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by BML87
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

Edmonton-Comox 5x weekly
Edmonton-Kelowna 2x daily
Edmonton-Vancouver 2x daily
Edmonton-Victoria 2x daily

BC is the sun destination for winter 2020. Amazing that YEG-YYJ has the same frequency as YEG-YYZ

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by BML87
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian North / Air Inuit Southern Hubs
Replies: 11
Views: 2687

Re: Canadian North / Air Inuit Southern Hubs

YEG-YZF is a larger market than YYC-YZF or YVR-YZF. In fact, until the merger of Canadian North and First Air, it was the only route in Canada with 4 carriers operating,

Even today, AC is operating YEG-YZF but not YYC-YZF.

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by BML87
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 89
Views: 11437

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

YEG Monthly passenger stats July 2020 Domestic 115,125 passengers (1,353,303 Year-to-date) -81.7% (-62.6% Year-to-date) Transborder 200 passengers (207,505 Year-to-date) -99.7% (-64.4% Year-to-date) International 0 passengers (157,938 Year-to-date) -100% (-46.2% Year-to-date) FBO 26,950 passengers (...

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by BML87
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 89
Views: 11437

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

YEG Monthly passenger stats June 2020 Domestic 56,758 passengers (1,238,178 Year-to-date) -89.8% (-58.5% Year-to-date) Transborder 753 passengers (207,305 Year-to-date) -98.7% (-60.5% Year-to-date) International 0 passengers (157,938 Year-to-date) -100% (-42.4% Year-to-date) FBO 20,380 passengers (1...

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by BML87
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread
Replies: 465
Views: 116092

Re: Cathay Pacific/Dragon Retires The World's First A330

Why was it ferried to TPE?

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by BML87
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 89
Views: 11437

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

The western airports, especially YEG (only a few thousand behind YUL), have certainly outperformed the eastern airports, not that it amounts to much. You can also really see how YOW was the 2nd most slashed major airport (= > 4M ppa) in North America. YEG actually had 44,333 passengers in May https...

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by BML87
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 89
Views: 11437

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

May 2020: Edmonton YEG 27,463 Kelowna YLW 6,805 Ottawa YOW 8,921 The western airports, especially YEG (only a few thousand behind YUL), have certainly outperformed the eastern airports, not that it amounts to much. You can also really see how YOW was the 2nd most slashed major airport (= > 4M ppa) ...

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by BML87
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CargoJet - How are they doing during the Pandemic?
Replies: 18
Views: 3163

Re: CargoJet - How are they doing during the Pandemic?

Dewd88 wrote:
domestically in Canada, daily multiple 767 for Canada Post & Purolator between YHM, YWG, YYC, YVR and eastern Canada


And YEG

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by BML87
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 89
Views: 11437

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

YEG April 2020 Domestic 21,686 passengers (1,154,378 Year-to-date) -95.6% (-38.8% Year-to-date) Transborder 403 passengers (206,131 Year-to-date) -99.6% (-47.5% Year-to-date) International 0 passengers (157,938 Year-to-date) -100% (-31.1% Year-to-date) Terminal 22,089 passengers (1,518,447 Year-to-d...

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by BML87
Fri May 01, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 89
Views: 11437

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

ExMilitaryEng wrote:
Speaking of YUL; has ADM laid off the employees compiling the stats? Where are YUL's February traffic data?


Pretty sure the YEG employees have been laid off. They used to always be the first to post stats, but haven't since January. I even e-mailed them, but no response.

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by BML87
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about KLM Asia
Replies: 36
Views: 6620

Re: Question about KLM Asia

I don't get it either. Air France and Air New Zealand serve Taipei with their regular brands.

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by BML87
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 338679

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

The past 10 days I have flown following (load is including me) AS LAX-GEG with 12 pax. Gate next to my flight was an AS IAD-LAX arrival with just 9 pax onboard. AS MSO-LAX with 5 pax (all of us upgraded to First!) WN LAX-MDW with 59 pax (not too bad!). UA MSN-LAX with 7 pax. UA LAX-SCK with 2 pax U...

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by BML87
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212212

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

A Korean Air cabin crew was found to be infected by the coronavirus. Is this confirmed? References I can see to it always seem to be from sites with 'unusual' URLs then propagted on Twitter. Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-korean-air/one-of-korean-airs-cabin-crew-tests-posi...

