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by CBRboy
Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could This Be The Most Difficult Landing Ever?
Replies: 34
Views: 27456

RE: Could This Be The Most Difficult Landing Ever?

That is a really impressive approach!

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by CBRboy
Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-Feb 1st: Free Beer/Wine On Most Intl Flights
Replies: 57
Views: 12065

RE: AA-Feb 1st: Free Beer/Wine On Most Intl Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BoeingGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">BoeingGuy</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Maybe it's me, but I don't find Y on <ac...

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by CBRboy
Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Inaugural A380 Service Sydney - Hong Kong 15/01
Replies: 43
Views: 11726

RE: QF Inaugural A380 Service Sydney - Hong Kong 15/01

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf002" class="quote" target="_blank">qf002</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>The word I'm hearing is that <acronym title="Q...

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by CBRboy
Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Inaugural A380 Service Sydney - Hong Kong 15/01
Replies: 43
Views: 11726

RE: QF Inaugural A380 Service Sydney - Hong Kong 15/01

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EK413" class="quote" target="_blank">EK413</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>What's the possibility of it going daily once ...

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by CBRboy
Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RedQ: QF To Partner AK And MH, Flying MH A330s?
Replies: 28
Views: 8900

RE: RedQ: QF To Partner AK And MH, Flying MH A330s?

The replies here have more or less reached a consensus that it is hard to believe that existing players in Malaysia would partner with Qantas to launch a new airline which would effectively compete with their existing operations. Pretty much the only thing Qantas has going for it is the large <acron...

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by CBRboy
Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RedQ: QF To Partner AK And MH, Flying MH A330s?
Replies: 28
Views: 8900

RedQ: QF To Partner AK And MH, Flying MH A330s?

A <a href="http://www.smh.com.au/business/qantas-boss-bets-the-house-on-asian-expansion-20120113-1pzdg.html" target="_blank">very interesting piece</a> in this morning's <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i> indicates that Qantas is talking to Air Asia as well as to Malaysia Airlines about the establishment ...

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by CBRboy
Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No JFK-SYD Service?
Replies: 83
Views: 22601

RE: Why No JFK-SYD Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HKG212" class="quote" target="_blank">HKG212</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Not sure what the advantage is vs. feeding int...

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by CBRboy
Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA And Its 787 Order
Replies: 10
Views: 13503

RE: AA And Its 787 Order

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/crAAzy" class="quote" target="_blank">crAAzy</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> If another 100+ pilots decided to retire with...

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by CBRboy
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Will Operate A380 To HKG
Replies: 21
Views: 9648

RE: Qantas Will Operate A380 To HKG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ADDICT4QF" class="quote" target="_blank">ADDICT4QF</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Anyone think this will entice any custom...

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by CBRboy
Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A319LR Operators
Replies: 20
Views: 11431

RE: Airbus A319LR Operators

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Not quite. It is operated by Skytraders, n...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Australia Launches In Nov (inc Pics)
Replies: 31
Views: 16527

RE: Air Australia Launches In Nov (inc Pics)

Interesting that they are adopting Air Australia. This used to be a tag line printed on Australian Airlines' timetables. I guess <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> must have given up any registered rights to the name. Speaking of which, there a some Air Australias alraeady in existence...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airlines Offer Complimentary Food/drink In Eu
Replies: 23
Views: 8138

What Airlines Offer Complimentary Food/drink In Eu

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwsea" class="quote" target="_blank">rwsea</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Delta provides complimentary beer/wine on intern...

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by CBRboy
Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas At Kennedy
Replies: 17
Views: 5041

RE: Qantas At Kennedy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf002" class="quote" target="_blank">qf002</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>most <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</a...

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by CBRboy
Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Stick With 744ERs On DFW Route
Replies: 82
Views: 18855

RE: QF To Stick With 744ERs On DFW Route

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Quoting qf002 (Reply 4): I'm not sur...

