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by mict
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone Strikes Boeing 737
Replies: 25
Views: 7666

Re: Drone Strikes Boeing 737

Yea and then they will further restrict the usage of drones because of people like this flying their drones near airports... For the sake of drone enthusiast, please don't do this...

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by mict
Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2017
Replies: 246
Views: 26974

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2017

Hi guys Long time following the forum, but first time posting anything. I have a friend stuck at Istanbul, he arrived there yesterday evening and was supposed to take a connecting flight that evening to Athens, which never happend. He said they were waiting on tarmac for 3 hours and that pilot was ...

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by mict
Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2017
Replies: 246
Views: 26974

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2017

Hi guys Long time following the forum, but first time posting anything. I have a friend stuck at Istanbul, he arrived there yesterday evening and was supposed to take a connecting flight that evening to Athens, which never happend. He said they were waiting on tarmac for 3 hours and that pilot was ...

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by mict
Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2016
Replies: 108
Views: 13553

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2016

Just flew BRU-SAW, plane about 75% full, service extremely slow. After getting my lunch platter, I was offered bread while I was at the dessert... Would have been welcome with the main food. (the food was delicious though). Then, I had to wait about an hour when I was done eating to have my tray tak...

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by mict
Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2016
Replies: 140
Views: 16654

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2016

I assume it will be operated by an A332? I more expect it will be operated with A333s. By that date, TK's those 5 flyable A332s will be heavily assigned in Latin America Routes and elsewhere and with the arrival of ex-Skymark A333s (7 frames), TK will have an adequate fleet of A333s at hand... But ...

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by mict
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2016
Replies: 140
Views: 16654

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2016

Turkish Airlines will launch Phuket flights from 17 July 2017. TK172 IST 14.30 HKT 04.00 1467 TK173 HKT 05.30 IST 12.00 1257 This is great news thanks! I assume it will be operated by an A332? Also wonder why this isn't leaving later at night with the other far east destinations. Can't connect on t...

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by mict
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 12877

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2016

Reporting from SAW. It was a surprise to me to see the construction near the TK VIP lounge here at SAW. Looks like Kadikoy-Kartal metro line will be extended another 5 stops to reach SAW. That is awesome news for me :) What is the best way to access this ViP lounge (assuming you are talking about t...

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by mict
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 12877

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2016

Reporting from SAW. It was a surprise to me to see the construction near the TK VIP lounge here at SAW. Looks like Kadikoy-Kartal metro line will be extended another 5 stops to reach SAW. That is awesome news for me :) What is the best way to access this ViP lounge (assuming you are talking about t...

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by mict
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 12877

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2016

Thanks for the replies regarding my question about ADB. Will then plan a longer layover than just 35mins. If you have status with TK or you are flying in J, after arrival, go outside the airport at arrivals level, turn left and walk to the TK VIP Terminal. There you have super fast check-in and sec...

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by mict
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 12877

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2016

Hi all, Have a question about ADB (Izmir) and the layout of the new domestic terminal. Planning to make a same a/c return with TK 77W on IST-ADB-IST next weekend. Are pax at the domestic terminal separated meaning that I have to go through arrivals, exit the terminal and pass through security again...

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by mict
Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ridiculous prices for flying into secondary american cities?
Replies: 21
Views: 3599

Re: ridiculous prices for flying into secondary american cities?

Having moved to Detroit metro area 3 years ago, I agree that flying out of / into DTW is usually a lot pricier than ORD or Windsor for example.

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by mict
Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unnamed Airline to introduce Super First Class on 777's in late 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 4637

Re: Unnamed Airline to introduce Super First Class on 777's in late 2017

Could this be TK?
They do not operate First Class yet but maybe they want to? (they did operate F a while ago on 9W leased 77Ws).

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by mict
Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10726

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

I though Turkish Airlines had plans to fly to Detroit, could someone please enlighten me as to why it has not happened yet? That would be great indeed, that's where I am flying mostly including right now and I have to add an ATL-DTW leg on Southwest to my trip getting me to my destination past midn...

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by mict
Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10726

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

I am currently on board TK31 IST-ATL in J. My first segment was ADB-IST on a 77W as well, very nice for a 45 minutes flights. The following flight from ADB to IST was also a 77W! Checking in and boarding from a separate terminal in ADB is a huge plus! IST was pretty crowded but the lounge was ok, up...

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by mict
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK1815 missed approach at NCE
Replies: 32
Views: 10011

Re: TK1815 missed approach at NCE

I read on a Turkish website that is was due to a RNAV malfunction. I don't see how anyone can believe this. Landing on 22R isn't hard especially with charts in front of you. It's quite clear that you don't fly over the city of Nice, ever. You always come in next to the port then follow the promenad...

