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by PanHAM
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo
Replies: 19
Views: 2855

Re: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo

Opening a new Station if quite expensive. And then you have an empty 747F at Mitchel field. Which Needs to be fed by cargo trucked from ORD. The bet is that Foxcom and their freight forwarders will use existing Services to ORD and truck to Wisconsin. It doesn’t mean MKE will take all the cargo from...

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 17992

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Primera intends to Station 2 737MAX at TXL and uses both for 7 weekly return flights each. Faily to JFK and the other destinations get 3/4 flights. I woukd call that challenging.

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 5797

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

@ aviationaware thinking about who might be knocking at our dorrs with a tank cannon I came up the following Scenario. It is obvious that Mr. Trump owes his Buddy Vlad something. In short, Mr. Putin knwos something about Mr. Trup which could be extremely dangerous for the big mouth. So why not Germa...

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroLogic to get another 777F
Replies: 18
Views: 3910

Re: AeroLogic to get another 777F

The additional 777F will be jointly used by DHL mid weeks and LHCargo on Weekends.

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 5797

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

@ aviationaware enlighten me, where in Germany are the US of A defending the Federal Republic of Germany? The two AFBs in Ramstein and Spangdahlem are proteced by your own personell but do not contribute anything to German defese. We handle our air policing ourselves and help out routinely in the Ba...

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo
Replies: 19
Views: 2855

Re: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo

Opening a new Station if quite expensive. And then you have an empty 747F at Mitchel field. Which Needs to be fed by cargo trucked from ORD.
The bet is that Foxcom and their freight forwarders will use existing Services to ORD and truck to Wisconsin.

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has the Boeing 747 LCF ever been used to transport normal (outsized) cargo?
Replies: 5
Views: 1122

Re: Has the Boeing 747 LCF ever been used to transport normal (outsized) cargo?

AFAIK not. Airbus has leased out their Special freighets a few times. At the end of the day it is cheaperr to charter an Antonov 124.or the -225 Even if Boeing would have a free time Slot and Crews available, the departure Airports would Need to have the Special laoding rquipment whoch can be seen i...

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 17992

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Those Ruhr area dumps which are mentioned here create tons of ethnic traffic at DUS to Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa and DTM is a Wizz hub not without a reason.

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 17992

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Berlin may be the Curry Wurst capital of the world but that does not generate air traffic. Berlin may be high up in the ranks of O&D traffic which has many reasons, not only Hipsters but also ethnic traffic generates that.. What Berlin does not have is the spice needed to become a workable hub a...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 5797

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

Another perfect example of why it shouldn't exist. A mess of 'half members' 'full members' half in, half out, some rights here, but not there. It's a joke, not a country. May I ask what your problem is with the EU. America isn't it, so why should you care? Because it undermines international law by...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 5797

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

Ambassador Grenell still does not unerstand what an Ambassador can do and what an Ambassador cannot do. Governments do not take orders from Ambassadors, nor do local companies. He should know that by now. If someone wants Mahan out of Europe they have to produce evidence why that should be. That may...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the aviation impact of a no-deal Brexit?
Replies: 193
Views: 15633

Re: What is the aviation impact of a no-deal Brexit?

EASA is not a Problem, the European Common Aviation Area includes a number of countries which are not member of the EU, whoch means that "Third Countries" which the UK will be then, can be members. The real Problem is the single markez whoch the UK is about to leave. Even when associated w...

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 1178

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

to those who say that nothing is eternal, well it starts with article 1 Quote (1) Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all state authority. unquote It should go undisputed REgarding the USA - the Division of powers still work. Regardless of a hot air ball...

