:SIN-BKK-IST (+Pics)

I only just re-read this trip report and was most sufficiently amused. Oh 'tis a good one!

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by carmy
Sat Jan 15, 2005 4:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 2: Turkish Airlines A310 Istanbul-Tunis
Replies: 10
Views: 11649

RE: Part 2: Turkish Airlines A310 Istanbul-Tunis

I don't mean to stroke your ego but it really made for very interesting reading. Absolutely stunning report, nothing less than what would have been expected from you of course.

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by carmy
Sun Jan 09, 2005 2:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 3: Journey Back Home: SQ/AC Biz Class (pics!)
Replies: 36
Views: 14537

RE: Part 3: Journey Back Home: SQ/AC Biz Class (pics!)

Only just read your report after trying to finish my essays the past couple of days. Thank you for the honorary mention in this amazing trip report of yours haha! Fantastic read as always, and it's always great reading about trips where people aren't moaning about having one less grape or if they we...

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by carmy
Fri Oct 15, 2004 3:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA Club World: LHR-SFO-LHR September 2004
Replies: 17
Views: 28333

RE: BA Club World: LHR-SFO-LHR September 2004

Hey that's a great report with really nice pics! Cute teddy bear, and you're right, I can see why you avoid the 777! It does look somewhat messy.

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by carmy
Fri Oct 15, 2004 3:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIA From Beijing To Singapore (Some Pics)
Replies: 15
Views: 13356

RE: SIA From Beijing To Singapore (Some Pics)

Absolutely stunning report with fantastic pictures of both the city and the aircraft cabin. Makes me want to hop onto the next plane back to Beijing! <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Anyway, since I happen to be that Singaporean friend that Docpepz was writing about,...

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by carmy
Tue Oct 12, 2004 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA - Service Redefined!
Replies: 30
Views: 4533

RE: SIA - Service Redefined!

I remember a similar discussion a few years back, and we came to the conclusion that most frequent <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> flyers would have similar stories on how the airline went out of its way to pacify otherwise-angry passengers. It's still a top notch airline, although ...

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by carmy
Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MAS KL-Singapore First Class. (Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 15325

RE: MAS KL-Singapore First Class. (Pics)

Great report! Why did you fly out of Johore but return straight to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>? Anyway, what's with the sudden spate of reports coming out of <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> these couple of days? ...

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by carmy
Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore Airlines From Singapore To Beijing
Replies: 14
Views: 11396

RE: Singapore Airlines From Singapore To Beijing

Nicely done report. I was actually travelling with Docpepz and have a slightly different version of how the flight went. Pretty much similar, but I'd give more credit to the crew. Considering that everyone on the flight was asleep except for the three of us (who were giggling and laughing like teen-...

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by carmy
Sun Oct 10, 2004 4:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HKG-SIN-SYD On SQ (Long Report With Pictures!)
Replies: 14
Views: 12510

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

Nice report! It's always great to read about people who've enjoyed their flights. Thanks for sharing it with us! Saw the pictures on your website too, nicely done!

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by carmy
Sun Oct 10, 2004 4:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Adventures In Bangkok And Vietnam! (Lots Of Pics!)
Replies: 26
Views: 16001

RE: Adventures In Bangkok And Vietnam! (Lots Of Pics!)

Hey, absolutely amazing trip report. Thanks for spending time to write the report and posting all those pictures! Makes me want to hop onto the next <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> flight to <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> or...

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by carmy
Fri Oct 08, 2004 1:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-DEL-BOM-GOI On Air-India
Replies: 14
Views: 11713

RE: SIN-DEL-BOM-GOI On Air-India

Nicely done report. I might have missed it, but what was the load factor like on the flight to DEL and BOM? SQ772: (Enters defend <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> mode <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin">)I wouldn't say that <acronym title="Singapore Airl...

