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by RJAF
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish BizJet crashes in Iran - March 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 12155

Re: Breaking: Turkish Jet crashes in Iran

I'm hearing that the passengers was a Turkish millionaire's daughter and her friends celebrating some pre-wedding party in Dubai. RIP

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by RJAF
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair launches flights to Amman
Replies: 16
Views: 3624

Re: Ryanair launches flights to Amman

Good to see LCCs in this part of the world and especially a heavy-weight like Ryanair. Those intended routes should work for them as there is no direct competition with RJ

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by RJAF
Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 crashes in Sinai / Egypt - Part 1
Replies: 206
Views: 82255

Kolavia A321 crashes in Sinai / Egypt - Part 1

ISIS now claiming to have shot down the aircraft. Can't really tell from the video.

https://www.facebook.com/postjor/videos/vb.278143852285642/703421069757916/?type=2&theater

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by RJAF
Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East Carriers Future Expansion To The US?
Replies: 46
Views: 7891

RE: Middle East Carriers Future Expansion To The US?

RJ used to also do <acronym title="Houston - William P. Hobby (HOU / KHOU), USA - Texas">HOU</acronym>, <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA...

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by RJAF
Tue Aug 25, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jordan To Buy Sukhoi Superjet Aircraft?
Replies: 6
Views: 1923

RE: Jordan To Buy Sukhoi Superjet Aircraft?

I don't believe if this deal happens they will be destined to <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> or any other charter carrier in Jordan. Jordanian familiarity with Russian/Ukrainian equipment is not as high as western-built equipment. I believe these will go to the VIP Royal squadron. Let...

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by RJAF
Wed Feb 04, 2015 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Islamic State (IS) Burns Jordanian Pilot Alive
Replies: 160
Views: 7474

RE: Islamic State (IS) Burns Jordanian Pilot Alive

I'm so proud to say that this brave man is one of ours. Watch Jordan take care of business now! RIP Muaz!

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by RJAF
Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Rsaf F-5 Tiger Fighters For Sale
Replies: 15
Views: 12465

RE: Rsaf F-5 Tiger Fighters For Sale

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mechatnew" class="quote" target="_blank">mechatnew</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The RJAF is s...

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by RJAF
Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Flight With Royal Jordanian In J Class
Replies: 12
Views: 21124

RE: My First Flight With Royal Jordanian In J Class

Thanks for the nice trip report..I'm glad your experience was mainly positive.

I can't wait to travel on RJ's 787..I'm hoping soon. Fingers crossed.

All the best

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by RJAF
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-16 Down - Pilot In Isis Hands
Replies: 13
Views: 7074

RE: F-16 Down - Pilot In Isis Hands

He is one of ours..I think it's high time we nuke those baboons ISIS!

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by RJAF
Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Audrey Hepburn Waves Her Farewell: KLM MD11
Replies: 33
Views: 14495

RE: Audrey Hepburn Waves Her Farewell: KLM MD11

Always such a pleasure to read your trip reports Roni. Fantastic job...love the attention to details!

L-1011 trip report next?

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by RJAF
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biz Jets More Dangerous Than Commercial Aircraft?
Replies: 22
Views: 4453

RE: Biz Jets More Dangerous Than Commercial Aircraft?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mandala499" class="quote" target="_blank">mandala499</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>It depends on how the operator condu...

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by RJAF
Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biz Jets More Dangerous Than Commercial Aircraft?
Replies: 22
Views: 4453

RE: Biz Jets More Dangerous Than Commercial Aircraft?

Approaching/landing at smaller unfamiliar airports in adverse weather is also a higher risk for Biz aircraft.

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by RJAF
Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ Clips DL Regional Jet At JFK
Replies: 29
Views: 12519

RE: RJ Clips DL Regional Jet At JFK

Flight has been cancelled I heard .....RJ maintenance crew bound to JFK today.

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by RJAF
Sat Aug 30, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian Takes Delivery Of First B787
Replies: 27
Views: 8545

RE: Royal Jordanian Takes Delivery Of First B787

Although the 787 will give <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> a shiny new look, I think <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> would be better off to sub-lease the 787s (if the lessors accept) and buy or lease 330s from the market. Again, <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acrony...

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by RJAF
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian Takes Delivery Of First B787
Replies: 27
Views: 8545

RE: Royal Jordanian Takes Delivery Of First B787

Great to see RJ's 787s finally in service. Wonder what they'll do with the 340s now.

RJ needs this fresh hope with the 787 as they are hurting... especially from the big ME carriers as well as Turkish airlines.

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by RJAF
Sat May 10, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian 787
Replies: 18
Views: 17414

RE: Royal Jordanian 787

The current RJ livery was designed by HM Queen Noor of Jordan.

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by RJAF
Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Cafe Ho Chi Minh City Closed (B 707)
Replies: 5
Views: 4243

RE: Boeing Cafe Ho Chi Minh City Closed (B 707)

Beautiful pics...thanks for sharing.

