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by Ziyulu
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 152
Views: 17394

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

If this happened on an Asian carrier, everyone on here would be defending the traveler.

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by Ziyulu
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa New Cabin Updates
Replies: 17
Views: 4718

Re: Lufthansa New Cabin Updates

Will they have a proper business class?

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uber helicopter service @ JFK
Replies: 8
Views: 2011

Re: Uber helicopter service @ JFK

I wonder what the cancellation fee would be if you were to cancel.

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by Ziyulu
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Etihads "buy-on-board"
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Re: Etihads "buy-on-board"

Is Etihad a four star carrier on SkyTrax?

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by Ziyulu
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belavia B733 runway excursion in Kyiv (IEV/UKKK)
Replies: 14
Views: 2663

Re: Belavia B733 runway excursion in Kyiv (IEV/UKKK)

I'm surprised no one has criticized the safety of the airline/country yet.

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by Ziyulu
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: 3rd new airport for Shanghai to be located in Nantong
Replies: 11
Views: 2894

Re: Rumour: 3rd new airport for Shanghai to be located in Nantong

New York area has 3 airports, why can't a city as big as Shanghai support 3?

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by Ziyulu
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 11952

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

Are there any more UA 777s in 9 abreast format?

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 Seats Blocking Exit Door
Replies: 57
Views: 11357

Re: DL A321 Seats Blocking Exit Door

Don’t forget in the US, they have the added bonus of allowing people to put their luggage under the seats at over wing emergency exits. No other country permits this. You made this same declaration in a thread in 2013 https://www.airliners.net/forum/posting.php?mode=quote&f=3&p=21497375. He...

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11524

Re: France to charge aviation tax

This is nothing new as many countries including the US charges some sort of tax or surcharge.

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to be fined £183M for last year's data breach
Replies: 35
Views: 3318

Re: BA to be fined £183M for last year's data breach

Businesses don't pay taxes and fines...Their customers do... I assume the airline will temporarily reduce or remove the discounted government fare structure to pass the government "fine" onto the government...Which effectively means that UK citizens will be paying the "fine". Ah...

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by Ziyulu
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: July 7 DL583 DTW-PVG uses A332?
Replies: 9
Views: 2168

Re: July 7 DL583 DTW-PVG uses A332?

They can always refuel in Alaska if needed.

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by Ziyulu
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 69
Views: 14388

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

I thought power banks are prohibited from use at all times in flight?

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by Ziyulu
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 69
Views: 14388

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

Imagine if that "brick" was in checked bags?

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 143
Views: 20766

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

They are already successful in cruise lines, why not an airline? Also, they should run charter buses from nearby cities as well.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13431

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

The question is if airlines anticipated this event well advance before planning their schedules.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 20776

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

If they bring back meals on domestic flights and not charge for baggage, they will be a top carrier in the world! How are you measuring “top carrier in the world”? DL makes a ton of money from baggage fees. It’s easy money. If they give it up they’d have to find revenue from elsewhere to make up fo...

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 20776

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

If they bring back meals on domestic flights and not charge for baggage, they will be a top carrier in the world!

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KQ100 drops a stowaway
Replies: 48
Views: 10187

Re: KQ100 drops a stowaway

Since this happened in Kenya, many here will argue how security is lax over there.

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ten dead after King Air crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 71
Views: 17976

Re: Ten dead after King Air crashes shortly after takeoff

What airline is this? I cannot find the website for King Air.

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by Ziyulu
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. TSA to visit Pakistan
Replies: 65
Views: 6166

Re: U.S. TSA to visit Pakistan

I don't understand why so many here think pre-clearance will happen. There are many more bigger airports around the world with US service that do not have pre-clearance.

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by Ziyulu
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. TSA to visit Pakistan
Replies: 65
Views: 6166

Re: U.S. TSA to visit Pakistan

Maybe they will offer TSA Pre-Check?

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

Oh so at first you say they only put as many FAs as they need for booked passengers, but then you realize that he proved you had no clue what you were talking about and changed your mind and agreed that they do follow the 1 in 50 regulation and said you are aware of regulation but found another exc...

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

And like I said earlier, the rear flight attendants could have exited out of the rear door and not realized the passenger was still sleeping.

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

Uhhh…. The flight is staffed based on seating capacity and not the amount of booked passengers. There's no might... It's clear that they missed her and that there was 2 pilots and at least 4 flight attendants! I encourage you to educate yourself on how Canadian Air Regulations requires airlines to ...

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

Nothing to do with money.. search up the 1 in 50 rule that Transport Canada has in place you’re obviously ignorant! As I said, this flight was an AC Rouge flight. So Rouge runs 319,320,321s to YQB. 319s must have 3 FAs, 2 of which sit in the aft galley, the 320 has 4 and the 321 I’m not 100% but it...

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

100%, at least 2 of them depending on how many are on the flight! AC was trying to save money, so less flight attendants. Also, the rear flight attendant left from the rear door. Nothing to do with money.. search up the 1 in 50 rule that Transport Canada has in place you’re obviously ignorant! As I...

