Search found 108 matches

by SRforever
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAT Yugoslav Airlines US built aircraft fleet
Replies: 5
Views: 1214

Re: JAT Yugoslav Airlines US built aircraft fleet

Yugoslavia was not part of the eastern bloc, so that should explain it.

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tez Jet Avro RJ85 suffers uncontained engine failure
Replies: 18
Views: 5260

Re: Tez Jet Avro RJ85 suffers uncontained engine failure

Interesting. This almost 36-year old aircraft started out in California in 1986 with AirCal (which I worked as an agent in SMF), then to AA and even painted in modified AA livery (grey, not silver fuselage). OC configured it as 85Y having learned from rival PSA's mistake of trying 6-breast 100Y. AA...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet
Replies: 54
Views: 6545

Re: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet

I'll nominate this thread for most ridiculous thread ever.

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat May 21, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is There An Airline That You Would Never Fly?
Replies: 151
Views: 13453

RE: Is There An Airline That You Would Never Fly?

Turkish Airlines

Their saftey record speaks for itself. I value proper CRM more than good food and flashy sponsorship deals.
I'm also not sure how their insanely rapid expansion affects safety levels.

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian 772 Enroute MSY?
Replies: 21
Views: 5240

RE: Austrian 772 Enroute MSY?

Here's the itnerary: <a href="http://www.globusreisen.ch/weltreise-im-eigenen-jet.roundtrip" target="_blank">http://www.globusreisen.ch/weltreise-im-eigenen-jet.roundtrip</a> German/French only And some pics from the takeoff in ZRH: <a href="http://www.flightforum.ch/board/index.php?/topic/96482-spe...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Serving Quality Beer?
Replies: 36
Views: 4915

RE: Airlines Serving Quality Beer?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winterlight" class="quote" target="_blank">winterlight</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Rayani offer a nice selection of alc...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA To Take A333s, To Retire A343 Fleet
Replies: 70
Views: 21133

RE: SAA To Take A333s, To Retire A343 Fleet

So how are 5 A333 going to replace 8 A343? Will there be route cuts?

Jump to post
by SRforever
Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video - Holidayjet (Germania) Alps Flight
Replies: 2
Views: 2108

Video - Holidayjet (Germania) Alps Flight

Some of you might enjoy this footage of a recent press flight of this new airline:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaT9FStvSVQ#t=14

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Blue Err... To Bergamo And Milano
Replies: 19
Views: 10974

RE: Blue Err... To Bergamo And Milano

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dc9northwest" class="quote" target="_blank">dc9northwest</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>You guys know any German ci...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Switching 1 ZRH-JFK Flight To Edelweiss
Replies: 9
Views: 12213

Swiss Switching 1 ZRH-JFK Flight To Edelweiss

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/runway23" class="quote" target="_blank">runway23</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>It is simply an <acronym title="OLD: Cross...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Tue May 22, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyways Is Tragically Belly Down
Replies: 20
Views: 12643

RE: Skyways Is Tragically Belly Down

What a shame. I specially booked them in September in order to get on an ERJ  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/hissyfit.gif" width="31" height="21" border="0"/>  Thankfully I booked the <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Big 1000 To See A Fawlty Tower: TMP-PSA-BER-HEL
Replies: 26
Views: 9819

RE: Big 1000 To See A Fawlty Tower: TMP-PSA-BER-HEL

Congratulations on your anniversary P.!

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Norwegian Base Inaugural Day: HEL-RVN/OUL-HEL
Replies: 28
Views: 10965

RE: Norwegian Base Inaugural Day: HEL-RVN/OUL-HEL

What an experience. You really seem to be getting quite a reputation. And I must say that it is well earned as you put a lot off effort into your fabulous reports. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quotin...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Seven In A Day: HEL-CPH-OSL-BLL-CPH-ARN-RIX-HEL
Replies: 27
Views: 14686

RE: Seven In A Day: HEL-CPH-OSL-BLL-CPH-ARN-RIX-HEL

Hi P. Congrats on your new record, who else but you could pull of a thing like that  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIA...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Gambia On Strategic (DUB-LGW-BJL Rtn W/EI & ZB)
Replies: 22
Views: 19014

RE: To Gambia On Strategic (DUB-LGW-BJL Rtn W/EI & ZB)

Excellent report, thanks a lot for putting in the effort

Jump to post
by SRforever
Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Inaugural Flight In Reality TV: HEL-TLL On KF 717
Replies: 22
Views: 13055

