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by Amir
Wed Mar 05, 2003 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Launches A319LR
Replies: 20
Views: 6643

RE: Qatar Airways Launches A319LR

Marhaba QR,

thaks for keeping us updated!

Brgds
amir

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Khalifa Airways 777s At FRA
Replies: 14
Views: 3217

RE: Khalifa Airways 777s At FRA

I do hope that this will not happen! i mean becoming insolvent..

Whilst it is not normal for a carrier from this part of the world to have such rapid growth.....

Rgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 9:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HEL-ARN-MUC-NUE..once More 'behaving Suspiciously'
Replies: 10
Views: 4081

RE: HEL-ARN-MUC-NUE..once More 'behaving Suspiciously'

Hi Udo, always on tour.... thanks for the nice report, i have hardly been in the Scandinavia region (except for one short biz trip to <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>) so i enjoyed reading it! And next time take some spare bread and water with you, prison lif...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Aid To Israel, Interesting Facts.
Replies: 113
Views: 3146

Attn. Toner.

Dear Toner, i will give you an advise: don't waste your time on this forum with this topic. I do understand you very well and i do share/agree upon many of your thoughts and ideas. However i have learend something in the West: you can commit any crimes you want but never dare to criticize the State ...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Shields
Replies: 20
Views: 2046

Attn. STT757

...........If these Assholes want to be humanshields they should come here to NY and stand guard at the Statue of Liberty, the George Washington Bridge, a Hospital, a power plant, a water resevoir..... Dear STT757 mind your language! you should learn to behave before you elaborate on this forum. reg...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea, Not Iraq
Replies: 23
Views: 3097

RE: North Korea, Not Iraq

Charles, sorry i have better things to do than spend my time with someone who thinks all theories of the west can be practiced everywhere. You think that by reading some books and by visiting some countries you know how people think and act.

Have a great day
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 4:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tupolev 154M Pulkovo Aviation DUS-LED-DUS
Replies: 16
Views: 5381

RE: Tupolev 154M Pulkovo Aviation DUS-LED-DUS

Hi Daniel! congratulations for your TU5 flight! A nice flight report, you are lucky to fly the bird. I only flew it twice once with Syrianair and once with Aeroflot. Daniel, did i get it right, you were allowed a cockpit visit prior to take off? Did you check out the toilets? were they the old style...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea, Not Iraq
Replies: 23
Views: 3097

RE: North Korea, Not Iraq

Hi Charles, basically you are right about saying that most of the money that poured into Iraq didn't reach the normal people in bad need of it. However did you know that even normal phamaceutical alcohol which is needed in every hospital is banned as imports being -as far as the sanction call it- a ...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 04, 2003 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.
Replies: 54
Views: 5135

RE: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.

Charles: every little boy in the world knows that governments only give aid when they have a special plan in mind. There is no charity as such given by super powers! this applies to all super powers. This means even your beloved US doesn't spend money if they don't have special interests in mind. Th...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 11:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Forget About Regular Stuff > Syrianair Yak-40
Replies: 25
Views: 7971

RE: Forget About Regular Stuff > Syrianair Yak-40

this is ths blast! IL18!!!!!!!
well i can understand it with the earlier conex! Thanks for info and awaiting to read your trip report!

Brgds
Schaher

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea, Not Iraq
Replies: 23
Views: 3097

NoUFO

NoUFO Why not comparing Israel with nations like Iraq or north Korea? Why has Israel always a special status and has all the rights which are not there for certain other nations? why is it always a holy issue? At least Iraq and North Korea are not occupying other peoples land since decades. Brgds Am...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles
Replies: 53
Views: 3961

RE: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles

no i will not start a new topic, this is my last post on this thread .

The simple fact that you say we are off topics shows how much you understand about the middle east. You can't tackle the issue of Iraq without discussing Israel as well.

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles
Replies: 53
Views: 3961

RE: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles

Charles: this is what you read in the books but this is far away from reality. And now you seem to even put the blame on the Arabs! how ridiculous! The fact is simple: since 1967 they have not responded to any UN resolution. Nobody cares about that, at the contrary, this community always manages to ...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles
Replies: 53
Views: 3961

RE: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles

Sorry but this is childish to say: they have it but they are good people......


Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apology
Replies: 45
Views: 3635

Attn. Toner

with all respect to all religions and believes:

if you would have written this same thing concerning let's say Buddhists or Moslems, would you have received a Ticket....
You don't need to answer me.


Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles
Replies: 53
Views: 3961

RE: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles

attn. Charles: ... so Israel is of no aggression against it neighbors!!!!! yes, it only occupies the land since 1967... So Israel was attacked by the Arabs? guess why? If i come to your house and occupy your living and your bedroom and squeeze you into the basement and then you start fighting me, th...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Started Destroying El Samud II Missiles
Replies: 53
Views: 3961

Attn. Aviatsya

Hi Scotty, once again its interesting to see that no one really cares about the fact that Israel has nuclear weapons, most people will likely tend to describe you as a antisemit just because of criticizing Israel.... I think the point is that the Nuclear programs of Israel was only made possible by ...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea, Not Iraq
Replies: 23
Views: 3097

RE: North Korea, Not Iraq

To all the guys who support the idea of disarming Iraq by force: did you guys know that other countries do definitely have weapons of mass destruction and even get US money support year after year? Ian speaking about Israel. If you want to disarm than why not getting there also? Israel does have nuc...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.
Replies: 54
Views: 5135

RE: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.

Hi Roy,

well..... Yes you are right. Even though Loans are basically a good thing but at the end of the day one thing is for sure: no one- incl. the US- will grant you anything for free or out of 'Help'. Everything is just an investment which will pay off one day.

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Must Close Down American Bases
Replies: 60
Views: 4912

RE: Germany Must Close Down American Bases

Well, the bases will not be closed for sure. The US will simply not give up such strategic points. Even if there is no justification for such Bases after the end of the cold war but this is a different story. In former GDR days (East Germany) the west never stopped complaining about the presence of ...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 03, 2003 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.
Replies: 54
Views: 5135

RE: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.

What's the point? is it to show how helpful the US is?
Nothing is for granted everything happens for a reason, it's a matter of interests nothing more and nothing less

Rgds
Amir

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by Amir
Sun Mar 02, 2003 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Any Airlines Flying To Iraq?
Replies: 8
Views: 4644

RE: Are Any Airlines Flying To Iraq?

Hi, yes there are flights between Damascus and Baghdad operated by private business men. They are using an old 707 of Gulf Falcon in all white livery. On some days when there is demand they utilize a 747SP (also from Gulf Falcon) In addition there is a 733 chartered from Malev also operated on this ...

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by Amir
Sat Mar 01, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WTC Building Designed By A German.
Replies: 27
Views: 1816

Toner.

.. i guess you know what iam talking about  Wink/being sarcastic

Rgds

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by Amir
Sat Mar 01, 2003 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korean Provocations
Replies: 37
Views: 1988

RE: North Korean Provocations

Why is the US entitled to have weapons of mass destructions and feel provoked whenever a country is going into a direction that they don't like? did you guys know that other countries do definitely have weapons of mass destruction and even get US money support year after year? Take Israel. If you wa...

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by Amir
Sat Mar 01, 2003 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WTC Building Designed By A German.
Replies: 27
Views: 1816

N79969

I don't find it something special, that he will design the new Building About your comment about toner: i doesn't take much to figure out that this designer is a jew which basically is nothing bad or strange. They have a good sense of business. After all is is amazing what businesses in the US are m...

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by Amir
Sat Mar 01, 2003 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should We Care If We Hit The Human Shields?
Replies: 70
Views: 3023

RE: Should We Care If We Hit The Human Shields?

I LOVE <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> what a fabulous post! You are talking as if you are the commander of the US Forces. I have a question to you: have you ever been in the middle east before? how many times? do you know how big cities l...

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by Amir
Fri Feb 28, 2003 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America: I Have A Question.
Replies: 42
Views: 1993

Galaxy5

Hi it's sad to see that people over 20 have such thoughts.... Galaxy5: have you been in the middle east before (on private basis), if yes, how many times and where? i just want to recall the fact that U.Bin Laden was originally supported by the US until he became of no use then he became an enemy......

