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by ardian
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Launch New Uniform
Replies: 38
Views: 14802

RE: Virgin Atlantic Launch New Uniform

I absolutely love it! It's 'different', while maintaining an elegant, sophisticated touch. Indeed very Westwood. Excellent job by Virgin Atlantic and this uniform is so much better than the current one. It would really stand out in a terminal then the crew is walking towards the plane. Yeah bring it...

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by ardian
Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Virgin Atlantic "Upper Class" Commercial
Replies: 6
Views: 5116

RE: New Virgin Atlantic "Upper Class" Commercial

I couldn't finish watching the video; way too corny for me. The 'Flying in the face of ordinary' is a great ad though

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by ardian
Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A350, Best Looking Airbus Ever?
Replies: 30
Views: 6311

RE: A350, Best Looking Airbus Ever?

I completely disagree: the A350's nose looks weird/clunky and the tail section is strange (the part where it's getting smaller). Somehow it looks out of proportion.

To me the A330-300 is breathtaking; elegant, refined and sleek.

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by ardian
Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicks In The Cockpit
Replies: 30
Views: 20383

RE: Chicks In The Cockpit

Aaaaaaw how cute! This news really brightens up my day  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I absolutely love <a href="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/07/03/article-2354526-1AA25F24000005DC-128_634x471.jpg" t...

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by ardian
Sat May 25, 2013 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY's Longhaul Uniforms Designed By Moods Of Norway
Replies: 6
Views: 12809

RE: DY's Longhaul Uniforms Designed By Moods Of Norway

I like it! A bit retro and quirky in a good way. Moods Of Norway is a very nice brand, so hats off to DY for choosing them.

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by ardian
Sun May 19, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oldie Vs Youngling: Sapporo With A 737 And A 787
Replies: 18
Views: 18782

RE: Oldie Vs Youngling: Sapporo With A 737 And A 787

Great tripreport, thanks for sharing it with us. Stunning photos too!

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by ardian
Thu May 09, 2013 11:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Entered The Lion's Den - Lion Air CGK-SIN
Replies: 17
Views: 17966

RE: I Entered The Lion's Den - Lion Air CGK-SIN

Aaah brings back memories from last year, where all my domestic flights in Indonesia were with Lion Air. It was quite a special experience  <img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> The legroom is terrible thou...

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by ardian
Thu May 02, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Crash Had The Most Ground Fatalities?
Replies: 44
Views: 15355

RE: What Crash Had The Most Ground Fatalities?

I just stumbled upon this article posted on this very own website:
The forgotten disaster in Zaire

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by ardian
Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Liveries - Are They Still Necessary?
Replies: 55
Views: 15705

RE: Aircraft Liveries - Are They Still Necessary?

"Business without advertising is like winking to a girl in the dark. You know you're doing it, but nobody else does." (Patsy Stone in AbFab, although it originates from Stuart Henderson  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" bor...

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by ardian
Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Presents New Business Class Interior
Replies: 47
Views: 24177

RE: KLM Presents New Business Class Interior

For people who are wondering how much you <acronym title="CURRENT: Guangzhou - Baiyun (CAN / ZGGG), China AND OLD: Guangzhou - Baiyun (CAN / ZGGG) (closed), China">CAN</acronym> design with a new C-class cabin, since you're pretty restricted inside an airplance cabin and KLM already decided they'd c...

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by ardian
Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YYZ-CUR & Unfortunately Back! *Pic Overload*
Replies: 31
Views: 10246

RE: YYZ-CUR & Unfortunately Back! *Pic Overload*

Oh my, what a stunning pictures! Razorsharp and full of color, excellent job! Thanks for sharing your tripreport about this wonderful paradise

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by ardian
Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another CX First: HKG-HND +JAL F Lounge (pics+vid)
Replies: 9
Views: 11699

RE: Another CX First: HKG-HND +JAL F Lounge (pics+vid)

Awesome tripreport! Stunning pictures: excellent post-production which truly captures the elegance of flying F-class with CX (I believe I also mentioned that in one of your other tripreports if my memory is correct). Thank you for sharing it!

