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by by188b
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group's German domestic network is massive
Replies: 126
Views: 14413

Re: LH Group's German domestic network is massive

conaly wrote:
Well, Lufthansa has now more or less a monopoly on the German domestic market. No more Air Berlin, Ryanair and Easyjet don't fly domestic routes at all. The only competition LH/EW has is Flixbus and long distance trains, mostly by Deutsche Bahn.



EZY fly TXL-FRA. I was on it last month.

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by by188b
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/oneworld Needs a Win
Replies: 123
Views: 18080

Re: AA/oneworld Needs a Win

No great loss, as a oneworld loyalist, LATAM offer a very poor web experience . Bookings on their english website have always failed to process right at the last stage, and you are also unable to add your FF number during booking. Just seems an almighty faff when trying to book and travel with them....

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by by188b
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/oneworld Needs a Win
Replies: 123
Views: 18080

Re: AA/oneworld Needs a Win

No great loss, as a oneworld loyalist, LATAM offer a very poor web experience . Bookings on their English website have always failed to process right at the last stage, and you are also unable to add your FF number during booking. Just seems an almighty faff when trying to book and travel with them....

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by by188b
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 113
Views: 29417

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

ojjunior wrote:
Dear Lord

The bigger the version, the uglier it gets.
I really hope it's a milestone in terms of efficiency because to the eyes, it hurts a lot!
Nothing better for the Air "bus" definition

Looks absolutely beautiful, has the same lines as a 757

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by by188b
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets
Replies: 52
Views: 6014

Re: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets

Back and forth to TLV for 195GBP? I’m with BA on this one! I’d cancel those fares for sure. Government has nothing to do with this. Mistake made, mistake fixed. Next issue please. What are you talking about? Ive flown to TLV for £230 on BA in the last year and £195 sounds like a sale price. More ba...

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by by188b
Wed May 17, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Schoenefeld vs Tegel Question
Replies: 13
Views: 3170

Re: Schoenefeld vs Tegel Question

ps - some Air Baltic flights are operated by the Bombardier CS300. That would swing it for me.

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by by188b
Wed May 17, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Schoenefeld vs Tegel Question
Replies: 13
Views: 3170

Re: Schoenefeld vs Tegel Question

A cab from the Schoneberg area to TXL is about 15-20 euro, whilst to SXF its about 50 euro IIRC. SXF is in Zone C and is on the s-bahn system and there is also an airport express which runs 2-3 times per hour. TXL is well connected on the bus network and is closer to Berlin in Zone B. To be honest i...

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by by188b
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery
Replies: 588
Views: 88463

Re: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery

What a bunch of whiners!

Its a beautiful livery , im loving the bandit windows.

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by by188b
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Aircraft Will Be Used By BA City Flyer From EGLC-LGSK
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

Re: What Aircraft Will Be Used By BA City Flyer From EGLC-LGSK

It will be operated with the E190. The Santorini flight is operated by the same type but goes out with a restricted load.

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by by188b
Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS A319 Purportedly Criminally Sabotaged in GVA
Replies: 21
Views: 7939

Re: SWISS A319 Purportedly Criminally Sabotaged in GVA

SCQ83 wrote:
Don't forget GVA is just on the French border.

I assume many maintenance / support staff in GVA live in France...


or the pink panther....

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by by188b
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa A310 - Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 14308

Re: RE: Lufthansa A310 - Routes?

Clydenairways wrote:
Yes, in the 80's in LHR everyday you would get multiple:
LH A300/310
AF A300
SK A300
IB A300
SR A310
KL A310
AZ a300
OA A300
TP L1011


Alas only

BA 777/767
TK A330/773
AF 789
IB A330/A340
AY A350
FI 763

And does SU A330 to Moscow count?

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by by188b
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates in Kathmandu?
Replies: 19
Views: 5918

Re: Emirates in Kathmandu?

Im due to fly into Kathmandu this week on Qatar. Anyone know what side of the aircraft to sit on for the best mountain views? I'm due in at 1100am.

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by by188b
Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United B747-400 At PMI
Replies: 30
Views: 8547

Re: United B747-400 At PMI

spacecookie wrote:
Woooooo cant catch It i will be ay work, what a ni Bird Here

It departs 12:00 ?


Departs 26/09 at 11:20 to Birmingham

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by by188b
Sun Jun 05, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental #603 Accident LAX 1978 (pictures)
Replies: 55
Views: 20405

RE: Continental #603 Accident LAX 1978 (pictures)

Great pictures.