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by CBRboy
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF's New Asian Carrier To Be Called.... RedQ?
Replies: 36
Views: 12326

RE: QF's New Asian Carrier To Be Called.... RedQ?

Your link to the <a href="http://www.smh.com.au/business/redq-firms-as-name-for-qantass-new-premium-airline-in-asia-20110912-1k61j.html" target="_blank">SMH piece</a> doesn't seem to work. Interesting that the article speculates that Virgin Australia could potentially object that the name RedQ is si...

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by CBRboy
Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

RE: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf002" class="quote" target="_blank">qf002</a> (<a href="#162" class="quote">Reply 162</a>):<br/><i>Umm, not sure if you've heard about this new...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Rationale For Shoe Removal
Replies: 53
Views: 10082

RE: TSA Rationale For Shoe Removal

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

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TravelMole's List Of World's Safest Airlines
Replies: 50
Views: 10606

RE: TravelMole's List Of World's Safest Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pylon101" class="quote" target="_blank">pylon101</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>This is a list which doesn't make any sens...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

RE: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eaglefarm4" class="quote" target="_blank">eaglefarm4</a> (<a href="#133" class="quote">Reply 133</a>):<br/><i>Full first month of stats now out ...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

RE: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#150" class="quote">Reply 150</a>):<br/><i>While true, it's the SCALE of the hub at...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Centennial Of Fokker
Replies: 4
Views: 2188

RE: Centennial Of Fokker

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dalca" class="quote" target="_blank">dalca</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I even just came across the fact Fairchild even ...

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by CBRboy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

RE: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#138" class="quote">Reply 138</a>):<br/><i> Its normally a 307 seat aircraft 14F, 6...

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by CBRboy
Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Centennial Of Fokker
Replies: 4
Views: 2188

RE: Centennial Of Fokker

Yes, here's to Anthony Fokker!

I had many happy flights in F-27 or F-50s on domestic routes in Australia, and a couple of F-28 flights in Indonesia. They were great aircraft - rugged and reliable - and it was very sad when Fokker went into bankruptcy in 1996.

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by CBRboy
Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

RE: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cbrboy (Reply 39): QF8 began 4 tim...

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by CBRboy
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

RE: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Sure <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth -...

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by CBRboy
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi
Replies: 193
Views: 30988

QF8 Diverts Again - This Time To Nadi

Friday's QF8 from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> diverted to <acronym title="Nadi - International (NAN / NFFN), Fiji">NAN</acronym>. The Qantas...

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by CBRboy
Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF 8 Diversion
Replies: 51
Views: 12732

RE: QF 8 Diversion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerorobnz" class="quote" target="_blank">aerorobnz</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>NOU = crew who are able to extend thei...

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by CBRboy
Wed Aug 03, 2011 3:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF 8 Diversion
Replies: 51
Views: 12732

RE: QF 8 Diversion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FrontierCPT" class="quote" target="_blank">FrontierCPT</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cbrboy (Reply 2): On 16 Ju...

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by CBRboy
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF 8 Diversion
Replies: 51
Views: 12732

RE: QF 8 Diversion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetfuel" class="quote" target="_blank">jetfuel</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>According to <acronym title="Qantas (Austral...

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by CBRboy
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF 8 Diversion
Replies: 51
Views: 12732

RE: QF 8 Diversion

You are correct that it has not been via <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> before. On 16 July it flew a flight plan of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - Inter...

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by CBRboy
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF8 Diverts To Noumea Again
Replies: 31
Views: 11805

RE: QF8 Diverts To Noumea Again

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ5" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ5</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>QF8 today is going to Auckland? <a href="http://flig...

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by CBRboy
Sun Jul 17, 2011 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF8 Diverts To Noumea Again
Replies: 31
Views: 11805

QF8 Diverts To Noumea Again

Qantas flight QF8 from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> on Friday 15 July (arriving Sunday 17 July) diverted to Noumea - the second time this has...

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