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by MalevTU134
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG to Cancel All HKT-BKK-ARN-HKT Flights
Replies: 1
Views: 1108

TG to Cancel All HKT-BKK-ARN-HKT Flights

Thai Airways cancels all their flights on the seasonal Phuket - Stockholm route. Just to be clear: BKK-ARN flights are not affected. Reasons given are the diversified demand to other destinations in Thailand, as well as the weak Swedish currency, the Krona. Flights were scheduled from December throu...

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by MalevTU134
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 81
Views: 12841

Re: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka

I always found it perplexing that LX even left IAD back in 2003, it always seemed to be a huge whole in their network IMHO. In 2003, LX were losing money, and announced they were to join oneworld. The route then would have been just O/D, as there's have been little feed at IAD. The proposed oneworl...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 81
Views: 12841

Re: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka

Cointrin330 wrote:
Nice additions for SWISS. Did SR fly to Washington DC (IAD) at one point in the past? I can't remember.

Yes. I was on their last flight out of IAD. Might have been around 2003-ish. Oh, and it was already LX by then, of course.

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by MalevTU134
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HNL-LON Nonstop?
Replies: 23
Views: 3407

Re: HNL-LON Nonstop?

voxkel wrote:
Europe has the Canaries and Balearic islands, and many other Mediterranean destinations. This is essentially the same thing as asking for JFK-LPA nonstop.

Or rather JFK-MRU (as in Mauritius) for the distance. (My point being that LON-HNL is more than twice the distance compared to NYC-LPA.)

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by MalevTU134
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 96
Views: 15698

Re: Tower Air

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=601949 In this thread from a few years ago, you will find lots of stories. And in there, there are even links to other, even older threads. I flewcwithbthem a few times ARN-JFK-ARN back in the 80s and early 90s. I seem to remember the routing was JFK-C...

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by MalevTU134
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How are Egyptair and Kuwait doing at JFK?
Replies: 22
Views: 5747

Re: How are Egyptair and Kuwait doing at JFK?

I'm aware of their IAD flight, but that doesn't really change the market realities of those two carriers. MS is trying to save their proverbial bacon since the tourist market has cratered to Egypt and desperate the keep their heads afloat by snagging some of the low yield transit traffic who doesn'...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo is launching Macau
Replies: 20
Views: 5118

Re: Air Koryo is launching Macau

Will Air Koryo ever get any new planes like from airbus or Boeing Ever is a looong time. But unless you have been living under a rock, you would know about the sanctions on North Korea... So, not anytime soon, no. No, b/c by the time Air Koryo get Airbus/Boeing, they would be absorbed into Korean A...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo is launching Macau
Replies: 20
Views: 5118

Re: Air Koryo is launching Macau

Will Air Koryo ever get any new planes like from airbus or Boeing Ever is a looong time. But unless you have been living under a rock, you would know about the sanctions on North Korea... So, not anytime soon, no. Also....would they need it? Traffic to NK is minimal. And the country is practically ...

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by MalevTU134
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 9358

Re: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations

The credit crunch of 2009 is now a long time ago. Perhaps now time for Iceland to diversify their economy so inbound tourism isn't quite so important and thus the country isn't quite so dependent on one or two airlines ? The population of Iceland is 338,000. Tourism is one of few industries that wo...

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by MalevTU134
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am New York to Tehran flights
Replies: 52
Views: 6244

Re: Pan Am New York to Tehran flights

Pan Am operated a major station in THR in the mid-to-late 70s with flights coming in, albeit not daily, from FCO, IST, FRA and then heading off to KHI, BOM, DEL, etc. I'm surprised they didn't use the 747SP and try to do it nonstop. here is the route map from 1978. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2c...

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by MalevTU134
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am New York to Tehran flights
Replies: 52
Views: 6244

Re: Pan Am New York to Tehran flights

leftcoast8 wrote:
I'm not sure what's weirder: the fact a U.S. carrier once flew to Iran, or that the same carrier also flew to Pakistan

Times certainly change. Those were the days when Afghanistan was on every backpacker's itinerary when overlanding through Asia.

