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by blooc350
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam launches 5th new airline: Vinpearl Air
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

Vietnam launches 5th new airline: Vinpearl Air

Aviation in Vietnam is booming fast! Real estate and retail conglomerate Vingroup has announced the launch of an airline unit, Vinpearl Air, which would be Vietnam’s fifth operational airline, after Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Jetstar Pacific and Bamboo Airways. https://atwonline.com/airlines/vie...

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by blooc350
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product
Replies: 64
Views: 9183

Re: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product

Pictures of the actual product. Looks really impressive! They should gave done away with the center overhead bins like SQ to create openness. https://thedesignair.net/2019/07/11/ana-launches-awesome-new-luxury-cabins-in-collaboration-with-famed-japanese-architect-and-british-design-team-acumen/

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by blooc350
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product
Replies: 64
Views: 9183

Re: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product

NH's new JCL looks pretty impressive. Its like an upgraded version of the huge bench seat found on SQ- the bed looks massive and you dont have to sleep in that awkward position like on SQ. However, it does look like there is a compromise with the "lounging" positions as there seems to be l...

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by blooc350
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ signs MOU with MH to expand codesharing, among other areas of co-operation
Replies: 18
Views: 4874

SQ signs MOU with MH to expand codesharing, among other areas of co-operation

INTERESTING MOVE- Could this mean possible long haul sharing in the future too? SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Malaysia Airlines (MAB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to step up cooperative ties, the two airlines announced in a joint statement on Thursday (June 27). The MOU...

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by blooc350
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11509

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

Congrats to Singapore Airlines for winning Best Cabin Crew and Best First Class. They deserve it!

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by blooc350
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax
Replies: 33
Views: 7445

Re: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax

The only legit airlines on Skytrax are probably Singapore Airlines, ANA and Asiana........the rest are questionable. CX is probably holding on by a thread as a "5- Star Airline" IMHO.

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by blooc350
Thu May 02, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: KE is considering removing first class entirely from their fleet
Replies: 49
Views: 5880

Re: Korean Air drops first-class on 27 routes

Interesting trend with First Class going away these days. Some airlines still see a demand for it. SQ for example will be offering a new FCL and JCL product for their 777-9. Wonder if it will stick....... Singapore Airlines will launch all-new first class suites and business class seats for its Boei...

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by blooc350
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1787
Views: 360310

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

yawn...........the blue reminds me of Walmart

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by blooc350
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jewel Terminal at SIN
Replies: 50
Views: 7120

Re: New Jewel Terminal at SIN

SCQ83 wrote:
So this is just a mall attached to Changi?

What a depressing place Singapore is. Is there anything else to do other than shopping?


I mean when the country's GDP is 323.9 billion USD, what else is there to do then shop?

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by blooc350
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jewel Terminal at SIN
Replies: 50
Views: 7120

Re: New Jewel Terminal

Official pictures from the "soft" opening of the new Jewel Terminal. Its an airport, a garden, a shopping mall, a hotel and much more. No wonder Changi is the worlds best airport. https://mothership.sg/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/55ce6177-59a1-4320-9f67-24a5d8674989-768x511.jpeg https://mot...

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by blooc350
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline of the year 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Airline of the year 2019

Travelers Choice Trip Advisor has crowned Singapore Airlines (again) as the airline of the year 2019, followed by Qatar Airways (2nd) and Eva Air (3rd). Singapore Airlines winning the top award is a no brainier as they are famous for their service and products but I am surprised to see SWA on the li...

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by blooc350
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 151
Views: 31172

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

EmoticonsAllDay wrote:
Maybe SIA could buy MAS like the pre-1972 era? SIA is in need of narrowbodies anyways and MAS has loads of them. Even the widebodies are of the same types operated by SIA (A330, A350, A380). This way MAS don't loose their dignity.



Aiya, SQ buy MH? you know they hate each other yea? lol

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by blooc350
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (Video) United’s rapid luxury transformation
Replies: 51
Views: 10857

Re: (Video) United’s rapid luxury transformation

Adding "luxury" to anything United is like saying rap is "classy". Nice Polaris product tho

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by blooc350
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716047

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Silk Air just grounded their 737 MAX. Good job SIA!

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by blooc350
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jewel Terminal at SIN
Replies: 50
Views: 7120

New Jewel Terminal at SIN

Picture of the newly built Jewel terminal at Singapore’s Changi has begun to surface with the official opening date being April 17th. This is without a doubt, the worlds MOST beautiful terminal. https://skift-com.cdn.ampproject.org/i/s/skift.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Jewel-Changi-Airport-image-...

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by blooc350
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific attempting to restart, according to founder
Replies: 16
Views: 2469

Re: California Pacific attempting to restart, according to founder

Even if they did come back, who the hell wants to be an employee there. Theres better job security at McDonalds.

