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by HeyMach
Sat Apr 24, 2004 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marmite!
Replies: 23
Views: 1404

RE: Marmite!

Back in the 70´s they sold something similar in Germany under the brand name "Vitam R". ...but haven´t seen it for years.

Count yourself very, very lucky!!!

[Edited 2004-04-24 11:09:44]

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by HeyMach
Thu Apr 22, 2004 6:40 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Include Europe In Country Listing Please
Replies: 48
Views: 3101

RE: Include Europe In Country Listing Please

I agree with you, Zak. There are more than a handful of such examples in the country database - from Antarctica to the Wallis and Futuna Islands. The absence of the EU flag is inconsistent with the apparent policy of listing every territory in the world represented by a flag. Some have argued that t...

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 20, 2004 9:42 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

That quiz is great - but now I really don't know what flag I should use...

The Euro flag would come in handy, wouldn't it?!  Big grin

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 20, 2004 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 With 4 Different Seat Class
Replies: 15
Views: 3211

RE: 737 With 4 Different Seat Class

Qlguy24 - Is the service for each passengers the same, irrelevant of what "seat size" one purchases?

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 20, 2004 8:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

Another tidbit about our flag: <i>It is the symbol not only of the European Union but also of Europe's unity and identity in a wider sense. The circle of gold stars represents solidarity and harmony between the peoples of Europe. The number of stars has nothing to do with the number of Member States...

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 20, 2004 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Traveller Plus Help
Replies: 7
Views: 2190

RE: BA Traveller Plus Help

If you are a Executive Club member you can check-in 24 hours prior to departure of your flight and assign yourself a prized seat. I can't help on the other queries.

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 20, 2004 2:49 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

I am at a loss to understand why this is such a contentious issue. Prior to changing to the current system it was possible to HTML the Euro flag into the country box. Some users did exactly this and nobody made a song and dance about it. All we are asking is to restore the possibility of identifying...

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 20, 2004 1:06 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

<i>You should have told me that, it's a bizzare law, for us it's different, if you are born in the UK you are British, case closed.</i> Not quite - the British Nationality Act 1981 provides that British citizenship can be acquired by birth <b>if</b> at the time of birth either parent is a British ci...

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by HeyMach
Mon Apr 19, 2004 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet @ HAM?
Replies: 5
Views: 1638

RE: EasyJet @ HAM?

Could also have been a test flight. It's not unusual for Airbus to use Fuhlsbuttel for such flights. Another reason could be to do with Lufthansa Technik having a base at <acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / EDDH), Germany">HAM</acronym> and they may be servicing EasyJet's A319 fleet - alt...

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by HeyMach
Sat Apr 17, 2004 7:23 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

Can I just add my family crest?

That idea will probably be shot down as your family is not a country!

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by HeyMach
Sat Apr 17, 2004 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Phone Calls From Hotels
Replies: 12
Views: 1766

RE: International Phone Calls From Hotels

In most cases hotels charge long distance and international calls at the operator assisted rate plus a percentage mark up. An alternative is to get a tri-band mobile phone. Whilst the calls could still be considered on the expensive side (international calling rate + roaming fee), it is a lot cheape...

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by HeyMach
Sat Apr 17, 2004 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Problem: Virus, Trojan Or What?
Replies: 9
Views: 2137

RE: Computer Problem: Virus, Trojan Or What?

It may be spyware in which case try downloading and running Spybot at <a href="http://www.security.kolla.de" target=_blank>http://www.security.kolla.de</a> (it's freeware). Alternatively, if you believe it to be a virus you can run a free virus scan of your computer by going to <a href="http://house...

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by HeyMach
Fri Apr 16, 2004 1:00 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6465

RE: Post You Screenshot!

Some of my flights...





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by HeyMach
Fri Apr 16, 2004 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Best Non-aviation Shots
Replies: 32
Views: 4180

RE: Your Best Non-aviation Shots

I'm pretty pleased how these two turned out. The first is my dog playing in the snow as the sun was setting.



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by HeyMach
Thu Apr 15, 2004 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5355

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

Skymonster - should the EU capitulate than the UK Data Protection Act or, for that matter, any privacy legislation in any EU member state would offer no protection for the simple reason that EU law precedes the laws in each of the member countries. With regard to the Data Protection Act, in particul...

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by HeyMach
Thu Apr 15, 2004 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5355

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

<i>Let me clarify: I see nothing wrong in the US asking <acronym title="MEA Middle East Airlines (Lebanon)">ME</acronym> for my information (name, date of birth, nationality, passport - but NOT credit information. That's nothing to do with the government). I take issue with governments forcing compa...

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by HeyMach
Thu Apr 15, 2004 12:10 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

<i>the EU is not a country!!</i> This argument is rather moot, as someone has already pointed out, neither is Antarctica a country but it has a flag and it is in use in this forum. Therefore the precedent has already been set. <i>The reason why I would select the EU flag? I was born in Europe, I liv...

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by HeyMach
Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?
Replies: 96
Views: 5658

RE: Can You Add The EU Flag To The List Of Countries?