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by mict
Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK1815 missed approach at NCE
Replies: 32
Views: 10011

Re: TK1815 missed approach at NCE

I read on a Turkish website that is was due to a RNAV malfunction.

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by mict
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 178
Views: 43961

New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

https://www.lalibre.be/economie/libre-e ... 310566000c
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Wants to operate flight between Belgium and Asia, mainly China and India.

Link in french:

https://www.lalibre.be/economie/libre-e ... 310566000c

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by mict
Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10726

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

Your assessment is optimistic, however the same could be said for BA and LH, which have significant numbers of widebodies on order even though the majority of their high-frequency short haul network is served using narrowbodies. The lack of new orders and the leasing-in of 2nd hand aircraft may ind...

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by mict
Wed Aug 17, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10726

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

It is good to see Mr. Kotil speak. I liked both the questions and answers: http://www.airsideint.com/#!Dr-Temel-Ko ... -Airlines-–-Interview/tfpcn/57b2e24e0cf2990ba1ee04cc A few interesting points: -Opening of an Asian hub to serve Australia, he was mentioning DPS -Looks like they will announce MEX...

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by mict
Wed Aug 10, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10726

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

http://upgrd.com/matthew/first-look-tur ... ulles.html



Great news! I was going to book my next TATL flight through YYZ but I will now do IAD to try out the lounge!
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mercure1 wrote:
Looks like THY lounge is about ready to open at IAD

http://upgrd.com/matthew/first-look-tur ... ulles.html



Great news! I was going to book my next TATL flight through YYZ but I will now do IAD to try out the lounge!

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by mict
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 735
Views: 172420

Re: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB

I think there is a "domino" effect. One guy will grab his bag and another will be "hey, he is taking his bag, I don't see why I shouldn't take it" etc...

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by mict
Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates possible future U.S. destinations?
Replies: 69
Views: 11650

Re: Emirates possible future U.S. destinations?

Detroit has RJ ...okay? The largest Arab american and one of the largest Indian populations and they deserve twice weekly summer nonstops? DTW deserves more than that. Most of the DTW Arab population is from the Levant (Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon etc.) so flying DTW-DXB-BEY would be a huge d...

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by mict
Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Bans Turkish from US Airspace
Replies: 61
Views: 21237

Re: FAA Bans Turkish from US Airspace

I am booked on IST-ATL on August 31st, should I switch to the next day's flight?
Quite annoying as I have an ATL-DTW booked right after the TK flight on a separate ticket...

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by mict
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Gate For QR755 In ATL Inaugural
Replies: 215
Views: 30188

RE: No Gate For QR755 In ATL Inaugural

Did something similar happen with TK? They started ATL about 2 weeks ago, wonder how they are doing.

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by mict
Tue May 17, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2016
Replies: 122
Views: 17365

RE: Turkish Aviation May 2016

Any updates on the TK lounge at JFK?

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by mict
Sun May 01, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fans Of The US 3 Major Airlines Outside USA?
Replies: 29
Views: 3454

RE: Fans Of The US 3 Major Airlines Outside USA?

I am not a big fan of the US3 but <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is my favorite one out of the three for sure. I travel mostly on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> because of my *A status but my occasional <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> tri...

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by mict
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does None Of The ME3 Have Premium Economy
Replies: 27
Views: 9647

RE: Why Does None Of The ME3 Have Premium Economy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dubaiamman243" class="quote" target="_blank">dubaiamman243</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> One time Sir. Tim Clark said ...

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by mict
Thu Apr 28, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH In Talks With SK Over Stake; Acquire Rest Of SN
Replies: 60
Views: 17511

RE: LH In Talks With SK Over Stake; Acquire Rest Of SN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bralo20" class="quote" target="_blank">Bralo20</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i>So in short: <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (...

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by mict
Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2016
Replies: 114
Views: 16243

RE: Turkish Aviation April 2016

Does the first row in J on the new J49Y300 77Ws have a little less legroom like the older config one? Or are there other bad seats I should not get? Can't find much on the new config, on the older one I avoided row 1 (less legroom) and 4 (missing window). BTW, there is a 25% promo on award tickets t...

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by mict
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Trims BRU To Seasonal
Replies: 35
Views: 9973

RE: AA Trims BRU To Seasonal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MIflyer12" class="quote" target="_blank">MIflyer12</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Come on, LAXintl - that's like saying ...

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by mict
Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Trims BRU To Seasonal
Replies: 35
Views: 9973

RE: AA Trims BRU To Seasonal

Sad days for <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> We lost <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (T...