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by MalevTU134
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"
Replies: 51
Views: 10137

Re: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"

Currently TF-FXB , a 19 y/o De Havilland Canada Dash 8 Q400 is flying KEF-MAN as flight FI 440. 1.669 km / 1.037 miles = 2:15 h. Alternately they use this bird on KEF-DUB as well. Cause? Lack of planes, low densitiy route? I think it must one of the last adventures and challenges to do such flights...

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by MalevTU134
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"
Replies: 51
Views: 10137

Re: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"

Surprised noone has queried the title of this thread, transatlantic technically means from Europe/Africa/Middle East to North/Central/South America, these dash 8s are not operating Transatlantic, they are operating over the Atlantic into Europe, just like the 757s and 767s do from Iceland and the A...

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by MalevTU134
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

"Aeromexico is leaning on its government to reverse a decision that grants Dubai-based Emirates fifth-freedom rights between Mexico City and Barcelona" Well that's unlikely to happen as AM is on the Mexican government's sh*t list for not supporting the airport designed by the President's ...

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by MalevTU134
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"
Replies: 51
Views: 10137

Re: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"

? I think it must one of the last adventures and challenges to do such flights on such a plane over water for such a long time...is that the longest route of a Dash 8 Q 400? Can speak for the Q 400 but you can find some adventures routings in the south pacific flying ATR 72-600 from Fiji to Tuvalu ...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 60
Views: 14121

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

Well.. BA now officially confirmed that the cancellations had nothing to do with security at Cairo Airport but were rather due to terrorist threats against aviation in general. The British ambassador in Egypt apologised and made a formal statement that BA’s cancellations were not a result of any go...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Holdings Network Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 1499

Re: Avianca Holdings Network Thread

jfk777 wrote:
How about retiming the BAQ to MIA flight back to its traditional times ? What brilliant genius came up with a 0300 AM departure from BAQ to MIA ? A Transylvanian ? A vampire.

Probably allows for better aircraft utilization. Airlines don't usually do that just to sc*ew passengers.

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is the Air France flight to Cape Town only 2x weekly!?
Replies: 16
Views: 2185

Re: Why is the Air France flight to Cape Town only 2x weekly!?

Why is the Air France flight to Cape Town only 2x weekly!? I was looking at flights to South Africa and noticed AF flies only 2x weekly while KL flies daily. Being South Africa's 2nd largest city with global demand, surely there's more demand than 2x weekly!? KL has always been the carrier in AF/KL...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will a US3 carrier return to Moscow!?
Replies: 17
Views: 1834

Re: Will a US3 carrier return to Moscow!?

As far as I was able to find out, the only airline that has regular flights between Russia and the USA is Aeroflot. They serve New York JFK, Washington Dulles, Los Angeles and Miami. If it were SkyTeam bonding between Delta and Aeroflot, you'd think they'd start it out of Atlanta. However Russia is...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 156
Views: 39383

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

They are so lucky that they hit shallow water and the aircraft remained just about fully intact save for what appears part of the engine cowling. Sad their inaction led to one person dying. Even sadder that the only person that died is the one that wasn’t wearing their seatbelt. If I recall, weren'...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will a US3 carrier return to Moscow!?
Replies: 17
Views: 1834

Re: Will a US3 carrier return to Moscow!?

As far as I was able to find out, the only airline that has regular flights between Russia and the USA is Aeroflot. They serve New York JFK, Washington Dulles, Los Angeles and Miami. If it were SkyTeam bonding between Delta and Aeroflot, you'd think they'd start it out of Atlanta. However Russia is...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 60
Views: 14121

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

Nobody knows. Allegedly not even Egypt itself. Egyptian media is reporting that BA never formally informed CAI of the cancellations and that British security experts were on the ground in Egypt assessing airport security in both CAI and HRG last week and again, allegedly, were very satisfied and ga...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 60
Views: 14121