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by carmy
Mon Oct 04, 2004 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines
Replies: 28
Views: 6449

RE: Singapore Airlines

I'm somewhat skeptical about another non-stop flight to North American cities like <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> or <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>. <acronym...

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by carmy
Sat Oct 02, 2004 1:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BGI-LHR On Concorde With Pics!
Replies: 38
Views: 23106

RE: BGI-LHR On Concorde With Pics!

An absolutely amazing trip report! Captured the mood of the flight really well.

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by carmy
Mon Aug 23, 2004 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 34% Rise In Pax Nos. To Malaysia
Replies: 9
Views: 3369

RE: 34% Rise In Pax Nos. To Malaysia

I feel inclined to agree with CXoneworld on this as well. Year-on-year growth might be 34%, but it may not necessarily reflect reality due to the SARS crisis last year, where there was a drastic drop in the number of passengers entering Malaysia and Singapore to unusually low and unsustainable numbe...

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by carmy
Sat Jun 26, 2004 12:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Budget Flight S'pore Style! SIN-BKK On VF
Replies: 28
Views: 10068

RE: Budget Flight S'pore Style! SIN-BKK On VF

Superb trip report. Loved the photos and all! I'm not sure about Docpepz's comments though. Whilst SIA and Thai are pricing their <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> flights to match <acronym title="British World Airlines">VF</acronym>'s prices, ...

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by carmy
Mon Apr 12, 2004 10:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore_Air Goes To Hong Kong On CX -Speculative
Replies: 50
Views: 20106

RE: Singapore_Air Goes To Hong Kong On CX -Speculative

This is just bloody funny. Hats off to ya Hawkins!

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by carmy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA's Terminals: Which Is Best For Spotting?
Replies: 22
Views: 4396

RE: SIA's Terminals: Which Is Best For Spotting?

The shore restaurant and pesky young waiter? Yeah there's this annoying young fellow who goes around shouting at the other waiters. Bloody annoying but oh well.

Anyway, it's a nice place for spotting, although it does get somewhat noisy if you're just looking for a place to eat.

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by carmy
Sat Jun 07, 2003 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's Suspended Routes.
Replies: 38
Views: 3532

RE: SQ's Suspended Routes.

Don't know if it's just the Straits Times giving me a false impression or what but things do seem to be looking up here in <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>, and hopefully the same will apply to <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> soon. But anyway...

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by carmy
Thu Jun 05, 2003 8:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Whirlwind RTW Part II; TG And SK
Replies: 6
Views: 4417

RE: Whirlwind RTW Part II; TG And SK

Very nice report. I've never flown on <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> before, but <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym>'s usually quite a pleasure to fly on. You're very fortunate you got to take one of their 773s, I always seem to en...

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by carmy
Wed Jun 04, 2003 4:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Whirlwind RTW Part I; NZ And SQ
Replies: 6
Views: 4029

RE: Whirlwind RTW Part I; NZ And SQ

I remember being told about one particular case where the IFS or Inflight Supervisor actually gave the guy a $50 shopping voucher for him to buy stuff at KrisShop to apologise for the damage IFE. So yeah, concur with rupertvander, you should have brought the matter up to the FAs. I'm sure they'd hav...

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by carmy
Wed Jun 04, 2003 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VirginBlue Uses Ansett Slogan In Advert!
Replies: 3
Views: 2502

RE: VirginBlue Uses Ansett Slogan In Advert!

Oh I read the slogan and half expected "Am I with Virgin? Absolutely."  Big thumbs up That was a classic haha.

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by carmy
Tue Jun 03, 2003 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Air & YX Top Travel And Leisure Awards
Replies: 9
Views: 3807

RE: Singapore Air & YX Top Travel And Leisure Awards

Com'on dudes give <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> some credit when it's due. They did win the award, the did beat all the other airlines, so in spite of whatever S_Air is posting the fact remains that they won the award! Really don't see where the big fuss is all about. If they can ...