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by mict
Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEL-DXB Diverted To SYD, Lands 8 Hours Later
Replies: 15
Views: 11463

MEL-DXB Diverted To SYD, Lands 8 Hours Later

<a href="http://www.airlive.net/qantas-a380-flight-circles-for-hours-after-vibration-issue-in-engine-forces-it-to-divert-to-sydney/" target="_blank">http://www.airlive.net/qantas-a380-f...ine-forces-it-to-divert-to-sydney/</a> Must have been quite frustrating for passengers to fly <acronym title="Me...

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by mict
Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2016
Replies: 114
Views: 16243

RE: Turkish Aviation April 2016

A few weeks ago, I flew out of <acronym title="Izmir - Adnan Menderes (Cumaovasi) (ADB / LTBJ), Turkey">ADB</acronym> and being <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> Elite the experience was awesome. Separate VIP terminal, didn't wait a single second in a line and directly bused to the plan...

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by mict
Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Is Open Again, But........
Replies: 83
Views: 26548

RE: BRU Is Open Again, But........

Looks like only is operating out of <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> until Tuesday at least. Are other carriers not allowed yet or are they waiting for the situation to get better before resuming flights? Also weird that not a sin...

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by mict
Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Is Open Again, But........
Replies: 83
Views: 26548

RE: BRU Is Open Again, But........

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/stlgph" class="quote" target="_blank">stlgph</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>probably because they have more knowledge ab...

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by mict
Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Is Open Again, But........
Replies: 83
Views: 26548

RE: BRU Is Open Again, But........

Looks like B gates won't be used in the near future. Non-Schengen flights will use T gates at the moment.

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by mict
Fri Apr 01, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU To Re-open Saturday
Replies: 32
Views: 8085

RE: BRU To Re-open Saturday

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sassiciai" class="quote" target="_blank">sassiciai</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Etihad moved its flights to <acronym t...

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by mict
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.
Replies: 244
Views: 32414

RE: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a3xx900" class="quote" target="_blank">a3xx900</a> (<a href="#240" class="quote">Reply 240</a>):<br/><i> Sorry if this has been discussed somewh...

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by mict
Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.
Replies: 244
Views: 32414

RE: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flyingsottsman" class="quote" target="_blank">Flyingsottsman</a> (<a href="#238" class="quote">Reply 238</a>):<br/><i> Was the American Airlines...

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by mict
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.
Replies: 244
Views: 32414

RE: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bralo20" class="quote" target="_blank">Bralo20</a> (<a href="#215" class="quote">Reply 215</a>):<br/><i>There are reports that on the backside o...

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by mict
Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.
Replies: 244
Views: 32414

RE: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">blueflyer</a> (<a href="#207" class="quote">Reply 207</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Brussels - National...

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by mict
Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2016
Replies: 119
Views: 14218

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2016

Miles & Smiles members, you can now order you Batman vs Superman Card under "Card Operations" in your account.
You can even choose between Superman, Batman or both!

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by mict
Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2016 Upgrade %
Replies: 2
Views: 2030

RE: 2016 Upgrade %

Only 1 upgrade out of 12 flights. It was a TATL at least! You guys are lucky in the US for those unlimited upgrades, good luck to get an upgrade in Europe unless it is overbooked  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0...

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by mict
Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest GDS Routings
Replies: 18
Views: 3219

RE: Craziest GDS Routings

I was going to fly <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU...

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by mict
Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.
Replies: 244
Views: 32414

RE: Two Explosions At BRU Pt 2.

Isn't SN (or any airline) insured for these kind of stuff?

[Edited 2016-03-24 06:59:23]

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by mict
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU
Replies: 145
Views: 29967

RE: Two Explosions At BRU

Another picture of the damage:

http://images.scribblelive.com/2016/...cbf-4951-bfcd-8ecd100a53c3_500.jpg

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by mict
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU
Replies: 145
Views: 29967

RE: Two Explosions At BRU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ty134A" class="quote" target="_blank">Ty134A</a> (<a href="#120" class="quote">Reply 120</a>):<br/><i> Imagine sitting on a diverting plane and ...

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by mict
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU
Replies: 145
Views: 29967

RE: Two Explosions At BRU

Here is a pic where to can see the damage pretty clearly

http://images.scribblelive.com/2016/...87d-488a-bc5a-87136cd68fb3_800.jpg

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by mict
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU
Replies: 145
Views: 29967

RE: Two Explosions At BRU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#93" class="quote">Reply 93</a>):<br/><i>Right, but aren't there clusters of various ...

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