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by KingB123
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

I went to EDI for the first time in about 7 years last week. My god, what a mess. What they need is a new terminal. The current one is far too small and crowded for its requirements. Appreciate August is a busy month for EDI, but even so. Typical British short term outlook of quick fix extensions. ...

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by KingB123
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

PlaneMad134 wrote:
Guys as it is that time of year when new routes for 2020 are announced, does anyone have any ideas?



Wouldn't mind cathay singapore or air china making a visit lol!

What edinburgh does need is a seasonal constant service to MCO! That will be a money printer!

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by KingB123
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Pakistan Airspace closed for Indian Flights yet again
Replies: 17
Views: 4554

Re: Rumor: Pakistan Airspace closed for Indian Flights yet again

Apparently a decision to ban Pakistani airspace to India could be imminent within 48 Hours According to Pakistani news sources: The issue of Air India flight carrying Prime Minister of India using Pakistani airspace was raised at Pakistan's federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Kh...

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by KingB123
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Pakistan Airspace closed for Indian Flights yet again
Replies: 17
Views: 4554

Re: Rumor: Pakistan Airspace closed for Indian Flights yet again

Apparently a decision to ban Pakistani airspace to India could be imminent within 48 Hours According to Pakistani news sources: The issue of Air India flight carrying Prime Minister of India using Pakistani airspace was raised at Pakistan's federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Kha...

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by KingB123
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

Apart from JFK and EWR, Im presuming most of the traffic going to ORD,IAD,BOS and PHL are connecting?

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by KingB123
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

It was only a matter of time Wizzair starting their operations. I do wonder if in a few months time if they'll pull out of Glasgow and consolidate at Edinburgh instead.

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by KingB123
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23739

Re: Pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

Adjusting too much to the local situation maybe? Scotland has the worst substance abuse of Europe with lots of degenerates. I’m assuming that this is deliberately provocative? Have you ever been to Scotland? Sandyb123 Yes I’ve been there and enjoyed it. Those are just facts though. Scotland drug de...

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by KingB123
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. TSA to visit Pakistan
Replies: 80
Views: 9558

Re: U.S. TSA to visit Pakistan

Found this on the History of PIA forum but apparently Pakistani airports are working to get clearance for US airlines to start their operations. As much as I would love to see an American Airliner touch down in Pakistan, I just cannot see it happening haha. However I do appreciate the effort Pakista...

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by KingB123
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

I remember reading somewhere Qatar doing a double daily trial in April, is Edinburgh ready for a double daily service? Surely EK must have ate a bit away from Qatar?

Im also wondering how much of an effect the emirates Edinburgh flight has had on its Glasgow operations?

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by KingB123
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

Has the Hainan route closed down or is it still operating?

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by KingB123
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking into Iceland service
Replies: 23
Views: 6708

Re: Emirates looking into Iceland service

by738 wrote:
DXB-EDI-KEF double-drop?


There is already EZY on the route and I've heard that the EDI DXB flight is doing pretty well!

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by KingB123
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

PlaneMad134 wrote:
Hainan have had their licence taken off of them for the Beijing to Dublin/Edinburgh route by the CAAC, maybe time for a new operator?


Oh no how so? I thought they had interest in pulling out themselves.

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by KingB123
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister
Replies: 45
Views: 6722

Re: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister

Why would Norwegian want to fly to Pakistan? Are they planning to operate from LGW? PIA actually fly to Islamabad and Lahore from Oslo so they could also be going after this market. This is spot on, they have expressed interest in the past operating from Oslo and Copenhagen as there is a very high ...

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by KingB123
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

The new drop of area is just in front of the terminal building and is replacing the old drop off it has number plate recognition as part of the upgrade. Regarding where i was asked and by who was on another forum by users and i got a pm from a few people too, so i shared it here. Is that the area w...

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by KingB123
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

And I was asked elsewhere to compile a list of destinations I would think could happen, so this is based on numbers and the Edinburgh routes that the management are looking at. Anyway here goes: ·Westjet would have a good shout for a service to Canada or Air Canada increase flights. ·American make ...

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by KingB123
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

PlaneMad134 wrote:
I see a new drop off area is being built at the airport now.


where abouts are they building this?

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by KingB123
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

PlaneMad134 wrote:
KingB123 wrote:
Is this for the Emirates flight?


Yes this is the Emirates flight, and Glasgow has seen a decrease on the Dubai flights. I heard Qatar were also getting high load factors in the 70-80% region.