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by Amir
Fri Feb 28, 2003 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN Security Council And The 'Axis Of Weasels'
Replies: 48
Views: 4590

RE: The UN Security Council And The 'Axis Of Weasels'

to all the guys who support the idea of disarming Iraq by force: did you guys know that other countries do definitely have weapons of mass destruction and even get US money support year after year? Ian speaking about Israel. If you want to disarm than why not getting there also? Israel does have nuc...

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by Amir
Fri Feb 28, 2003 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline CEO'S Travel Privalge
Replies: 9
Views: 3754

Attn. MxCtrlr

... Sounds like an answer from a union.... a harsh comment without much connection to real life. well if you think that in any case it is better to canx a let's say CEO meeting than loosing the revenue of a pax... maybe some ten people are meeting and if this is canxd then it's a piece of cake, they...

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by Amir
Fri Feb 28, 2003 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline CEO'S Travel Privalge
Replies: 9
Views: 3754

RE: Airline CEO'S Travel Privilege

Though i don't know about the situation at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, i know many cases with Eu Majors where top management flew on Jumpseat or in Coach in order to retain some premium pax. However there are many cases where certain management has to be on a certain fligh...

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by Amir
Thu Feb 27, 2003 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good News! Air Canada To Beirut!
Replies: 30
Views: 5363

RE: Good News! Air Canada To Beirut!

Hi, though the Yields are low, the volume of travel from/to BEY to Canada is enormous indeed. However i think it must be a Code-Share where <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> has it's code on lets say a <acronym title="MEA Middle East Airlines (Lebanon)">ME</acronym> flight, or maybe a <acrony...

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by Amir
Wed Feb 26, 2003 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cairo - Please Help!
Replies: 3
Views: 1707

RE: Cairo - Please Help!

Hi

sorry can only help with this. My Cairo experience is very old (some 7-9 yeas ago) i can only recommend: put in a new film so that in case you get into trouble you just give them the Film-Role.
There are many military involvements at the airport so be carefull!

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Feb 25, 2003 4:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Doctors Don´t Fly Germanwings /CGN-IST-CGN 4U A320
Replies: 12
Views: 6077

RE: Doctors Don´t Fly Germanwings /CGN-IST-CGN 4U A320

Hi Daniel,

..wenn Du auf Reisen gehst.....

Nice Report! Thanks and take care
Brgds Schaher

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by Amir
Tue Feb 25, 2003 3:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Forget About Regular Stuff > Syrianair Yak-40
Replies: 25
Views: 7971

Attn. Mario

i didn't search for them. In my seatpocket were none.
The only thing i took away was an A.S.Bag

Gruß
Amir

P.S were you in Syria before? (you can drop me a mail)

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by Amir
Mon Feb 24, 2003 5:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Forget About Regular Stuff > Syrianair Yak-40
Replies: 25
Views: 7971

AirOne

Hi,

no, there was no inflight magazine onboard. I doubt if they have one at all. My last international flights with RB date back to 1996 (with 747SP Damascus-Bombay!) they had non at that time.

Best regards
Amir

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by Amir
Wed Feb 19, 2003 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA's First A321 Delivered
Replies: 28
Views: 10359

RE: MEA's First A321 Delivered

enshpeses OD720!

thanks for Info. What is the Registration?

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Feb 18, 2003 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pulkovo Airport May Be Closed (temp)
Replies: 7
Views: 2805

RE: Pulkovo Airport May Be Closed (temp)

Hi Scotty,

... no comments... i hope they reconsider it!

Did you receive my airmail with the Hemusair TU3 Saftey?

Attn. Airsicknessback: be aware of getting stranded!
Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Feb 18, 2003 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-86 To/from Europe
Replies: 6
Views: 2463

RE: IL-86 To/from Europe

Hi Daniel, well it seems the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-86 are not so often in use anymore, i faild to find any flights. So enjoy your <acronym title="St. Petersburg (Leningrad) - Pulkovo (LED / ULLI), Russia">LED</acronym> trip and maybe they make an equipment change t...

