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by LH658
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA warns Trump against universal background checks
Replies: 66
Views: 2950

Re: NRA warns Trump against universal background checks

Time to have gun owners to get licenses, banning large magazine, military style weapons, and background checks - across the whole US.

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by LH658
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why BA can't compete with LH at DTW?
Replies: 22
Views: 3074

Re: Why BA can't compete with LH at DTW?

Cilaos wrote:
Does VS flies to DTW from LHR? That would make sense given their relationship with DL.


They did not any more, but yes VS and DL have a partnership.

Also I can imagine LH gets a lot of VFR traffic to the Middle East and India, as they fly to Erbil, Amman, Beirut, Cairo, BLR, DEL, and etc.

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by LH658
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA increases IAD-ACC to daily nonstop A330
Replies: 15
Views: 3462

Re: SAA increases IAD-ACC to daily nonstop A330

Good for ACC, but too bad to see DSS loose their IAD service. At least they still have 2x weekly DL to JFK. Is DSS loosing their SA service entirely, or will SA continue serving JNB-DSS on a terminating basis? 2 times weekly? That's a long lay over for the crew I am assuming. Or do they dead head t...

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Airbazar, the SIMPLE fact is US-India is NOT that profitable for LH and that's why they charge high prices (and for those corporate's locked into the UA/LH TATL A++ JV they can get away with it). Literally LH and every other European airline can charge more for half the distance flown. Again India ...

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

Hindustan Kashmiri politicians are locked up, no internet, curfew imposed, school shut down etc, this is democracy? The Kashmiri politicians that worked with Hindustan now get betrayed like this? Kashmir on both side deserve a vote where they would like to settle independent, India, or Pakistan.......

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

Hindustan Kashmiri politicians are locked up, no internet, curfew imposed, school shut down etc, this is democracy? The Kashmiri politicians that worked with Hindustan now get betrayed like this? Kashmir on both side deserve a vote where they would like to settle independent, India, or Pakistan.... ...

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

None of what you mentioned is true. Reading ISI propaganda is not the solution. Remove your tinfoil hat and read widely and you might get exposed to a world outside what ISI wants you to believe. A country which is owned by an army, which couldn't remain democratic for even a decade after independe...

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

All Hindustan wants to do point finger at other countries, and their conditions that have no business of theirs. Keep insisting other countries are attacking versus even accepting their own mistakes, and problems. Versus working towards dialogue, versus looking at the current opportunities they have...

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

It sad Kashmiri people can't even go out after certain hours, have normal life. What kind of Military ties of up a human on the front of the Military jeep, and drives around the city. This type violence, and injustice is caused by far right wing governments like Modi who is personally responsible f...

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by LH658
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

It sad Kashmiri people can't even go out after certain hours, have normal life. What kind of Military ties of up a human on the front of the Military jeep, and drives around the city. This type violence, and injustice is caused by far right wing governments like Modi who is personally responsible fo...

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)
Replies: 92
Views: 10812

Re: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)

I can only see ORD, BOS, or probably SEA getting a A380.

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

Maybe, but you can't have a nice Taj Mahal Dal Lake someplace else. What's wrong with J&K being Hindu majority, exactly ? Jammu and Ladakh have always been Hindu and Buddhist majority anyway. It's just the small sliver of Kashmir Valley that's been Muslim majority. Muslims can't live with a lar...

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

Kashmiri Muslims will be upset by this move — but if Pakistan really wants a solution to Kashmir — then this might be endgame. LoC as permanent border — leave the Muslims in Pakistani Kashmir; and everyone else in Indian Kashmir. Isn’t that how India and Pakistan was designed? I don’t agree with ho...

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

There are plenty of Himalayas outside Kashmir. Like I said, go ask the folk in Dharamsala what they made of the arguments you're now adopting. This will turn India's only Muslim majority state into a Hindu one. That's the end goal. The rest of the explanations are obfuscation. This isn't about prop...

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Re: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status

Ha - yes. Go ask all those refugees in Dharamsala what they think about what's happening to their former homeland in the name of "economics". Why even pretend that this is about something as sophisticated as economic mobility. It's not. It's about changing the demographics. Everyone knows...

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Constitution - Proposal to revoke Article 370 - J&K to no longer have special status
Replies: 166
Views: 5645

Kashmir

India recently has been under fire for removing Article 370, which will remove special status in Kashmir. Already been many incident in Kashmir of India track record against Kashmiri people. What do you think about India action? https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-08-05/india-s-eliminati...

