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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will PHF do with all that gate space
Replies: 37
Views: 3840

Re: What will PHF do with all that gate space

“If you build it, they will come!” :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 836
Views: 564874

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong amid reports more of its crew members have been forced to quarantine in a government centre. BA confirmed it has temporarily stopped flights "while we review operational requirements for this route". https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-594...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway found in the landing gear of a plane at Miami airport.
Replies: 1
Views: 850

Stowaway found in the landing gear of a plane at Miami airport.

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/11/27/us/m ... index.html

Must have been an awful experience.
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The flight was American Airlines #1182 from Guatemala City.

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/11/27/us/m ... index.html

Must have been an awful experience.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Result

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Numeral

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 26, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 5600

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

With the infection in Beligum over 5 days old it must have spread to others.Eygpt is another popular location with the UK winter holiday group,guess that will be hit as well. European lock down seems likely this December. :(

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 836
Views: 564874

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-59426277
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The EU is calling on member states to halt travel to and from nations where the new highly-mutated Covid variant has been found.
Belgium has identified one case of the new variant within its borders, the person arrived from Egypt earlier this month.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-59426277

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Navy

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 5600

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

Stock markets around the world have tumbled on the news. Airlines and travel firms hardest hit. BA stock down 10% Easyjet down 9% Rolls Royce down 9.4%. A top health official calls it "the most significant variant" to date

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Guilt

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Barge

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Novelty

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 36
Views: 2917

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

Great pics, it must be amazing to hear the earth roar.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 18, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Abbreviation

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Peru's government try to sell presidential Boeing jet
Replies: 15
Views: 1495

Peru's government try to sell presidential Boeing jet

Perhaps a good idea but doubt it will sell well. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-59246473 "Mr López Obrador made it a priority to sell the plane when he came to power in 2018, including by lottery. But three years on, there are still no buyers. Mr López Obrador has admitted that ...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Investigation

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Russia invades Ukraine what response can be made?
Replies: 52
Views: 3170

Re: If Russia invades Ukraine what response can be made?

Aesma wrote:
Russia is the biggest country in the world, mostly empty. Why does he need to take bits and pieces of neighboring countries ? Yet he does it.

I guess when you have great power you like to feel it flex now and then, gives you comfort perhaps. :twocents:

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Stimulating

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 836
Views: 564874

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Cathay Pacific imposes tough new rules on aircrew. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59301409 Those returning to the city from layovers abroad have been told to remain at home and "avoid unnecessary social contact" for a total of 21 days. On Monday, Cathay said that any aircrew members w...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 13, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Concoction

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 13, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Russia invades Ukraine what response can be made?
Replies: 52
Views: 3170

If Russia invades Ukraine what response can be made?

It's looking gloomy along the Ukraine boarder, US has warned allies an invasion is possible. Read an interesting article about the knock on global effects should that come to pass. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2021/11/13/shock-invasion-ukraine-would-trigger-economic-chaos-europe/?li_source=L...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Hangover

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 12, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Eyes

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 12, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai
Replies: 80
Views: 5296

Re: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai

Looks like TK folded: Turkish Airlines will not accept citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen on flights to Minsk if they do not have diplomatic passports http://www.uniindia.com/~/turkish-airlines-pledge-not-to-carry-citizens-of-iraq-syria-yemen-to-minsk-warsaw/World/news/2560561.html Of course they di...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti

Don't see them being released anytime soon, things have got a lot worse. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-59233232 "In the power vacuum following the president's killing, gang leaders have become more brazen and stepped up their criminal activities. Jimmy Chérizier, better known u...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1409

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

wet noses a good sign.....

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Fashion

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Raffles

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 09, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1440

Re: Menopause, need some help

My best friends wife has started and he is not best equipped to deal with as a guy. He says that the moods swings are bad and not sure what to do. He is looking for help but understands little about the problem. Any suggestions welcome. Joint counseling would be great - that way both he and she can...

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 09, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1440

Re: Menopause, need some help

My best friends wife has started and he is not best equipped to deal with as a guy. He says that the moods swings are bad and not sure what to do. He is looking for help but understands little about the problem. Any suggestions welcome. Asking for a friend eh? :? Yep, I am one of those who joined a...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Filipino call centers
Replies: 26
Views: 1476

Re: Filipino call centers

One experince I had was along the lines of "rest assured Mr XYZ we are treating this with the utmost priority, we hope to retore your internet in the quickest way possible"

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1440

Menopause, need some help

My best friends wife has started and he is not best equipped to deal with as a guy. He says that the moods swings are bad and not sure what to do. He is looking for
help but understands little about the problem. Any suggestions welcome.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 08, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Transylvania

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 06, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Frothy

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 05, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Cake

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 1959

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

Was going to suggest Ennio Morricone but then someone pointed out he had died and I had missed that.
Karl Jenkins is rather good.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2148

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

While the actual video is down or has been taken off, there is still the Guardian video which shows that dumping, although I am not sure if it reported that the wastewater was dumped in that place for 49 hrs. I have become deaf due to covid, and that video has no subtitles, so would have to learn f...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 346
Views: 22474

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Good news, First pill to treat Covid gets approval in UK. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-59163899 "In clinical trials the pill, originally developed to treat flu, cut the risk of hospitalisation or death by about half. The UK has agreed to purchase 480,000 courses with the first deliveries e...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Filipino call centers
Replies: 26
Views: 1476

Re: Filipino call centers

In the UK British Telecom have now moved all call centres back to England and Ireland, the service is so much better. I spoke to both India and Philippine centres and stuggled to get them to understand the scope of my broadband problems. Now the worse here is the DVLA incharge of Cars and licencing,...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1409

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Sushi make a nice change....

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 04, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Buddies

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 01, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: COP26 air security UK
Replies: 2
Views: 1035

COP26 air security UK

https://www.flightradar24.com/UKP99/29b6207b
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/56515_1582478870.jpg

Guess they will be flying all night in shifts, at 3500ft they might well keep some people awake.
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Fly over the city of Glasgow at the moment is a Vulcanair P.68R, been doing laps since 16:00.

https://www.flightradar24.com/UKP99/29b6207b
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/56515_1582478870.jpg

Guess they will be flying all night in shifts, at 3500ft they might well keep some people awake.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 01, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1409

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Ah, the original Hot Dog.....

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 01, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 28381

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59117027
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Ryanair's recovery from the Covid-19 collapse in air travel has continued, but the airline still expects a heavy loss for the year.
The airline has narrowed losses in the past few months, but warned its annual deficit could hit €200m (£170m).

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59117027

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1409

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

tender, let's all try eatting.....

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Desires

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1409

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Medieval banquets had similar offerings....

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 30, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London STN briefly closed, suspect package.
Replies: 0
Views: 483

London STN briefly closed, suspect package.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-59103435
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A controlled explosion was carried out and a man arrested, airport has now reopened.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-59103435

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 223
Views: 5665

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Idiot

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1409

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

they see the finished dish....

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