I am European. My car's licence plate has the EU flag on it and the initials <acronym title="Airborne Express (USA)">GB</acronym> to indicate in which member state it is registered. My driving licence has the EU flag on it with the initials UK indicating which member state issued it. On the cover of...

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by HeyMach
Tue Apr 13, 2004 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: XP Icon Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

RE: XP Icon Problem

This may help.

Open System Properties in Control Panel, choose the Advanced tab, and click Settings in the Performance section. Turn on the Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop option, and click Ok.

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by HeyMach
Mon Apr 12, 2004 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wal-Mart In UK
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

RE: Wal-Mart In UK

Is there anywhere you can legitimately buy a gun in Britain?

There is no need, we already won our west!


[Edited 2004-04-11 20:46:45]

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by HeyMach
Wed Apr 07, 2004 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bomb Plan In London Foiled
Replies: 12
Views: 2242

RE: Bomb Plan In London Foiled

Thanks for the link L-188 - an interesting read. Whether these people are Al Qaeda sympathisers or directed by Al Qaeda will no doubt be made clear in the next few days. The disconcerting aspect of this story is that these people are "home grown". These are British, middle-class Muslim suburbanites.

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by HeyMach
Wed Apr 07, 2004 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bomb Plan In London Foiled
Replies: 12
Views: 2242

RE: Bomb Plan In London Foiled

<i>Was this a new group? My understanding was that it was those guys that got busted with the 1/2 ton of ammonium nitrate last week.</i> You're right this story follows on from the arrests made last week. It would appear the suspects were Al Qaeda sympathisers; that is to say they were motivated by ...

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by HeyMach
Wed Apr 07, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Language Would You Like To Speak?
Replies: 66
Views: 3664

RE: Which Language Would You Like To Speak?

I too, moved from country to country when I was young and am able to speak German, Dutch, French and passable Spanish. The language I should like study again would be Latin. I had to take Latin at school and really wish I had paid more attention to it then. The other "language" I need to learn is do...

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by HeyMach
Mon Mar 22, 2004 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Offers Hot Meal On Flights +2hrs
Replies: 23
Views: 3665

RE: Finnair Offers Hot Meal On Flights +2hrs

So in two years' time you will be a fully-fledged lawyer... perhaps even with your own office. Do you plan on charging your clients 2 pounds for a cup of tea....

He certainly will - invoiced as a "disbursement". Big grin

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by HeyMach
Thu Mar 18, 2004 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private 777-200 At Athens (Gr)
Replies: 13
Views: 5816

RE: Private 777-200 At Athens (Gr)

Looks very much like the aircraft which belongs to Lebanon's prime minister. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/443301/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/443301/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/...

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by HeyMach
Thu Mar 11, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss CEO Resignes!
Replies: 16
Views: 2412

RE: Swiss CEO Resignes!

Just to add to what Matterhorn has stated - Pieter Bouw was the former CEO of KLM. He retired from KLM in the late 1990's and was appointed as chairman of the supervisory board of Swiss when Swiss was formed from the ashes of Swiss Air.

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by HeyMach
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Real Beer
Replies: 34
Views: 2081

RE: Best Real Beer

Your complaint about the bottles being too small: you can always drink two small ones and imagine you are drinking one big bottle to solve the problem...

Now that's logic I can work with!

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by HeyMach
Sun Mar 07, 2004 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Real Beer
Replies: 34
Views: 2081

RE: Best Real Beer

Actually I'm enjoying a Hoegaarden witbier whilst perusing this forum. My only complaint is they make the bottles to small.  Big grin

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by HeyMach
Fri Mar 05, 2004 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Duty-free - Why So Popular In Europe and Asia?
Replies: 21
Views: 6638

Duty-free - Why So Popular In Europe and Asia?

Duty free has been abolished within the EU. That is to say that duty free is not available to passengers traveling within EU. Accordingly, the airport operators have been noticing a decline in sales to people traveling within the EU. However, on flights to destinations outside the EU duty free can b...

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by HeyMach
Thu Mar 04, 2004 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Get From JFK To Upper West Side?
Replies: 18
Views: 14155

RE: How To Get From JFK To Upper West Side?

I have always found hailing a cab immeasurably useful. Smile

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by HeyMach
Thu Mar 04, 2004 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help With Solving Simple Math Equation..
Replies: 18
Views: 2881

RE: Need Help With Solving Simple Math Equation..

I have always believed numbers and the alphabet do not mix well.

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by HeyMach
Thu Mar 04, 2004 3:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Edwards To Drop Out Of Race
Replies: 18
Views: 2727

RE: Edwards To Drop Out Of Race

If I may steer the thread back to John Edwards. I for one find it incredible how far this chap got with his campaign. When Edwards first declared his intentions to run everyone said he had no hope and he was labeled a "wishful thinker". Yet, here I sit in London and I actually know who John Edwards ...

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by HeyMach
Wed Mar 03, 2004 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Designs Airports?
Replies: 22
Views: 3021

RE: Who Designs Airports?

I don't know who designed London's Heathrow Airport, but who ever it was should be locked up for crimes against the traveling public.

