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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10297
Views: 766451

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63826082

Looks like they are running out of stock.
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Russia is now using nuclear-capable missiles with non-explosive warheads to exhaust Ukraine's air defences.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63826082

Looks like they are running out of stock.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to open LAS/MCO 737 Base in 2023
Replies: 30
Views: 3715

Re: United to open LAS/MCO 737 Base in 2023

Also an incentive for pilots to remain on the 737, to stay in those places. This is also a good point. I know one 737 pilot who lives in LAS who has considered upgrading to a widebody, but I can guarantee he'll be taking a very very close look at this, as he hates commuting. Can almost guarantee he...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ to acquire 25% stake in Air India
Replies: 43
Views: 6365

Re: SQ to acquire 25% stake in Air India

Without government interference AI has a chance, but an uphill climb for sure. Brave move by SQ to invest at this stage, wish them well and look forward to a growing product.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hellinikon (Athens to become city park
Replies: 7
Views: 1929

Re: Hellinikon (Athens to become city park

I like that statement. :D

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Eliminates Telephone Calls??
Replies: 76
Views: 6171

Re: Frontier Airlines Eliminates Telephone Calls??

When an airline counts you as a bum on seat and not a person you don't need customer service.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine
Replies: 8
Views: 599

Re: Airbus developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine

"every journey starts with one small step"

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Maybe not a bad thing

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Expectations

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by readytotaxi
Thu Dec 01, 2022 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minimum storage for a tablet
Replies: 11
Views: 346

Re: Minimum storage for a tablet

And always remeber to do a backup each day.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 30, 2022 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii is erupting again after almost 40 years
Replies: 6
Views: 284

Re: Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii is erupting again after almost 40 years

A lot more eruptions around the world in 2022, global warming from within, a sign of things to come? Is there any evidence to suggest any increased level of volcanism this year over past years. Also remember most of the volcanoes on earth are at the sea-floor and unless they produce a major eruptio...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 30, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii is erupting again after almost 40 years
Replies: 6
Views: 284

Re: Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii is erupting again after almost 40 years

A lot more eruptions around the world in 2022, global warming from within, a sign of things to come?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 30, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eurostar security staff to strike in run-up to Christmas
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Eurostar security staff to strike in run-up to Christmas

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63808685

Eurostar said it would update customers as soon as possible if there was any impact on services.

More Christmas cheer.
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The walkouts are planned to take place on 16, 18, 22 and 23 December.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63808685

Eurostar said it would update customers as soon as possible if there was any impact on services.

More Christmas cheer.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 29, 2022 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 729
Views: 28878

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022

Oh dear, after opening just 4 days ago DisneyLand Shanghai is closed again. https://edition.cnn.com/2022/11/29/business/shanghai-disneyland-china-hnk-intl/index.html The theme park will close from Tuesday, November 29 “to follow the requirement of pandemic prevention and control,” Shanghai Disney Re...

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 29, 2022 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

you gotta love your pet

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 25, 2022 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

And Fred Flintstone prefers Wilma

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Red Bull Gives You Wings!

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UK airports could ditch luggage liquid rules by 2024.
Replies: 5
Views: 619

UK airports could ditch luggage liquid rules by 2024.

The equipment, similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, provides a clearer picture of a bag's contents. A previous installation deadline slipped due to the pandemic. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63737992 The technology has already been in use by US airports, such as Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jack...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Atlantic - latest UK startup
Replies: 45
Views: 8178

Re: Fly Atlantic - latest UK startup

Where is the money coming from for this start up, another billionaire who wants to be a millionaire?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Defiled

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Life was simpler 200yrs ago

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 22, 2022 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Flash Mobs, why do people

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 22, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Collector

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 20, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Only in America
Replies: 11
Views: 1088

Re: Only in America

OMG, when did Canada stop teaching common sense in schools. :o

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: [Video Only] SURPRISING VietJet A330 Business Class - INCREDIBLE Meal Service! SGN-HAN
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Re: [Video Only] SURPRISING VietJet A330 Business Class - INCREDIBLE Meal Service! SGN-HAN

Certainly very good service on a 2hr flight, can you imagine a european airline doing that! Good seat room and friendly staff certainly makes for a great trip, thanks for the video. :bigthumbsup:

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Disney Cruise Line will soon own one of the world's biggest cruise ships after surprise purchase
Replies: 37
Views: 3454

Re: Worlds largest newest cruise ship to be scrapped before maiden voyage

At least it has not gone to waste. I agree, very little pleasure being among all those people, dining must be a nightmare.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Outdated

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint ✈ Mint Suite ✈ Mint Studio
Replies: 6
Views: 2147

Re: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint ✈ Mint Suite ✈ Mint Studio

Seems like you must go Mint if flying coast to coast and you care about your well being, a great way to travel it seems. Great pics there, thanks.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Hacker

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

as ink jets, but hey

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Derby

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 16, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class: LHR-JFK (w/pics + vid)
Replies: 5
Views: 2776

Re: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class: LHR-JFK (w/pics + vid)

Hi, nice see one of your TRs again, you always take really good photos.quite a saving you made there on the trip.That lounge is really nice, once you got there, not to crowded. As you say the prawn dish looked a little lacking but the snack bites looked yummy.
Thanks for that, look forward to more.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 16, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Scrolls

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 15, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 259
Views: 60113

Re: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2022

World Cup football - Virgin staff can not pick their uniform for the charter flight to Doha it seems. VS615 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-63635191 Explaining why the gender-neutral uniform policy did not apply to Tuesday's flight, Virgin Atlantic said it was being rolled out in countries "more ...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 13, 2022 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 58
Views: 3326

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

Greed has its own reward.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 13, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Death of our Sun, life on earth
Replies: 45
Views: 2159

Re: Death of our Sun, life on earth

We have certainly managed to do some of the most terrible damage to the enviroment in just the last 200yrs, does not bode well.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 13, 2022 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

remembering who you voted for

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 12, 2022 7:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did BA just have a bad hair day today at LHR?
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Did BA just have a bad hair day today at LHR?

Looking at a list of delayed departures to North America today, weather was nice, effect of a rolling knock on perhaps. Always thought BA was good on time when operating from home base. BA285-1:30 late BA223-1.10 BA193-3:00 BA225-1:10 BA227-1.25 BA067-2.37 BA197-1.25 BA289-2.39 BA095-1.25 BA269-2.55...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 12, 2022 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

an angle of 45 degrees

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 11, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

however gives me a hangover

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 11, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Offerings

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 11, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Cinnamon

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 10, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas advert RANT!
Replies: 24
Views: 1194

Re: Christmas advert RANT!

I really need to get this Rant off my chest. Early November and I am being bombarded by Christmas adverts already, TV newspaper supermarkets. All this has nothing to do with the birth of a child, if you happen to believe in it. I flick TV channels as soon as one comes on. Just raw commercialism for...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 09, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LGW-MCO leaves 2hrs early
Replies: 5
Views: 1370

LGW-MCO leaves 2hrs early

https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW43C/2e2635d4
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Didn't know they could do that, did everyone turn up early?

https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW43C/2e2635d4

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 09, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Magic

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 09, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas advert RANT!
Replies: 24
Views: 1194

Christmas advert RANT!

I really need to get this Rant off my chest. Early November and I am being bombarded by Christmas adverts already, TV newspaper supermarkets. All this has nothing to do with the birth of a child, if you happen to believe in it. I flick TV channels as soon as one comes on. Just raw commercialism for ...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 07, 2022 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Sewer

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2746

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

and got nothing in return

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Fish

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 05, 2022 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 78
Views: 2910

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Silence

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