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by RJAF
Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L1011 Retired From RAF Service. Last Active?
Replies: 45
Views: 9979

RE: L1011 Retired From RAF Service. Last Active?

There will be a minimum of four active passenger carrying Tristars in the coming months! They will be doing football charters for the World Cup 2014 and beyond!

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by RJAF
Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 39
Replies: 252
Views: 88605

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 39

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/davidzill" class="quote" target="_blank">davidzill</a> (<a href="#218" class="quote">Reply 218</a>):<br/><i>I'm still convinced the aircraft is ...

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by RJAF
Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24
Replies: 448
Views: 99021

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24

It would be great to know how much SAR capabilities have advanced (mainly in terms of high tech etc..)since the AF447 loss in 2009?

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by RJAF
Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes That Have Disappeared With No Trace
Replies: 33
Views: 19139

RE: Planes That Have Disappeared With No Trace

An Air Liban C-46 disappeared without a trace on the 3rd of October 1957 off the coast of Lebanon, 17 minutes after take -off from Beirut with 23 passengers and 4 crew. Destination was Bahrain via Kuwait and the aircraft was said to be carrying gold bars

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by RJAF
Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 13
Replies: 254
Views: 85036

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 13

Why did it take four days for the Malaysian Air Force to say what they are saying now?

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by RJAF
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes In HD Slow Motion ( Aviation Fans Only! )
Replies: 7
Views: 4258

RE: Planes In HD Slow Motion ( Aviation Fans Only! )

Amazing! Thanks for sharing!

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by RJAF
Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 (G-BNLL) In JNB A Write-Off
Replies: 90
Views: 46097

RE: BA 747 (G-BNLL) In JNB A Write-Off

Insurers will usually pay off the agreed value of the aircraft to the insured if the cost of repair/replacement is greater than 70% of the value of the aircraft. I believe <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> got - rather quickly- the value of the aircraft declared in the policy and insurer...

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by RJAF
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Brazil Gripen E News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 16816

RE: Brazil Selects Gripen E

Congrats to Sweden and Brazil. Excellent choice!

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by RJAF
Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Fight Breaks Out On Board Video!
Replies: 21
Views: 15907

RE: A Fight Breaks Out On Board Video!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RussianJet" class="quote" target="_blank">RussianJet</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Who knows what started it. Seems to be...

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by RJAF
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Accident, Who Needs To Lawyer-up?
Replies: 115
Views: 16855

RE: SFO Accident, Who Needs To Lawyer-up?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/celestar" class="quote" target="_blank">celestar</a> (<a href="#86" class="quote">Reply 86</a>):<br/><i>Asiana is probably insured to cover prop...

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by RJAF
Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Spitfires' Excavation Date Set
Replies: 26
Views: 8784

RE: Spitfires' Excavation Date Set

Always been facinated with time capsules. Hope those Spits don't end up like the 1957 Belvedere in <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>! Would love to see them fly again. Please keep us posted Madame  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif"...

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by RJAF
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Giving Up Smoking
Replies: 20
Views: 2870

RE: Giving Up Smoking

Your post caught my interest as today is my 6 months on the dot without a smoke, yet I think and dream about a cigarette every day! Make no mistake, I will not go back to that dirty, smelly old habbit..but boy..is the habit addictive or what? I'm 45 now and had smoked since I was 19 (relatively late...

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by RJAF
Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Israeli Air Force Noratlas
Replies: 4
Views: 8533

RE: Israeli Air Force Noratlas

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dlednicer" class="quote" target="_blank">dlednicer</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>1 was lost to strafing in the 1967 war <...

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by RJAF
Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: More Mahan To Dubai! ~ W5: IKA-DXB-IKA
Replies: 25
Views: 21888

RE: More Mahan To Dubai! ~ W5: IKA-DXB-IKA

Well Ronerone what can I say..a truly fantastic and thorough report as usual. Iran's air transport has always baffled me on how they make amends with such tight sanctions.

Congrats on your 40th TR!

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by RJAF
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways To Join Oneworld: Official
Replies: 88
Views: 25437

RE: Qatar Airways To Join Oneworld: Official

Wonder how this will affect Royal Jordanian!

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by RJAF
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Hits Plane In Syria
Replies: 28
Views: 18240

RE: Helicopter Hits Plane In Syria

The major news outlets such as CNN, Jazeera etc.. only mention (and posted pictures of ) the rebels shooting down a helicopter - an Mi-8. I know the media can be biased but none of them mentioned a 'mid-air' collision! Mid air collisions are not your normal occurrences and do not happen too often an...

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by RJAF
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Hits Plane In Syria
Replies: 28
Views: 18240

RE: Helicopter Hits Plane In Syria

Which Syrian Airlines aircraft carries 200 passengers? Their two SPs still in service?