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

And now Lufthansa too..I wonder who next confirmed: https://www.ft.com/content/c65fc17e-ab2b-11e9-8030-530adfa879c2 Surely could be because of Iran's illegal ship seizure of a british ship? https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-49059066 Wouldn't have thought so. Egypt has enough of its own home-made terroris...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 60
Views: 14121

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

Well I hope they don’t keep everyone in The dark. At least they should make it public if the threat was against BA specifically or all foreign airlines? People need to know these things. I assume news out of Egypt isn’t going to be reliable either. "They" (BA? MI6?...) need do no such thi...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6966

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

kjeld0d wrote:
seat64k wrote:
MalevTU134 wrote:
The version from BBC Pidgin...


TIL BBC has a pidgin version - I am delighted!


I'm just relieved that di Authority say dem don suspend indefinitely di Aviation Security unit heads dem wey bin dey on duty wen di incident happun!

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 60
Views: 14121

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

Sudden? When it is a safety threat, you don't run just a few flights more. You stop operating. Period.

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6966

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/30/worl ... idgin.html
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seat64k wrote:
MalevTU134 wrote:
The version from BBC Pidgin...


TIL BBC has a pidgin version - I am delighted!

And sometimes it is hilarious!!

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/30/worl ... idgin.html

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

"Aeromexico is leaning on its government to reverse a decision that grants Dubai-based Emirates fifth-freedom rights between Mexico City and Barcelona" Well that's unlikely to happen as AM is on the Mexican government's sh*t list for not supporting the airport designed by the President's ...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6966

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

I'm confused, on FB there was a video of him climbing out of the #2 engine intake cowl, then other videos showing him climbing up the #1 onto the L/H wing. Either way, he was extremely lucky for single engine taxi if he was in the engine intake for the taxi-out!!! :-O If that is the case, he was ve...

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6966

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-49048473

...and the disciplinary outcome, from the same source.

It even says he dropped his bag INSIDE the engine... Maybe he thought it was Ryanair?
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https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-49048473

...and the disciplinary outcome, from the same source.

It even says he dropped his bag INSIDE the engine... Maybe he thought it was Ryanair?

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6966

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

Clear security breach that is beyond the usual Not for that area, it ain't. :sad: One might ask how he was planning to hang on for the ride. Probably had no notion at all of the forces involved. (Obviously, he would have fallen off far before getting to altitude, so hypoxia is of no relevance here.)

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by MalevTU134
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6966

Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 12686.html

Happened in Lagos, Nigeria. 737. Clear security breach that is beyond the usual... He was lucky to have survived.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 12686.html

Happened in Lagos, Nigeria. 737. Clear security breach that is beyond the usual... He was lucky to have survived.

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by MalevTU134
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

I know MEX is awaiting expansion but to my understanding that would take at least a year for first phase to be completed. No expansion is under way. The construction of a substitute new huge airport was shut down at a 37% advance by the current Mexican president, just because he doesn't like it. He...

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by MalevTU134
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Rumor : Big news for EK and BCN. Here we go, Mexico !

TK is launching IST-MEX-CUN-IST soon so it might not be the stupidest idea. TK's main hub is in Europe. Apples and oranges. TK can capture the cheaper European crowd headed to CUN and not minding multiple stops to get there. EK can't do that. Combined with the fact there is virtually no demand from...

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by MalevTU134
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam
Replies: 55
Views: 12842

Re: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam

Can't they just go back to a fifth freedom route? They used to do CGK-AUH-London, and though I doubt they can do that again, there might be other routes that they can try out. DPS-KHI- (or LHE, Peshawar, Quetta, Sialkot or name-your-favourite-city-in-Pakistan) LHR would make some posters on this fo...

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by MalevTU134
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Rumor : Big news for EK and BCN. Here we go, Mexico !

CUN as a stopover on the eastbound leg was the stupidest idea I have ever heard on this website TK is launching IST-MEX-CUN-IST soon so it might not be the stupidest idea. TK's main hub is in Europe. Apples and oranges. TK can capture the cheaper European crowd headed to CUN and not minding multipl...

