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by 9V-SVE
Tue Oct 19, 2004 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Fleet Planes?
Replies: 20
Views: 5406

RE: Cathay Fleet Planes?

SQ does not have any A market 777s. They use B market jets with a less powerful engine on regional flights (Trent 884). It also does not have any A343s left, the A345s are operated to <acronym title="Jakarta - International / Soekarno-Hatta (CGK / WIII), Indonesia">CGK</acronym> in between the <acro...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Mar 02, 2004 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu Pacific DC-9s
Replies: 12
Views: 4426

RE: Cebu Pacific DC-9s

They have less about 10 DC9s, and they are operated to every single domestic destination...from Manila/Cebu...

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aloha 747-400 - I Like It!
Replies: 18
Views: 15017

RE: Aloha 747-400 - I Like It!

<a href="http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinerphotos/search/photo_search.php?id=00000566" target=_blank>http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinerphotos/search/photo_search.php?id=00000566</a> <a href="http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinerphotos/search/photo_search.php?id=00000302" targ...

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Eva Air Pax MD-11s
Replies: 5
Views: 3961

RE: Future Of Eva Air Pax MD-11s

Their last pax MD11 is doing the Vienna via Bangkok run...maybe they'll convert it to cargo as they did with their other trijets...

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by 9V-SVE
Sat Feb 21, 2004 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narita Non-jumbos
Replies: 12
Views: 2435

RE: Narita Non-jumbos

Chinese airlines send in mostly A320s from the secondary cities in the country.

...and thats about it...

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Feb 19, 2004 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Ac CDG - SIN
Replies: 11
Views: 2292

RE: AF Ac CDG - SIN

<b>So Air France can't justify sending a daily full 777 direct to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> while <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> sends a daily 744 straight to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CD...

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Feb 19, 2004 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Ac CDG - SIN
Replies: 11
Views: 2292

RE: AF Ac CDG - SIN

Paris - Singapore nonstop (5x weekly): 772

Paris - Singapore via Bangkok (2x weekly): A343

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singapore Info?
Replies: 7
Views: 1079

RE: Singapore Info?

There is MRT service to the city, where 99% of the hotels are. Will take maybe 30-45 minutes. Out of four public bus services offered from Changi Airport, only one goes to the city.

As for what to go, go to the usual tourist sites (Zoo, Chinatown, City area...)

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Downgrading YUL-MUC To Condor 767-300
Replies: 33
Views: 6711

RE: LH Downgrading YUL-MUC To Condor 767-300

<b>So where do <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> send there 744's? It seems the A343's do all the work!</b> Asia! South America! Some require about two aircraft per route...theres <acronym title="Jakarta - International / Soekarno-Hatta (CGK / WIII), Indonesia">CGK</acronym> via <acr...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Airline At Your Arpt. Now, 5 Years Ago, 10
Replies: 77
Views: 7194

RE: Largest Airline At Your Arpt. Now, 5 Years Ago, 10

At <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> - Now - Singapore Airlines Five years ago - Singapore Airlines Ten years ago - Singapore Airlines Twenty years ago - Singapore Airlines Thirty years ago - Malaysian-Singapore Airlines  <img src="/discussions/graphics/w...

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by 9V-SVE
Mon Feb 16, 2004 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Budget Airlines In SIN? Wat Do U Think?
Replies: 9
Views: 3298

RE: 3 Budget Airlines In SIN? Wat Do U Think?

<b><i>The Best Is Yet To Be....</b></i> You an old ACS boy? <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> My personal opinion is that AirAsia will be the victor. Already have successful experience, maybe will be the Ryanair of Asia  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ...

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by 9V-SVE
Mon Feb 16, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines With PTVs – Updated List And Questions
Replies: 45
Views: 6088

RE: Airlines With PTVs – Updated List And Questions

Yes Delta had them on their 777s in Y. The only ones in the fleet that have them.

Philippines Airlines has no PTVs in Y.

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by 9V-SVE
Mon Feb 16, 2004 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Budget Airlines In SIN? Wat Do U Think?
Replies: 9
Views: 3298

RE: 3 Budget Airlines In SIN? Wat Do U Think?

"Cause it's an offshoot of SIA, one of the most well-managed and successful airlines not only in Asia but in the world.

...but how many offshoots of full service airlines have survived so far?

AirAsia has been advertising S$60 one way to Bangkok, but with only one daily flight...

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by 9V-SVE
Sat Feb 14, 2004 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers With Foreign Flight Attendant Bases
Replies: 31
Views: 8967

RE: US Carriers With Foreign Flight Attendant Bases

Yes they were closed, not very economical operating bases with one or two flights a day.

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Feb 11, 2004 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747's At 5am
Replies: 66
Views: 7476

RE: BA 747's At 5am

Probably because business travellers like arriving at their destinations in the morning...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Feb 10, 2004 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airw. To Replace DC-10s/MD11s
Replies: 12
Views: 3996

RE: World Airw. To Replace DC-10s/MD11s

MD11s? Didn't they just get some from Delta?