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 1178

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

That is not possible any more in Germany. Not possible because it's forbidden by the Grundgesetz? And what if somebody comes to power who undermines, changes and no longer respects the Grundgesetz? Erdogan is demonstrating the way, Trump is trying to. Btw: Soll die Signatur auf deutsch geschrieben ...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit
Replies: 37
Views: 1608

Re: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit

It is amazing how they arrive at such lunatic figures. 289 mio US for a Janitor who will never see a fraction of the amount. Not even after the legal battle has been fought through all instances. There are two scientific opinions about that stuff, one says it causes cancer and kills, the other says ...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 17992

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

the total inability of the Berlin City/state government to widen the industrial base of the City is shpwn at the fact that the Senate was not interested to Support a 600 Mio € Investment by Siemens. How can you build up high yield traffic when industry is chased away? what I forgot, today is the 57t...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 17992

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

We have this discussion on a regular base. That new Airport terminal they call "the BER" is hardly large enough to cope with the exsisting Point to Point traffic. How could they handle the additional Business which would be generated by feediing Long haul routes? LH is not interested and l...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Alitalia unfair competition?
Replies: 19
Views: 3401

Re: Is Alitalia unfair competition?

To answer the question, YES. In a single market all Players must stick to the rules, what AZ never did. This is not about some regional carriers who may fly a lifeline route in an under developed Country. There is not reason why AZ should not Play according to the rules. I hope that the EU3 enforce ...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TK to become casualty of USA-Turkey rhetoric?
Replies: 106
Views: 13314

Re: TK to become casualty of USA-Turkey rhetoric?

The Devaluation of a currency leads automatically into Inflation. Even in short term, there will hardly be any Advantage ffor TK due to the fact that their cost base is Turkish Lira. Thaymay defer wage increases by 2 or 3 months but they have to pay fuel is real Money right now and that is US$. They...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 1178

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

I would not want to live in a state where a "pr.ivilege" is granted. Who grants can take away. That is not possible any more in Germany. The short form Explanation is as follows, taken from Wikipedia: quote The authors of the Basic Law sought to ensure that a potential dictator would never...

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by PanHAM
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 1178

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

It is not a privilege, it is a basic right

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State Owned Airlines in Dictatorships
Replies: 27
Views: 3427

Re: State Owned Airlines in Dictatorships

Very political. The majority of countries are far from being Democracies, far from being ruled by the law. I would suggest to ask which Airlines are managed strictly by Commercial rules and Standards with the Goal of being really profitable. Singapore was mentioned as one Party state, but SQ would q...

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by PanHAM
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the EU similar to Google?
Replies: 34
Views: 1261

Re: Is the EU similar to Google?

My German Passport gives me Visa Free Access to 176 countries and both of us enjoy living in countries that are rules by the law and not by some elected ruler. To stay with the question, the EU and it's member states are ruled by the law. The Division of powers are in effect and new laws that are p...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frankfurt airport evacuated August 7th, 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 5004

Re: Frankfurt airport being evacuated right now

That happened at 11h15 his morning. A French family of four walked away from the control thinking they were finished but actually the detecor gave Alarm, having discovered Dynamite or whatever similar stuff it was. Turned out to be a fake Alarm and the woman who checked the Family did not get the me...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline
Replies: 51
Views: 8915

Re: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline

Most of the 9/11 terrorists came from the KSA. That this Country now uses exactly that Terror method to threaten a Country that was criticising the human rights conditions in Saudi Arabia is flabbergasting.

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 9498

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 9498

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Nice trick with the refueling. But the fuel remains in the posession of the vendor until paid by the debtor. For most airlines flying international routes, settlement is almost instantaneous via IATA clearing account or SWIFT fx accounts. No 20th of the following month for fuel sales. "almost&...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 9498

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Nice trick with the refueling. But the fuel remains in the posession of the vendor until paid by the debtor.

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by PanHAM
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 9498

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Why give them so much notice of arrival, they then have lots of time to remove any assets before the bailiff arrives? The LCCs do not have any assets outside their home Countries. Exceot when they land an aircraft in, say, Debnark. And then only when the aircraft is registered in their. Name. Ryana...

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by PanHAM
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the EU similar to Google?
Replies: 34
Views: 1261

Re: Is the EU similar to Google?

My German Passport gives me Visa Free Access to 176 countries and both of us enjoy living in countries that are rules by the law and not by some elected ruler. To stay with the question, the EU and it's member states are ruled by the law. The Division of powers are in effect and new laws that are pa...

