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by 777ER
Wed Dec 24, 2003 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Rejects Thai US$333M For 7 744s Offer
Replies: 43
Views: 7437

RE: UAL Rejects Thai US$333M For 7 744s Offer

<I>...and UAL Corp lost $70 million in the 3rd quarter of 2003, in the middle of Chapter 7 as well. But I agreed that $333 million for 7 slightly-used 747-400s is insulting.</I> According tp the Boeing web-site the price of a new 747-400 passenger is $185.0 - $211.0 million each. Thai wants to buy 7...

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by 777ER
Wed Dec 24, 2003 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A343 D-AIGC In Star All. C/s
Replies: 9
Views: 3152

RE: LH A343 D-AIGC In Star All. C/s

I throught that the old Star colours were nicer....... <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/476487/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/476487/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br...

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has Best TV Commercials?
Replies: 80
Views: 19039

RE: Which Airline Has Best TV Commercials?

Air New Zealand has a The Lord of the Rings advert with scenes from the latest movie 'The Return of the King'. This ad would make any Lord of the Rings fan fly Air New Zealand. If your lucky and you get to fly on The Lord of the Rings themed aircraft then you will be given a free guide book of the l...

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Using SARS, 9/11 Too Much Of An Excuse?
Replies: 9
Views: 2847

RE: Airlines Using SARS, 9/11 Too Much Of An Excuse?

Air NZs cheapest fare frm <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> $1341.80 (New Zealand dollars) one way (Economy Class). Business Class is $5072.80 (New Zealand dol...

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Takeoff Or Landing - Which Do You Prefer?
Replies: 41
Views: 5894

RE: Takeoff Or Landing - Which Do You Prefer?

As a passenger I really enjoy the amount of thrust that the 733 has for take off

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Incident At SPL: Plane Hits Lightpole
Replies: 10
Views: 4752

RE: EasyJet Incident At SPL: Plane Hits Lightpole

Is there some foam that can be sprayed over the slippery parts? Even if it is expensive it would still be worth it because it would help to avoid what happened with the EZY flight. By what Eham posted before it sounds like the slippery surface cause big problems with airlines with delayed arrivals a...

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Plane That Will Fly In 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 6529

RE: Airbus New Plane That Will Fly In 2014

Airbus would most likly only build a 7E7 competitior if their hige investment in the A380 is successful. If They make a profit from the A380 which could take 1 or 2 years or even more then they would most likly build a competitior. Airbus would most likly build a compeitior <acronym title="Great Chi...

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ And QR To Buy B 773ERs In Bulk
Replies: 146
Views: 26670

RE: SQ And QR To Buy B 773ERs In Bulk

United Airline <I>A stretched 747 will fit nicely between the B 777-300ER and the A 380.</I> What do you mean that the fuslage be streched from its current length or the top deck be streched to the tail, like the A380. Or is this just you dreaming of the B747-800XQLR?. If Boeing was going to do this...

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Plane With Which Livery?
Replies: 20
Views: 3155

RE: Which Plane With Which Livery?

NZ B717
NZ B777
NZ B7E7
NZ A380
NZ A346

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by 777ER
Tue Dec 23, 2003 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quietest Airliner In The World?
Replies: 64
Views: 15996

RE: Quietest Airliner In The World?

Are we talking about the quietest airliner for a passenger or for some one watching a plane take off???

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Alcohol Be Banned From Flights?
Replies: 44
Views: 6677

RE: Should Alcohol Be Banned From Flights?

airlines should limit the amount of Alcohol each passenger can have. The same limit should also apply in business and first class. If this proves successful then continue to use the alcohol limit. Responsible drinkers and other passengers would be happy with this because there would hopefully be no ...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717-Doomed?
Replies: 67
Views: 8860

RE: 717-Doomed?

Aussie 747, Will the 717s be taken to the Desert when they are taken out of service or has another airline already brought/leased them? If so do you know which airline?

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717-Doomed?
Replies: 67
Views: 8860

RE: 717-Doomed?

Rjpieces

Boeing's new CEO would be the last one to ax an McD project.

You are correct because McD has had a great past.

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?
Replies: 106
Views: 11873

RE: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?

Flying_727 As far as i know <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> did not support the first part because of fears of a possible terrirost attack in <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> but <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> are supporting the re-building of Iraq, because ...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717-Doomed?
Replies: 67
Views: 8860

RE: 717-Doomed?

StartValve <I>Accept it, nobody wants the 717, nobody WILL want the 717</I> Sorry to burst your bubble buddy but Qantas, Air Tran, Hawaiian Air, Bangkok Air, Olympic Aviation, Midwest Airlines, AeBal (Span Air Link). As far as I know all the airlines that operate the 717s are very happy and pleased ...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717-Doomed?
Replies: 67
Views: 8860

RE: 717-Doomed?

