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by bullpitt
Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Presents Big Loses
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

RE: Vueling Presents Big Loses

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by bullpitt
Sun Aug 05, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia History At MIA (question)
Replies: 4
Views: 3604

RE: Iberia History At MIA (question)

IB started flying <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico AND San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA ...

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by bullpitt
Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Presents Big Loses
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

RE: Vueling Presents Big Loses

Try any of yesterdays Spanish papers. <a href="http://www.eleconomista.es/mercados-cotizaciones/noticias/256965/08/07/Economia-Empresas-Vueling-retrasa-una-ano-la-compra-de-nuevos-aviones-tras-los-decepcionantes-resultados.html" target=_blank>http://www.eleconomista.es/mercados-...los-decepcionantes...

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by bullpitt
Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Presents Big Loses
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

Vueling Presents Big Loses

Vueling presented a 25,6 million loss and have announced they will re think their growth strategy, and delay the purchase of new aircraft. Is this the beginning of the end?  tombstone 

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by bullpitt
Tue Jul 24, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina ATC Without Radar March - July?
Replies: 14
Views: 3620

RE: Argentina ATC Without Radar March - July?

I heard the Spanish Army was going to send one over, does anyone know if they actually did?

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

RE: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

Hi UPPERDECKFAN One thing is what they say and another is reality, yes in theory ther airport is less than one hour on a AVE but if you take into consideration how many trains will be stoping at the airport and what are the chances you will get a train close to your arrival time?. On top of that you...

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rude AA Employees
Replies: 86
Views: 10798

RE: Rude AA Employees

Hi Without wanting to be rude there are a few points I hope you can clear up for us. You say you are a <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border...

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One World Trivia
Replies: 17
Views: 3031

One World Trivia

Hi all Here are some facts about the Oneworld alliance. oneworld Companies that belong to the alliance Iberia, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, LAN, Royal Jordanian y Qantas, Japan Airways y Málev Destinations 692 Countries 142 Passengers 312,8 million Employees 265.000 F...

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

RE: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

Hi all <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIA...

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia History At LAX (question)
Replies: 10
Views: 4091

RE: Iberia History At LAX (question)

Hi All

IB started flying to LAX on the 5th of April 1987

Sorry I don't have the date the service was discontinued.

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia History At LAX (question)
Replies: 10
Views: 4091

RE: Iberia History At LAX (question)

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by bullpitt
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

RE: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

Hi 767-332ER As far as I know the growth figures compare the same period from the year before so there is no doubt about the trend, another thing is will this hold all through the year. You, and most people will not transit if the opportunity is there, but this applies to all airports. The fact is <...

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by bullpitt
Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Adelaide Airport Expansion!
Replies: 19
Views: 3552

RE: Adelaide Airport Expansion!

Great news for me that <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> will go daily, I love going to Australia via <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China -...

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by bullpitt
Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

RE: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

Hi Dellatorre

El Pais, One of Spain daily news papers Yesterday. I don't have it here with me to quote their originall source.

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by bullpitt
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Adelaide Airport Expansion!
Replies: 19
Views: 3552

RE: Adelaide Airport Expansion!

I'll be going to <acronym title="Adelaide - International (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> next year end of June does anybody know if QFor any other company are thinking of increasing international flights to <acronym title="Adelaide - International (ADL / YPAD), Australia - ...

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by bullpitt
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

RE: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

It has overtaken <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> and hopefully will soon overtake <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>. <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> 19.982.200 ...

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by bullpitt
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

MAD is now the 4th largest airport in Europe and closing in on <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>. Do you guys thing we can be 3rd by the end of next year? Growth is over 13%.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/cloudnine.gif" alt="cloudnine" bord...

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by bullpitt
Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Launches New Base, New Routes
Replies: 12
Views: 4731

RE: Vueling Launches New Base, New Routes

hi MIgAiR54 Yes it's true they have cash backing them up but remember these companies are willing to risk their money but if they don't start to see some results they will let it die. After all they also have share holders who in the end will ask to justify those losses. Remember you can have a full...

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by bullpitt
Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Launches New Base, New Routes
Replies: 12
Views: 4731

RE: Vueling Launches New Base, New Routes

hi MIgAiR54 <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face=...

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by bullpitt
Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Rectifies Strategy At BCN
Replies: 21
Views: 4259

RE: IB Rectifies Strategy At BCN

As I said before Quoting Bullpitt (Reply 5): If you read carefully <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> has said that this will be carried out <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> and that's a BIG <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym...

