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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Official Long Term Plans To 2021
Replies: 30
Views: 8026

RE: Qantas Official Long Term Plans To 2021

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AusA380" class="quote" target="_blank">AusA380</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Essentially, <acronym title="Adelaide - In...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8: A Good Bet?
Replies: 70
Views: 14706

RE: 747-8: A Good Bet?

I think just like in the 70s and 80 many of the worlds airlines had a 747/DC-10 combination maybe in the 2000s airlines might have a A380/748i combination. I hope so I love the 747 and I hope it stays around for years to come.

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas Airways Order The Boeing 747-8I
Replies: 87
Views: 19971

RE: Will Qantas Airways Order The Boeing 747-8I

There are 2 reasons why Qantas wont order the 748i 1 A very small long haul network 2 A380s and 787s. Like the 777 argument there is no room for them and that will be the same for the 748i, lets look at where <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>'s network say back in 1980, back then they...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To AKL?
Replies: 32
Views: 11940

RE: Delta To AKL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ORDBOSEWR" class="quote" target="_blank">ORDBOSEWR</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">U...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 20 Years Gone
Replies: 86
Views: 16784

RE: Pan Am 20 Years Gone

I can remember flying Pan Am between London to Los Angeles on a 741 and then my first ride on an <acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portugal)">SP</acronym> from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to Syd and home to <acronym title="Melbourne - Tull...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #56
Replies: 210
Views: 24757

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #56

When did MH128 change to a A330 into <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> saw one last Sunday night while comming back from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>, I...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: Qantas Drops Plan To Create Asian Carrier
Replies: 47
Views: 13330

RE: Report: Qantas Drops Plan To Create Asian Carrier

it makes me wounder why they got rid of Australian Airlines, why spend more money setting up an airline is Asia when they forever cry poor. Do you think if Australian was kept that could have played a big role in Asia?

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International Airlines And PHX
Replies: 55
Views: 6870

RE: International Airlines And PHX

I supose having San Francisco and Los Angeles to the South and Seattle and Vancover to the north would be a factor for a lack of international service from Portland. We dont hear much of Portland down here in Oz San Francisco and Los Angeles are avertised all the time for holidays to the US down her...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Qantas B767's That Bad?
Replies: 30
Views: 15162

RE: Are Qantas B767's That Bad?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ben175" class="quote" target="_blank">Ben175</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I think if <acronym title="Qantas (Australia...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #56
Replies: 210
Views: 24757

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #56

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IndianicWorld" class="quote" target="_blank">IndianicWorld</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>I'd love to see a carrier take...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #56
Replies: 210
Views: 24757

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #56

Finaly saw the A380 Friday night at <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>, very impressive aircraft, also saw the 787 being towed down towards Qantas maintenence while I was waiting for my flight to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith Internat...

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by Flyingsottsman
Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 55
Replies: 220
Views: 22354

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 55

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mikey" class="quote" target="_blank">mikey</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i>Yesterday I saw a V Australia getting a new ...

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by Flyingsottsman
Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 55
Replies: 220
Views: 22354

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 55

I see <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> dropping <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> altogether in the future and handing that route to <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym>. ...

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by Flyingsottsman
Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA World Cargo 748f Taxi Test Video
Replies: 24
Views: 12828

RE: BA World Cargo 748f Taxi Test Video

What a beautiful looking aircraft, I hope airlines start buying this jet and keep ther 747 flying .

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by Flyingsottsman
Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Qantas Board Should Be Sacked
Replies: 123
Views: 13004

Why Qantas Board Should Be Sacked

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Independence76" class="quote" target="_blank">Independence76</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Yes, other multiple major airl...

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by Flyingsottsman
Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does UA Fly The B 747-400s Across The Atlantic?
Replies: 18
Views: 12827

RE: Does UA Fly The B 747-400s Across The Atlantic?

I thought Heathrow was pretty much 767 and 777 for United.