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by Amir
Tue Feb 18, 2003 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait To Shut Airspace On 2.15; KU Flt Suspension
Replies: 42
Views: 4039

RE: Kuwait To Shut Airspace On 2.15; KU Flt Suspension

Hi Bigo747

the Iraqi Kuwaiti border was never really opened. Does this mean that there is no official statement regarding closing down or sizing down the traffic from /to KWI.. if not, i ask you why did you start this thread?

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Feb 18, 2003 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait To Shut Airspace On 2.15; KU Flt Suspension
Replies: 42
Views: 4039

RE: Kuwait To Shut Airspace On 2.15; KU Flt Suspension

politics aside:

the original statement: is it true or not? is there an official statement stating that KWI A/P will be reduced in frequencies and if yes, what is the source of this statement?

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Feb 17, 2003 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-86 To/from Europe
Replies: 6
Views: 2463

RE: IL-86 To/from Europe

Daniel:

sorry forgot to aks: do you know if Uzbekistan Airways (HY) are still flying the bird on scheduled routes?

Brgds

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by Amir
Mon Feb 17, 2003 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-86 To/from Europe
Replies: 6
Views: 2463

RE: IL-86 To/from Europe

Thanks Daniel. Well <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> sounds fine, though one should have a transit visa if flying through Russia (i will check it). Are you flying to <acronym title="St. Petersburg (Leningrad) - Pulkovo (LED / ULL...

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by Amir
Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-86 To/from Europe
Replies: 6
Views: 2463

IL-86 To/from Europe

Hi,

which scheduled-routes from/to Europe are currently served by IL-86?

Thanks and best regards
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Feb 17, 2003 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's This Aircraft For? (Let L-29 Trainer)
Replies: 6
Views: 3933

RE: What's This Aircraft For? (Let L-29 Trainer)

Hi Konstantin, as already mentioned: the Let was the standard trainer plane in addition to the propeller YAK-18. All have been sold in large quantities to allied countries, in the middle east for instance there have been hundered among countries like Egypt, Syria, Libya and Iraq. The Let-Delphin was...

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by Amir
Mon Feb 17, 2003 4:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 1-Day Germany Tour On LH, ST, 4U And DI
Replies: 11
Views: 3963

RE: 1-Day Germany Tour On LH, ST, 4U And DI

Hi, well done Udo! what a fantastic details report! and i thought i noticed many details on my last YAK-40 trip ten day ago .. i was wrong...


Thanks again and Best regards
amir (Schaher)

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by Amir
Fri Feb 14, 2003 10:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions On Russian Airliners
Replies: 2
Views: 2545

RE: Questions On Russian Airliners

Re Doors: in fact many western built planes did also have this technique of the doors going up inside the body thus not out- or inwards: take the caravelle for instance. This was also the case with DC-10 and if Ian not mistaken even the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11. The main reaso...

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by Amir
Fri Feb 14, 2003 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moscow Times: Il-86 May Be Grounded, Unsafe?
Replies: 45
Views: 4136

RE: Moscow Times: Il-86 May Be Grounded, Unsafe?

Hi to all again it seems we are having a 'russian planes good or not' thread! The main issue with russian aviation is not the plane or planes itself, it is rather sometimes bad maintanace and sometimes bad pilot training. Both might affect the process of flying but this doesn't mean that the planes ...

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by Amir
Thu Feb 13, 2003 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Govt Takes AA Planes
Replies: 33
Views: 4158

RE: US Govt Takes AA Planes

...... nice Info. from an American citizen........
maybe some other guys will advise some even more sensitive information.....


no further comments!

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by Amir
Thu Feb 13, 2003 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spontaneous FRA Meeting On Sat? Anyone Interested?
Replies: 2
Views: 1671

RE: Spontaneous FRA Meeting On Sat? Anyone Interested?

Hi Patrick,
i owuld love to, though don't know for sur eif iam available. At what time are you around?

Brgds
amir

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by Amir
Thu Feb 13, 2003 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air: Update
Replies: 1
Views: 2045

Oman Air: Update

Source: Al Hayat Daily Newspaper (London) Oman Air signed a deal with Bank of Muscat to finance two Boeing737 jets. The deal has a volume of 80 Mio. US$. According to the CEO Dr. Hamad bin Hashem al Zahab this is part of a plan to reduce leasing cost on the long term. Currently Oman Air flies to 20...

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