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by bullpitt
Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Rectifies Strategy At BCN
Replies: 21
Views: 4259

RE: IB Rectifies Strategy At BCN

Vueling have done nothing but loose money since they started and their shares have lost more that 20% of their value. we'll see what figures they present after the summer season. Also as they increase their destinations they are starting to have delays and cancelations (normal) so that aura of doing...

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by bullpitt
Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Rectifies Strategy At BCN
Replies: 21
Views: 4259

RE: IB Rectifies Strategy At BCN

If you read carefully <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> has said that this will be carried out <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> and that's a BIG <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> the numbers are there, and at the moment th...

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by bullpitt
Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Is The Worst Airline!
Replies: 98
Views: 14440

RE: Iberia Is The Worst Airline!

Hi I can understand your point of view and you are correct in most of your facts, but Air Nostrum still retains some important parts of their operations and that includes control of their fleet and flight personnel. All I was trying to get across is that when things work well it's Air Nostrum a grea...

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by bullpitt
Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Is The Worst Airline!
Replies: 98
Views: 14440

RE: Iberia Is The Worst Airline!

Hi all I have read through this thread and I would like to make a few comments. Except for some of our well known "Friends" most people have given some very good and constructive comments (both good and bad) which to tell the truth have impressed me as when it comes to <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)...

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by bullpitt
Wed Jun 13, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanair Bid For Iberia?
Replies: 5
Views: 2705

RE: Spanair Bid For Iberia?

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by bullpitt
Sun May 27, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Barcelona Airport News
Replies: 27
Views: 4271

RE: Barcelona Airport News

Hi does any one know what the C/J load factor is on those AV flights, because that's where the real money is.

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by bullpitt
Sat May 26, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Rejects BA Bid...
Replies: 18
Views: 3940

RE: Iberia Rejects BA Bid...

BA are not the only ones who have options some of the other major investor have them also and they are the ones who are not sure about the deal (Caja Madrid) or are not even sure they want to sell (El corte Ingles) All <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> has done is not to release certain f...

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by bullpitt
Tue May 22, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Takes 100% IB (with TPG And Others)
Replies: 23
Views: 11247

RE: BA Takes 100% IB (with TPG And Others)

Vueling is doing very well? In waht sense? all they have done so far is loose more and more money.They keep anouncing profits and show bigger and bigger loses. The question is how long will vueling hold out if they don't start to show some profit.

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by bullpitt
Mon May 14, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Anounces 12,2Million Euros Profit
Replies: 3
Views: 1953

RE: IB Anounces 12,2Million Euros Profit

That's right traffic figures can mean more profits or more loss. As you have said I imagine they are going to show an even bigger loss than last year. The thing is when they go bust who is going to pick up the pieces (The Spanish tax payers as usual?) Many senior post in the airline in the last few ...

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by bullpitt
Sun May 13, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Anounces 12,2Million Euros Profit
Replies: 3
Views: 1953

IB Anounces 12,2Million Euros Profit

Hi <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> has just anounce a profit of 12,2 million Euros in the first Quarter against a loss of 44,9 million for the same period last year. Just goes to show that we must be doing something right.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/bigthumbsup.gif" a...

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by bullpitt
Mon Apr 23, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of IB In OneWorld
Replies: 27
Views: 5253

RE: Future Of IB In OneWorld

Hola GatoVolador Could not agree with you more. Serviberia or the 807123456 are, as you have said, no longer done inhouse. It takes many years to form real professionals and these now only cater for the top ff the rest get what they want (Cheap fares, low service) What you can't do is ask for cheap ...

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by bullpitt
Mon Apr 23, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of IB In OneWorld
Replies: 27
Views: 5253

RE: Future Of IB In OneWorld

Hola EUROBUS First of all Caja Madrid seem to be happy to sell their part, El Corte Ingles I have my doubts, the question is why now? For Caja Madrid, the only interest they have is price, they came into <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> for political reasons, they have no real interest a...

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of IB In OneWorld
Replies: 27
Views: 5253

RE: Future Of IB In OneWorld

hi EUROBUS First of all <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> is not for sale it's simply a private companie who is listed on the stock exchange, therefore it's allways on sale. Our bussines class product to Latin America is as good as most, If not why are most flights full in J? For the last...