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by blooc350
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 134
Views: 22480

Re: SIA brand overhaul

No changes to the Iconic Singapore Girl. Good, because changing the SQ girl is like taking Mickey out of Disneyland. "As we carried out our review it was clear that our underlying branding approach, which consists of the iconic Singapore Girl and an emphasis on customer service as a crucial di...

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by blooc350
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 134
Views: 22480

Re: SIA brand overhaul

No changes to the Iconic Singapore Girl. Good, because changing the SQ girl is like taking Mickey out of Disneyland. "As we carried out our review it was clear that our underlying branding approach, which consists of the iconic Singapore Girl and an emphasis on customer service as a crucial dif...

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by blooc350
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways: ongoing problems on its 100th birthday
Replies: 33
Views: 4848

Re: British Airways: ongoing problems on its 100th birthday

Amsterdam wrote:
BA is not a 100 years old


Silly Billy lol

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by blooc350
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline food distribution system
Replies: 11
Views: 3044

Re: Airline food distribution system

For Singapore Airlines: The day before the actual flight, the SQ ground staff at the station will pull up the book load for the next day flight. For example. SQ001 SFO-HKG 01FEB2019 has 3FCL, 20JCL, 12PEY, 150Y . They will also pull up the book the cook as well as other special meals for SQ001. They...

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by blooc350
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH buys stake in PAL
Replies: 7
Views: 2059

NH buys stake in PAL

Wow! Didn’t see this one coming! Interesting!

https://business.inquirer.net/264026/japans-biggest-airline-buying-stake-in-pal

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by blooc350
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: From a regional airline to a global leader
Replies: 0
Views: 895

From a regional airline to a global leader

From humble beginnings to arguably , one of the best or "the" best airline in the world.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0a_iaVVm1fI

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by blooc350
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 134
Views: 22480

Re: SIA brand overhaul

I’m all for a livery tweak BUT SIA will never, ever, get rid of their Singapore Girl. Yes, they have strayed away from using “Singapore Girl, you’re a great way to fly” to now only saying “Singapore Airlines, a great way to fly”. But to 1- remove the title and 2- have the girls wear anything like a ...

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by blooc350
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 134
Views: 22480

SIA brand overhaul

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Airlines (SIA) brand, including the role of the iconic Singapore Girl, looks set for a major overhaul as SIA pushes for transformation amid major challenges. "NO changes to the iconic Kebaya Uniform" https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-W2L4WFUvtAU/WPittq662vI/AAAAAAAAGH8/_...

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by blooc350
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best and Worst U.S. Airlines of 2018 - WSJ
Replies: 23
Views: 2591

Re: The Best and Worst U.S. Airlines of 2018 - WSJ

The Best and Worst U.S. Airlines of 2018 Delta shines in a ranking of measures including delays, mishandled baggage and complaints, while American lags behind its largest competitors, its basically a measure of how airlines perform operationally. 7 categories, 1 overall winner. 1st category, On Tim...

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by blooc350
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21697

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

Typical American tradition. No sense of style or glamor at all.

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by blooc350
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines A380s - Is it the end?
Replies: 56
Views: 14153

Re: Malaysia Airlines A380s - Is it the end?

DDR wrote:
I can see airlines like QF, BA, LH, and AF flying the whale, but Malaysia? Never made much sense to me.


MH only got the A380 because SQ did

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by blooc350
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 402
Views: 77593

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

Yes, JetSuiteX seems to be doing a much better job--from the way their planes look and are configured, to their advertising, to their website--gives a much better impression than CA Pacific right off the bat. Maybe they should start flying to Carlsbad now from SJC, OAK, etc. Correct me if I'm wrong...

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by blooc350
Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757s in Vail
Replies: 114
Views: 19111

Re: 757s in Vail

Flew into the Vail Valley Jet Center and noticed the commercial side is extending their terminal. Saw a few 757’s from Delta. 737 from UA. A319 from AA.

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by blooc350
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 70216

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

Only a matter of time before Drones are used as a tool for terrorism.

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by blooc350
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines profit sinks 81% on fuel costs, Virgin Australia losses
Replies: 31
Views: 6349

Re: Singapore Airlines profit sinks 81% on fuel costs, Virgin Australia losses

UAEflyer wrote:
So SQ is another EY !!



The understatement of the century. I dont recall SQ losing $1.87 Billion and axing routes left and right like EY..............

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by blooc350
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulstream g800
Replies: 3
Views: 1912

Re: Gulstream g800

Id say they will given the fact Bombardier already has the GL7500. Cant wait to see it in Netjets colors!


Image

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by blooc350
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Shared Ownership Private Jets Hurting 1st Class Airline Sales?
Replies: 70
Views: 8977

Re: Are Shared Ownership Private Jets Hurting 1st Class Airline Sales?

Welcome to the world of Netjets, Flexjet, and VistaJet.

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by blooc350
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The most disconnected Alliance member?
Replies: 19
Views: 4777

Re: The most disconnected Alliance member?