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by BML87
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

These are the changes I've found for YEG: Comox from 7 to 8 weekly Fort McMurray from 25 to 29 weekly Kelowna from 47 to 50 weekly Montreal from 7 to 3 weekly Ottawa from 7 to 4 weekly Saskatoon from 20 to 26 weekly St. John's from 3 to 4 weekly Really interesting how WS has more capacity on YEG-YYT...

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by BML87
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

WestJet now serves 12 destinations in BC from YYC, very impressive. I still see 5 more possibilities; Castlegar, Prince Rupert, Sandspit, Terrace and Smithers.

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by BML87
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212212

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

I've searched high and low for any information regarding what airline/aircraft the Canadian government is using to evacuate Canadian citizens, but I've come up short. Does anybody have this information? https://edmonton.citynews.ca/2020/02/05/chartered-flight-evacuating-canadians-stranded-in-wuhan-...

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by BML87
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32309

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

With Swoop having success in YHM and YXU, I wonder if they will try YKF next.

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by BML87
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212212

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/first-coro ... -1.4793318
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Philippines banning anyone who has been to China

President Rodrigo Duterte approved a temporary ban on all travellers, except Filipinos, from China and its autonomous regions,.


https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/first-coro ... -1.4793318

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by BML87
Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Announces Direct Bogota To Toronto Route
Replies: 15
Views: 2365

Re: Avianca Announces Direct Bogota To Toronto Route

Good, better than Rouge

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by BML87
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could YWG-LGA be possible with DL/WS JV?
Replies: 19
Views: 2764

Re: Could YWG-LGA be possible with DL/WS JV?

YWG is kind of like a focus city for WS and has flights to YYC, YVR, YQR, YQT, and YXE. Would it be possible for WS or DL to add YWG-LGA in the near future as I noticed YWG is in the perimeter? All the other destinations WS serves from YWG I mentioned cannot fly to LGA due to being out of the perim...

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by BML87
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

Are we expecting the full summer schedule tomorrow? This would generally be the week it gets announced. Probably not. Only changes in the schedule I've noticed so far is just the MAX removal. Summer sked is usually announced around the 30th, you won’t necessarily see anything changed until after th...

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by BML87
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

Also YYC/YEG-HNL is still operating in April now, but with a 738 instead of 7M8. Are you sure? I don't see it operating any dates in April. I don't think it has the range. Everyone is being re-routed via YVR. I think HNL is lost till the MAX returns. YEG-HNL is operating on April 11 with the -800.

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by BML87
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

In today's schedule update, the most noteworthy thing is YHZ-CDG appears to have been completely cut. Not showing at all now. Also YYC/YEG-HNL is still operating in April now, but with a 738 instead of 7M8. Are we expecting the full summer schedule tomorrow? This would generally be the week it gets...

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by BML87
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta interested in Westjet?
Replies: 19
Views: 6227

Re: Delta interested in Westjet?

Onex may well harbor the dream of selling out to Delta and pocketing billions. I don't see the point for Delta ownership of a domestic and trans border LCC that's never going to be better than a distant number 2 in its home market. DL can run all the flights it wants to and from Canada- a number th...

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by BML87
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

Why don't they just remove them from their schedules all together? Not a chance. WS is heavily relying on the MAX for fleet renewal and new routes with the MAX 7. Even if they wanted to pivot to Airbus, when would they get the aircraft? I'm not saying switch to another aircraft. I'm saying don't ad...

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by BML87
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

Why don't they just remove them from their schedules all together?

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by BML87
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

I see WS consolidating YEG routes more into YYC in 2020 and beyond; it doesn't make sense for WS to expand anything but connector routes from YEG...other than Swoop that is. YEG is still very important for WestJet, in 2019 they launched mainline service to St. John's and in 2020 will launch Honolul...

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by BML87
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

I see WS consolidating YEG routes more into YYC in 2020 and beyond; it doesn't make sense for WS to expand anything but connector routes from YEG...other than Swoop that is. YEG is still very important for WestJet, in 2019 they launched mainline service to St. John's and in 2020 will launch Honolul...

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by BML87
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS' Swoop Announces Summer 2020 Expansion
Replies: 8
Views: 2022

Re: WS' Swoop Announces Summer 2020 Expansion

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/swoop-continues-north-american-expansion-with-release-of-2020-summer-schedule-856560825.html Obviously the 3 additional tails are transferring from mainline to Swoop. New routes/frequency increases are as follows: - Edmonton-Kamloops up to four times weekly - S...