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by carmy
Tue Jun 03, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbelieveable SQ Service And Cutbacks!
Replies: 111
Views: 12050

RE: Unbelieveable SQ Service And Cutbacks!

Garuda: Haha army's fine yeah haven't seen the likes of this board in ages. How's school for you these days? Yeah pretty amazing offers these days. Saw one for StanChart customers this morning in the papers, there was an <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> 4D3N <acronym title="Bangkok - ...

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by carmy
Mon Jun 02, 2003 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Air To Re-adjust Capacity
Replies: 116
Views: 13113

RE: Malaysia Air To Re-adjust Capacity

Yah yah that's the one!! With a <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> FSS batik motif on the cover! Really can't remember anything I read in the book, really, but haha just remember it was quite an engaging read. Don't think there're any other books that give as substantial a write-up on ...

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by carmy
Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbelieveable SQ Service And Cutbacks!
Replies: 111
Views: 12050

RE: Unbelieveable SQ Service And Cutbacks!

Ryanair: Pretty amazing offer, where did you get that from? Been in the army for too long now haha in dire need of a break. I don't recall receiving anything from Citibank offering me anything to that effect. Never flown on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> before so this might be a pret...

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by carmy
Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Air To Re-adjust Capacity
Replies: 116
Views: 13113

RE: Malaysia Air To Re-adjust Capacity

Well there actually is a pretty good book on SQ and its history that was given out to its staff during the airline's Golden Jubilee or was it the 40th ann.? Can't recall for a fact but I read the book at Docpepz's house a while back. Most entertaining.

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by carmy
Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbelieveable SQ Service And Cutbacks!
Replies: 111
Views: 12050

RE: Unbelieveable SQ Service And Cutbacks!

The BA World Traveller Plus? Pardon the ignorance but do they fly to Singapore?

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by carmy
Sun May 04, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thailand For The Hell Of It. TG And NZ
Replies: 8
Views: 5947

RE: Thailand For The Hell Of It. TG And NZ

Hey great report. It's one of those reports that make you wanna just jump onto the next plane and fly off to BKK. Argh!  Big thumbs up

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by carmy
Fri Apr 18, 2003 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americas' Allies
Replies: 26
Views: 2514

RE: Americas' Allies

Just a little note from a citizen of a country in the exotic Far East. Does anyone know that more than 80% of American airpower in the Afghanistan conflict went through or had servicing done in Singapore? And that Singapore has the only naval base outside of the United States where American ships ca...

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by carmy
Wed Apr 02, 2003 9:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN - Bali Denpasar On Singapore Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 8523

RE: SIN - Bali Denpasar On Singapore Airlines

Bravo! It's good to see a flattering trip report after all the SQ bashing one sees ever so often here. Absolutely outstanding to know that SQ still impresses.

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by carmy
Sun Feb 16, 2003 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Blue's Asian Hub: KUL Or SIN
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

RE: Virgin Blue's Asian Hub: KUL Or SIN

I somehow have this gut feeling that Virgin Blue may choose <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym> over <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> as their Asian hub. Virgin Blue being a low cost airline would obviou...

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by carmy
Sun Jan 05, 2003 6:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Pictorial Report: SIN-HKG-PEKvv On CX/KA- Pt 1
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

RE: Pictorial Report: SIN-HKG-PEKvv On CX/KA- Pt 1

Great report! I'm not technically inclined myself, so it's really kinda nice to read a report without all the technical details which I really don't understand anyway. The photos add a lot of life into the trip report, really helped to give a visual image to the words.

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by carmy
Tue Dec 24, 2002 2:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-Shanghai Pudong On China Eastern
Replies: 36
Views: 12794

RE: SIN-Shanghai Pudong On China Eastern

Quite an amusing trip report, but the airline itself doesn't actually sound all that bad, does it? It seems like any other run-of-the-mill kind of airline, nothing spectacular but all right I guess. But I'd personally be erm.. a little turned off to hear announcements made in horrid English by some ...

