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by bullpitt
Sat Aug 19, 2006 1:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Battle Of The Europeans Round 1
Replies: 49
Views: 5762

RE: Battle Of The Europeans Round 1

1 <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> 2 VUELING 3 <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> 4 <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> 5 <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> 6 <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> 7 <acronym title="Spanair (Spain...

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by bullpitt
Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: LHR Not Allowing Any Nonrevs
Replies: 50
Views: 10347

RE: Rumor: LHR Not Allowing Any Nonrevs

Hi Scbriml Just some food for thought, I don't complain to my bank because employees get lower mortgage rates, I don't complain that Ford employees get a discount when they purchase a new car, etc, etc. So why should they worry about my company giving me cheaper tkts. Airline employees don't give tw...

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by bullpitt
Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Striking Pilots
Replies: 34
Views: 3145

RE: IB Striking Pilots

First I want to make it clear that I don't support the pilots strike and I don't support the cabin crews either. EE-Kay <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> has had very few strikes in the last 6 years, while <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> has had several and lets not men...

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by bullpitt
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanair 4 Year Expansion Plan
Replies: 22
Views: 5040

RE: Spanair 4 Year Expansion Plan

Expanding sounds very good on paper, but when you're loosing money it can also mean greater loses and if this happens will SAS continue to back them? Vueling seems to be doing things the wright way but let's wait a while before we name them "Airline of the Year"  <img src="/discussions/graphics...

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by bullpitt
Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Spanish News .......
Replies: 13
Views: 2492

RE: New Spanish News .......

All I can say is I want to see the face of the first <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> customer who thinks he is going to <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> and all of the sudden finds himself in the middle of no were. Take a good look at where Ciudad R...

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by bullpitt
Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overbooking Flights And Assigning Seats
Replies: 6
Views: 5491

RE: Overbooking Flights And Assigning Seats

Basically if all seats have been assigned when you turn up, the system will give you the seat of one of the paps, who although had a preassigned seat, has not checked in for the flight.

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by bullpitt
Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Miserable Airport...
Replies: 62
Views: 4980

RE: Most Miserable Airport...

I have been several times to <acronym title="Johannesburg - International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym> international and I think the airport is not that bad, it has a nice little viewing area and the shops are quite good. People are friendly enough. Every time I go there I e...

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by bullpitt
Thu Jun 01, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Preparing For Acquisition
Replies: 44
Views: 4941

RE: IB Preparing For Acquisition

Celticmanx I think you should realize the new <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> has nothing to do with the <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> that purchased VIASA and AEROLINEAS. This topic has been widely discussed before so I suggest you read those post and then give an opinion.

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by bullpitt
Thu Jun 01, 2006 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Planning To Drop Most BCN Operations!
Replies: 60
Views: 9686

RE: IB Planning To Drop Most BCN Operations!

Hi all, First of all BCNGRO I doubt very much the Puente Aereo will disapear en the near future, <acronym title="Seville (- San Pablo) (SVQ / LEZL), Spain">SVQ</acronym> has had the AVE since 1992 and <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> still operate about five flights each way per day. Man...

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by bullpitt
Sun May 14, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Books On FS4
Replies: 5
Views: 3581

RE: Books On FS4

Great thanks for the offer, At the moment I don't have internet but I have some free time this month so I'll see if I can fix the problem.

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by bullpitt
Sun May 14, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Books On FS4
Replies: 5
Views: 3581

Books On FS4

Hi all

Are there any books on how to fly with microsoft's FS2004? And if so can you recomend me one?.

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by bullpitt
Sat May 13, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Works In The Airline Industry?
Replies: 211
Views: 15775

RE: Who Works In The Airline Industry?

HI all 6yrs for <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> in reservations and customer service. Previously in the nuclear industry. All I can say the airline  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/airplane.gif" alt="airplane" border=0>  industry sure makes a happier me.  <img src...

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by bullpitt
Fri May 05, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Launches Network Of Approved MX Providers
Replies: 10
Views: 3415

RE: Airbus Launches Network Of Approved MX Providers

Glad to see my colleagues from Iberia Maintenance and Engineering there. The fact is every day I see different airlines here for some type of work. By the way which company is LTE.es they have 2 planes here at the moment and I had never seem them before.

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by bullpitt
Fri May 05, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dont Discard That Boarding Pass Stub!
Replies: 27
Views: 10765

RE: Dont Discard That Boarding Pass Stub!

Yes but they are not easy to forge, so your common petty thief, can have your data but if he doesn't produce a valid <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> card he won't be able to do anything with it. The problem with those countries that don't have <acronym title="Normandie Avia...

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by bullpitt
Fri May 05, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dont Discard That Boarding Pass Stub!
Replies: 27
Views: 10765

RE: Dont Discard That Boarding Pass Stub!