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by MalevTU134
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA md80s
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: AA md80s

I know it’s been discussed before, but here goes. The major carriers thus far have been reporting record loads and revenue. Would it not make sense to keep flying some of the md80s while AA has 24 max 8s parked? Nothing long term, but better than canceling 100+ flights a day. As you say: it has bee...

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by MalevTU134
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Rumor : Big news for EK and BCN. Here we go, Mexico !

continental004 wrote:
I won't believe a damn thing until the first EK plane lands at MEX.

Halleluyah, inshallah!!

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by MalevTU134
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Rumor : Big news for EK and BCN. Here we go, Mexico !

Ok, guys...Seems like tomorrow we will have oficially the news so many people have been waiting for ... EK launching DXB-BCN-MEX 77W service What really surprises me : This will be an additional frequency, so in total BCN will get 3 daily EK flights No info of shedule, Days of week, etc...Just a ru...

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by MalevTU134
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Estelar + Hi Fly: A380 on CCS-EZE route?
Replies: 34
Views: 7439

Re: Estelar + Hi Fly: A380 on CCS-EZE route?

Not as romantic as when Concorde visited CCS, but still will be a sight to see. Hopefully someone is able to get some pictures. My father in law is from Venezuela and still travels there for work. He was there a couple of weeks ago and said the road between CCS and Caracas proper was basically lawl...

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by MalevTU134
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?
Replies: 21
Views: 3358

Re: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?

KD5MDK wrote:
People are flying KBP-LGW-TLV?
There's got to be more logical connecting points than that (basically everything besides HEL, right?)

Strange world.

Who said that? What was mentioned was LON-KBP-TLV. Quite logical, methinks.

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by MalevTU134
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?
Replies: 42
Views: 5794

Re: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?

Give NZ a few years, and either a low-density-LOPA or an higher-MTOW-787-9, and they'll be flying to Newark (presumably so they can take advantage of United's hub there) on a daily basis. United's hub? To continue on where, exactly, that is not already served from ORD, IAH, SFO and LAX? EWR is wher...

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by MalevTU134
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?
Replies: 42
Views: 5794

Re: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?

AWACSooner wrote:
XRadar98 wrote:
Their there they’re

Loose lose

So, what would of been of this website about aircrafts without y'all.

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by MalevTU134
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?
Replies: 42
Views: 5794

Re: ANZ Y NO NY?

AntonioMartin wrote:
Hi! Just noticed on my Air New Zealand magazine's route map...they don't have flight s to the NY area...

Which begs to wonder...why??

Thanks and God bless!

Could you please change the title to something that makes sense? And ALL CAPS MAKES IT LOOK LIKE YOU SCREAM AT US... ;)

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by MalevTU134
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger opens exit door
Replies: 14
Views: 3380

Re: Passenger opens exit door

What about having a code in order to open the door for emergency purposes? Would that be too cumbersome? That's the best way for those emergency exists to remain close in case of emergency... There are numerous examples of "locked" emergency exists (not necessarily in aviation) that could...

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by MalevTU134
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger opens exit door
Replies: 14
Views: 3380

Re: Passenger opens exit door

I get a feeling this has happened a lot of times lately? Or is it just my imagination? This time it was an unruly passenger on a chartered SK flight from Greece island Zakynthos to Copenhagen. https://airlinerwatch.com/passenger-opens-exit-door-of-the-scandinavian-a321/ What about having a code in ...

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by MalevTU134
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72603

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

You should let LO know that, I am sure their management would appreciate your input. I am sure they didn't do their homework. For once, we agree. (I know you were being sarcastic...I am not.) They didn't do their homework - if the rumours on Vietnam are true. Well their long-haul flights have so fa...

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by MalevTU134
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted
Replies: 85
Views: 19394

Re: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted

thekorean wrote:
It’s a disturbing incident but people really need to stop talking about what Korean culture is when they have no idea what it actually is.

Have your flame suit on?

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