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by iseeyyc
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenyan lawmaker wants to ban flatulence on airplanes
Replies: 51
Views: 7377

Re: Kenyan lawmaker wants to ban flatulence on airplanes

Anyone remember the Magic Mouth from SNL?
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by iseeyyc
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet flight flown by an off-duty pilot going on holidays
Replies: 38
Views: 10676

Re: Easyjet flight flown by an off-duty pilot going on holidays

Could he just "jump in" and take over? Or would he have to go back into the terminal and review the weather and flight planning first?

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by iseeyyc
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada ULCC Market Potential
Replies: 44
Views: 4924

Re: Canada ULCC Market Potential

A true ULCC operation in Canada is a classic oxymoron. Why anyone would waste their time and resources trying to do so when there are far bigger fish to fry elsewhere is beyond me. Thank you for taking the time to explain Canadian aviation to outsiders. There is a reason costs are higher here. We'r...

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by iseeyyc
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada ULCC Market Potential
Replies: 44
Views: 4924

Re: Canada ULCC Market Potential

A true ULCC operation in Canada is a classic oxymoron. Why anyone would waste their time and resources trying to do so when there are far bigger fish to fry elsewhere is beyond me. Thank you for taking the time to explain Canadian aviation to outsiders. There is a reason costs are higher here. We'r...

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by iseeyyc
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23464

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

andymartin wrote:
This is corporate virtue signalling of the highest order. Today it's the myth of climate change, tomorrow it will be something else.


About 5-6 other posts in support of your position have been deleted from the thread. Go figure.

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by iseeyyc
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freebird A320 hit by jetbridge at Brussels
Replies: 15
Views: 2928

Re: Freebird A320 hit by jetbridge at Brussels

Free Bird! Free Bird! Free Bird!

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by iseeyyc
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Oman Air Uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Re: New Oman Air Uniform

Oh man that looks good, especially the pins, name tags and belt buckles. Nice fabric.

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by iseeyyc
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet developing tool to keep children connected to parents
Replies: 8
Views: 1237

Re: WestJet developing tool to keep children connected to parents

From the headline I thought it might be one of those kid-leashes you sometimes see at disney.

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by iseeyyc
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to Canada?
Replies: 29
Views: 4873

Re: Spirit Airlines to Canada.

Spirit Airlines CEO, Ted Christie, has confirmed that the airline is keen to start service into Canada in future. Speaking at the Airports Council International-North America JumpStart conference this week, Christie is reported by Flight Global as saying, “Canada is clearly on the list… It’s a nut ...

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by iseeyyc
Fri May 17, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19603

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

pitbosflyer wrote:
Millennial here....people actually drink soda?? :o Its honestly so sweet, I can't even do it. Plus its just so bad for you.


coke and pepsi have nothing on sparkling water with (organic) lemon slices

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by iseeyyc
Sun May 05, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Airways DC-3 forced landing off airport near Hay River
Replies: 25
Views: 6635

Re: Buffalo Airways DC-3 forced landing off airport near Hay River

What about the Basler BT-67 turbo conversion?

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by iseeyyc
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 38
Views: 7324

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

Registrant Contact Information: NameRegistration Private OrganizationDomains By Proxy, LLC AddressDomainsByProxy.com Address14455 N. Hayden Road CityScottsdale State / ProvinceArizona Postal Code85260 CountryUS Phone+1.4806242599 Fax+1.4806242598 Email [email protected].com Its a private regis...

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by iseeyyc
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a movie on Max Ward of Wardair
Replies: 9
Views: 1246

Re: a movie on Max Ward of Wardair

His 1991 autobiography "The Max Ward Story" is a good read.

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by iseeyyc
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)
Replies: 61
Views: 14635

Re: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)

lostsound wrote:
Air Transat used to fly their A310s from YYT to Varadaro and Puerto Plata. Newfoundlanders LOVE all inclusive Caribbean vacations!


Nothing like a little foon in the soon me 'by!

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by iseeyyc
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA plane flies to Scotland by mistake, should have been Germany
Replies: 117
Views: 24384

Re: BA plane flies to Scotland by mistake, should have been Germany

Revelation wrote:
Maybe the crew prefers haggis to blutwurst?


Those both turn my stomach. Unlike the delicious and nutritious hákarl.

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by iseeyyc
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL mishap @ EZE
Replies: 12
Views: 3925

Re: LEVEL mishap @ EZE

IAHWorldflyer wrote:
Someone forgot the "flight attendants crosscheck and verify" part


I said LEVEL, not LEVER!

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by iseeyyc
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened
Replies: 72
Views: 11407

Re: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened

We got a new 14k' runway in 2014, mind you we are at 3600' elevation...