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by carmy
Sun Dec 22, 2002 11:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HNL-NRT-SIN On UA
Replies: 16
Views: 5348

RE: HNL-NRT-SIN On UA

Welcome back to Singapore! Hope you'll have a great time meeting up with all the people you've missed in the past err three years? Anyway, nice report, and oooh yes, we should try organise a meet or something. When will you be going back to the States? Really should try and meet up with some of the ...

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by carmy
Wed Dec 18, 2002 9:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Speculative Trip Report Of Singapore_Air's Flights
Replies: 89
Views: 25600

RE: Speculative Trip Report Of Singapore_Air's Flights

Tony you've got too much time on your hands.

But on the other hand, this is one HELLUVA trip report, great job!!  Big thumbs up

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by carmy
Wed Dec 18, 2002 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines Vs. Singapore Airlines
Replies: 55
Views: 21660

RE: Malaysia Airlines Vs. Singapore Airlines

I think the great number of different responses from the different members stands to prove that in aviation, just like in anything else on earth, there are no absolutes. You've got these posts by members like Odie who're praising MAS to the core and you've got posts like that by Mx5_boy who doesn't ...

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by carmy
Fri Dec 13, 2002 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines / Singapore Changi Questions
Replies: 40
Views: 3863

RE: Singapore Airlines / Singapore Changi Questions

Got to agree about the Singaporean weather, it's been an absolute horror. Just today, it was freezing cold in the morning, nice and cool in the late morning, blazing hot around 2pm without a cloud in the sky, and by 3pm it was so cloudy I would have thought the sun didn't even rise. Very annoying. B...

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by carmy
Thu Dec 05, 2002 10:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore To Kuala Lumpur On SQ
Replies: 19
Views: 6047

RE: Singapore To Kuala Lumpur On SQ

Great trip report Qantas, a very enjoyable read. Not quite sure if I understand your return trip correctly, you mean to say you took a train from KUL back to Singapore? Very exotic if you did! The train actually takes an awfully long time and I suspect a bus would bring you back to Singapore in a mu...

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by carmy
Sat Nov 30, 2002 4:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates Trip Report
Replies: 21
Views: 6834

RE: Emirates Trip Report

Great report Charles! Nice to know that you had a great trip and everything. Have fun in London!!

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by carmy
Mon Nov 04, 2002 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Government Hopes Ppl Not Travel To US
Replies: 36
Views: 2368

RE: Malaysian Government Hopes Ppl Not Travel To US

To just go somewhat off topic, I think the reason why countries like Malaysia are unhappy with the travel advisories being issued by the US, UK and OZ is because it somehow seems strange that these countries don't issue travel advisories advising their citizens not to travel to Spain when there're B...

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by carmy
Thu Oct 24, 2002 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bomb Alert At Changi...
Replies: 28
Views: 4172

RE: Bomb Alert At Changi...

I've actually heard from a few of my friends and acquaintances that some idiots have been calling up various government agencies, military establishments and the likes saying that there's a bomb here there or wherever. In fact I think it was the Singapore Prime Minister who told these buggers to sto...

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by carmy
Mon Oct 21, 2002 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Things Not Looking So Good For Sia?
Replies: 68
Views: 7284

RE: Things Not Looking So Good For Sia?

<i>Do you seriously think the Australian government would be so callous as to say such things? If anything happens to our nationals overseas again and they are their against advice you bet your sorry @ss that we would still come to their rescue regardless. And they are not issueing travel advisories...

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by carmy
Mon Oct 21, 2002 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Things Not Looking So Good For Sia?
Replies: 68
Views: 7284

RE: Things Not Looking So Good For Sia?

Well just had to add my two cents' worth. My take on this entire issue is simply that the Australian government is simply issuing travel advisories against every country possible so that if an attack happens like anywhere they have their own asses covered and can say "See we told you so." I mean for...

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