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by PanHAM
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the EU similar to Google?
Replies: 34
Views: 1261

Re: Is the EU similar to Google?

Of course can you leave the EU Sevenair. No one is keeping ypu here, the EU does not have automatic guns that Keep the People from crossing the borders, like East Germany had. You are free to go, the world is open for EU citizens, Even after Brexit that will be the case. The Aussies and the Kiwis wi...

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by PanHAM
Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian, DHL Announce Cargo Logistics Joint Venture
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Re: Ethiopian, DHL Announce Cargo Logistics Joint Venture

Reading the article it must be the freight forwarding part of DHL that has signed the contract. . By doing that, ET would alienate all other freight forwarders world wide-

The Integrators part of DHL would make sense. More Information is needed on that topic

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by PanHAM
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA-EU Trade War Averted
Replies: 93
Views: 2411

Re: USA-EU Trade War Averted

Sounds something like TTIP which is a good result Juncker has achieved considering the fears that stood in the room. Best result for Europe is that the Status quo is maintained. Europe has the Option to Import LNG and soy beans, if there is a market for that. No one buys US cars except Jeeps and cul...

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by PanHAM
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 69417

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

There will be no winners when the Lemmings jump over the cliffs and there is nothing to celebrate. The way it Looks now is that the Brexit will be a total Desaster, regardless which Version will come. The UK will become most likely a "third Country" and the Problems won't be the duty, the...

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by PanHAM
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 69417

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

There will be no winners when the Lemmings jump over the cliffs and there is nothing to celebrate. The way it Looks now is that the Brexit will be a total Desaster, regardless which Version will come. The UK will become most likely a "third Country" and the Problems won't be the duty, the ...

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by PanHAM
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which big airlines are not stock-based?
Replies: 14
Views: 2978

Re: Which big airlines are not stock-based?

Stock based does not mean that the Company is privately run. Important is that the Airline is publicly listed and the Shares are hel by individuals and private institutions Alitalia is a bad example of state interference. Without constant cash injections, AZ would be history since years................

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by PanHAM
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings to consolidate its core in short-haul low cost, leaving long-haul for Brussels Airlines
Replies: 14
Views: 3506

Re: Eurowings to consolidate its core in short-haul low cost, leaving long-haul for Brussels Airlines

LH Group has the better chances. They should get some staff who worked for the old LTU / Ar Berlin and with DUS s the main base they can build on an decades old Operation with a proven market base and litttle direct competition. The Backbone will be Carribbean and Far Eastern Holiday routes whereas...

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by PanHAM
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings to consolidate its core in short-haul low cost, leaving long-haul for Brussels Airlines
Replies: 14
Views: 3506

Re: Eurowings to consolidate its core in short-haul low cost, leaving long-haul for Brussels Airlines

LH Group has the better chances. They should get some staff who worked for the old LTU / Ar Berlin and with DUS s the main base they can build on an decades old Operation with a proven market base and litttle direct competition. The Backbone will be Carribbean and Far Eastern Holiday routes whereas ...

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by PanHAM
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bell 412EP leaked 322 litres of fuel inside Cargolux 747-8F flying IAH-PIK
Replies: 6
Views: 2386

Re: Bell 412EP leaked 322 litres of fuel inside Cargolux 747-8F flying IAH-PIK

Motor vehicles carried as freight have to be drained as well as the batteries have to be cut-off. The procedures are written in the DG Regulations and have to be followed. The shipper is responsible, as well as the freight forwarder who has to deliver the freigh ready for carriage. The Airlines has ...

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by PanHAM
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Adria announces opening of Paderborn base
Replies: 18
Views: 3044

Re: Adria announces opening of Paderborn base

One thinks that they have done they have done their home work. PAD is in the eastern part of Northrine-Westphalia which has a lot of industry. The freason for the first line Service to MUC was Nixdorf Computers whiich I believe is Siemens today. Other cities in the area are Guetersloh and Bielefeld ...

