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by KLM-MD11
Sun Aug 28, 2011 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Home Selling Advice Needed
Replies: 26
Views: 2346

RE: Home Selling Advice Needed

Looking at the pics I'd say that the house looks really dull, old fashioned. There are tiles EVERYWHERE, and tiles look cheap, even though they may not be. Then the colors: there's too much brown and beige. Loose the curtains, looks like they're straight from the 50's That house needs to lighten up....

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by KLM-MD11
Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Octopus Picks Spain To Win World Cup.
Replies: 38
Views: 7307

RE: Octopus Picks Spain To Win World Cup.

He was right...




klm-md11

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL Just Trimmed My Itinerary... :(
Replies: 34
Views: 10962

RE: DL Just Trimmed My Itinerary... :(

I did <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA...

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Wine?
Replies: 45
Views: 3514

RE: What's Your Wine?

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Wine?
Replies: 45
Views: 3514

RE: What's Your Wine?

So, we do have some connoiseurs on anet  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> I do pay special attention to the pics of winelists that one can find in the tripreports. I'm very positively surprised by the wines served onboard First Class on some airlines!! Saw a bot...

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Wine?
Replies: 45
Views: 3514

What's Your Wine?

Besides aviation another big interest I have is wine - I study oenology, do (blind) tastings, even have a wine cellar... I also work parttime at a wine importer/shop just for the fun of it my Q: what's your favorite wine? my list: -German Riesling from the Mosel region -Pinot Noir from the Baden reg...

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by KLM-MD11
Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In Times Of Crisis Parisians Take To Scavenging
Replies: 14
Views: 3257

RE: In Times Of Crisis Parisians Take To Scavenging

...while others fly around the world in F just for the fun of it...

ironic and unfair, isn't it?

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help! Madrid Or Vienna?
Replies: 13
Views: 5977

RE: Help! Madrid Or Vienna?

Definately Madrid. Chances of good weather are better. Food is better. Food is cheaper. Wines too. In restaurants that is. Wines are excellent, though Austrian wines can be very good as well. Vienna is boring. Oh, and did I mention that Vienna is very boring? Up to you now. Rgds, KLM-MD11

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Stay In New Orleans?
Replies: 16
Views: 4382

RE: Where To Stay In New Orleans?

Just stay anywhere above sealevel!

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by KLM-MD11
Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Decision I Can't Make
Replies: 4
Views: 1652

RE: Decision I Can't Make

GO GO GO

while you still can.

I went abroad to work many times when I was younger. If it sucks, get on a plane and you'll be home before you know it.
Once you get hooked up... well, it's just not as easy!

Enjoy life while you can.

rgds and good luck,

KLM-MD11

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Dec 15, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 13707

RE: Greek Aviation Thread

ok, here's a first: When will Ryanair start flying to Greece, and which airports/routes? 2nd: why are the Greeks so behind in airport information? with that I mean that the only airport that has live flight arrivals/departures is Athens, from all other 30-ish airports one can only guess... oh, and a...

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Will Emirates Start Flying In 2008?
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

RE: Where Will Emirates Start Flying In 2008?

Amsterdam!!!!

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Why not??

EK shoulda been here ages ago!!

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by KLM-MD11
Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martinair Crash At FAO Info Please.
Replies: 3
Views: 5313

RE: Martinair Crash At FAO Info Please.

hey dude, try Google and you'll come up with this in seconds: from airdisaster.com Following one unsuccesful attempt to land the crew was executing a VOR/<acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> procedure approach to runway 11 when the aircraft flew through at least 2 ...

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Mar 25, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst City You Have Visited
Replies: 200
Views: 7001

RE: Worst City You Have Visited

North America: Columbia, SC
South America: Belem, Brazil
Europe: Athens, Greece
Africa: Alexandria, Egypt
Asia: Madras, India

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by KLM-MD11
Sun Mar 05, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS Spotting Questions
Replies: 18
Views: 2451

RE: AMS Spotting Questions

I go spotting every now and then when I finish work (I work in <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>) to get around and to get from one RWY to another (<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> has 6!) I suggest you RENT a c...

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by KLM-MD11
Thu Feb 16, 2006 7:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/Funniest Approaches/Landings
Replies: 11
Views: 3795

RE: Best/Funniest Approaches/Landings

Some airports in Greece I've landed and took of are some of the most challenging in Europe. Two of these are so remotely visited by regular traffic that there are no pictures on a.net. These airporst are Kythira and Chios. Both have very short runways and are visited by summer charter traffic (A320/...