Identity theft is a big problem everywhere but it's specially bad in those countries were they don't have <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> cards. I know for example that is Australia this is a big concern. In Spain we have compulsory <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (Franc...

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by bullpitt
Thu May 04, 2006 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin Closed - Why?
Replies: 33
Views: 7429

RE: Dublin Closed - Why?

That's the one. As I said before I think there are no serious injuries just some scared paps.

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by bullpitt
Thu May 04, 2006 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin Closed - Why?
Replies: 33
Views: 7429

RE: Dublin Closed - Why?

My information is no injuries but ramps were deployed.

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by bullpitt
Thu May 04, 2006 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin Closed - Why?
Replies: 33
Views: 7429

RE: Dublin Closed - Why?

I think an IB plane has made an emergency landing.

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by bullpitt
Thu May 04, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Australia-Europe In Y?
Replies: 20
Views: 4823

RE: Best Airline Australia-Europe In Y?

No one has mentioned <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> or <acronym title="Japan Airlines">JL</acronym>. My brother is comming with <acronym title="Japan Airlines">JL</acronym> and I hope to be going with them next year. <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acron...

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by bullpitt
Tue May 02, 2006 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines To Launch Milan & Barcelona
Replies: 62
Views: 12232

RE: Singapore Airlines To Launch Milan & Barcelona

I doubt this will work and they will probably use spanair to feed the flight from <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>. Will see how long they keep the <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> tag before they drop it. My parents use...

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Spanish Fares
Replies: 14
Views: 1985

RE: Cheap Spanish Fares

Expedia and e-bookers are widely used by our clients, Another I see often is opodo, these are good to check out prices but once you decide which airlines you want, try to get the same price in the oficial page.

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Spanish Fares
Replies: 14
Views: 1985

RE: Cheap Spanish Fares

I'm a Real Madrid suporter. I recomend you check out IB and also BA they are making some very big discounts on their European Operations.

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Spanish Fares
Replies: 14
Views: 1985

RE: Cheap Spanish Fares

I haven't been to the Nou Camp for many years but the price to go in was Very cheap and I imagine it will still be so. (just to visit and the museum which by the way is very interesting). Both cities are worth visiting, I was born in <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym...

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Spanish Fares
Replies: 14
Views: 1985

RE: Cheap Spanish Fares

August is peak season here in Spain, specially the 1st, 15th and 31st so book very early or try to avoid those days. From LON to <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> or <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> try <a href="http://WWW.Ibe...

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by bullpitt
Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Launchs A LCC.
Replies: 31
Views: 3538

RE: IB Launchs A LCC.

IB will have a 20% participation in the new airline. I think it's a good idea as being based in <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> as Laxintl has pointed out the new company will not clash head on with <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>. <acronym title...

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 21, 2006 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Australia Call Centre Closing-move To Philipines
Replies: 43
Views: 3788

RE: UA Australia Call Centre Closing-move To Philipines

ClassicLover you hit the nail right on the head. I work in <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>'s call center in <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> and I just love it when the first thing they ask you (specially Americans) after I have said " Good morning Ser...

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by bullpitt
Thu Apr 20, 2006 11:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF/AZ Service Comparison
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

RE: AF/AZ Service Comparison

If the flight is during the day I suggest you try getting a seat with the sideway IFE (Window) The show is allways worth it. Big grin If I was you I would use an airline I have never flow on.

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by bullpitt
Thu Apr 20, 2006 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Klm Flight Returns Twice To MAD With MX Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 4694

RE: Klm Flight Returns Twice To MAD With MX Problems

No they took off twice and then after the second attempt they re allocated the paps on different flights.

I think they returned after 10minutes into the flight both times.

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by bullpitt
Thu Apr 20, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Klm Flight Returns Twice To MAD With MX Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 4694

Klm Flight Returns Twice To MAD With MX Problems

Yesterdays KLM flight from <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> to <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> had to return twice due to the same mechanical problem. Does anybody know who does maintenance for KLM in <acronym title="Ma...

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by bullpitt
Thu Apr 20, 2006 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Spying On Some Pax?
Replies: 18
Views: 6758

RE: Airlines Spying On Some Pax?

Yes can you elaborate on that? It's a very serious acusation.

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by bullpitt
Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cost Of Ryanair Flight?
Replies: 10
Views: 4138

RE: Cost Of Ryanair Flight?

With these companies if your lucky and everything goes well no problems. The problems arrise when things don't go that well. For example the other day the Ryanair flight to <acronym title="Girona - Costa Brava (GRO / LEGE), Spain">GRO</acronym> was diverted to south of france and paps were sent to <...

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 14, 2006 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca To Alicante, Spain In June
Replies: 11
Views: 3891

RE: Avianca To Alicante, Spain In June

Sorry had a good look. <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> is coming up as having a direct flight to <acronym title="Alicante (- El Altet) (ALC / LEAL), Spain">ALC</acronym> on Wednesdays 18:10 departure 11:25+1 arrival. The rest is coming up as I said as a codeshare flight. The returs ...