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by 9V-SVE
Sat Feb 07, 2004 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Zip Gets A319's
Replies: 22
Views: 4899

RE: Air Canada Zip Gets A319's

<b>Oh, and one thing....I'd love to see a fake pic/rendering of an A319 in Zip colors like they did with the Fokker F-100 in JetsGo colors in another thread on this forum.</b> Fake Zip blue A319 - <a href="http://www.geocities.com/sia777fan/zip319.jpg"" target=_blank>http://www.geocities.com/sia777f...

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by 9V-SVE
Sat Feb 07, 2004 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 330 And 340 Production
Replies: 28
Views: 5642

RE: Airbus 330 And 340 Production

Off the top of my head, I can remember Air Tahiti Nui, Royal Jordanian, and South African. The Sultan of Brunei has one private A342 too.

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Feb 05, 2004 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3543

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

PAL is not too bad, pretty average...flown them about 10 times (8x domestic, 2x international)...

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Feb 05, 2004 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Considering Selling Its Fleet Of Airbus A321s
Replies: 13
Views: 5190

RE: SAS Considering Selling Its Fleet Of Airbus A321s

Whats with them on their short haul fleet? 736/73G/738 then A321...

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Feb 05, 2004 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Presidential Candidates Planes
Replies: 13
Views: 3105

RE: Presidential Candidates Planes

<a href="http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinephotos/search/photo_search.php?id=00000284" target=_blank>http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinephotos/search/photo_search.php?id=00000284</a> <a href="http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinephotos/search/photo_search.php?id=00000300" target=...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Feb 03, 2004 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl Flights @ India/Sri Lanka
Replies: 5
Views: 2854

Intl Flights @ India/Sri Lanka

Why do most of these flights arrive and depart in the middle of the night?

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by 9V-SVE
Sun Feb 01, 2004 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Fleet Breakdown
Replies: 35
Views: 5750

RE: Airline Fleet Breakdown

<b>Singapore Airlines</b> Boeing 747-400 - 30 aircraft (Excluding 7 stored) Boeing 777-200 - 43 aircraft Boeing 777-300 - 8 aircraft Airbus A340-500 - 3 aircraft <b>TOTAL: 84 aircraft</b> <b>Cathay Pacific</b> Airbus A330-300 - 22 aircraft Airbus A340-300 - 15 aircraft Airbus A340-600 - 3 aircraft B...

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by 9V-SVE
Sat Jan 31, 2004 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL.........trouble Ahead
Replies: 82
Views: 8995

RE: DL.........trouble Ahead

that graph of pilot pay comparison is flawed, theres no 777's in nwa, hawaiian, or usair

At the bottom of the page it states that it has subsituted the DC10 for the 777 at Northwest and Hawaiian and the A330 at USAir.

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B764 Longest Non-stop Flt Sector?
Replies: 5
Views: 4148

RE: B764 Longest Non-stop Flt Sector?

I'm guessing <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>? As for it replacing the MD11 as a freighter, no. The 767 is a rather poor freighter (cannot carry two LD3 contai...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Destinations In Asia AC Might Be Looking At?
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

RE: Destinations In Asia AC Might Be Looking At?

<b><acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> has a pretty extensive system out of ASia, in fact only <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> has a better system. However, <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> has more North America-Asia links than any other airline.</b> Isn't <acron...

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by 9V-SVE
Mon Jan 26, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-CMB-SIN On SIA
Replies: 8
Views: 5002

RE: SIN-CMB-SIN On SIA

<b>Over the past 5 years that I've been living in <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>, I've always done <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>/<acronym title="Perth (PER /...

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Jan 22, 2004 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A345 Routes (other Than LAX, EWR)
Replies: 24
Views: 6537

RE: SQ A345 Routes (other Than LAX, EWR)

Why don't you just upload the paper into some webspace and provide a link here? Wouldn't that be easier than sending tens of emails?

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: StartUp Programs
Replies: 3
Views: 936

RE: StartUp Programs

Windows 98SE

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Jan 21, 2004 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: StartUp Programs
Replies: 3
Views: 936

StartUp Programs

My sister installed several programs that will pop up upon startup which has been very annoying as far, as the computer tends to lag during startup and the programs will continue to slow it down even more. How can I stop the program from starting itself?

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore A310 Replacement
Replies: 16
Views: 3656

RE: Singapore A310 Replacement

<b>Yes, they do have lots of 777's in their fleet, about as many as United has, but didn't they order those to replace the Classic 747's (200' and 300 Series)? They don't have anymore Classic 747's do they? They have a few A340's but they don't seem to be happy with it. So <acronym title="AMC Aviati...

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft You Least Want To Fly On
Replies: 69
Views: 9087

RE: Aircraft You Least Want To Fly On

777. Flown too many times on it already.

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A345 Routes (other Than LAX, EWR)
Replies: 24
Views: 6537

RE: SQ A345 Routes (other Than LAX, EWR)

They will fly some regional runs, can be Jakarta or Bali or Manila or Bangkok...check the schedule on the dates you fly.

