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by sqb7e
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation thread part 180
Replies: 219
Views: 23934

Re: New Zealand Aviation thread part 180

Has anything publicly been released about EK going 380 in Christchurch at all? I hear that from late October It will operate 380 chc/syd/dxb as ek413 and akl will pick up ek419 akl/syd/Bkk/dxb That is an interesting idea, but I thought CHC wasn't A380 capable (for regular service anyway)...? Pretty...

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by sqb7e
Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation thread part 180
Replies: 219
Views: 23934

Re: New Zealand Aviation thread part 180

Has anything publicly been released about EK going 380 in Christchurch at all?

I hear that from late October It will operate 380 chc/syd/dxb as ek413 and akl will pick up ek419 akl/syd/Bkk/dxb

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by sqb7e
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #116
Replies: 195
Views: 16626

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #116

Hey

Sorry if this has been mentioned previously but have always been curious as to how CI are doing out of AKL?

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by sqb7e
Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intimidation By Racist SIA Staff
Replies: 34
Views: 18027

RE: Intimidation By Racist SIA Staff

In my opinion I don't see the point in posting this, its not gonna achieve anything. If you really think that you were mistreated then complain to <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> directly. They are very good at following up on complaints and due to the fact it became such an issue a...

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by sqb7e
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sydney + BA First - LHR
Replies: 8
Views: 16274

RE: Sydney + BA First - LHR

In regards to my "crew being rude" it was one in particular behind in the club world cabin. I went to use those toilets as the ones up front were occupied. She rudely yelled "Oi don't go in there im throwing waste into it" with a foul look on her face. In my opinion that bitch can wait 2 mins and th...

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by sqb7e
Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sydney + BA First - LHR
Replies: 8
Views: 16274

RE: Sydney + BA First - LHR

Yeah i just flew <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>/<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> in F. I found the menu very disappointi...

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by sqb7e
Thu Jan 17, 2008 2:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Some Questions About SYD.
Replies: 3
Views: 4061

Some Questions About SYD.

hi all wondering if someone could tell me i am going to be in transit in syd next week for about 4 hours. wanted to meet some friends at the airport for a coffee. is it possible to clear customs and still leave your bags through checked? Another 2 quick questions Is there a smoking area at syd airpo...

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by sqb7e
Sun Dec 30, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CX New Seats
Replies: 1
Views: 3154

CX New Seats

Hi i will be travelling on <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), Chi...

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by sqb7e
Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Age Requirements For Aviation Work
Replies: 20
Views: 2364

RE: Age Requirements For Aviation Work

I started working as a CSA at 18 and was licenced as a load controller at 19. Age isnt really an issue. I have known 15 year olds working as check-n agents

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by sqb7e
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Will Emirates Start Flying In 2008?
Replies: 56
Views: 7949

RE: Where Will Emirates Start Flying In 2008?

I hope they do start Chengdu, its such an awesome city! Does anyone see this as being likely?

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by sqb7e
Sat Oct 20, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air China A330
Replies: 5
Views: 4157

RE: Air China A330

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by sqb7e
Fri Oct 19, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air China A330
Replies: 5
Views: 4157

Air China A330

Hi there

Does anybody have or know where to view pics of Air China's business class on the a330's they operate to Australia. If not does anyone have any information regarding it?

Cheers

sqb7e

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by sqb7e
Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China - The New King Of The Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 8019

RE: Air China - The New King Of The Airlines?

Hi I just flew <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> from beijing to chengdu on a 737. plane was comfortable and clean and the service was amazing. I didnt expect much as i have flown a few of the chinese carriers but <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> definitley exceeded my expectations. Big...

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by sqb7e
Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Configurations
Replies: 21
Views: 5060

RE: BA 747 Configurations

I will be travelling on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 744 from <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> in Sep...

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by sqb7e
Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas New First Lounges: Very Cool Panoramas
Replies: 23
Views: 2749

RE: Qantas New First Lounges: Very Cool Panoramas

HI Used the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> first lounge yesterday and it is truly amazing. I had 7 hours transit and the lounge made it so easy. A host took me to use computers, watch tv or play PS3 and after I...

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by sqb7e
Thu May 31, 2007 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand Aviation Thread 1
Replies: 195
Views: 14066

RE: Thailand Aviation Thread 1

anyone sure of the loads for these flights Thai Airways Intl TG402 05JUN <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>/<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> Thai Airways Intl TG618 05JUN <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarn...

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by sqb7e
Wed May 30, 2007 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand Aviation Thread 1
Replies: 195
Views: 14066

RE: Thailand Aviation Thread 1

Hi Im travelling on <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> next week <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>/<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym>/<acronym title="Chengdu (- Shuangliu) (CTU / ...