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ba Info Needed
Replies: 2
Views: 2150

RE: Ba Info Needed

Thanks for the info I'll have a look tonight from home

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ba Info Needed
Replies: 2
Views: 2150

Ba Info Needed

Hi all I have some questions witch some airliners might be able to help me with. What is <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s current fleet, How many <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> workers does <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> have? (Not included those who do n...

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by bullpitt
Sat Apr 21, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of IB In OneWorld
Replies: 27
Views: 5253

RE: Future Of IB In OneWorld

well for one thing IB is leader in flights to South America from Europe so who ever keeps IB holds the key to South America.

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by bullpitt
Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of IB In OneWorld
Replies: 27
Views: 5253

RE: Future Of IB In OneWorld

EUROBUS can you explain <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font ...

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by bullpitt
Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A Little Bit Of Europe Trip Planning Required
Replies: 27
Views: 5671

RE: A Little Bit Of Europe Trip Planning Required

Hi there I recomend you include GRX in Spain, The alhambra is very much worth the viist. For Cheap Hotels, try WWW.VENERE.com or .IT I can't remember but they normally have very good prices.

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 20, 2007 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: FF Elite Members
Replies: 7
Views: 2827

RE: FF Elite Members

hi Lincoln

I wonder does co have 24hour phone service? Do they have limo service for elite members? Or special parking facilities at main airports? What other priveledges do they give their main customers?

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 20, 2007 7:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: FF Elite Members
Replies: 7
Views: 2827

FF Elite Members

Hi all I wonder if those of you who are elite members of the different FF programs can tell me the main benefits you obtain from your FF program. I'm interested mainly in the customer service side of things.

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by bullpitt
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways & Australia
Replies: 60
Views: 6495

RE: Kenya Airways & Australia

I have flown <acronym title="Johannesburg - O.R. Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> several times and loads have allways been very high. I w...

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by bullpitt
Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are The Chances To Find Lost Baggage With IB
Replies: 3
Views: 3809

RE: What Are The Chances To Find Lost Baggage With IB

IB has the same traking mechanism as all the other companies. Sometime luggage is never found, in my case BA lost mine and I never saw it again.

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by bullpitt
Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD Vs AMS
Replies: 11
Views: 2219

RE: MAD Vs AMS

well we'll see if vueling is still around by the end of the year or weather it will be another Air Madrid. Some companies in MAD are also expanding eg. Vueling, Ryanair, Easyjet and more.

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by bullpitt
Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD Vs AMS
Replies: 11
Views: 2219

MAD Vs AMS

Hi all I just saw some pap figures and <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> airport is close to catching <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> do you think that 2007 will be the year that <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / L...

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by bullpitt
Sat Mar 10, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Open A New Base At CDG
Replies: 7
Views: 4992

RE: Vueling To Open A New Base At CDG

Only if they manage to make money.  Big grin

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by bullpitt
Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Post 2006 Loss
Replies: 1
Views: 2193

Vueling Post 2006 Loss

Hi All Vueling has just posted another yearly loss over 10 Million Euros, They keep announcing profits but they only show losses. Do you think this will be another Air Madrid, Will we tax payers have to foot the bill again when they bust. New planes, new routes more losses. There seems to be a great...

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by bullpitt
Mon Feb 19, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCC Not Gold All That Glitters
Replies: 0
Views: 1859

LCC Not Gold All That Glitters

Hi I was bored today so I have made a simple exercise. 18Mar-21Mar <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> This are the Results. Vueling-105 euros Ryanair-125.99 Iberia-138.20 Not a gr...

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by bullpitt
Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The NON-REV Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 15516

RE: The NON-REV Thread

My non-rev experience <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-SDR <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Palma de Mallorca (- Son San Juan) (PMI / LEPA / LESJ), Spain">PMI</acronym> ...

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by bullpitt
Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stunning A340 Air Comet!
Replies: 78
Views: 32456

RE: Stunning A340 Air Comet!

Nice Paint, Beautifull aircraft all that sound very nice but I wonder how long it will take before they fold, leave a whole lot of people stranded and the Government to solve the problem with tax payers money?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/devil.gif" alt="devil" border=0>  just ...

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by bullpitt
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 25mar Madist Daily Bcn Downgraded To 2 Weekly
Replies: 2
Views: 1675

25mar Madist Daily Bcn Downgraded To 2 Weekly

Hi All from the 25mar <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> will be daily and <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Y...

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