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 20, 2004 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore A310 Replacement
Replies: 16
Views: 3656

RE: Singapore A310 Replacement

777 is the temporary replacement - there were no good replacements available - A332 too heavy, A333 too big, newer A310s too old, 767s had too little cargo capacity and they already had 777s in their fleet, so they ordered bucketloads of them (now they have 50+ of them). Some routes like Bali and Br...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 20, 2004 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Orders Can We Expect For 2004?
Replies: 17
Views: 4861

RE: What Orders Can We Expect For 2004?

<b><acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> (All -300ER), <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> (200LR), and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> (Both NGs).</b> <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acrony...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 20, 2004 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 747's
Replies: 36
Views: 6971

RE: AA 747's

<b>Well at least some of the worlds premier carriers continue to support the 744, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> etc etc.</b> There will be no more Megatops in <acronym title="Singapore...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 20, 2004 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Flight By An 340-500
Replies: 38
Views: 6970

RE: Longest Flight By An 340-500

<B>Wasn't the longest flight ever was <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> on the 747-400 demo flights</b> Qantas did that flight once on ...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 20, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maldives Airport Question
Replies: 14
Views: 3307

RE: Maldives Airport Question

BTW, I don't SQ still flies into Male, not sure though.

SQ still flies in a daily high density 772...I've heard it is mostly used for frequent flyer dumps...

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by 9V-SVE
Mon Jan 19, 2004 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Increase Flights To USA
Replies: 19
Views: 4339

RE: QF To Increase Flights To USA

If Qantas can have so many flights to the US how come United only operates double daily to Australia? Maybe they can do <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia ...

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by 9V-SVE
Sun Jan 18, 2004 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airports Are Ready For A380?
Replies: 35
Views: 8178

RE: Which Airports Are Ready For A380?

<b>Given the fact that <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s most profitable route is the sector between <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">H...

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Jan 15, 2004 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 767-400ER - A Bleak Future?
Replies: 18
Views: 4689

RE: The 767-400ER - A Bleak Future?

Two of the major drawbacks of the design are little cargo space - compared to its competitor the A330, and limited range.

Anyway, Boeing designed the plane specifically only for Delta and Continental and did not expect it to sell much.

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Jan 15, 2004 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VH-EAL - Gone Forever?
Replies: 5
Views: 2142

RE: VH-EAL - Gone Forever?

No, the 762s would be gone, but the 763s will probably stay for a long time doing the bulk of high density domestic routes. In the future, Qantas will have the A380, 744, A333, and A332 doing International flights while the 763, 738, and 734 will do domestic services.

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by 9V-SVE
Thu Jan 15, 2004 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discrimination Vs. Certain Air France FAs In US
Replies: 70
Views: 8203

RE: Discrimination Vs. Certain Air France FAs In US

<b>But you also forget France supported the confederacy against Lincoln and helped topple a democratic government in Mexico led by Juarez who was allied with Benjamin Franklin. So the US has the strong democratic history. We gave the money to Europeans in the 1950s under the Marshall plan to help su...

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Jan 14, 2004 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air A340
Replies: 7
Views: 3858

RE: Gulf Air A340

I think the A330s and the ex-SQ planes (LF, LG, LH) have them.

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by 9V-SVE
Wed Jan 14, 2004 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anchorage, Alaska As A Tech Stop
Replies: 5
Views: 2818

RE: Anchorage, Alaska As A Tech Stop

The reason why European carriers used <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> as a stopover to flights in North Asia and Korean Air and JAL to Europe was that the airspace of the Soviet Union was closed to airlines of pro-USA countries, thus, t...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Or QF To Perth
Replies: 37
Views: 5181

RE: BA Or QF To Perth

Why not take <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> since (presumbly) you are going for <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> from <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acron...

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by 9V-SVE
Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 Vs B777 Availability
Replies: 29
Views: 5462

RE: A340 Vs B777 Availability

Remember, hardly anyone buys aircraft at list price now. Like full fare tickets.

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by 9V-SVE
Mon Jan 12, 2004 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 747-400SF
Replies: 2
Views: 2328

RE: CX 747-400SF

No nose jobs for these ex-moving cargo haulers.

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by 9V-SVE
Sun Jan 11, 2004 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline From Europe To Asia?
Replies: 27
Views: 7551

RE: Best Airline From Europe To Asia?

Manila itself is quite boring, just a few city attractions and thats it. You need to fly or drive out to the further areas. PS. By the way, you better hope Terminal 3 is opened by that time - much better than Terminal 1 but the government and the construction/operating company are still bickering. A...

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by 9V-SVE
Sat Jan 10, 2004 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What do you think the Airbus 380 routes will be?
Replies: 32
Views: 8396

RE: What Do You Think The Airbus 380 Routes Will Be?

<b>New York/<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to Frankfurt and the continuation to Singapore is not profitable? Are you sure you want to stand behind that statement? That route has been solid for nearly a decade. Furthermo...

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