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

CFM565A1 wrote:
bennett123 wrote:
Ziyulu

Aren’t there FA at the back as well.


100%, at least 2 of them depending on how many are on the flight!


AC was trying to save money, so less flight attendants. Also, the rear flight attendant left from the rear door.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

Also, do aircraft have keys like a car? Can anyone start a plane up?

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 19154

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

I bet AC is cutting corners by not cleaning the planes after use. So there was no cleaning crew present. Also, the flight attendants are in the front of the plane.

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines Nine Hour Flight to Nowhere
Replies: 11
Views: 4777

Re: Brussels Airlines Nine Hour Flight to Nowhere

Didn't NZ do something similar a few months ago?

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year

Yes, I agree LH is a lot better than what we get here in the U.S.

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year

Only on a select few routes. Does AA offer lie-flat on routes like BDL-LAX? What about UA on EWR-PDX? If you want to cherry pick a select few AA, UA and DL routes with lie-flat, then I can do the same for LH, which offers lie-flat seats on some 5 hour flights like FRA-JED and KWI. That's why I was ...

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by Ziyulu
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year

Well, some routes that are 5 to 6 hours long do not have lie flat. AA, UA, and DL have lie flat on transcontinental routes. Congratulations! So are these three airlines providing five-star service? You gotta be kidding me, right? - No meals on domestic flights with some flights being 9 hours long -...

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by Ziyulu
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year

I meant to say Lufthansa has 18" width seats and 31" pitch on European business class. That is not 5 star service. If you truly meant European business class, why on earth would you bring up "lie-flat business class" in your original post? Did you really expect LH to have lie-fl...

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by Ziyulu
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year

I meant to say Lufthansa has 18" width seats and 31" pitch on European business class. That is not 5 star service.

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announcing Something Tomorrow (Space Theme)
Replies: 100
Views: 18221

Re: United Announcing Something Big Tomorrow (Space Theme)

What about ANA's Star Wars plane?

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by Ziyulu
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?
Replies: 28
Views: 7661

Re: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?

This A/C will become N480MC Operated by Atlas for its passenger division. She will have 256 seats in a first, business and int'l premium economy. Primarily used for VIP Charters like N263SG and N322SG Anybody who can tell why those two were being registered out of sequence when aquired a decade ago...

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus chief says it’s ready for pilotless jets as soon as public gets on board
Replies: 61
Views: 4014

Re: Airbus chief says it’s ready for pilotless jets as soon as public gets on board

Sure, they are installing automated gates, and self-service check in is already happening. Just get rid of a few more workers.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

CA, MU, CZ, and HU serve hot meals on domestic flights in China in Y. The flight times can be as little as 1.5 hours.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

What about Y class for domestic in Japan? You get nothing but a cup of water, juice, or tea.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382853

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Can someone give me an example flight schedule for the future that is on a 737 MAX? I'm a system analyst trying to test our travel system.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

Then tell me why no 5 star carriers have BOB?

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

Stop doing everyone a disservice by spreading false information. ANA does serve meals on domestic flights in J, and Lufthansa has lie-flat business class seats on all long haul aircraft. They phased out the angled ones at least two years ago. AA, UA, and DL serves meals on one hour flights in first...

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

I was trying to say no airline is perfect. But there are a few on the bottom of the list that definitely deserve better.

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

I can justify something that each airlines does not deserve to be on the top list: 1. Qatar Airways (2) - 3-3-3 on 787 2. Singapore Airlines (1) - 3-3-3 on 787 3. ANA (3) - no meals on domestic flights 4. Cathay Pacific (6) - 3-4-3 on 777 5. Emirates (4) - 3-4-3 on 777 6. EVA (5) - 3-4-3 on 777 7. ...

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by Ziyulu
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

I can justify something that each airlines does not deserve to be on the top list: 1. Qatar Airways (2) - 3-3-3 on 787 2. Singapore Airlines (1) - 3-3-3 on 787 3. ANA (3) - no meals on domestic flights 4. Cathay Pacific (6) - 3-4-3 on 777 5. Emirates (4) - 3-4-3 on 777 6. EVA (5) - 3-4-3 on 777 7. H...

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by Ziyulu
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

Qatar Airways has been named Skytrax airline of the year. Qatar Airways was in the 2nd position in 2018. 1. Qatar Airways (2) 2. Singapore Airlines (1) 3. ANA (3) 4. Cathay Pacific (6) 5. Emirates (4) 6. EVA (5) 7. Hainan (8) 8. Qantas (11) 9. Lufthansa (7) 10. Thai Airways (10) 19. British Airways...

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by Ziyulu
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11396

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

I can see why DL is above AA and UA. AA and UA got rid of in flight snacks in the early 2010s, but DL kept on serving them.

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by Ziyulu
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 15835

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

CZ and EK are major global airlines that are not in an alliance. When you are not tied to an alliance, your potential is bigger, you can become partners all around the world.

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by Ziyulu
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 15835

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

I've a feeling we are coming to an era where alliances do not mean anything anymore.

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