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by Spiderguy252
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

List of candidates to lead the Jet Airways turnaround In this profitless scenario, Jet Airways needs a proven turn-around expert to lead it back to health. The public spotlight is firmly focussed on the airline, and expectations of finding a new buyer within eight weeks. With due respect, the idea ...

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by Spiderguy252
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK to down gauge India
Replies: 7
Views: 2255

Re: TK to down gauge India

Comes in conjunction with IndiGo's entry into IST - keep in mind.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Jet Airways to start operating 75 planes by April-end: Govt Jet AirwaysNSE -2.69 % has assured the government that it will be increasing the number of airborne aircraft to 75 by the end of April from 35 at present and that the number will not go below the current level, said a senior government off...

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR and the 787
Replies: 9
Views: 3530

Re: LHR and the 787

bhxalex wrote:
Interesting to note how popular the 788 is at LHR, given this aircraft was supposed to by-pass hubs and connect secondary markets. There's an irony to it being so well used at a heavily slot restricted hub.


LHR is not a 'hub' in the same mould as DXB. It has significant O&D traffic.

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by Spiderguy252
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

edealinfo wrote:
Note that the goyals are not precluded from increasing their stake in future. The could probably claw back to 25 percent so they can block special resolutions making this sago very interesting


And where is the moolah to do this?

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by Spiderguy252
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7985

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

Dieuwer wrote:
jayunited wrote:
COEWR787 wrote:
Hopefully Pakistan opens their airspace soon so these diversion end and we can get back to operating these flights as nonstop instead of one stop.


Not going to happen anytime soon.


And your reasoning is?

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by Spiderguy252
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

So when in your opinion was the beginning of the end? IMO it was when they decided to spread their wings too much, too fast. People make fun of Mallya and Kingfisher ordering 5 each of every Airbus widebody - Jet's adhoc purchases of 10 x A330, 10 x 777 and 10 x 787 were no better. Then the flip flo...

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by Spiderguy252
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

WPvsMW wrote:
9W can't go under until after the election. Might be down to one flight per day.... then the day after Modi is reelected, the IBBI hearse pulls up.


Jet Airways is not going to decide any election.

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by Spiderguy252
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

I just booked a flight for IAH-BLR on QR. When I checked last week I had the option of 9W from AMS - its not showing anymore. I am glad in a way that I didn't purchase it last week. Not sure if AMS routes are still bookable Even before last week, the signs were clear. They've been clear for several...

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by Spiderguy252
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Would be interesting to see how much of 6E ends up in T3 at DEL, and T2 at BOM.

The internationals are flying out of there already.

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by Spiderguy252
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

IMO it's game over. 9W is finished

It was fun while it lasted, but March 31 could very likely see the final flight.

RIP Jet Airways 1993 - 2019.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Fair to say NG at this point is ensuring that he doesn't have a Mallya like fate.

Saving the airline is last on his priority list.

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

What do you see happening to Naresh Goyal?

Will he be on a plane to the UK, if you know what I mean?

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Now BOM-MAN gets the chop.

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

What have 9W done wrong to fall to its current precarious situation? They were once touted to be "one of the finest airlines in the world. " They ingested too many widebodies at the wrong time, then hit a global recession like a brick wall. They've never been the same since. Last overall ...

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Will Etihad Cope With 10% Base Reduction in Passengers in "Perpetuity"?
Replies: 37
Views: 5587

Re: How Will Etihad Cope With 10% Base Reduction in Passengers in "Perpetuity"?

edealinfo wrote:
Etihad has already exhausted 100% of its bilateral entitlements from AUH to india


Are those bilaterals for UAE-India overall, or EY/AUH specific?

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

sibibom wrote:
Naresh Goyal and son are in Doha for talks with Qatar Airways, let's see how far that goes.


Weren't QR desperate to jump into 6E not long ago? Let's see how this plays out.