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by ardian
Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To The Land Of The Thunder Dragon: DEL-PBH-DEL
Replies: 12
Views: 8873

RE: To The Land Of The Thunder Dragon: DEL-PBH-DEL

Wow what a wonderful tripreport of such a beautiful, fascinating country! Thanks for sharing it with us

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by ardian
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa A380 First Class To Tokyo
Replies: 15
Views: 27865

RE: Lufthansa A380 First Class To Tokyo

Great review! Thanks for sharing it with us. I really like your blog by the way, so many great trip reports to find. I absolutely love <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> F-class (not that I had the priviledge to experience it); there's a certain understated luxury to find. It's the at...

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by ardian
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: THAI_A380 First Class | FRA - BKK
Replies: 7
Views: 33105

RE: THAI_A380 First Class | FRA - BKK

Great video, thanks for sharing it!
I wander though, what's that small rectangular screen at the armrest? Some kind of control unit for the seat?

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by ardian
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Crossing The Andes On LAN's 787-Premium Business
Replies: 19
Views: 12038

RE: Crossing The Andes On LAN's 787-Premium Business

Thank you for sharing your tripreport! I really enjoyed reading it and oh my; the 787 in Lan colors looks stunning. I absolutely love the premium cabin and the entrance; it's spectacular! This is what I expected to see after the first CGI interior videos from Boeing when they introduced the 787. LAN...

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by ardian
Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New TAM First Class
Replies: 31
Views: 10414

RE: New TAM First Class

One of the best F-class cabins I've seen so far: stylish, modern, elegant and chique. So much better than the latest F-class seats we've seen on some of the A380 operators (MH, <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym>, <acronym title="China Southern Airlines">CZ</acronym>, <acrony...

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by ardian
Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New DL Safety Video Starts Thursday.
Replies: 72
Views: 9514

RE: New DL Safety Video Starts Thursday.

A bit corny at some of the moments. I loved the previous version though with Deltalina, but it's great that she's making a cameo. Her finger wag is just an instant classic

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by ardian
Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM's New First Class Images
Replies: 3
Views: 3656

RE: TAM's New First Class Images

Would be nice if the link to the Flickr page is also provided. So here it is: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamlinhasaereas" target="_blank">http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamlinhasaereas</a> I absolutely love it! Simple, elegant and chique. Much better than the latest F-class products I've se...

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by ardian
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways New First Class
Replies: 12
Views: 33255

RE: British Airways New First Class

Thank you for your tripreport. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> F-class looks amazing: a very stylish product. I absolutely love the cabin design, they did a great job with the attention to all the details. Different wall panels, ceiling, window shutters, light, seats, carpet. The seats...

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by ardian
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SN Brussels Airlines Transatlantic BRU To JFK In J
Replies: 12
Views: 15904

RE: SN Brussels Airlines Transatlantic BRU To JFK In J

Great tripreport. Thanks for sharing it with us. The seats, cabin and lavatory really look very stylish. Color scheme wise, much better than the recently introduced new C-seat from Austria. By the way, what's the purpose of this panel in this picture (as it quite looks a bit meaningless to me): <a h...

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by ardian
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Pacific’s(Fiji Airways) New A330′s
Replies: 51
Views: 21323

RE: Air Pacific’s(Fiji Airways) New A330′s

Wow! I'm speechless! I absolutely love it: very elegant, but traditional with a modern twist. Really a great job. I can only imagine that it will look spectacular in real life!

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by ardian
Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS Unveils New Business Class Seat
Replies: 25
Views: 11603

RE: OS Unveils New Business Class Seat

As a seat, this is definitely a great improvement. Other than that, it looks very 'bland': the current C-cabin has such a great design scheme. The current C-class seat is just a regular lie-flat seat, but it really stands out due to its colors and wood patterned back shell. It's sad that they chose ...

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by ardian
Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas A380 Business (+PICS) & Sydney First Lounge
Replies: 19
Views: 19568

RE: Qantas A380 Business (+PICS) & Sydney First Lounge

Stunning tripreport, thanks for sharing it with us. I absolutely love the quality and style of your pictures. Very posh and truly reflects the beauty and elegance of Qantas' product. I see your field of work is graphics and design, so that would explain a lot  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners...