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by sqb7e
Fri May 25, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boarding Doors
Replies: 12
Views: 2425

RE: Boarding Doors

And also it stops F class being scratched/damaged by pax tramping through

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by sqb7e
Fri May 25, 2007 8:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TG A300-600
Replies: 5
Views: 2636

RE: TG A300-600

Yeah the thai girls will make the flight, both of my flights are bout 2.5 to 3 hours long so hopefully ill get some food. Is TGs service pretty good in J, i have never flown them before

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by sqb7e
Thu May 24, 2007 3:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TG A300-600
Replies: 5
Views: 2636

TG A300-600

Hi

I will be flying on TG in about two weeks on their a300-600s. I am travelling in J and the cabin on the website looks very average. Has anyone travelled on TGs AB6's before and if so what is it like?

Thanks in advance

SQB7E

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by sqb7e
Sat May 19, 2007 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To New Zealand
Replies: 4
Views: 2708

RE: Emirates To New Zealand

Hi

Yes you do deplane in Australia

Regards

SQB7E

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by sqb7e
Thu May 17, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic Air Travel In China
Replies: 10
Views: 3838

RE: Domestic Air Travel In China

Hi

I flew KA late last year and found them to be fantastic, crew were professional and the aircraft were clean. I flew on an a320 and a330 and the a330 is miles better.

Enjoy your trip

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by sqb7e
Sun Apr 29, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: After PEK, PVG, CAN, HKG...what Next?
Replies: 22
Views: 5183

RE: After PEK, PVG, CAN, HKG...what Next?

Yeah CTU i would think

Chengdu is such an awesome city modern and its great because its not to touristy at the moment. There is heaps to do in Sichuan also eg. pandas, giant buddah and Jiuzhaigou

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by sqb7e
Tue Apr 17, 2007 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Australian Services
Replies: 47
Views: 5264

RE: EK Australian Services

EK pax loads out of CHC are actually really good now. Flight has been going out just about full in all classes for the last few months.

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by sqb7e
Fri Apr 13, 2007 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Lounge SYD
Replies: 21
Views: 3045

QF Lounge SYD

Hi I will be travelling on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> F class in june from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>. Im guessing i will be able to use the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acrony...

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by sqb7e
Sat Apr 07, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Nerve Of Some Passengers
Replies: 69
Views: 11238

RE: The Nerve Of Some Passengers

I work as a gate controller and you just get used to people coming up before their row number has been called. You can make announcement after announcement an it still wont help. I usually just let people through otherwise you just hold up boarding anyway. You shouldnt "bark" at passengers, you just...

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by sqb7e
Sun Apr 01, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is/was Anyone Here Ever Afraid To Fly?
Replies: 49
Views: 6344

RE: Is/was Anyone Here Ever Afraid To Fly?

I agree with SiouxATC, i think you should stay away from flying!

If a forum full of aviation enthusiasts has not convinced you noone will!

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by sqb7e
Mon Mar 19, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qf Or Ba First Class?
Replies: 1
Views: 5622

Qf Or Ba First Class?

What first is better <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> or <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>? <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> would be on a 744 and <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> on a 777. Do either of the carriers offer complimentary airport...

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by sqb7e
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates New Biz Class Rollout
Replies: 14
Views: 5176

RE: Emirates New Biz Class Rollout

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by sqb7e
Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates New Biz Class Rollout
Replies: 14
Views: 5176

RE: Emirates New Biz Class Rollout

[quote} 345/77W ex LON would be your best bets [/quote}

345 dont have the new biz seats, just the average cradle style ones!

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by sqb7e
Sun Mar 11, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Product Upgrades Incl. Pyjamas In Business!
Replies: 54
Views: 8037

RE: Qantas Product Upgrades Incl. Pyjamas In Business!

will the new menu/enhancements be available on the late night <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>/<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VH...

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by sqb7e
Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #2
Replies: 206
Views: 10874

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #2

Why are so many people worried about a cookie? I think its a good idea scrapping them. Flying domestic is just like taking a bus. Why do people need food on there?

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by sqb7e
Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Product Upgrades Incl. Pyjamas In Business!
Replies: 54
Views: 8037

RE: Qantas Product Upgrades Incl. Pyjamas In Business!

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by sqb7e
Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Product Upgrades Incl. Pyjamas In Business!
Replies: 54
Views: 8037

RE: Qantas Product Upgrades Incl. Pyjamas In Business!

Sounds pretty good!

What other "further enhancements" do you think they will introduce later in the year?