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by iseeyyc
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388414

Re: Giant 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Man, it's been a long time since we we've had a commercial, domestic air crash with fatalities, and it's sad we ended that streak today. Many condolences to the families and friends. At least its not a passenger flight True, but there were still people on the plane. 3 (possibly confirmed?) deaths i...

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by iseeyyc
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up
Replies: 59
Views: 10839

Re: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up

Do they have permission...from above...?

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by iseeyyc
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Passengers Asked to Pay Cash For 787 Repair in PEK
Replies: 55
Views: 12759

Re: LOT Passengers Asked to Pay Cash For 787 Repair in PEK

Slash787 wrote:
beechnut wrote:
280 GBP for a hydraulic pump on a 787? Such a bargain!

Beech


Thats the first thing came in my mind, only 280 GBP !


I'm sure it will keep the mechanic in noodles for a few months...

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by iseeyyc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air adds ATH with the 737 MAX
Replies: 14
Views: 2048

Re: Oman Air adds ATH with the 737 MAX

Oh man...

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by iseeyyc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger
Replies: 63
Views: 13279

Re: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger

That’ll be a very expensive restitution the pax will have to pay. Might just have to wait tables or pump petrol for the rest of his life. First sentence is a fair prediction. Second sentence makes absolutely no sense. 'Job shaming'? Waiting tables, just like working at Trader Joe's, is an honorable...

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by iseeyyc
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge Flight B763 1604 landed at KBTV Burlington Vermont
Replies: 26
Views: 5280

Re: Air Canada Rouge Flight B763 1604 landed at KBTV Burlington Vermont

DaufuskieGuy wrote:
Is that typical for them to use a 763 on that route? Rare to see wide bodies on these stage lengths anymore.


Its called a duopoly.....welcome to Canada!

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by iseeyyc
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates expansion in N. America
Replies: 62
Views: 10371

Re: Emirates expansion in N. America

believeinflight wrote:
What would be Emirates' next destination in North America? My predictions are one of the following-

Calgary


Somehow I think you share one of my pastimes.

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by iseeyyc
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax urinates on other pax on ANA flight
Replies: 39
Views: 9794

Re: Pax urinates on other pax on ANA flight

With the way things are going soon it will be legal to smoke weed in the airport and illegal to drink!

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by iseeyyc
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-UA 744 finds a new home
Replies: 42
Views: 15777

Re: Ex-UA 744 finds a new home

travaz wrote:
I love the guy who "Bagged a B.S. degree"


Are they trying to say it was an easy degree to get, that it was a meaningless degree, or that it was a Bachelor of Science?

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by iseeyyc
Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline
Replies: 51
Views: 8601

Re: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline

Thenoflyzone wrote:
Trudeau doesnt have the balls


Who needs balls when you have the coolest instagram page!!!

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by iseeyyc
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline
Replies: 51
Views: 8601

Re: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline

tommy1808 wrote:
Thenoflyzone wrote:
If trump were in power here in Canada, he might do it.


He touched the Saudi´s glowing ball..... he wouldn´t care. Or just like with ZTE he´d care only until he gets 500 million or so.

best regards
Thomas


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by iseeyyc
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada submits bid to buy back Aeroplan
Replies: 24
Views: 3998

Re: Air Canada submits bid to buy back Aeroplan

AC basically told their best customers they weren't worth anything by selling aeroplan. Their silly points are worthless to me now.

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by iseeyyc
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: are 737-200 still safe to travel in
Replies: 35
Views: 7137

Re: are 737-200 still safe to travel in

I flew on I think an F28-1000 up in Canada to a gravel field. Not sure what jets are gravel capable. Did the F28's need a gravel kit with those high engines? Flew plenty of them on Canadian Regional but never onto gravel. Will always remember the 732 for the rocket like engines. Some good window ra...

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by iseeyyc
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont airlines Dash 8 documentary just released
Replies: 24
Views: 4470

Re: Piedmont airlines Dash 8 documentary just released

If you need a dose of Dash, head north. We won't be done with them for a few decades.

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by iseeyyc
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked
Replies: 30
Views: 10987

Re: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked

artofzen wrote:
I like the new country name eSwatini = land of the Swazi.


He changed it again, its now "Pepsi Presents eSwatini"

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by iseeyyc
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 22105

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

I'd rather watch the "unofficial" summit:
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by iseeyyc
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery
Replies: 43
Views: 9135

Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

For me, its a symbol of their growing pains. It would have been better if they had shown some restraint and not changed the livery until well after all the labour troubles were settled.