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by HeyMach
Wed Mar 03, 2004 3:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: IAH-MIA-POS-GND-SVD-BGI-POS-BGI-EWR-IAH
Replies: 2
Views: 3552

RE: IAH-MIA-POS-GND-SVD-BGI-POS-BGI-EWR-IAH

An excellent read. Felt I was island hopping myself

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by HeyMach
Wed Mar 03, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Suggestion : Ban Presidential Election Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 879

RE: Suggestion : Ban Presidential Election Thread

I am with you on this, Garnetpalmetto. Banning or limiting certain topics is an unwarranted form of censorship.

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by HeyMach
Wed Mar 03, 2004 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Big Of A Patriot Are You?
Replies: 113
Views: 4105

RE: How Big Of A Patriot Are You?

Having read through this entire thread, I can do no better than quote the English poet and novelist Richard Aldington who wrote in "The Colonel's Daughter": <i>"Patriotism is a lively sense of collective responsibility. Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on its own dunghill."</i> I can share that s...

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by HeyMach
Tue Mar 02, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Showers Inflight
Replies: 18
Views: 2979

RE: Showers Inflight

After reading Artsyman's contribution I'm definitely sticking the hot towel choice.

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by HeyMach
Mon Mar 01, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Cheese?
Replies: 47
Views: 2331

RE: What's Your Favorite Cheese?

Godwin's point or Godwin's law, as it is more commonly known, concerns Usenet forum discussions. Godwin's law states: "As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one." Edited: Forgot to mention my favourite cheese is an Amsterdamer.<br><...

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by HeyMach
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lost In Translation
Replies: 17
Views: 2251

RE: Lost In Translation

I was happy Coppola won best director!

If you are referring to the Oscars, she didn't win best director but best original screenplay. Best director went to Peter Jackson.

And I agree with you on those 777.

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by HeyMach
Fri Feb 27, 2004 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Priority Pass
Replies: 8
Views: 1830

RE: Priority Pass

I too received my <acronym title="Jet Aviation Business Jets (Switzerland)">PP</acronym> membership via Amex. Amex Platinum offers free membership to <acronym title="Jet Aviation Business Jets (Switzerland)">PP</acronym> and free access for the card holder to the participating <acronym title="Jet Av...

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by HeyMach
Thu Feb 26, 2004 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Carrying Macedonian President Crashes
Replies: 24
Views: 4735

RE: Plane Carrying Macedonian President Crashes

Here is what the BBC is reporting about the crash. The story confirms that President Trajkovski was killed in the accident.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/3488620.stm

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by HeyMach
Thu Feb 26, 2004 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unfriendly F/A's?
Replies: 26
Views: 3757

RE: Unfriendly F/A's?

Well put, Ezycrew. That was the point I was trying to make earlier. Of course, safety is very important but it is not the <i>sole</i> reason for the flight attendants being there. I also accept that passenger should behave in a civilised manner when travelling. If they don't, I'm sure they'll get wh...

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by HeyMach
Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do We Want The Euro In The UK?
Replies: 1823
Views: 36799

RE: Do We Want The Euro In The UK?

In short -

Y€S

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by HeyMach
Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unfriendly F/A's?
Replies: 26
Views: 3757

RE: Unfriendly F/A's?

<i>Safety is the sole reason we are there Matt D!!! Customers service and serving meals etc is a very secondary part of it.</i> Sammyhostie, You might want to tell your marketing department about this. The airlines continue to entice would-be passengers by stressing their service is the best. The fi...

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by HeyMach
Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caledonian LHR-LGW Helicopter Transfers?
Replies: 4
Views: 3459

RE: Caledonian LHR-LGW Helicopter Transfers?

They certainly did. The service was free for First class passengers. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/482004/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/482004/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/0/0/48...

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by HeyMach
Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WBC On KL's 777 Not Good?
Replies: 17
Views: 4384

RE: WBC On KL's 777 Not Good?

AirKas1,

WBC = World Business Class, the premium cabin onboard KLM's longhaul fleet.

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by HeyMach
Sun Feb 08, 2004 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP-LAX-LHR Cheaper Than MSP-LHR?
Replies: 5
Views: 2251

RE: MSP-LAX-LHR Cheaper Than MSP-LHR?

NW does not operate into <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. The <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR...

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by HeyMach
Tue Feb 03, 2004 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What A.net Picture Is Your Current Background?
Replies: 140
Views: 12419

RE: What A.net Picture Is Your Current Background?

Mine is <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/479943/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/479943/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/4/9/479943.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width...

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by HeyMach
Tue Jan 20, 2004 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Urine On The Floors!
Replies: 29
Views: 4021

RE: Urine On The Floors!

<i>GUYS LIKE <acronym title="MEA Middle East Airlines (Lebanon)">ME</acronym> THAT ARE JUST TOO DARN LONG <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> ABLE <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> STAND <...

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by HeyMach
Thu Dec 18, 2003 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Will Keep Crown. Queen Approved Royalty!
Replies: 3
Views: 2586

RE: KLM Will Keep Crown. Queen Approved Royalty!

Good for KLM! Had the Queen refused they would not only have lost the crown but the 'K' in KLM as well.

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