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by PanHAM
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don’t US passenger airlines have cargo subsidiaries?
Replies: 52
Views: 7643

Re: Why don’t US passenger airlines have CARGO subsidiaries?

Well, you can ship domestic on FX and UPS CtoC or BtoC or even CtoB from 1 lbs upwards. Try that with UP or BNSF, a car load would be the Minimum and a block Trains is preferred. Check the Webcams you'll see FedeX air and ground, UPS and a lot of plain Trailers or Containers. Some of them may contai...

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by PanHAM
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair FR7312 lost cabin pressure and diverted to HHN
Replies: 35
Views: 6494

Re: Ryanair FR7312 lost cabin pressure and diverted to HHN

The law may be dumb as hell but it does not make a difference between ULCC and Premium carruer. If a carrier signs a contract that carrier is obliged to fulfill that contract. That means carriage from A to B must be completed by air in due time and not by bus. Mechanical faults can happen, even with...

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by PanHAM
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don’t US passenger airlines have cargo subsidiaries?
Replies: 52
Views: 7643

Re: Why don’t US passenger airlines have CARGO subsidiaries?

not when you read the post carefully and consider the word "internationally"

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by PanHAM
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don’t US passenger airlines have cargo subsidiaries?
Replies: 52
Views: 7643

Re: Why don’t US passenger airlines have CARGO subsidiaries?

To whom it may concern: Alaska is not part of the lower 48 US carriers do not have cargo subsidiaries. they have cargo departments LX does not (yet) operate A359s GEC is the call sign for LH Cargo which is a separate corporation in the LH Group. They operate 17 main deck freighters and sell the bell...

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by PanHAM
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair FR7312 lost cabin pressure and diverted to HHN
Replies: 35
Views: 6494

Re: Ryanair FR7312 lost cabin pressure and diverted to HHN

Ryanair as usual left the passengers alone, they eve had to pay the Hospital bill out of their pockets- Some got an offer to go by chartered bus to Zadar. That is the real scandal.

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by PanHAM
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don’t US passenger airlines have cargo subsidiaries?
Replies: 52
Views: 7643

Re: Why don’t US passenger airlines have CARGO subsidiaries?

well, the US Majors carry freight in the bellies, some even do that on domestc flights, especially for Food perishables. In the early days all of them, PA, TW AA AA had 707 , 747 or DC8 freighters in their fleets. When FX started in the early 70s that was the end of that. With the massive operations...

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by PanHAM
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair FR7312 lost cabin pressure and diverted to HHN
Replies: 35
Views: 6494

Re: Ryanair FR7312 lost cabin pressure and diverted to HHN

They landed at Hahn Airport, in the boonies nowhere near Frankfurt. Accommodating 189 passengers in Hotels requires some knowledge of the local handlig Agent, 3 or 4 busses for a 45 to 60 Minute journes to Mainz Hotels between Trier and Koblenz. No Need to sleep on concrete flors, but then, the pass...

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by PanHAM
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 355
Views: 10453

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

To give you a vague idea, the USA presently spends about 7oo Billlion $. Trumos 4% is wrong, as usual. it is about 3,5% of the GNP, so 1,2% would be roughly 230 Billion.. In Germany, the USA has about 35000 soldiers and staff. They are spread over 3 main Locations, the Army European HQ in Wiesbaden ...

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by PanHAM
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 355
Views: 10453

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

Ursula von der Leyen is still the defese Minister. 2% is a target and the Minister has to get the total spending approved from the Parliament. An increase of 4 Billion €, which is about 10% of the current Budget, is already a success. The full 2% could not effectively spent . I am not checking the f...

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by PanHAM
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 355
Views: 10453

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

There is no bill and no promise to pay. At the 2006 NATO summit in Latvia you agreed to spend 2% of your GDP on defense spending. You are spending 1.2%. Join Greece, Estonia, the United Kingdom, Romania, and Poland. Pay your bills. I did not agree to anything and in 2006 we had another government t...

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