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by LH658
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Other than pax going to Africa/Middle East, so many people from IAH on LH flight that go to BLR and Madras, versus Bombay and Delhi. I can see IAH, though MUC is seasonally served by UA. Only issue I see with MUC, it doesn't serve destinations like JED, RUH, BAH, KWI, and DMM that are also create lo...

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by LH658
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA to launch PEK - BOG?
Replies: 26
Views: 3494

Re: CA to launch PEK - BOG?

I hope it via IAH, another option and chance to fly a wide body into Colombia vs a 757 with UA.

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by LH658
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 81
Views: 12804

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

What is the traffic between KIX - ZRH?

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by LH658
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Truly terrible Airlines of the past and present
Replies: 54
Views: 4212

Re: Truly terrible Airlines of the past and present

PIA and Air India. Back in the day they were known, now not so much.

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 209
Views: 8001

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

Y'all over react about BA operating to place like ISB, though killing of any human cause of intolerance is inhumane whether it, a bombing, shooting, and etc. Though time for Hollywood to make movies about white kids growing up in the suburban America with radical ideology, and carrying out shootings...

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 81
Views: 12804

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

Will DFW or CLT - ZRH ever work Swiss? Seems like LH does well from DFW and CLT, and ZRH is Financial hub, like DFW and CLT.

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries where airlines are biggest brands
Replies: 27
Views: 2652

Re: Countries where airlines are biggest brands

Etihad and Emirates has their name slapped on pretty much lot of places in UAE, and across the world like in UK especially. I'd say LH in Germany. Air Canada in Canada.

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Fingers crossed one of them is DFW Seriously why would the lead European *A carrier want to fly from Munich to Dallas with NO alliance feed beyond - Utterly POINTLESS imho ! LH presence's in DFW has been for long time, more than 30 years I want to say. LH still doing strong out of DFW, despite AA s...

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Then again it if it will be IAH, then MUC needs serve oil markets like DME, PHC, LUD, ALG, LOS, KUL, SIN, DXB, JED, RUH, BAH, KWI, SSG, and etc. I am sure some already served from MUC, though most IAH LH connections are PHC, ABV, LOS, SSG, LUD, ALG, CAI, DXB, JED, SIN, BAH, and etc.

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Planes4you wrote:
Fingers crossed one of them is DFW


Not a bad guess, considering MUC was recently launched by AA. LH is pretty strong out of DFW, usually very high load factors according to the DFW load factor thread.

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Kinda hoping IAH, even though IAH - MUC is seasonal on UA, and both UA and LH operates daily flights to FRA, while FRA is A380 with LH. Though I guess RDU, BLR, and DEN. DEN-MUC is on daily A359 already (LH480/1) Kinda feel it would be something like MIA or DTW to me Michael Miami is already served...

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to YYZ -- Why the Decline
Replies: 33
Views: 8443

Re: BA to YYZ -- Why the Decline

AC also has direct flights to India, plus a lot of traffic probably connecting on to Star hubs like FRA, ZRH, MUC, and etc.

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by LH658
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Kinda hoping IAH, even though IAH - MUC is seasonal on UA, and both UA and LH operates daily flights to FRA, while FRA is A380 with LH.

Though I guess RDU, BLR, and DEN.

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by LH658
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA seat assignment charges
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: BA seat assignment charges

Try calling BA.

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by LH658
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Oman Air Launch Flights to New York JFK in the near future?
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Will Oman Air Launch Flights to New York JFK in the near future?

YVR would be smart, as it would give Air Canada some competition to it South Asia network, also no ME3 competition, and Oman Air can offer 1 stop flights plenty of destination from YVR/SEA to South Asia, Africa, Middle East, and South East Asia.

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by LH658
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?
Replies: 13
Views: 2496

Re: What happen IAH new international terminal keep delay too much?

Interesting, I thought work has already started.. Terminal D project has been delayed since like 2011/2012. There was one press conference out back then, that EK wanted it own independent lounge.

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by LH658
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Oman Air Launch Flights to New York JFK in the near future?
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Will Oman Air Launch Flights to New York JFK in the near future?

I think YYZl. YVR, or YUL is a better bet, since airlines like EK have less then a daily service. Probably best for Oman AIr to increase their frequency near their neighboring areas, and increasing flights into Europe and Asia.

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by LH658
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible New Routes for EgyptAir to the USA
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Possible New Routes for EgyptAir to the USA

YYZ, IAH, ORD, and LAX. Would love to see RJ, and Egypt Air expand more into India, and Pakistan.