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 14, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca To Alicante, Spain In June
Replies: 11
Views: 3891

RE: Avianca To Alicante, Spain In June

Sorry to disappoint all of you but <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> is flying to <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> and then codesharing with <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> on a <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</...

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Schedule Flight
Replies: 11
Views: 5940

RE: Longest Schedule Flight

Thanks for the tip fellas  Cool  airplane 

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by bullpitt
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Schedule Flight
Replies: 11
Views: 5940

Longest Schedule Flight

Hi All I need to know what the longest schedule flight is as of today. I have been looking on Amadeus and the longest I have found is a 13:55 from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita Internatio...

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by bullpitt
Tue Apr 11, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Suggestions On Trip To Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 5618

RE: Suggestions On Trip To Australia

Before you book anything I sugest you sit down and have a good think about what you want to see. Australia is a big country and has lots to offer. I suggest you try to get some of the outback into your trip, specially Uluru. Sidney is a must and I for one love going to camberra. Another of my favour...

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by bullpitt
Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Major Announcement Tomorrow
Replies: 52
Views: 17168

RE: Qantas Major Announcement Tomorrow

Hope they anounce flights to MAD  Silly Now that would really make my day  Big grin

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by bullpitt
Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airlines Are In Need For A New Livery?
Replies: 44
Views: 17179

RE: What Airlines Are In Need For A New Livery?

I Love <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> colours, I hope they don't change them at all. One thing I would love to see though is an IB340-600 with a theme painting on it. Something that would represent Spain. Also I hope <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> doesn't change their...

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Seeks Airbus Jobs Pledge
Replies: 27
Views: 2652

RE: UK Seeks Airbus Jobs Pledge

Hi NAV20 I agree with you that it would be costly but then again a Polish worker earns a lot less that one in the UK, Poland has a great number of qualified workers which have a very high reputation in Europe. ECC funding can also find its way into the deal. Believe me if a country like Poland (and ...

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Seeks Airbus Jobs Pledge
Replies: 27
Views: 2652

RE: UK Seeks Airbus Jobs Pledge

Hi NAV20 Sorry to disagree with you but european politics have a lot to say about this and believe me those jobs in the long run will go. Also the jobs that belong to all those little firms who work around the big boys will go. New EEC members such as Poland will be quick to try and get them. If BAe...

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Seeks Airbus Jobs Pledge
Replies: 27
Views: 2652

RE: UK Seeks Airbus Jobs Pledge

Well I can tell you now that if BAe pulls out they can kiss those jobs goodbye in the long run. It will depend very much who will take over the stake.

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lost In Translation
Replies: 14
Views: 2992

RE: Lost In Translation

Hi you should check out the Helios Accident, If I remember correctly part of the problem originated in the fact that they pilot and his second did not fully understand each other as they only had english as a common language.

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: RU List
Replies: 20
Views: 1294

RE: RU List

Thanks for the tip MD11junkie It worked.

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: RU List
Replies: 20
Views: 1294

RE: RU List

Hi all

Sorry this might seem silly, but how do I get someone who is no longer with us removed from my respected users list. His name being there is not allowing me to add a new user.

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying IB Tommorow...
Replies: 20
Views: 1789

RE: Flying IB Tommorow...

hi DavidJ

You have managed to make my respected users list. Hope you keep flying IB.

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by bullpitt
Sun Apr 09, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Is The Future For Iberia?
Replies: 18
Views: 5986

RE: Which Is The Future For Iberia?

The <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> operations finished mainly because of the new requrements to transit through the US made things very difficult for <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>'s Latin American customers. I don't agree with all the ...

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by bullpitt
Sat Apr 08, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Aircraft Returns At AMS After Bombthreat
Replies: 17
Views: 4724

RE: Iberia Aircraft Returns At AMS After Bombthreat

Have they said what this idiots nationality is?

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by bullpitt
Sat Apr 08, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Aircraft Returns At AMS After Bombthreat
Replies: 17
Views: 4724

RE: Iberia Aircraft Returns At AMS After Bombthreat

All I can say is I hope they get to see the inside of a dutch jail for a while. I hope IB takes legal actions against them to recover the costs involve plus compensation. This sort of behaviour is getting out of hand.

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by bullpitt
Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia To Stop Services To LHR?
Replies: 25
Views: 5232

RE: Iberia To Stop Services To LHR?

hi Richardw Sorry to say you're way off target, I wont argue with you about the service as that is a very subjective thing but I can assure you the <acronym title="Malaga (AGP / LEMG), Spain">AGP</acronym> flight did have good loads. Again nothing to do with the yields. I still thinik this has more ...

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