SQ- I mean, they're the only member who doesnt paint their SA planes like the rest. Dont know any other airline that could get away with that unless its the coveted SQ brand. Current SA livery https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/8/9/4822989.jpg?v=v4526f7a978c Old SA livery https://imgpr...

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by blooc350
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the story behind this private 747?
Replies: 17
Views: 4068

Re: What is the story behind this private 747?

TVNWZ wrote:
GalaxyFlyer wrote:
A hotel wouldn’t; a casino would.


gf


You mean a worldwide gambling enterprise would. Those 747-SPs are just a part of their something like 17 Jet fleet that includes Gulfstreams, 737BBJs, 767.



And an A340-500

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by blooc350
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United FA Bases
Replies: 39
Views: 8142

Re: United FA Bases

I don't know how these new junior flight attendants survive living in the most expensive cities in the world. Take for example, San Francisco/Bay Area. Making 6 figures in the bay means you're still low income. As a new flight attendant at United, isn't the take home salary around 20-30K a year? Li...

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by blooc350
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United FA Bases
Replies: 39
Views: 8142

Re: United FA Bases

I don't know how these new junior flight attendants survive living in the most expensive cities in the world. Take for example, San Francisco/Bay Area. Making 6 figures in the bay means you're still low income. As a new flight attendant at United, isn't the take home salary around 20-30K a year? Lik...

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by blooc350
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Ratings names winner for Best Airline
Replies: 15
Views: 3980

Re: Airline Ratings names winner for Best Airline

sonicruiser wrote:
Exclusively Pacific and ME airlines, sounds about right.



Mhmmmm.....no U.S airline at all and probably never will be.

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by blooc350
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Ratings names winner for Best Airline
Replies: 15
Views: 3980

Airline Ratings names winner for Best Airline

And the winner for 2019 is............ https://static.wixstatic.com/media/c1620a_44c106c0458143ed85053ef2720b3cbe~mv2.jpg/v1/fill/w_599,h_399,al_c,q_80,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/c1620a_44c106c0458143ed85053ef2720b3cbe~mv2.webp "For years Singapore Airlines has been the gold standard and now it is back...

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by blooc350
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10
Replies: 101
Views: 24439

Re: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10

Talk about being picky!!! Let's just say, "UNDER THE SAME LIVERY." Just stating credible facts Singapore Airlines Group is, well, a group of airlines each with a different AOC. United is one airline with one AOC. So what UA states is correct. You are nit picking. Still SIA group was the f...

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by blooc350
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10
Replies: 101
Views: 24439

Re: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10

United has become the world's first operator of all three variants in the 787 Dreamliner family today after taking delivery of the first 787-10. According to the airline, it is the first of 14 Boeing 787-10s that will be joining United’s fleet in the next few years. They're now the 3rd operator of ...

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by blooc350
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10
Replies: 101
Views: 24439

Re: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10

United has become the world's first operator of all three variants in the 787 Dreamliner family today after taking delivery of the first 787-10. According to the airline, it is the first of 14 Boeing 787-10s that will be joining United’s fleet in the next few years. They're now the 3rd operator of ...

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by blooc350
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 27189

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

I don’t get why people are saying 95 minutes on the ground for a turn is tight. I used to work for SQ in SFO and we had 90 minutes to turn around SQ16/15 AND that was for a 77W You all are confusing "tight" with "impossible." Never said it was impossible. Asked if it was 'tight'...

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by blooc350
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 27189

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

I don’t get why people are saying 95 minutes on the ground for a turn is tight. I used to work for SQ in SFO and we had 90 minutes to turn around SQ16/15 AND that was for a 77W

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by blooc350
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"
Replies: 42
Views: 6835

Re: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"

Very nice United! Reminds me of this old SQ commercial- but with the SQ, the transitions between the countries was a lot smoother

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIkNzhM2b70

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by blooc350
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France's 1968 boring eurowhite livery before the "barcode"
Replies: 39
Views: 9306

Re: Air France's 1968 boring eurowhite livery before the "barcode"

Whats the meaning behind the barcode livery?

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by blooc350
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42143

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

Just because this is an Airbus plane and not a US airline doesn't mean there's magic to make this flight viable. This flight is a prestige route and will be a pig, just like last time. Regardless of all the baloney about how great SQ is, (which is all marketing BS), they cannot command proportional...

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by blooc350
Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH closing SJC
Replies: 120
Views: 20168

Re: LH closing SJC

2. The A380 to FRA, and the A340 to MUC, are both significantly roomier and more comfortable than the A330 out of SJC. Though the A340 is a little longer, doesn't the A340 and A330 have the same cabin size. How is the A340 significantly roomier and more comfortable than an A330? SFO- has the A340-6...

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by blooc350
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal
Replies: 52
Views: 9170

Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal

According to Yahoo News, China Eastern Airlines "apparently" fired a flight attendant after she accepted a mid-flight marriage proposal from her boyfriend. MU dismissed the flight attendants engagement and fired her on the ground of neglecting the passengers safety during flight. https://w...

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