Would not be surprised if EDI becomes 2 daily sometime in the future and glagsow becomes one daily

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by KingB123
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

by738 wrote:
PlaneMad134 wrote:
Does anyone know how the route is getting on Loadfactor wise?

Mid 80's


Is this for the Emirates Flight? If this is the case, GLA must be taking a hit!

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by KingB123
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 480
Views: 60395

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Sorry this is a little off topic, however I am connecting at this airport from the AA London flight and wanted to ask how fast one can clear customs as I've 2 hours to catch my next flight. I appreciate the help! Also I've never heard of this airport before until i booked my ticket lol. 2 hours is ...

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by KingB123
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 246
Views: 57198

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

PIA are apparently wanting to shut down its 3 weekly karachi flights due to poor financial and porformance of the route and instead will look into increasing Islamabad (competing with BA?) and start Sialkot as discussed on PIA Forum http://historyofpia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=27818&si...

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by KingB123
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 480
Views: 60395

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Sorry this is a little off topic, however I am connecting at this airport from the AA London flight and wanted to ask how fast one can clear customs as I've 2 hours to catch my next flight. I appreciate the help! Also I've never heard of this airport before until i booked my ticket lol.

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by KingB123
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 9042

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

hahaha, the best part to the story is that the woman thought that it was a lavatory door.

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by KingB123
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years
Replies: 97
Views: 13240

Re: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years

I concur with BA777FO in regards to the BA security team being one of the best in the world, and indeed they will have had done their homework to start operations back into Pakistan. Lest we forget, indeed it is a very fragile but none the less a money printing market which has been dominated and ex...

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by KingB123
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years
Replies: 97
Views: 13240

Re: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years

The return BA260 yesterday went straight up to a cruise altitude of FL430, never seen that before (the inaugural BA260 went to FL400 and then FL430 over the Caspian). I've only ever really seen this on TUI 788s doing short flights from the UK to the Med and the like. According to History of PIA for...

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by KingB123
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

Is emirates now daily to dubai?

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by KingB123
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years
Replies: 97
Views: 13240

Re: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years

BA definitely need to venture into LHE next, its such a premium market of pakistan!

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by KingB123
Mon May 27, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Glasgow Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 7354

Re: Glasgow Aviation Thread - 2019

EDI is taking the traffic, I fear that GLA doesnt become a leisure airport.

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by KingB123
Fri May 24, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 246
Views: 57198

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

PIA are starting SIALKOT Pakistan to London as disclosed on their social media, in which I am presuming would be to London Heathrow. If it does end up being LHR, where are they getting this extra slot from?

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by KingB123
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 19246

Re: Edinburgh Airport Thread - 2019

I've Read that FR are reducing the stansted route from 4X Daily to 4 weekly flights. Surprised as I thought they may have been making a profit on the routes. Their reason is due to the max grounding however it could be that its just not a profitable route plus the extra competition from Easyjet to S...

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by KingB123
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA return to Pakistan- announce LHR-ISB flights
Replies: 100
Views: 13717

Re: BA return to Pakistan- announce LHR-ISB flights

Great news for all involved! they'll have no problems making money on this route and wouldn't be surprised if they upgauged the route by the start of the summer season. Need to retime the flights so that they can get some North American connections though. Next Pakistani Destination for BA needs to ...

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by KingB123
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PIA to resume JFK
Replies: 29
Views: 5502

Re: Rumor: PIA to resume JFK

Is PIA allowed to operate non stop flights to the US? Nah, the US Government / FAA do not allow it due to security concern, they used do spot checks at Pakistani airports (Mostly Lahore - LHE) alongside the Brits to see how fool proof their avaition security is. However it is not adequate as of yet...

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by KingB123
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK's EDI flight not performing to expectation ?
Replies: 43
Views: 8949

Re: EK's EDI flight not performing to expectation ?

Can anyone shine light on the bookings of this service so far? I was under the impression that the GLA traffic would reduce due to the fact that EDI is starting.

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by KingB123
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to Resume Pakistan Flights - British High Commissioner
Replies: 107
Views: 28828

Re: British Airways to Resume Pakistan Flights - British High Commissioner

I know I'm going to get flamed like hell for this, but you really are safer as a minority in Pakistan than in India. People give Pakistan shit for its blasphemy laws and while I don't agree with it, you have to understand that the people of Pakistan are just like people from any other other country...