I was surprised to read that it was the captains last flight prior to retirement, similar to UA811 and BA2276.

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by by188b
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (Old) BA Shuttle Question
Replies: 46
Views: 8088

RE: (Old) BA Shuttle Question

I remember seeing a Caledonian 757-200 at the shuttle stands at GLA on a few occasions, must have been early to mid 90's.

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by by188b
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Short Of 767's?
Replies: 37
Views: 12257

RE: BA Short Of 767's?

TCX69 posted in another thread that 2 shorthaul 767's are in Madrid for painting and that's why the longhaul 767's are scheduled to operate so frequently in December.

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by by188b
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Sending The 777 To NAS
Replies: 15
Views: 4438

RE: BA Sending The 777 To NAS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>777-200 at <acronym title="British Airways">BA...

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by by188b
Wed Sep 09, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 72107

BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1

From this link, a ramp worker heard a compressor stall during take off.

https://www.reddit.com/r/aviation/comments/3k5p2j/british_airways_777_engine_fire_in_klas/

[Edited 2015-09-08 17:14:38]

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by by188b
Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 744 F - All Retrofitted?
Replies: 14
Views: 5625

RE: BA 744 F - All Retrofitted?

In addition, 18 747's are currently being refreshed across all cabins with the SUPER J Refurb. F will get an updated IFE. The first one is due in service in mid September and one every 3-4 weeks after that.

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by by188b
Thu Jul 09, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG Reinstates 2nd Daily BKK-LHR, Adds More BKK-FRA
Replies: 14
Views: 4911

RE: TG Reinstates 2nd Daily BKK-LHR, Adds More BKK-FRA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TC957" class="quote" target="_blank">TC957</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>The extra 77W evening flight at <acronym title="...

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by by188b
Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe Surrenders From The LCY-DUB Market
Replies: 12
Views: 4004

RE: Flybe Surrenders From The LCY-DUB Market

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gazdon121" class="quote" target="_blank">Gazdon121</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Could possibly KLM start <acronym title=...

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by by188b
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 33 Diverts To LHR
Replies: 2
Views: 5982

RE: Delta 33 Diverts To LHR

Diverted due to fumes in cockpit.

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by by188b
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Steward Break Hip In Sudden Dive.
Replies: 14
Views: 6590

RE: EasyJet Steward Break Hip In Sudden Dive.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/benjjk" class="quote" target="_blank">benjjk</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> So a hard-at-work <acronym title="Safair (Sou...

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by by188b
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Start Up Dreamjet Now "La Compagnie"
Replies: 49
Views: 14917

RE: French Start Up Dreamjet Now "La Compagnie"

I saw it taxi into EWR on Monday, didnt realise it was the inaugural flight.

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by by188b
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2
Replies: 194
Views: 84609

RE: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing778X" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing778X</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i> May I ask what radar program this i...

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by by188b
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2
Replies: 194
Views: 84609

RE: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/iloveboeing" class="quote" target="_blank">iloveboeing</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>What was it doing there? </i></font>...

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by by188b
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow, A BA747 To EWR
Replies: 33
Views: 13442

RE: Wow, A BA747 To EWR

The BA189 is scheduled to be a 747 for the next few days.

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by by188b
Sun May 11, 2014 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US715 Lands DUB D/t 9 Sick F/As
Replies: 50
Views: 20163

RE: US715 Lands DUB D/t 9 Sick F/As

This 'report' - (well it is the Daily mail) states noxious fumes <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2625151/Plane-carrying-185-passengers-forced-make-emergency-landing-nine-crew-fall-ill-noxious-fumes.html" target="_blank">http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...e-crew-fall-ill-noxious-...

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by by188b
Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Gate Selection At LHR T5
Replies: 34
Views: 15164

RE: BA's Gate Selection At LHR T5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bristolflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">bristolflyer</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Any thoughts? Is this theor...

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by by188b
Mon Jul 29, 2013 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZA4001 - GIG-CIA (pope's Ride)
Replies: 6
Views: 2848

RE: AZA4001 - GIG-CIA (pope's Ride)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fpetrutiu" class="quote" target="_blank">fpetrutiu</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>If so, was there ever a time when...

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by by188b
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Customer Relations - Patronising Or What?
Replies: 14
Views: 4822

RE: BA Customer Relations - Patronising Or What?

There is a workaround re this issue. For example : <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), ...

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by by188b
Fri May 03, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Playing Roulette With Domestic Connections?
Replies: 29
Views: 9129

RE: BA Playing Roulette With Domestic Connections?