RE: Inaugural Flight In Reality TV: HEL-TLL On KF 717

Hey P Thanks for the report, can't wait to see the footage of you as an aviation celebrity <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Glad you also finally managed to get on a different 717. <table border="0" align="C...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arctic To The Alps: HEL-KTT-ZRH-LGW/LHR-ARN-HEL
Replies: 31
Views: 17102

RE: Arctic To The Alps: HEL-KTT-ZRH-LGW/LHR-ARN-HEL

Hi P. Thanks a lot for putting together once again a superb trip report. I am quite flattered to have been able to contribute a little to it's content. It was a real pleasure to have met you and I must say I enjoyed my first visit to Finland very much. Thanks also to Hannah, it was an equal pleasure...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Announcement Chimes
Replies: 5
Views: 6558

RE: Airport Announcement Chimes

Sound absolutely horrible.

I really miss the the old South African ones.

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Oct 07, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Random Movie Quote Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 4424

RE: Random Movie Quote Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>"How dare you come into this office and bark...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transit At London City
Replies: 2
Views: 4292

RE: Transit At London City

I made a connection in April and as there was no transit zone so I had to immigrate first and the go back through security.

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AF A380: WhaleJet Across The Channel (pics)
Replies: 18
Views: 24413

RE: AF A380: WhaleJet Across The Channel (pics)

I was on the same flights and you actually took two pictures with me in them I see  

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Mugabe's Private Jet: Air Zimbabwe KUL-PEK
Replies: 58
Views: 36347

RE: Flying Mugabe's Private Jet: Air Zimbabwe KUL-PEK

Simply one of the best reports I've ever read, thank you! I must say the 762 looks to be in a very good condition and I believe UM must have some of the best mechanics in the world considering they are keeping the fleet up and running in such troubled circumstances. BTW here's something funny on UM:...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ZRH A.net Summer 2010 Meeting - Aftermath
Replies: 31
Views: 5120

RE: ZRH A.net Summer 2010 Meeting - Aftermath

Here are some more pics. I might add that I'm a total amateur, so be kind to me  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><center><table align="center" border="0" width="642" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a h...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ZRH A.net Summer 2010 Meeting - Aftermath
Replies: 31
Views: 5120

RE: ZRH A.net Summer 2010 Meeting - Aftermath

Come on, that ain't no M81, how about this one?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <center><table align="center" border="0" width="642" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ZRH - A.NET Summer Meet At July 17, 2010
Replies: 99
Views: 8137

RE: ZRH - A.NET Summer Meet At July 17, 2010

Hi Manuel

I just made the payment, it didn't ask for the username though, so that's not stated.

Cheers
Mark

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Weekend In Transylvania With Blue Air (LTN-SBZ)
Replies: 13
Views: 12876

RE: A Weekend In Transylvania With Blue Air (LTN-SBZ)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gabrielchew" class="quote" target="_blank">gabrielchew</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Is it? Oh, my 'old' aircraft identif...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Weekend In Transylvania With Blue Air (LTN-SBZ)
Replies: 13
Views: 12876

RE: A Weekend In Transylvania With Blue Air (LTN-SBZ)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lychemsa" class="quote" target="_blank">lychemsa</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Duxford Imperial War Museum – spot the Com...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed May 19, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF A380 On CDG-LHR-CDG
Replies: 239
Views: 34130

RE: AF A380 On CDG-LHR-CDG

Joining in on 8th August  <img border=0 src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/bouncy.gif" alt="bouncy" border="0"/>  12th JUNE Nighthawk MIAspotter Hotplane viveAF <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Rois...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat May 15, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA153 ORD-NRT F Class (2008, Nonrev)
Replies: 6
Views: 13334

RE: AA153 ORD-NRT F Class (2008, Nonrev)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777ord" class="quote" target="_blank">777ord</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>a Syrian Air 747SP!</i></font></td></tr...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ZRH - A.NET Summer Meet At July 17, 2010
Replies: 99
Views: 8137

RE: ZRH - A.NET Summer Meet At July 17, 2010

It would be a real shame to see this cancelled, so I'd better come too   

Glidepath 73 + 4
HT
ManuCH + 1
ME AVN FAN
MH017 +1
SRforever

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sun Mar 14, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Exotic Airlines & Routes Within Europe
Replies: 6
Views: 3909

Exotic Airlines & Routes Within Europe

Reading the thread about widebody routes in Europe from last October I thought it would be nice if we could put together an update on what flights are still available or even new. Please also list flights on lesser known airlines to special destinations you know of or special (e.g. seasonal) routes ...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK 77W Seat 7A Question
Replies: 0
Views: 4607

EK 77W Seat 7A Question

Hi all

On my next flight the only window seat available in C is 7A.
It says on Seatguru the seat has a misaligned window. Does that mean there isn't a window at all, or are there two windows of which one is closed?