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by BML87
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS' Swoop Announces Summer 2020 Expansion
Replies: 8
Views: 2022

Re: WS' Swoop Announces Summer 2020 Expansion

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/swoop-continues-north-american-expansion-with-release-of-2020-summer-schedule-856560825.html Obviously the 3 additional tails are transferring from mainline to Swoop. New routes/frequency increases are as follows: - Edmonton-Kamloops up to four times weekly - S...

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by BML87
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1207
Views: 192446

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Swoop will be trying YEG-SAN again, this time in the summer.

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by BML87
Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: OAG Changes 12/1/2019: AC Drops LAS-YEG, Adds RDU-YUL; AS Adds SEA Frequencies; UA; AA
Replies: 42
Views: 11264

Re: OAG Changes 12/1/2019:AC Drops LAS-YEG, Adds RDU-YUL;AS Adds SEA Frequencies

I don't think AC YEG-LAS is completely cut, I see it operating in March, April and May. Likely a MAX related reduction.

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by BML87
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to open 20 new international routes in 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 8973

Re: Garuda to open 20 new international routes in 2020

Before opening this thread I knew Taipei would be one of the destinations. Surprised it's from Surabaya though. Garuda doesn't serve CGK-TPE...

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by BML87
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

WestJet & Virgin Atlantic beginning codeshare from 21NOV19. https://corporate.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/media/press-releases/virgin-atlantic-announces-new-partnership-with-westjet.html LGW-YYC/YYZ/YVR is already bookable via Virgin's booking system. Further destinations customers will be able to...

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by BML87
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to retire A330's by 2025, to become all Boeing airline
Replies: 118
Views: 26581

Re: KLM to retire A330's by 2025, to become all Boeing airline

YEG will finally get the 787

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by BML87
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

WestJet will be announcing a new 787 route out of Calgary this week. What do you think it will be?

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by BML87
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

The Edmonton and Winnipeg to Gatwick routes have been removed from the schedule for next summer.

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by BML87
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

So why not have them painted while they're sitting around?

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by BML87
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

There's rumours that WS intends to sell some or all of its 763s by next summer. If true, than there won't be much international growth next year. Also likely means YEG/YWG-LGW would get cut, and YVR-LGW upped to a 789. Not sure what would happen with BCN though. I highly doubt that either of those ...

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by BML87
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

Daily YYC-NRT could be done with one aircraft no?

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by BML87
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca's Chairman: The airline is broke
Replies: 71
Views: 16327

Re: Avianca's Chairman: The airline is broke

Flew them in July twice.

RTB-SAL, maybe 10 passengers on board.
SAL-GUA, full flight. They offered snacks on the sub-1 hour flight, I thought that was nice but unnecessary.

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by BML87
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

https://www.otc-cta.gc.ca/eng/ruling/a-2019-153
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WestJet has applied to operate to Honduras

https://www.otc-cta.gc.ca/eng/ruling/a-2019-153

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by BML87
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 830
Views: 138458

Re: The WestJet Thread

WS7M8 wrote:
There are four main hubs where AC and WJ are battling in Canada. In three of them (YYZ, YUL, YVR), AC is the top dog. YYC is the closest fight between the two.


Do you really think WestJet is battling for YUL?

I think they're perfectly content with YEG being their #4.

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by BML87
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1207
Views: 192446

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Swoop will no longer start San Diego

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by BML87
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WS Future YYC Routes
Replies: 2
Views: 854

Re: WS Future YYC Routes

Seattle, New Orleans, Seoul, Taipei, Amsterdam, return to Mexico City

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by BML87
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop announces YEG-SAN, YXX-SAN
Replies: 15
Views: 2633

Swoop announces YEG-SAN, YXX-SAN

https://www.flyswoop.com/news/fly-with- ... san-diego/
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Canadian low cost carrier has announced non-stop Edmonton to San Diego and Abbotsford to San Diego, both three times weekly starting October 4.

https://www.flyswoop.com/news/fly-with- ... san-diego/

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by BML87
Mon May 13, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes
Replies: 87
Views: 16006

Re: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes

Have things in Acapulco changed for the better recently? IIRC this once glamorous and extremely popular tourist destination had become one of the most deadly cities in the world in recent years... It’s very unsafe. Hotels are empty. They have a big problem with gangs running protection rackets. Tou...

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