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by LH658
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doha recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: Doha recommendations

Have a upcoming trip to Doha, I saw they have Nusret Steakhouse. Is it really that good or worth it? What is the best hotel recommendation in Doha from the Marriott chain? First of all welcome to Doha. I do love Nusret; one of my favorite restaurants-- the one hear is much better than in Dubai. Fro...

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by LH658
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN 2020 Presidential debate
Replies: 65
Views: 2513

Re: CNN 2020 Presidential debate

I’ll admit that I contributed a small amount to Klobuchar’s campaign, not because I think she has a chance of winning the nomination, but to try and get another moderate Democrat into the next round of debates. I want more people on that stage that will hopefully call out the economic stupidity of ...

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by LH658
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN 2020 Presidential debate
Replies: 65
Views: 2513

Re: CNN 2020 Presidential debate

Lol it's show of, question Joe Biden game haha.

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by LH658
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN 2020 Presidential debate
Replies: 65
Views: 2513

Re: CNN 2020 Presidential debate

Maybe the next debate will be that one since it'll have a higher threshold, which has been met by the big 4 (Biden, Harris, Sanders, and Warren), Buttigieg, Booker, and O'Rourke, with Klobuchar needing to meet the donor threshold (just 10k shy of the threshold), and Yang and Castro needing to meet ...

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by LH658
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN 2020 Presidential debate
Replies: 65
Views: 2513

CNN 2020 Presidential debate

Who's watching? What seemed to surprise or interest you? What was your view of this debate?

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by LH658
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doha recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: Doha recommendations

St Regis in West Bay is very nice. Visited during ramadan, so it was quiet. Excellent service. I have a day trip, was thinking the W Doha. Last time I stayed at the Marriott, and it was eh, but service was great. Did you stay at a Regular Doha Marriott or the JW Marriott? The JW Marriott is new and...

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by LH658
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doha recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: Doha recommendations

Have a upcoming trip to Doha, I saw they have Nusret Steakhouse. Is it really that good or worth it? What is the best hotel recommendation in Doha from the Marriott chain? St Regis in West Bay is very nice. Visited during ramadan, so it was quiet. Excellent service. I have a day trip, was thinking ...

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by LH658
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish Airlines Stopover Packages for Istanbul
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Re: Turkish Airlines Stopover Packages for Istanbul

I seen advertisement of let say you have a stopover or 7 hours, they can take you for a city tour, and drop you back at the airport.

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by LH658
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United - connect in IAH, DEN, or ORD?
Replies: 10
Views: 847

Re: United - connect in IAH, DEN, or ORD?

I say ORD one due to so many flights a day to YYZ. IAH would be my 2nd choice.

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by LH658
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doha recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: Doha recommendations

I haven't been to Doha but don't bother with Nusret, it's fame only covers up the terrible food. In which did you visit the restaurant? The original in Istanbul, and also Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I only went because my manager at the time loved taking our clients there. Any restaurant in Doha you recom...

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by LH658
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doha recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: Doha recommendations

Fuling wrote:
I haven't been to Doha but don't bother with Nusret, it's fame only covers up the terrible food.


In which did you visit the restaurant?

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by LH658
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doha recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Doha recommendations

Have a upcoming trip to Doha, I saw they have Nusret Steakhouse. Is it really that good or worth it? What is the best hotel recommendation in Doha from the Marriott chain?

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by LH658
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pakistan as a Tourist Destination
Replies: 20
Views: 1399

Re: Pakistan as a Tourist Destination

the improved security situation. Good job it's " improved "... Categorised terrorist attacks so far in 2019: Jan - Loralai attack - nine people killed Feb - Balochistan attack - six people killed Apr - Makran massacre - 14 people killed Apr - Quetta bombing - 21 people killed May - Lahore...

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by LH658
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Class Declining
Replies: 28
Views: 4379

Re: First Class Declining

ANA, EK, EY, Swiss, LH, CA, China Eastern, Oman Air, and SQ are all still flying first class or updated their First Class product. I don't consider BA First Class a true product, as the seat is basically like CX business class.

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by LH658
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am New York to Tehran flights
Replies: 52
Views: 6242

Re: Pan Am New York to Tehran flights

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 change. The US was propping up the Shah, and Pakistan, who was seen as a bulwark against them pesky commies Amd religious terrorism was pretty much unheard of. I am not sure ...

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by LH658
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo is launching Macau
Replies: 20
Views: 5112

Re: Air Koryo is launching Macau

This route is anything but odd. How Macau became North Korea’s window to the world... and its nexus for weapons and drugs trafficking https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2093189/how-macau-became-north-koreas-window-world-and-its-nexus That's the reason why I thought they flew there a...

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