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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Destination Train Trips
Replies: 43
Views: 3568

RE: Destination Train Trips

I have done Thailand by rail  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I recommend a trip from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi (River Kwai bridge) then on to the end of the line. Some nice sheer drops next to the tracks  ...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?
Replies: 256
Views: 30963

RE: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?

Currently flying a <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> A330, at an altitude of 370, M0.825, heading 242 between waypoints ETIKI and 4516N, route <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> - <acronym title="Lajes / Azores (AB4) (TER...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Reaches Binding Agreement To Buy Bmi
Replies: 226
Views: 21312

RE: IAG Reaches Binding Agreement To Buy Bmi

Sad times.

Not happy about this result at all. IAG are only after one thing - slots.


Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea New Boeing 717 Spanish Operator
Replies: 23
Views: 12124

RE: Volotea New Boeing 717 Spanish Operator

The 717 looks good in the new colour scheme too IMO  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Volotea/Boeing-717-2BL/2035106/L...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Crews Reject Union In Vote
Replies: 70
Views: 9139

RE: Virgin America Crews Reject Union In Vote

Sorry to ask but why do unions in the US insist that crews sign up??

If the crews don't wat to (and they have voted no) then what's the issue?

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline Looks To Use C-Series LCY-NYC
Replies: 60
Views: 21725

RE: New Airline Looks To Use C-Series LCY-NYC

The problem I see regarding this project is the <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> ramp space - specifically the CS100 wingspan - its 4ft wider than the A318, and as for the fuselage length well the CS100 is 12ft longer than the A318. <acronym title="London - C...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Dec 17, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ All Black 77W
Replies: 80
Views: 27550

RE: Air NZ All Black 77W

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ychocky" class="quote" target="_blank">Ychocky</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Gorgeous bird!!...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebooks New 'Timeline' Look, What Do You Think?
Replies: 39
Views: 3504

Facebooks New 'Timeline' Look, What Do You Think?

Hello, I changed to the new Facebook "timeline" profile layout (will become standard for all very soon!) today. I really like the fact I can pull up individual months right back to when I joined <acronym title="Fine Air (USA)">FB</acronym> in 2007. It's a great way to track things I have written in ...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2012 Olympics - UK Military To Provide Security
Replies: 4
Views: 1624

RE: 2012 Olympics - UK Military To Provide Security

But it has been done at every games since ATL I understand.....

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2012 Olympics - UK Military To Provide Security
Replies: 4
Views: 1624

2012 Olympics - UK Military To Provide Security

Up to 13,500 military personnel will help to provide security at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Ministry of Defence has announced. <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16195861" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16195861</a> I can't wait to wear my Military Uniform for this! I look f...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Frequent Flyer Memberships...
Replies: 40
Views: 5892

RE: Your Frequent Flyer Memberships...

Air Canada Aeroplan - was Star Gold (Elite) but no longer have status. Only have 28000 miles left in my account after burning over 200k over the past few years. I'm in the process of dumping Aeroplan as my <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> plan - it was once a good plan but has since tur...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ All Black 77W
Replies: 80
Views: 27550

RE: Air NZ All Black 77W

The FS2004 version exists already  

[Edited 2011-12-12 19:37:07]

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by BMIFlyer
Sun Dec 11, 2011 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will Be Your Christmas Dinner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4508

RE: What Will Be Your Christmas Dinner?

Pizza for one. Yes you read that correct.



Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Show Us Your Non-Av Photos Q4/2011
Replies: 99
Views: 9971

RE: Show Us Your Non-Av Photos Q4/2011

I took these in Boston, USA, back in November. <img src="http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y69/leebrompton/Misc%20Dec%202011/316334_10150357782882714_502647713_7958054_1786686547_n.jpg" width="640" height="480" border="0"/><br/><br/><img src="http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y69/leebrompton/Misc%20De...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces Doha Qatar Service
Replies: 66
Views: 15325

RE: United Announces Doha Qatar 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/laca773" class="quote" target="_blank">laca773</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>Why does DOH need to be flown via <acronym...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's International Fan Base?
Replies: 26
Views: 4940

RE: United's International Fan Base?