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by iseeyyc
Sat May 26, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger
Replies: 87
Views: 10848

Re: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger

Such a severe med condition, the chunky monkey manged two transatlantic trips (to Italy & back) before having the self inflicted (gastric bypass) injury removed & rectified. While the recommendation of an on board doctor holds some weight, it's not the be and end-all of a decision to divert...

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by iseeyyc
Fri May 25, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines applies for Daily HKG-YYZ flights
Replies: 8
Views: 1981

Re: Hong Kong Airlines applies for Daily HKG-YYZ flights

can the market absorb this much extra capacity? or is it going to be a big splash, stir the pot, lots of media, and then quietly withdrawn 9-12 months later...

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by iseeyyc
Fri May 11, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9555

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

Was it ever determined how many boobs she had?

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by iseeyyc
Thu May 10, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Regional Service VS United States Regional
Replies: 7
Views: 1244

Re: Canadian Regional Service VS United States Regional

Keep in mind also that adjusted for currency, Canadian per capita income is only 83% of American. Add to that higher taxes and it means less disposable income for flights. Flying is more of a luxury here than down south or in Europe and Asia with all their cutthroat competition. Westjet was slightly...

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by iseeyyc
Thu May 10, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 17346

Re: WestJet and the 787

teriyaki wrote:
Anyone else think the "Spirit of Canada" kind of reminds them of how ANA took to identifying themselves as a Japanese Airline by using "Inspiration of Japan".


To me, the Spirit of Canada will always be Canadian Club.
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by iseeyyc
Fri May 04, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will ANA (All Nippon Airways) or JAL (Japan Airlines) come to Toronto Pearson YYZ?
Replies: 50
Views: 6048

Re: When will ANA (All Nippon Airways) or JAL (Japan Airlines) come to Toronto Pearson YYZ?

briguychau wrote:
Polot wrote:
AC runs Toronto-HND (in addition to NRT)


Except they don't really run NRT anymore. The YYZ-NRT flight now stops in Calgary. The existing NRT slot for the YYZ non-stop is now used for YUL.


The YYC-NRT 763 now originates in YYZ? Wasn't there a 777 from YYZ-NRT before as well?

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by iseeyyc
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs
Replies: 94
Views: 15567

Re: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs

They should stop all road traffic in and around the city as well. :cheeky: A truck or bus driving by one’s house makes more noise than a modern commercial airliner overhead. Great idea. All private vehicles should be banned, and everyone should walk, cycle, or take public transport underground. Wou...

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by iseeyyc
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sanctions Could Derail Boeing Deal With Iran Airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 1797

Re: Sanctions Could Derail Boeing Deal With Iran Airlines



Did anyone else notice that this 747 appears to be flying with two versions of the JT9D? Outer one is an older style with inlet doors while the inner one appears not to have them. A unique configuration?

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by iseeyyc
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 77
Views: 18800

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

Can anyone tell me the difference between "Swiss International Air Lines" and "Swiss Global Air Lines"? Is this some corporate trick to reduce staff pay?

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by iseeyyc
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines delays launch... Again
Replies: 30
Views: 5742

Re: Canada Jetlines delays launch... Again

This is great. "We're bringing lower fares to Canadians" but...oops! We have no money.

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by iseeyyc
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines
Replies: 66
Views: 9031

Re: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines

we had a "support" dog take a bite out of a guide dog at one of our properties last week, thankfully the dog only needed stitches, also thankfully Metro took good care of explaining to the "support" dog owner that they were responsible for all costs incurred. We transported the ...

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by iseeyyc
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New long haul LOWER cost airline Canada/Australia
Replies: 39
Views: 5833

Re: new long haul LOWER cost airline Canada/Australia

Maybe one route will be YYC-DEN-AKL-SYD. For all the ski traffic. Nevermind DEN. YYC-YVR-SYD already covers the ski traffic. We don't have the kind of long haul oversaturation there is in europe and asia. There isn't any market for a "lower" cost Canada/Australia long haul airline. Its al...

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by iseeyyc
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 152
Views: 20283

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

And so they'll bring their own airline to bankrupcy. Air France staff is already heavily overpaid compared to other airlines and now they want even more money? I'd say everyone that goes on strike gets sacked and is being replaced by a cheaper new recruit, plenty of people that are willing to work ...

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by iseeyyc
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TV crew arrested at EWR smuggling fake bomb to film TSA reaction
Replies: 22
Views: 5560

Re: TV crew arrested at EWR smuggling fake bomb to film TSA reaction

What a stupid thing to do, and right across the river from NYC. If these individuals are TRULY are associated with any real media organization, they should all be fired. Media should know better. And in terms of the TSA, FBI, etc....throw the book at them. I wonder how many travelers may have misse...

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