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by KingB123
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 6115

Re: Innovations in boarding???

Never understood boarding early either. You ain't getting to your destination any quicker. Take a soft carry on that will go under the seat, board last with the door closing behind you and off you go. Why anybody wants to sit for 25 minutes longer than they have to I have no idea. :checkmark: One o...

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by KingB123
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK, Luton Airport turns 80 !
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: UK, Luton Airport turns 80 !

And what a dump of an airport

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by KingB123
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 84
Views: 15375

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

Pakistan! Hope they go back to Pakistan soon! They had a short stunt from FRA then changed it via DXB before canning it.

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by KingB123
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HU expands European presence, flying a rotating triangular route into Edinburgh and Dublin today June 12
Replies: 4
Views: 1500

Re: HU expands European presence, flying a rotating triangular route into Edinburgh and Dublin today June 12

by738 wrote:
Loads on first flight very light for an A330. Quite a short lead time since launch. Presumably will pick up in time. Wonder which component of triangle routing will prove most popular.



Can you possibly tell us what the load is for the flight?

Much Appreciated

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by KingB123
Sat May 12, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport investment plan Discussion Thread
Replies: 152
Views: 18618

Re: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport

Atleast this will help ease the congestion of the numbers of passengers of long haul airlines.

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by KingB123
Sat May 12, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 61
Views: 11971

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

"The arrival of the flight is conveniently timed for connecting to Emirates’ services to popular outbound destinations for Scottish travellers, such as Bangkok, Lahore, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australian cities, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney ." I am not surprised about BKK, HKG, and the A...

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by KingB123
Sat May 12, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10668

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

This airline really needs to shut down now with all the crap its done.

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by KingB123
Tue May 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 61
Views: 11971

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

This is amazing. Great news for us.

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by KingB123
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 247
Views: 29425

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

by738 wrote:
the delayed EZY timetable launch for GLA apparently is a damp squib with 'rearranging the deckchairs'... anyone heard anything else?
Schedule out this coming Thur



Think they'll pull another Ryanair and move it all to EDI? haha

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by KingB123
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Etihad cancels EDI
Replies: 68
Views: 12990

Re: Confirmed: Etihad cancels EDI

quite sad! EY were sometims cheapest of all out of EK and QR and TK at times. But there's such heavy competition in scotland that someone had to give up.

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by KingB123
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Etihad cancels EDI
Replies: 68
Views: 12990

Re: Unconfirmed: Etihad cancels EDI

I really hope they do not drop EDI. EY and QR and TK have the cheapest fares in my experience!

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by KingB123
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Etihad cancels EDI
Replies: 68
Views: 12990

Re: Unconfirmed: Etihad cancels EDI

I hope not! I understand that a flight isn't profitible if the aircraft is completely full but out of the ME3 they had the cheapest fares from Edinburgh and were fairly popular. As stated above, maybe there isn't a market for all ME3. What would be the most popular routes for passengers originating ...

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by KingB123
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edinburgh Airport investment plan Discussion Thread
Replies: 152
Views: 18618

Re: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport

This expansion cannot come soon enough. The airport is becoming a joke. Literally.

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by KingB123
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: Lufthansa to resume flights to Islamabad
Replies: 25
Views: 7213

Re: RUMOR: Lufthansa to resume flights to Islamabad

So question about this Rumour and the BA news that came out not too long ago, is there that much traffic to Islamabad? The bigger cities are Lahore and Karachi, the diaspora tends to travel to those two cities. Will either of these have on ward connections? If not will they survive long term? I thi...

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by KingB123
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: Lufthansa to resume flights to Islamabad
Replies: 25
Views: 7213

Re: RUMOR: Lufthansa to resume flights to Islamabad

Really you think its strange given they overnight crew in India????? Iran I get. But India? There is no issue of safety for the crew in any of the cities BA/LH fly to in India. Airlines cut Pakistan not because of airport security but because of ME# completion and real security concerns which preve...

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by KingB123
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: Lufthansa to resume flights to Islamabad
Replies: 25
Views: 7213

Re: RUMOR: Lufthansa to resume flights to Islamabad

Islamabad and Lahore are the 2 premium markets where the money can be made

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by KingB123
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11756

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Ah another ignorant fool, do you have strong opinions on everything you see from just a few seconds video clip? This is by far the worst snowfall I’ve seen here & it’s to get worse over night! Just one of the millions who can't understand why average winter weather is considered the end of the ...

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