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by Flyingsottsman
Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK Seeking To Start 4 New Routes, Incl. Mogadishu
Replies: 42
Views: 9972

RE: TK Seeking To Start 4 New Routes, Incl. Mogadishu

What would be in Mogadishu to have a service there?

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Full Page Add To Say Sorry
Replies: 37
Views: 24595

RE: Qantas Full Page Add To Say Sorry

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf002" class="quote" target="_blank">qf002</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Management have one job -- to make money. People...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #54
Replies: 216
Views: 25829

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #54

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JMM99" class="quote" target="_blank">JMM99</a> (<a href="#134" class="quote">Reply 134</a>):<br/><i>Such a large number of Australians heading t...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Full Page Add To Say Sorry
Replies: 37
Views: 24595

Qantas Full Page Add To Say Sorry

Good Evening A netters, did anyone see the full page add Qantas took out in the hearldsun this morning and I suspect all the other major capital city news papers. Saying they are sorry for the inconveince to passengers because of delayed or canceled flights. Qantas said what the unions are doing and...

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by Flyingsottsman
Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #54
Replies: 216
Views: 25829

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #54

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thegeek" class="quote" target="_blank">thegeek</a> (<a href="#112" class="quote">Reply 112</a>):<br/><i>It's not like that at all. Unless <acron...

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by Flyingsottsman
Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will QF's Soon-to-go Routes Be Back Again One Day?
Replies: 38
Views: 8947

RE: Will QF's Soon-to-go Routes Be Back Again One Day?

I dont think you will see Qantas come back to those routes they have dropped, the compitition to Australia is huge, if some sort of service does return and with Australian metal on it, it will be with <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym>. Qantas has become a small mino now and cant comp...

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by Flyingsottsman
Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #54
Replies: 216
Views: 25829

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #54

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JMM99" class="quote" target="_blank">JMM99</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>Heard that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)"...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future 787 Routes?
Replies: 73
Views: 11787

RE: Future 787 Routes?

I would say SYD-HNL with JQ

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Exactly Did Frank Lorenzo Do?
Replies: 34
Views: 17805

RE: What Exactly Did Frank Lorenzo Do?

I have heard a lot about Frank Lorenzo. Did he realy know much about the airline business and running an airline or was he like an Gordon Gecko in the movie Wall Street, some one that just brought and sold businesses like they were swap cards?

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question On Sub-Saharan African Routes
Replies: 21
Views: 7944

RE: Question On Sub-Saharan African Routes

What a great question and very interesting reading aswell. Always wanted to know about <acronym title="Salvador - International / Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Dois de Julho) (SSA / SBSV), Brazil">SSA</acronym> and flights in and out of and do airlines make money on some of those routes. We alway...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #54
Replies: 216
Views: 25829

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #54

If <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> and <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> could not make <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK...

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by Flyingsottsman
Sun Sep 18, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Australia Launches In Nov (inc Pics)
Replies: 31
Views: 16461

RE: Air Australia Launches In Nov (inc Pics)

Looks nice would like to have liked to have seen a little bit more colour on the body, but apart from that it looks nice. I hope they do realy well on the <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9/11/01 - 9/11/11 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 39
Views: 14942

RE: 9/11/01 - 9/11/11 - 10 Years Later

God Bless the victims and rest in peace and we pray their familys find pease, I was in Orlando that fatefull day, to our friends in the United States we in Australia stand with you.

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by Flyingsottsman
Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF FY2010/11 Profit Up 46% To AUD$552m
Replies: 139
Views: 9528

RE: QF FY2010/11 Profit Up 46% To AUD$552m

Once again another profit made, and still they want to cut costs and make people redundent. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EK413" class="quote" target="_blank">EK413</a> (<a h...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe A340 500
Replies: 38
Views: 20488

RE: Air Zimbabwe A340 500

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sepultallica" class="quote" target="_blank">sepultallica</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>The sooner <acronym title="Air Zim...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #53
Replies: 221
Views: 22274

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #53

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/smi0006" class="quote" target="_blank">smi0006</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>Sad I find it hard to believe <acronym tit...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #53
Replies: 221
Views: 22274

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #53

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IndianicWorld" class="quote" target="_blank">IndianicWorld</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Indiustrial action is extremel...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would SYD-ISA-SYD Be A Profitable Route?
Replies: 29
Views: 6029

RE: Would SYD-ISA-SYD Be A Profitable Route?