StartValve <I>Anyone over the age of 20 want to make an informed reply to my previous post?</I> Are you saying or trying to say that people under the ager of 20 are no good for giving a reason for something? Here is some information from the Boeing web-site to support what I said and what Rjpieces s...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?
Replies: 106
Views: 11873

RE: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?

Flying_727 <I>Did any of your countries send financial aid over here to help us pay for 9/11? No you didn't!</I> Sorry to burst your bubble but New Zealand did send money to the US to help pay for 9/11. Some Kiwi's went to the USA at THERE expense and helped with the search. Some of New Zealand's Fi...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717-Doomed?
Replies: 67
Views: 8860

RE: 717-Doomed?

Startvalve <I>Like it or not the airline business is all about $$$$$$ not about appeasing 16yr old airplane nuts.</I> are all off these 717 fans '16 year old airplane nuts' and not 17, 18, 19 or 20 year old fan? ORDagent, 717fan, Aloha717200? Just because our age is in between 16-20 does not mean th...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was The Last Meal You Had On A Flight?
Replies: 59
Views: 7519

RE: What Was The Last Meal You Had On A Flight?

On <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> in October <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym> to <acronym title="Christchurch - International (CHC / NZCH), New Zealand">CHC</acronym> return. Since Express Class has been introuduced on the Domestic fl...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717-Doomed?
Replies: 67
Views: 8860

RE: 717-Doomed?

As much as it pains me to say, the 717 now appears dead.

How about put the 717 on life support, then in a few years decide weither to take it of life support

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Jailed: "Abominable" Behaviour In-Flight
Replies: 52
Views: 14962

RE: Passenger Jailed: "Abominable" Behaviour In-Flight

BTW - how much jail time did this idiot get anyway ?

The man got 3 months jail

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?
Replies: 106
Views: 11873

RE: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?

<I>Picture this: A bunch of terrorists hijack a 757 in New York, crashing it into the Empire State Building. The same scenario takes place in, let's say, Paris and the Eiffel Tower suffers major damage and finally collapse. Finally, someone flies an airliner into Tokyo Tower (same size as the Eiffel...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Majour British Airport To Be Taken Over
Replies: 0
Views: 4068

Majour British Airport To Be Taken Over

19 December 2003 <I>Infratil to Move to 100% Shareholding in Glasgow Prestwick International Airport Infratil advises that it has entered into a conditional purchase agreement with Utilico Investment Trust plc to acquire Utilico’s 5 million shares in Glasgow Prestwick Holdings Limited, the holding c...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?
Replies: 106
Views: 11873

RE: Another 9/11 Style Attack Possible In Near Future?

Man I hope Osama does not find a loop hole in the USA Aviation because it would be the final nail in many airlines coffins:'( and then a slump in airline travel would happen again and Boeing and Maybe Airbus would have to lay off more staff due to lower demand for new aircraft. Lots more aircraft wo...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Freighter?
Replies: 20
Views: 3732

RE: 777 Freighter?

If the 747 line is stopped (which I hope it won't be) then there would be a good chance of a 777F being introduced <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Does anyone know how much freight a 777 could take on both decks if a 777F was introduced. The only way I can see the 747 ra...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD 80 VS B737
Replies: 35
Views: 8892

RE: MD 80 VS B737

Positive rate <I>I'm not bagging the 737 as it's a great airplane however it lacks character and is extremely bland and boring to look at.</I> Do you think that the 737-700 and 737-800 with winglets are a bland and boring aircraft to look at? As long as the aircraft get me from A to B then I am happ...

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by 777ER
Mon Dec 22, 2003 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Had An Airline.....
Replies: 26
Views: 4977

RE: If You Had An Airline.....

Name of Airline: Family Air Colours: Red(love and caring) and yellow(happinies) Aircraft: 737-700(less demand routes for Domestic), 738(domestic), 739(short aul International and high demand Domestic flights), 7E7, Less demand Long haul and Medium haul routes. 777-200ER(Long haul routes), 777-200LR(...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines 777-200ER
Replies: 8
Views: 4920

RE: Vietnam Airlines 777-200ER

Vietnam also fly their leased 777 to SYD

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would You Change In Your Airport?
Replies: 75
Views: 8399

RE: What Would You Change In Your Airport?

Motorhussy <I>With ours specifically, I'd extend the runway</I> I agree with you on that one because <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym> just gets the same boring of old aircraft apart from the Royal Airforce B757 and their Beech King and the odd chart...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do People Complain About.....?
Replies: 33
Views: 4951

RE: Why Do People Complain About.....?

On the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> programe airline, which is based around EasyJet on every show there is someone complaining that they can't Check In because the Check in counters close 45 minutes before each flight departs. One passenger arrived 1 minute late and was not...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your House From The Air
Replies: 39
Views: 4539

RE: Your House From The Air

In 2000 when I was flying back frm <acronym title="Hamilton (HLZ / NZHN), New Zealand">HLZ</acronym> to <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym> on an Air New Zealand Saab 340A the plane flew over my street and I could see some fire engines at a house up th...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Unfriendly Cabin Crews?
Replies: 205
Views: 25009

RE: Most Unfriendly Cabin Crews?