I'm a loyal UK based <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flyer and have just been made a Premier Exec due to this years flight mileage. Flown <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> on 6 flights as part of that this year as well and they seemed pretty good. The trans...

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by BMIFlyer
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Bans "rude" Town
Replies: 17
Views: 2012

RE: Facebook Bans "rude" Town

Anyone ever heard of Wank in Germany? Then there's also the town of Fucking in Austria  

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Kicks Out All Iran Diplomats
Replies: 21
Views: 2051

RE: UK Kicks Out All Iran Diplomats

The EU today announced more sanctions against Iran.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15984216

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2011-12 Booked Flights....
Replies: 279
Views: 23383

RE: Your 2011-12 Booked Flights....

Last week I did..... <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS<...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia/Singapore Air, Alliance Approved
Replies: 8
Views: 3692

RE: Virgin Australia/Singapore Air, Alliance Approved

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/peanuts" class="quote" target="_blank">peanuts</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Nice write up.......

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baroque Has Passed Away.
Replies: 144
Views: 7290

RE: Baroque Has Passed Away.

According to his a.net profile he posted his last message only 2 days before passing.

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia/Singapore Air, Alliance Approved
Replies: 8
Views: 3692

Virgin Australia/Singapore Air, Alliance Approved

Good news! The deal gives the go ahead for Full cooperation on marketing, sales, pricing and scheduling on Singapore - Australia flights and all connecting international and domestic flights. <a href="http://www.smh.com.au/business/virgin-gets-nod-for-singapore-air-alliance-20111201-1o7r6.html" targ...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL New Fleet Purchase
Replies: 77
Views: 20505

RE: UAL New Fleet Purchase

I could see them doing a mixed order similar to what <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> did, seeing as the 2 types (737 family and A320 family) have their own advantages, are good for some routes but not others (performance) and also fit into certain markets but not others (capaci...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-Pic Thread December 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 10602

RE: Self-Pic Thread December 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That's what s...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Kicks Out All Iran Diplomats
Replies: 21
Views: 2051

RE: UK Kicks Out All Iran Diplomats

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canoecarrier" class="quote" target="_blank">canoecarrier</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>What sanctions did the UK impose o...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA/CO B744 --- Domestic Repo Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 5339

RE: UA/CO B744 --- Domestic Repo Flights

I believe <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> - <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> is one such flight - the bird continues to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Kicks Out All Iran Diplomats
Replies: 21
Views: 2051

UK Kicks Out All Iran Diplomats

After the UK embassy in Iran is overrun by "students", then ransacked, with vehicles and flags burned...... <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15966628" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15966628</a> I like this quote from the UK Government..... "If any country makes ...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMR Unveils 777-300ER Details
Replies: 75
Views: 31950

RE: AMR Unveils 777-300ER Details

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United727" class="quote" target="_blank">United727</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>Possibly a bit off topic, but first, h...

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-Pic Thread December 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 10602

RE: Self-Pic Thread December 2011

A totally different shot of me, well part of me, taken 2 weeks ago.....

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baroque Has Passed Away.
Replies: 144
Views: 7290

RE: Baroque Has Passed Away.

Rest in Peace funny guy. You will be missed by many here i'm sure.




Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-Pic Thread December 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 10602

RE: Self-Pic Thread December 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/texan" class="quote" target="_blank">texan</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Hey if you're still i...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Racist Nutcase On Tram
Replies: 36
Views: 2578

RE: Racist Nutcase On Tram

I'm surprised it wasn't posted on here earlier.... This kind of behaviour is appalling and I'm mighty glad the transport police have charged her with the offence of racial abuse. She has been to court today and is currently locked up awaiting trial. I hope her child is taken away from her. Lee Ps. T...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First CO 764 With E+ And Lie Flat Enters Service
Replies: 168
Views: 32619

RE: First CO 764 With E+ And Lie Flat Enters 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/CO777DAL" class="quote" target="_blank">CO777DAL</a> (<a href="#69" class="quote">Reply 69</a>):<br/><i>PM<acronym title="United Airlines (USA)"...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas Meet 2012, Anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 2301

RE: Vegas Meet 2012, Anyone?