Thanks for your help
Mark

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries You Have Been, But Only The Airport
Replies: 28
Views: 6148

RE: Countries You Have Been, But Only The Airport

Mexico (CUN)
Kenya (NBO)
United Arab Emirates (DXB)

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ZRH-A.NET Summer Meet '08
Replies: 197
Views: 8457

RE: ZRH-A.NET Summer Meet '08

Attending: Amigocharlie Birdwatching DTManiac DYflyer Glidepath 73 + 6 HT ManuCH (maybe without Swissport tour) ME AVN FAN MH017 MH1402 SwissA330 SR3496 SRforever Maybe Attending: Aerobalance Airtrainer 1 <acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / EDDH), Germany">HAM</acronym> Mir PlymSpotter WI...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Largest Airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 4247

RE: World's Largest Airline?

what about largest in total number of seats?

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The First Time You Flew Alone?
Replies: 64
Views: 6722

RE: The First Time You Flew Alone?

FEB 98 with <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> in C with the infamous but then fabulous IFE on the <acr...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?
Replies: 126
Views: 10263

RE: What Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?

All McDonnell Douglas for me and proud of it  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/bouncy.gif" alt="bouncy" border=0>  1. <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 2. <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 3. DC-10 Not much longer and they will be outrun by Airbus and Boe...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Dec 15, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short-haul Routes In Europe... On Long-haul Planes
Replies: 87
Views: 15120

RE: Short-haul Routes In Europe... On Long-haul Planes

I flew the following on <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>: <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-<acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acro...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Anyone Ever Been The Only Pax On The Plane?
Replies: 58
Views: 9253

RE: Has Anyone Ever Been The Only Pax On The Plane

This makes me think of the infamous <acronym title="Air Zimbabwe">UM</acronym> flight <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Harare (Salisbury) - International (HRE / FVHA), Zimbabwe">HRE</acronym> with 1 paying soul onboard  <img...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss To Become Swissair Again?
Replies: 45
Views: 11039

RE: Swiss To Become Swissair Again?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Airlines Are There In The World?
Replies: 7
Views: 36313

RE: How Many Airlines Are There In The World?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Sep 22, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU In Its Prime - Fleet Breakdown?
Replies: 2
Views: 2539

SU In Its Prime - Fleet Breakdown?

Howzit When <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym> was the worlds biggest airline, I read they operated up to 10'000 aircraft. Has anyone got a breakdown as to how many of each aircraft type they operated, let's say in the 70's or 80's? Thanks<br><br>[Edited 2007-09-22 13:30:15]

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Aircraft Were 'Born' On Your Birthday?
Replies: 62
Views: 7081

RE: Which Aircraft Were 'Born' On Your Birthday?

this turned out to be quite interessting... 14.02.83 I'm specially happy to find out about this one (considering my username): B-747-357M <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0523823/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0523...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bad Airline Executives In History
Replies: 11
Views: 5821

RE: Bad Airline Executives In History

Khaya Ngqula hands down, this man is an absolute disgrace

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Jul 12, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1time - Aicraft Type Between JNB-DUR?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

RE: 1time - Aicraft Type Between JNB-DUR?

that's interesting, any idea where they leased the 732 from?

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Jul 12, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1time - Aicraft Type Between JNB-DUR?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

RE: 1time - Aicraft Type Between JNB-DUR?

Thanks Voyager I'll be flying at the beginning of August. I have the following options: Comair (ZAR 1153 on ba.com or ZAR 1155 on kulula.com !?) <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym> (ZAR 1154) Nationwide (ZAR 911) also has affordable prices in business. 1time (ZAR 798) Mango has great...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Thu Jul 12, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1time - Aicraft Type Between JNB-DUR?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

1time - Aicraft Type Between JNB-DUR?

Howzit Can anyone tell me what aircraft type 1time flies between <acronym title="Johannesburg - O.R. Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym> and <acronym title="Durban - International (Louis Botha) (DUR / FADN), South Africa">DUR</acronym>? Their website doesn't sta...

Jump to post
by SRforever
Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Foods You Can't Buy In Your Country
Replies: 73
Views: 8990

RE: Foods You Can't Buy In Your Country

I mostly miss samosas, boerewors and biltong in switzerland  Sad

Jump to post