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by ardian
Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing New JAL Business Class Seats
Replies: 55
Views: 30341

RE: Amazing New JAL Business Class Seats

It looks amazing, all the classes. Too bad they didn't continue with the current color scheme (especially in Y), as I really like it (elegant, soothing for the eyes) <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Japan-Airlines--/Boeing-767-346-ER/1891571...

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by ardian
Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN Airlines Receives Its First 787 Dreamliner
Replies: 80
Views: 26755

RE: LAN Airlines Receives Its First 787 Dreamliner

What a beauty and the interior looks amazing. The entrance hall looks incredible

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by ardian
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: With KLM To Bergen: A Quarter Of A Trip Report
Replies: 13
Views: 7991

RE: With KLM To Bergen: A Quarter Of A Trip Report

Great report! Thanks for sharing it with us. I'm really glad you had a terrific flight. Although they are my 'home carrier', in al honesty I can concur with you that they really have a nice product. I don't fly with them often, but my latest flight with them (last month to <acronym title="Denpasar /...

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by ardian
Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caac 747SP , Old Publicity Pics
Replies: 37
Views: 17090

RE: Caac 747SP , Old Publicity Pics

The wall paintings are beautiful! I wish more carriers these days took the liberty to add a bit more specialty inside their planes. Nowadays it all looks very plain, generic and boring.

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by ardian
Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Scootbiz, A Personal Review, SIN-OOL-SIN
Replies: 12
Views: 29409

RE: Scootbiz, A Personal Review, SIN-OOL-SIN

Great review and thanks for sharing it with us. The last photos are simply magnificent!

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by ardian
Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YYZ & YUL - BA First, Club & Porter (w/pics)
Replies: 32
Views: 24780

RE: YYZ & YUL - BA First, Club & Porter (w/pics)

A very detailed report with excellent pictures. In all honesty, I don't think your report sounds snobbish (and I fully agree with YVRSpeedBird and AA94). Don't worry about the people who are complaining, this reminds me of a certain trip report from a couple of years ago: an OP got flamed, because h...

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by ardian
Thu May 17, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Alitalia's New Magnifica (J) A330 Inaugural To CCS
Replies: 52
Views: 34511

RE: Alitalia's New Magnifica (J) A330 Inaugural To CCS

It's amazing to see Alitalia got their act together, with a beautifully balanced hard and soft product onboard. And the food... Oh my, pure heaven! It's good to see the cabin crew really took pride in their job. Bravo Alitalia! A very spectacular tripreport and thank you for sharing it with us. I li...

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by ardian
Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New MAS A380 Livery, good or bad?
Replies: 53
Views: 22562

RE: New MAS A380 Livery, Good Or 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/KAL7478" class="quote" target="_blank">KAL7478</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Well put. But t...

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by ardian
Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 Arrangement Question
Replies: 9
Views: 6409

RE: KLM 747 Arrangement Question

The galley is located over there, as you can see on <a href="http://www.klm.com/travel/nl_nl/prepare_for_travel/" target="_blank">this seatmap</a>. Thai and Garuda are other airlines who happen to have this kind of layout onboard of their B744's if I'm not mistaken. KLM used to have their Royal Clas...

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by ardian
Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Signs Dutch Designer For Cabin Interior
Replies: 2
Views: 3968

RE: KLM Signs Dutch Designer For Cabin Interior

Wow! Sounds awesome and in all honesty I didn't expect that from KLM (as they tend to be quite 'conservative' with their cabin designs)! I really hope Jongerius can add something truly special for the C-class as she is a terrific designer.

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by ardian
Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 A332s For Air Seychelles.
Replies: 9
Views: 8012

RE: 2 A332s For Air Seychelles.

Oh my, the new colors of Air Seychelles will definitely look amazing on the A332!

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by ardian
Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Looking At Imitating KLM And...
Replies: 43
Views: 16877

RE: Air France Looking At Imitating KLM And...