Ive noticed some peculiatries with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>.com For example if i look at booking with cash and then upgrading with avios, from Y+ To Club on <acronym title="Glasgow - International (Abbotsinch) (GLA / EGPF), United Kingdom">GLA</acronym>-<acronym title="London - ...

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by by188b
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's S13 LHR Schedule Changes
Replies: 28
Views: 15063

RE: BA's S13 LHR Schedule Changes

Great, thanks for sharing

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by by188b
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Collides W/ Car On Approach
Replies: 112
Views: 7276

RE: Small Plane Collides W/ Car On Approach

This topic reminds me of this photo..... <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Iberia/Airbus-A320-214/0163613/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Iberia/Airbus-A320-214/0163613/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviatio...

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by by188b
Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH - Strange Goings On At LHR This Morning?!
Replies: 33
Views: 20029

LH - Strange Goings On At LHR This Morning?!

There was a smell of burning in the cockpit so emergency procedures were implemented.

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by by188b
Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N79011, UA34 Disabled At LHR?
Replies: 3
Views: 3350

RE: N79011, UA34 Disabled At LHR?

Hydraulic leak.....


filler filler filler

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by by188b
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News
Replies: 150
Views: 57730

RE: BA Livery News

There's a picture on a Flyertalk thread of LGW 734 G-DOCO with the crest now painted.

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by by188b
Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Changes To Allocated Seating
Replies: 57
Views: 13458

RE: EasyJet Changes To Allocated Seating

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flycro" class="quote" target="_blank">flycro</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Cheaper than choosing a seat on unbundled <acr...

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by by188b
Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi Fleet: Livery/Interior/Configuration Info.
Replies: 12
Views: 10421

RE: Bmi Fleet: Livery/Interior/Configuration Info.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AIR+MALTA" class="quote" target="_blank">AIR MALTA</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Any idea on when the Medium Haul A321s w...

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by by188b
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa B733's Operating For Swiss?
Replies: 71
Views: 13572

RE: Lufthansa B733's Operating For Swiss?

A few years ago i flew <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-<acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym> on swiss, the <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH)...

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by by188b
Mon May 07, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible BA 734 Write Off At Genoa, Italy
Replies: 38
Views: 31657

RE: Possible BA 734 Write Off At Genoa, Italy

Pictures are on the flyertalk site.

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by by188b
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi To BA > Fleet Update
Replies: 205
Views: 48598

RE: Bmi To BA > Fleet Update

Wonder when G-DBCA will get done, this still has Lufthansa seating.

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by by188b
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines To Start EDI-IST
Replies: 8
Views: 4840

RE: Turkish Airlines To Start EDI-IST

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ju068" class="quote" target="_blank">ju068</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>What kind of market are they aiming at here, wha...

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by by188b
Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS Adding Frequency To LHR
Replies: 10
Views: 3962

RE: OS Adding Frequency To LHR

Before <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> bought <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> , <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> always operated this flight with their own metal, now that <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> is being sold, this service is just...

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by by188b
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whats Happening With BA57 Tonight?
Replies: 10
Views: 6533

RE: Whats Happening With BA57 Tonight?

engine out during takeoff.

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by by188b
Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Quality Videos Of Russian SST....
Replies: 10
Views: 8852

RE: High Quality Videos Of Russian SST....

Beautiful, Russians should be proud of their heritage. After being privledged to see this aircraft at Monino in December, i wish they would preserve the aircraft in a better fashion.

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by by188b
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AB & ZB Ops At RSW
Replies: 5
Views: 2462

RE: AB & ZB Ops At RSW

Monarch are operating a Aalborg - Fort Myers service from the 19th December on behalf of a Danish tour operator. See this link, also has a nice pic of a <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> and <acronym title="Mount Cook (MON / NZMC), New Zealand">MON</acronym> A330's <a href="http://u...

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by by188b
Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Happening With BMI?
Replies: 74
Views: 15827

RE: Whats Happening With BMI?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Cairo, Moscow, Tel Aviv, the domestic UK rou...

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by by188b
Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LH Routes From Berlin
Replies: 71
Views: 16658

RE: New LH Routes From Berlin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IL96M" class="quote" target="_blank">IL96M</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>The hubs of <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main ...

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by by188b
Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LH Routes From Berlin
Replies: 71
Views: 16658

RE: New LH Routes From Berlin

All the summer <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> flights are still shown as <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> operated, wonder if when <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> are sold to <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> the b...

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