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by sqb7e
Sat Mar 03, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Korean Air Business: Excellence In Flight? (pics)
Replies: 64
Views: 35030

RE: Korean Air Business: Excellence In Flight? (pics)

Are there caucasain F/A's on KE?

Or is the adv just showing new uniform for ground crew also?

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by sqb7e
Sat Mar 03, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Honeymoon Upgrades
Replies: 46
Views: 4351

RE: Honeymoon Upgrades

I personally think upgrades should be done only in an oversell situation and <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> members are always upgraded first. As other members have said, why should Y class pax get to travel in J when J class pax have paid alot more for their ticket. It pisses me off ...

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by sqb7e
Sat Mar 03, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HKG Summer News 07+Hong Kong Aviation Thread
Replies: 67
Views: 12700

RE: HKG Summer News 07+Hong Kong Aviation Thread

Is around 7000HKD the cheapest J class <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>/<acronym title="Chengdu (- Shuangliu) (CTU / ZUUU), China">CTU</ac...

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by sqb7e
Sat Mar 03, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HKG Summer News 07+Hong Kong Aviation Thread
Replies: 67
Views: 12700

RE: HKG Summer News 07+Hong Kong Aviation Thread

Is Hong Kong Airlines going to commence <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym title="Chengdu (- Shuangliu) (CTU / ZUUU), China">CTU</a...

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by sqb7e
Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Have Centralized Load Control Centre
Replies: 1
Views: 5558

SQ To Have Centralized Load Control Centre

SQ will soon do all of there loadsheets in <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>. I know alot of other airlines do this already. What about things like LMC's ect. Can anyone provide any information on how things like that work. Any other <acronym title="Singapore ...

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by sqb7e
Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Being A CSA That Difficult? My Story
Replies: 38
Views: 11594

RE: Is Being A CSA That Difficult? My Story

I am a checkin agent some of the time. Rude passengers need to remember that we do assign their seats. Least desirable seating can come in handy when you have got an annoying pax!!  Wink

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by sqb7e
Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines
Replies: 0
Views: 3142

Hong Kong Airlines

Hi Has anyone flown Hong Kong Airlines (N8)? If so what is the service like in both classes and on their website they say they are hoping to commence flights to <acronym title="Chengdu (- Shuangliu) (CTU / ZUUU), China">CTU</acronym>. Does anyone know if this is definitley happening and if so when. ...

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by sqb7e
Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pacific Blue AKL-RAR, What To Expect?
Replies: 3
Views: 3745

RE: Pacific Blue AKL-RAR, What To Expect?

Pacific Blues 738's are comfortable enough, delays arent common and the crew are usually alot of fun. You can hire a digiplayer but there is no flight info screens.

regards

sqb7e

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by sqb7e
Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas First Class
Replies: 12
Views: 4041

RE: Qantas First Class

Now I'm just worried about how to pronounce some of those dishes in the menu!!  ashamed 

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by sqb7e
Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Airline Websites
Replies: 2
Views: 2404

Chinese Airline Websites

Hey Am trying to look for some quotes online for flights <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>/<acronym title="Chengdu (- Shuangliu) (CTU / ZUU...

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by sqb7e
Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Seats CX A343
Replies: 10
Views: 4862

RE: Best Seats CX A343

IFE boxes are very annoying so definitley avoid sitting in a seat with one underneath the seat infront!

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by sqb7e
Sun Feb 11, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Girls And Trolly Dollies
Replies: 23
Views: 9772

RE: Singapore Girls And Trolly Dollies

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by sqb7e
Sat Feb 10, 2007 6:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HKG-CTU KA CA Or 3U
Replies: 11
Views: 3163

RE: HKG-CTU KA CA Or 3U

Also another question while on topic. I flew <acronym title="Dragonair (China)">KA</acronym> on a 330 late last year in J and I am sure the seat that I was in was different to those shown on the website for J. The PTV was located on the row infronts seatback but the seats were not red like they show...

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by sqb7e
Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's The Best Airline In The World?
Replies: 60
Views: 17252

RE: What's The Best Airline In The World?

Emirates have been fantastic when I have flown with them but this has only been on trans tasman flights. I have heard service drops alot on <acronym title="Austral (Argentina)">AU</acronym> to <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> routes. Any one flo...

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by sqb7e
Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HKG-CTU KA CA Or 3U
Replies: 11
Views: 3163

RE: HKG-CTU KA CA Or 3U

Hi turns out I will get to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> in the morning now so its either a319/20 with <acronym title="Dragonair (China...

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by sqb7e
Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Upgrades Domestic Service To Include IFE
Replies: 44
Views: 4160

RE: NZ Upgrades Domestic Service To Include IFE

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