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani Airspace to remain Closed with exceptions
Replies: 122
Views: 19880

Re: Pakistani Airspace to remain Closed till updated: 5th March, with exceptions

anshabhi wrote:
FB330 wrote:
So, are we expecting the airspace to open today?

No. AI is expecting it to extend till 30th April


Why 30th April? Is this just an adhoc date based on hope, or is there something more to it?

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by Spiderguy252
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

With such unpredictable cancellations, why would anyone book on 9W? Can anyone please explain? Simple, to encash all the miles for award flights. That's what I have been doing past few weeks. Three J class and one Y award flight, and I still have plenty miles to consume. At the rate this airline is...

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by Spiderguy252
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue becoming desperate?
Replies: 34
Views: 9279

Re: JetBlue becoming desperate?

Just an email campaign.

Mountain out of a molehill.

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by Spiderguy252
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

After PNQ-SIN was launched with much gusto, that is now gone as well.

In addition to further cuts to SIN, AUH, BKK, DAC, KWI and DOH.

Even a domestic heavyweight sector DEL-BLR is down to 1 daily at the moment, albeit on the A330.

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by Spiderguy252
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Now 9W have pulled the plug on AUH altogether - 18 March to be specific.

Make of that what you will.

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by Spiderguy252
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani Airspace to remain Closed with exceptions
Replies: 122
Views: 19880

Re: Pakistani Airspace to remain Closed till updated: 5th March, with exceptions

Cute that Chinese carriers can overfly them to third countries no problem.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why such short runways in the UK and Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 5019

Re: Why such short runways in the UK and Ireland

There's clearly no 'Go Big or Go Home' mentality in the UK.

And they colonized us too - so we're messing around with labyrinth cities, ring roads, and whatnot.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 741351

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

The likes of Southwest (and maybe RyanAir) have held the 737 program hostage for too long. We're seeing the dark side of free market economics with Boeing still prattling around the 737 in the 2020s at the behest of these carriers unwilling to spend the dime to look forward. How many more incidents...

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham
Replies: 44
Views: 10369

Re: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham

opticalilyushin wrote:
I think Turkmenistan have thrown in the towel on UK ops, but this is a gigantic blow to BHX. Does Emirates fly to Amritsar?


Nope - but for what it's worth - Air India Express, SpiceJet and IndiGo have direct ATQ-DXB flights.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

My only question is why things have not come to a head yet? Kingfisher fell apart in half this time, snapping in two like the sinking Titanic.

Surely I'm not the only one thinking that this is a controlled crash landing for reasons best known to the powers that be?

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham
Replies: 44
Views: 10369

Re: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham

Quite clear that Pakistan continue to shut out Indian / neutral overflights only to spite India.

Can't think of too many military reasons for this to have gone on this long.

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

'Torture' doesn't begin to describe this downward spiral into a bottomless pit.

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 743748

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

So will Boeing rush to compensate the airlines in question, like Airbus did with the PW NEOs when they had their teething troubles?

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 741351

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

The likes of Southwest (and maybe RyanAir) have held the 737 program hostage for too long. We're seeing the dark side of free market economics with Boeing still prattling around the 737 in the 2020s at the behest of these carriers unwilling to spend the dime to look forward. How many more incidents ...

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns
Replies: 323
Views: 29782

Re: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns

Pakistan are now officially just trolling around. :banghead:

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

WPvsMW wrote:
EY's BOD ... sticky wicket ... daft to invest more... but if EY balks, EY's investment will be diluted 11:1. Bollocks in a vise.


How did this pan out at AirBerlin / Alitalia?

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns
Replies: 323
Views: 29782

Re: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns

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What do you reckon is going to happen to this flight?

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns
Replies: 323
Views: 29782

Re: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns

B747forever wrote:
unrave wrote:
No flights overflying Pakistani airspace currently

BA256 DEL-LHR is the only flight still in Pakistani airspace.