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by KLM-MD11
Wed Feb 08, 2006 5:37 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Threads Are TOO Long
Replies: 9
Views: 567

RE: Threads Are TOO Long

In the other thread I read Johan put it on his TO DO list, but can take a while as he's got plenty of other stuff to do.

can't imagine what, it's a near perfect site!!

klm-md11

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Feb 06, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Threads Are TOO Long
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Threads Are TOO Long

Hi crew, some threads are becoming sooooooooooooo long (like the one Denmark thread) that it's impossible to open. is it not possible to automatically generate a 2nd version of the same topic after let's say 100 posts or so?? or even better: to work with pages (like PPRUNE) regards, KLM-MD11

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by KLM-MD11
Sun Feb 05, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 641/642 Cancelled Today - Why?
Replies: 33
Views: 8762

RE: KLM 641/642 Cancelled Today - Why?

hey,

it's not just KLM with delays... all of Arkefly's flight are delayes quite a bit as well currently...

talk about tight A/C scheduling: Martinair's flight schedule has been screwed up half the summer season as well because of one or two techs!!

klm-md11

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Credit Card Debt After The Holidays?
Replies: 22
Views: 2946

RE: Credit Card Debt After The Holidays?

credit card companies are the biggest thieves around. most people don't even know how much interest they pay... ...then pay off their debts with another credit card... I used to have a loan (no credit card) and very very happy it's paid off. I do have one credit card however (paying for online filgh...

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by KLM-MD11
Thu Dec 22, 2005 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ex-smokers, How Is It?
Replies: 16
Views: 2738

RE: Ex-smokers, How Is It?

Hi erik, I'm quitting too this January, 02/01/06 to be precise. I tried quitting two years ago as well and it worked for about three months. What really helped a lot were the nicotine patches, but I stopped using them too early I guess... As others above mentioned the most difficult times will be at...

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Dutch Client Of Onur Air Turns Away
Replies: 2
Views: 2549

RE: Largest Dutch Client Of Onur Air Turns Away

kudos to OAD! Let's just assume that ONUR is a safe airline: -still the airline flies many crappy old a/c (A300) that are filthy from the inside and outside. -very very uncomfortable departure and/or arrival times that caused many complaints from travelers. -many complaints about the onboard service...

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Dec 10, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Free Flight Tracking
Replies: 2
Views: 7420

RE: Free Flight Tracking

WWW.FLIGHTAWARE.COM

= for free and no registration needed.

AWESOME!!!

for inside US only.

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Nov 11, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Civil Aviation Forum Is Too Busy
Replies: 10
Views: 1033

RE: Civil Aviation Forum Is Too Busy

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Nov 11, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Civil Aviation Forum Is Too Busy
Replies: 10
Views: 1033

RE: Civil Aviation Forum Is Too Busy

Agree 100% with Jet Captain. Can't see the forest through the trees, so to speak... IMHO Civil Aviation should be devided in following sections: 1. topics regarding AIRPORTS 2. topics regarding (new) ROUTES 3. topics regarding QUESTIONS <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil"...

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Nov 07, 2005 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Of Cruise Ships And Pirates
Replies: 37
Views: 3535

RE: Of Cruise Ships And Pirates

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Oct 07, 2005 3:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lost Baggage.. Just Tell Me How, Please?!
Replies: 21
Views: 3818

RE: Lost Baggage.. Just Tell Me How, Please?!

was just talking about this with one of my co-workers who has worked as a check-in clerk. Actually we were talking about rude and obnoxious pax... he had once tagged their luggage to another destination... on purpose! he also told about colleagues that would tag the luggage correctly, but then would...

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by KLM-MD11
Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another - How Much Do You Pay For Gas - Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 3550

RE: Another - How Much Do You Pay For Gas - Thread

lucky basterds...

here in the Netherlands:

1.48 per liter for regular fuel is.....

$6.70 per US Gallon


so PLEASE stop complaining!

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by KLM-MD11
Thu Oct 06, 2005 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Bumpy Landing! (video)
Replies: 38
Views: 16291

RE: Very Bumpy Landing! (video)

I first thought when seeing the topic that it would be that 'A320 at <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> Heineken commercial" again... excellent footage!!! maybe the topic title can be changed into "Very bumpy Tupolev 144 landing" so more anutters will see it.

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Sep 19, 2005 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belgium Domestic Flights
Replies: 33
Views: 5999

RE: Belgium Domestic Flights

I flew on a 737-200 from Antwerp to Brussels on Sabena sometime I believe in 1995!!

Flight was incoming from LHR.

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Sep 10, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amadeus Customer Service Making Fun Of Me!
Replies: 7
Views: 3773

RE: Amadeus Customer Service Making Fun Of Me!

well, maybe it's because of your name...

Amadeus Mozart...

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by KLM-MD11
Wed Aug 24, 2005 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Reservations Can't Speak English
Replies: 129
Views: 11460

RE: Delta Reservations Can't Speak English

PAY PEANUTS...


...GET MONKEYS


isn't that what it all comes down to?

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Jul 30, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Question.
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

RE: KLM Question.

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Jul 29, 2005 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Question.
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

RE: KLM Question.

No, it was KLM that took over the route from Transavia! There are actually many airlines that have stopped flying to Thessaloniki, some of them having restarted. Stopped have (as far as I recall) Lufthansa, Air France, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, Air Malta, SAS... at least <acrony...

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by KLM-MD11
Wed Jun 22, 2005 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing On Very Short Runway: Limit For 737?
Replies: 11
Views: 22441

Landing On Very Short Runway: Limit For 737?