With the mining boom not just in WA but in QLD aswell they should at least try it. I am sure a SYD-ISA flight would work.

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did QF Make The Best Of...
Replies: 28
Views: 6230

RE: Did QF Make The Best Of...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/richardw" class="quote" target="_blank">richardw</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>the disappearance of <acronym title...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Indochina Trip 8/9: SriLankan HKG-BKK – Perfect!
Replies: 30
Views: 19618

RE: Indochina Trip 8/9: SriLankan HKG-BKK – Perfect!

I have enjoyed every trip report you have done, thank you for sharing your trip very very interesting reading andf great photos aswell.

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by Flyingsottsman
Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9341

RE: Melbourne Growth?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IndianicWorld" class="quote" target="_blank">IndianicWorld</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Codesharing sees most of those l...

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by Flyingsottsman
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9341

RE: Melbourne Growth?

Apart from <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> when ever they will come, I dont think we will see that much growth at <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>, maybe <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> in a few years or maybe Air C...

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by Flyingsottsman
Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do You Think Cathay Pacific's Name Font Is Too Sma
Replies: 5
Views: 4413

Do You Think Cathay Pacific's Name Font Is Too Sma

Yeah I reacon if the font was bigger it would look better.

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: U.S. Inferior To The World In Terms Of Air Travel?
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

RE: U.S. Inferior To The World In Terms Of Air Tra

Everything these days is all about cost cutting, making money in an ever cut throat world, in order to save money they need to trim, cut costs and if that means services suffer than so be it. Qantas has been cost cutting for years sending their aircraft overseas for maintiance and their service stan...

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by Flyingsottsman
Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which US Mega Carriers Will Be Flying In 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 7933

RE: Which US Mega Carriers Will Be Flying In 2021

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/swa4life" class="quote" target="_blank">swa4life</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Let's analyse the possible merger of <ac...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which US Mega Carriers Will Be Flying In 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 7933

RE: Which US Mega Carriers Will Be Flying In 2021

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/brons2" class="quote" target="_blank">brons2</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>3. <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">W...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which US Mega Carriers Will Be Flying In 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 7933

Which US Mega Carriers Will Be Flying In 2021

Hello everyone, first of all I am sorry if a thread like this has been done before or threads like this. In the Christmas new Year peorid of 1982/83, I had my first ever trip to the USA in those days flying up from Australia we had to stop of at <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbo...

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by Flyingsottsman
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Day Trip To Israel BMI A330 In J & #1 Lounge Pics
Replies: 37
Views: 23305

RE: Day Trip To Israel BMI A330 In J & #1 Lounge Pics

Hey that was fantastic to look through those pictures and a great trip report to thank you very much I realy enjoyed looking at that.

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by Flyingsottsman
Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Brand And Identity .Should It Change?
Replies: 23
Views: 5720

RE: AA Brand And Identity .Should It Change?

Its a classic livery that is so iconic its timeless in avaition. As long as they keep the metal livery, the grey livery they had on their A300s was not a nice looking livery, but its a livery that realy only maybe needs a tweak but not a toltal change.

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by Flyingsottsman
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Were The Glory Years Of Your Favorite Airport
Replies: 28
Views: 7977

RE: When Were The Glory Years Of Your Favorite Air

For me the 1980s and early to mid 90s at Melbourne YMML, we had the European carriers comming in like JAT bringing their DC-10-30s in, Alitalia with their 742s, I remember KLM each Friday with their 747s, British Airways, Continental when they ran both their 747s, and DC-10s to <acronym title="Melbo...

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