I spotted the same. How did that make it?

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by Spiderguy252
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arkia to launch 2 Israel - India routes
Replies: 12
Views: 3178

Arkia to launch 2 Israel - India routes

Israeli airline Arkia Airlines Ltd. today announced that it would introduce flights to two destinations in India: Goa and Cochin in the state of Kerala. Arkia is joining El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL), which operates direct flights to Mumbai, and Air India, which flies from Tel Aviv to Del...

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by Spiderguy252
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

In short, can I breathe easy and book a 9W flight or two for 3 months down the line?

Yes / No ?

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by Spiderguy252
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo opens for sale daily IST-DEL nonstop eff 20Mar
Replies: 32
Views: 3969

Re: Indigo opens for sale daily IST-DEL nonstop eff 20Mar

How much O&D is there between India and Turkey? Not much I presume, and whatever little is likely captured by the existing TK frequencies. And yes, the visa is a hassle for those folks not carrying a US/UK/Schengen visa. Not worth it unless you really must visit Turkey, which is hardly a stable ...

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Goyal and the Jet management know exactly who they are talking to and what they are talking about. All the speculation on forums like ANET, driven by poorly written hatchets jobs from Times Group news media is just that - SPECULATION. IMO, I do not think any stake sale will happen unless Jet gets i...

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1074
Views: 163444

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

I hope Delta are not counting on anything to do with 9W at the BOM end.

Sad to say they seem primed for a crash landing as things stand. The only question being when.

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Well, if nothing happens now you really have to keep the hearse on speed dial.

NG should have taken the (better) Tata offer while it was still around.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad cancels A320NEO & keeps A321NEO
Replies: 20
Views: 5048

Re: Etihad cancels A320NEO & keeps A321NEO

So Etihad does a Qatar - although for different reasons.

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by Spiderguy252
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How to make Boeing pay attention to the Philippine market?
Replies: 28
Views: 3323

Re: How to make Boeing pay attention to the Philippine market?

If look at page 191 of the December issue of PAL in-flight magazine mabuhay , you can make out a B787-9 in PAL livery as among model the models dispayed. I heard that is was given by representative from Boeing when PAL was looking for a replacement for there A340-300. The B787-9 was competing with ...

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by Spiderguy252
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Retires Remaining Double Bogie A320s
Replies: 40
Views: 9973

Re: Air India Retires Remaining Double Bogie A320s

dtw2hyd wrote:
Those are from 2006 order, probably delivered by 2007.


Negative. They were delivered between 2007 and 2010.

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by Spiderguy252
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Retires Remaining Double Bogie A320s
Replies: 40
Views: 9973

Re: Air India Retires Remaining Double Bogie A320s

AI should have retired them long back, but several bad fleet decisions forced them to keep flying these antiques. I think AI mainline didn't take a single NB delivery between 2007-2015?? They were taking unwanted WBs and had no money for NBs. They were the saviors during AI's tough financial times,...

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by Spiderguy252
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fans buy ticket to meet their idol on airplane then request deboard, delaying everyone
Replies: 23
Views: 7772

Re: Fans buy ticket to meet their idol on airplane then request deboard, delaying everyone

chunhimlai wrote:
KE has introduced new no-show charge: for those who cancel ticket after entering the departure zone have to charge USD200 extra


Is the fine a dis-incentive though? If they're superfans they may pay up.

What is needed is a punishment - however moderate.

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by Spiderguy252
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397215

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Just as we were worried about lack of information around Jet, Reuters has come up with an article detailing the status quo https://www.reuters.com/article/jet-airways-ma-etihad/focus-jet-airways-survival-may-rest-on-founder-goyal-leaving-the-cockpit-idUSL4N1YA47A Jet, which has a mainly Boeing Co f...

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by Spiderguy252
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 73715

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

What aircraft do they plan to use on SFO-DEL? Will they fly East or West bound, or both?

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