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by RJAF
Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engineering Giants Documentary - BA 747 D-check
Replies: 23
Views: 16706

RE: Engineering Giants Documentary - BA 747 D-check

Very nice and informative video. Thanks for sharing.

I heard a 'D' check on a 747 costs around USD 1.5M! Can anyone confirm?

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by RJAF
Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.
Replies: 76
Views: 7788

RE: RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.

This is very sad news indeed. May he rest in peace.

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by RJAF
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Turkish Warplane Missing In Syrian Waters
Replies: 60
Views: 13315

RE: Turkish Warplane Missing In Syrian Waters

If it is indeed shot down by Syrian forces, then this is quite an escellation. Some sources are saying it's an F-4..glad the pilots are <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>. I'm sure Syrian forces are tense especially since the incident of yesterday where a MiG-21 defected to an airbase ...

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by RJAF
Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Syrian Air Force MIG21 Defection
Replies: 5
Views: 6351

RE: Syrian Air Force MIG21 Defection

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LMP737" class="quote" target="_blank">LMP737</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The pilot did manag...

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by RJAF
Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For AS Fans: Stunning Air-to-air Video Of AS Jets
Replies: 26
Views: 15193

RE: For AS Fans: Stunning Air-to-air Video Of AS Jets

Thanks for posting. I really enjoyed the full length of this video. Makes me want to go on vacation  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/cool.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Enjoyed the aircraft and the great backgrounds especially boxy downtown Seat...

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by RJAF
Wed May 16, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another "Different" BA Olympic Livery (photo)
Replies: 70
Views: 17302

RE: Another "Different" BA Olympic Livery (photo)

Beautiful and looks yummy - like crunchy caramel   

Much nicer than the dove for sure!

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by RJAF
Mon May 14, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft W/ 21 Pax In Nepal Crashes Into Mountains
Replies: 20
Views: 15398

RE: Aircraft W/ 21 Pax In Nepal Crashes Into Mountains

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EY460" class="quote" target="_blank">EY460</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>First pictures from the accident</i></font></td>...

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by RJAF
Sat May 12, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian's Outlook More Positive?
Replies: 15
Views: 3949

RE: Royal Jordanian's Outlook More Positive?

There is no doubt that <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> is a quality product but unfortunately they are inconsistent. The main problem is <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s attitudes. Not sure how seriously does <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> management...

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by RJAF
Wed May 09, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Hostess Falls Off Plane Onto Tarmac In GSE
Replies: 71
Views: 28923

RE: Ryanair Hostess Falls Off Plane Onto Tarmac In GSE

Well, not even a month has passed since a similar incident occured at Queen Alia International Airport - Amman, where a Belgian pilot working for Onur Air fell on the apron and was sadly killed. <a href="http://www.todayszaman.com/news-277835-onur-air-pilot-dies-after-falling-onto-apron.html" target...

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by RJAF
Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian CEO Resigns
Replies: 9
Views: 3949

RE: Royal Jordanian CEO Resigns

Ronerone...I wouldn't be surprised if they got Samer Majali back from Gulf Air. Let's see what happens.

I like RJ, it's a quality product.

Hope for better times ahead for Jordan's flag carrier.

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by RJAF
Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian CEO Resigns
Replies: 9
Views: 3949

Royal Jordanian CEO Resigns

Not good news for <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> <a href="http://jordantimes.com/royal-jordanian-ceo-resigns" target="_blank">http://jordantimes.com/royal-jordanian-ceo-resigns</a> I wonder what the real reasons are... <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> has been steadily lo...

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by RJAF
Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian Reverses Decision To Remove Munich
Replies: 3
Views: 3297

RE: Royal Jordanian Reverses Decision To Remove Munich

Good decision by RJ.

This Arab Spring is hurting everyone in the region.

We want things back to normal!

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by RJAF
Sun Dec 25, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Private Airline Emergency Landing In KHI
Replies: 13
Views: 11918

RE: Saudi Private Airline Emergency Landing In KHI

Way too many incidents for this airline and especially with their MDs. They had one in Istanbul and one in Khartoum not so long ago. That's number three in the past 5 years. Not good.

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by RJAF
Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces DXB-SEA, DXB-DFW
Replies: 210
Views: 38464

RE: Emirates Announces DXB-SEA, DXB-DFW

Congratulations to DFW and SEA! I believe this is the first Arab carrier ever to fly to these two destinations?

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by RJAF
Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill Clinton: Netanyahu Killed The Peace Process
Replies: 4
Views: 1532

RE: Bill Clinton: Netanyahu Killed The Peace Process

Its pure and simple., Isreal does not want peace and wants to drag this issue until generations pass and hoping Palestinians will forget. To the contrary, I see this generation even more enthusiastic about their stolen homeland which I call 'daylight roberry'. Occupation is brutal, it must end.

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