Hello all, in a couple of weeks I'll be flying to what must be one of the shortest runways in Europe suitable for a 737-700: Kythira airport in Greece. (LGKC) Runway length is 1480 meters (4855 ft), available landing distance 4793 feet. airport altitude is just over 1000 ft ASL... and flight is duri...

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by KLM-MD11
Sun Jun 19, 2005 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Notifies Boeing Of 787/777 Order Cancellation
Replies: 267
Views: 30715

RE: AC Notifies Boeing Of 787/777 Order Cancellation

a bit naive, aren't we Udo... our "friends" from across the pond think that because we're from the "Airbus"-continent, when anything goes wrong with Boeing, we (the Airbus lovers) have a great time. That of course is their opinion. Anyway, great news to start a wonderful warm and sunny sundaymorning...

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Jun 11, 2005 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Magic Blue First Photos!
Replies: 17
Views: 5984

RE: Magic Blue First Photos!

DIJKKIJK, you’re making no sense... Please compare: THALYS: Dep. <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> <acronym title="Continental Micronesia (USA)">CS</acronym> 12:56 Arr. Paris Gare du Nord 17:05 Travel time = 4h 9 minutes Magic Bleu Dep. <acronym title="Ams...

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by KLM-MD11
Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Will Base An 737-800 At AMS
Replies: 9
Views: 5749

RE: Air Berlin Will Base An 737-800 At AMS

so I assume the rotation will be: <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Palma de Mallorca (- Son S...

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Apr 29, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Another Pmdg Question :)
Replies: 22
Views: 5206

RE: Another Pmdg Question :)

make sure autopilot, autothrottle and flightdirector are on.

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Apr 23, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hangover Cures (again)
Replies: 19
Views: 1441

RE: Hangover Cures (again)

lots of vitamine B complex!!

before drinking and before you go to sleep after drinking. take them with lots of water.

Vitamine B breaks down alcohol fast.

regards,

kllm-md11

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Apr 01, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check This Picture Out; Too Low Approach
Replies: 91
Views: 24573

Check This Picture Out; Too Low Approach

thanks JSH for the Skiatos pics!

Been there, seen it and done it! That's the closest one can get to a RWY.

interesting landing there too! extremely short RWY (1500 meters or so)

regards,

KLM-MD11

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Cruel 'Triangle Flights'
Replies: 46
Views: 14214

RE: KLM Cruel 'Triangle Flights'

Then I suppose you made the right choice, do not fly KLM anymore,
or apply for a job there since you know better then KLM does.

DIJKKIJK and Keesje said the rest, no need to repeat.

Regards,

KLM-MD11

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by KLM-MD11
Sun Mar 27, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings - The Cheapest European LCC?
Replies: 10
Views: 2932

RE: Germanwings - The Cheapest European LCC?

Definaltely not always! I did fly on them twice (and booked a third but had to cancel) for very cheap fares (75 euros return from Cologne to Thessaloniki incl.) and to Rome for around the same amount. Now that is very cheap. However, I've been trying to book another one to Thessaloniki since months ...

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Mar 21, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hows Jetblue?
Replies: 12
Views: 2637

RE: Hows Jetblue?

Oh, Morals... wouldn't there be coruption and child prostitution if <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> would "repair" it's planes in let's say: Honduras? And I'll bet this month's salary that there is child prostitution and coruption in the wonderful US of A as well... klm-md11

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by KLM-MD11
Wed Mar 16, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Is The Most Important Person In Aviation?
Replies: 43
Views: 11724

RE: Who Is The Most Important Person In Aviation?

It will be the Saudi-Arabian minister of Oil any time soon I suspect...

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by KLM-MD11
Mon Mar 07, 2005 3:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Good Aircraft Downloads
Replies: 11
Views: 8431

RE: Good Aircraft Downloads

All of the above are good, but nobody yet has mentioned Project Fokker!

That is one very good and realistic a/c!!

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by KLM-MD11
Sat Feb 26, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS In Dutch Airspace
Replies: 6
Views: 3026

RE: VS In Dutch Airspace

Virgin xpress does fly to and from Amsterdam. Two daily flights actually: one a/c flies <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Amste...

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by KLM-MD11
Tue Feb 22, 2005 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia Airlines Promoting With Drugs.
Replies: 17
Views: 3223

RE: Transavia Airlines Promoting With Drugs.

Hypocrits!

I suppose we'd have to ban adverts for French Wine as well then, won't we? as both are "drugs"

but hey, they won't even allow "RED BULL" in France...

klm-md11

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS- Based LLC
Replies: 10
Views: 1622

RE: AMS- Based LLC

It's THALYS, not Thayls...

Trip takes 4H and 9 minutes. Up to 6 departures Daily, usually 5.

prices start at 69 euro one-way.




regards,

KLM-MD11

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by KLM-MD11
Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: World Business Class Battle...KLM Vs. NWA (w/pics)
Replies: 34
Views: 22657

RE: World Business Class Battle...KLM Vs. NWA (w/pics)

I'm very Dutch, CMK10!



filler


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