Provided we can make it a 3 day weekend - i'm in <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I miss Vegas! <i><a href="/aviation-forums/non_aviation/read.main/1159706" target="_blank">The Debauchery Begins</a></i> <fon...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl Markets No Longer Served By Pre-Merger United
Replies: 31
Views: 6188

RE: Intl Markets No Longer Served By Pre-Merger United

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/joemac547" class="quote" target="_blank">joemac547</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Ho Chi Minh City is still served through...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl Markets No Longer Served By Pre-Merger United
Replies: 31
Views: 6188

RE: Intl Markets No Longer Served By Pre-Merger United

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United1" class="quote" target="_blank">United1</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>When did <acronym title="United Airlines (US...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl Markets No Longer Served By Pre-Merger United
Replies: 31
Views: 6188

RE: Intl Markets No Longer Served By Pre-Merger United

Terminated intl destinations..... Bahamas – Nassau Brazil – Belo Horizonte Canada – Halifax, Montréal, Ottawa Chile – Santiago Colombia – Bogota Costa Rica – San José El Salvador – San Salvador Guatemala – Guatemala City Mexico – Guadalajara, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo Panama – Panama City Trinidad and Toba...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Additional A330's For Hawaiian
Replies: 69
Views: 16819

RE: 5 Additional A330's For Hawaiian

I absolutely LOVE the A330 in the HA livery !! One heck of a great looking bird  

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are US Airways' 333 Getting A Refit In Economy?
Replies: 42
Views: 10848

RE: Are US Airways' 333 Getting A Refit In Economy?

Woohoo, about time!

Filler........

[Edited 2011-11-17 07:49:55]

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by BMIFlyer
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will US Airlines Ever Enjoy VLAs In Their Fleet?
Replies: 64
Views: 13475

Will US Airlines Ever Enjoy VLAs In Their Fleet?

If the various airlines in the USA didn't run "bus frequency" flights then maybe VLA's 'would' be a thing to use. Alas that will never happen in the current climate.

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Nov 15, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dulles Rail Phase 2 Approved
Replies: 24
Views: 3268

RE: Dulles Rail Phase 2 Approved

A 1/4 mile walk to the terminal from the proposed station is hardly unreasonable. I mean what at normal walking speed that's 5 minutes, hardly a huge effort is it??

Get real people, it's only 5 minutes walking time!!!!!

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 44
Replies: 220
Views: 34290

RE: MAN News 44

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fxramper" class="quote" target="_blank">fxramper</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym titl...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Nov 08, 2011 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Long Haul A319's
Replies: 34
Views: 18378

Air France Long Haul A319's

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

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA B787 When
Replies: 22
Views: 7255

RE: UA B787 When

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/alsberg" class="quote" target="_blank">alsberg</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I believe the fir...

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by BMIFlyer
Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Finds Jack The Cat 2 Months Later At JFK!
Replies: 6
Views: 4762

RE: AA Finds Jack The Cat 2 Months Later At JFK!

Jack has died, RIP  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><br/><br/><a href="http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/jack-the-cat-dies-20111106-lgf" target="_blank">http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/jack-the-cat-dies-20111106...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Add Panasonic Wifi
Replies: 14
Views: 7315

RE: United To Add Panasonic Wifi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriendlySkies" class="quote" target="_blank">FriendlySkies</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As it...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days
Replies: 114
Views: 19237

RE: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days

A response to this story has just appeared on the US Facebook page..... <i>US Airways Some of you have seen stories about our customer who couldn’t pay her bag fees on a flight last April. We appreciate your concern for her unfortunate situation. We’ve been trying to resolve this with her. We let ou...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Buys BMI From Lufthansa Part 1
Replies: 272
Views: 33734

IAG Buys BMI From Lufthansa Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TCASAlert" class="quote" target="_blank">TCASAlert</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> A sad day in British aviation.</i></fon...

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by BMIFlyer
Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 43
Replies: 222
Views: 41896

RE: MAN News 43

Cyprus Airways has stopped flights to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> from today - with no notice. Today's flight is the last departure - yet they haven't told any of the pax..... My company has however reported that they have "gone bu...

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