I have noticed that while I was waiting for an Air New Zealand flight from <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym> to <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> that a JetConnect (Qantas New Zealand) flight attendent ...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private Air A319's
Replies: 12
Views: 2862

RE: Private Air A319's

<I>I thought <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> operated this with PrivatAir as a <acronym title="Bitburg (BBJ / EDRB) (closed), Germany">BBJ</acronym>???</I> As far as I no <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> operate both the <acronym title="Bitburg (BBJ / EDRB) (closed...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Problems With Boeing Website?
Replies: 5
Views: 3015

RE: Problems With Boeing Website?

I find the new web-site easy to get around and I can also get the news releases perfectly so no problems for me Smile

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines Have Hangers In Which Cities
Replies: 49
Views: 7442

RE: What Airlines Have Hangers In Which Cities

Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> has a hanger in <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> where they service their 767s and 747s and other airlines 767s and 747s. Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> also has a hanger at <acronym...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin LCC Base: BOS, IAD, SFO?
Replies: 21
Views: 2461

RE: Virgin LCC Base: BOS, IAD, SFO?

A low cost carrier should be based <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> possible at an airport which has little traffic or is over looked by other airlines. The airport should be easily accessed by passengers unlike some airports that some LCC fly to. Since a low cost c...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Flight On Widebodies
Replies: 116
Views: 13486

RE: Short Flight On Widebodies

NZ use to fly a B762 between <acronym title="Christchurch - International (CHC / NZCH), New Zealand">CHC</acronym> and <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>. Since the A320s arrived the 762 have been redeployed to International routes and the A320 does one...

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance Fleet?
Replies: 16
Views: 3899

RE: Star Alliance Fleet?

Air NZ is going to paint one of their new A320s in the star livery.
Does any one know if air nz will paint any of their Domestic/Regional aircraft in the livery?

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by 777ER
Sun Dec 21, 2003 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Replacement For 312/313?
Replies: 8
Views: 2308

RE: Best Replacement For 312/313?

For airlines that can't wait for the 7E7 to enter service then the B767-300 or 767-400ER as these two planes would take about the same passengers as the A310-200 and A310-300. The A330-200 might not be a good idea as a replacement for short haul routes as it is a heavy plane. The A330-200 would be b...

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan American Flight 103: 15 Years Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 22772

RE: Pan American Flight 103: 15 Years Ago

I can't see why people enjoy doing this to aeroplanes Sad
To the victims of Pam Am flight 103 you will never be forgotten and will for ever be in our hearts. R.I.P.

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011/DC10/MD11 still flying in the US?
Replies: 29
Views: 15072

RE: L-1011/DC10/MD11 Still Flying In The US?

UPS also operates a large fleet of MD-11s

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand 5th Freedom Rights
Replies: 84
Views: 9172

RE: New Zealand 5th Freedom Rights

Aerokiwi, Wellington does have a daily direct service to queenstown, but only during the winter season and the flight number is NZ5401 and is operated by an ATR72. The flights run from 27 June intill 21 September. Yes Royal Tongan is still flying and they are adding another B757-200 so they can do f...

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental MD-80 Retirement
Replies: 31
Views: 5112

RE: Continental MD-80 Retirement

Will the 717 be replacing the MD80s?

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline
Replies: 52
Views: 4501

RE: Best Airline

International and Domestic? Air New Zealand Why? When I was young I was flying with my Mum and Dad to Fiji one of the flight attendents asked me if I would like to visit the Pilot. While I was heading up to the Cockpit the flight attendent was explaning to me the history of the 747-200 that I was fl...

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand 5th Freedom Rights
Replies: 84
Views: 9172

RE: New Zealand 5th Freedom Rights

ZK-NBT <i>That <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 777 at <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym> was almost empty having arived from a long flight it then ferried to <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acrony...

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 744F Order From Cathay
Replies: 6
Views: 3308

RE: New 744F Order From Cathay

It is good that <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> is ordering another 744. Hope the order for the ten 744s goes ahead as this will give the 747 order book a much needed boost <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Will the 747s be passenger models o...

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Do You Plan On Flying With Next?
Replies: 80
Views: 6566

RE: What Airline Do You Plan On Flying With Next?

Also I will be flying <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> from Wlg to chc on February 21 and returning on 23rd. P.S. Welcome CBPhoto. Over the past year when someone new has joined a.net it is wonderful that all current a.net members make new members feel very welcome <img src="/discu...

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by 777ER
Sat Dec 20, 2003 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Aircraft Ceremonies
Replies: 7
Views: 1932

RE: New Aircraft Ceremonies

When Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> received their first A320 it was flowen down to wlg, then onto chc and then flew to queesntown where it did a low fly past. The next day the aircraft <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OJA<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" s...

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