I'd rather have more food, than better food onboard a plane.

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by ardian
Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United, America's Best? LGA-ORD-DEN-ORD-LGA (pics)
Replies: 49
Views: 23208

RE: United, America's Best? LGA-ORD-DEN-ORD-LGA (pics)

Wow what an awesome tripreport! I really love the way how you put so much effort in it. Love the design of the photos with the text in it; looks really neat. Nice to read you had a terrific experience with UA with excellent crew.

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by ardian
Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LHR-BUSH: Tails On Qantas In Y & J
Replies: 11
Views: 11061

RE: LHR-BUSH: Tails On Qantas In Y & J

Great report with stunning pictures. Thanks for sharing it with us

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by ardian
Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tegucigalpa Landing On Copa Airlines!
Replies: 36
Views: 16096

RE: Tegucigalpa Landing On Copa Airlines!

Thank you for your wonderful tripreport! As a matter of fact, I was watching History Channel today and they had a special about the most 'dangerous airports in the world'. Tegucigalpa was ofcourse included and they gave some great info about it (interviews with pilots etc). I immediately thought abo...

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by ardian
Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Tivoli, Saab, Shootout And Taxi: HEL-CPH-LPI-ORB
Replies: 31
Views: 9987

RE: A Tivoli, Saab, Shootout And Taxi: HEL-CPH-LPI-ORB

Great tripreport. I really like your observation skills as they make your tripreports always a fun read (like your 'special report' about Copenhagen Kastrup Airport). I envy you for living in such a beautiful area of the world  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smi...

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by ardian
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed the new Lufthansa First Class?
Replies: 3
Views: 5021

RE: Who Designed The New Lufthansa First Class?

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

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by ardian
Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Biman BG 27: JAN/11: DAC-CGP: Y Cabin/D10
Replies: 51
Views: 19743

RE: Biman BG 27: JAN/11: DAC-CGP: Y Cabin/D10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Thanks. What's M&M?</i></font>...

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by ardian
Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan New J Seats
Replies: 9
Views: 4892

RE: Sri Lankan New J Seats

Looks comfortable. Wonder if it's completely 180° horizontally flat

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by ardian
Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Biman BG 27: JAN/11: DAC-CGP: Y Cabin/D10
Replies: 51
Views: 19743

RE: Biman BG 27: JAN/11: DAC-CGP: Y Cabin/D10

Great report as usual  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Thank you. I absolutely love the cabin: very retro and such a stark contrast to the cabins we see nowadays. It's too bad that carriers don't use this kin...

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by ardian
Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Will Introduce A New Livery In 2012
Replies: 101
Views: 34767

RE: IB Will Introduce A New Livery In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aviateur" class="quote" target="_blank">aviateur</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm with you ...

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by ardian
Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA - J Class Seats Facing Opposite Way?
Replies: 39
Views: 13884

RE: BA - J Class Seats Facing Opposite Way?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonystan" class="quote" target="_blank">tonystan</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Great British Air! LOL!</i></font></td></t...

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by ardian
Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Airlines A380 Internal Cabin Photos
Replies: 60
Views: 30773

RE: China Southern Airlines A380 Internal Cabin Photos

It gets the job done. I wasn't expecting flashy, elegant, state-of-the-art premium cabins with CZ. It's very bland, boring, sterile and cheap, but I guess it's good enough for CZ.

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by ardian
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Getting A Beaver's Eye View Of Vancouver
Replies: 1
Views: 4635

RE: Getting A Beaver's Eye View Of Vancouver

Wow, very cool! Great report

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by ardian
Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair A340 Gets Angry Birds Special Livery
Replies: 23
Views: 26050

RE: Finnair A340 Gets Angry Birds Special Livery

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aquila3" class="quote" target="_blank">Aquila3</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I think it's a re...

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by ardian
Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Commence DEN-KEF Service 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 16336

RE: Icelandair To Commence DEN-KEF Service 2012

I just love Icelandair and I wish them al the best. For an airline who offers BOB, their service is outstanding and excellent value for money.

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