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by Boston757
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321T LAX-MIA?
Replies: 28
Views: 6088

Re: AA 321T LAX-MIA?

Yes, we know that. However, not on the 321t and thus the question. Its only for 2 weeks or so.

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by Boston757
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321T LAX-MIA?
Replies: 28
Views: 6088

AA 321T LAX-MIA?

Any information on why American airlines will be using the 3 class 321T in mid December for a few weeks LAX-MIA-LAX? I believe there are 2 that will be put on this route

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by Boston757
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I was on the 8:50AM to ORD again - flight was oversold; looking for volunteers. I take AA and AA was 70% full. This is on the 6:50 am flight - this has happened for the past 2 weeks after DL started the ORD flight. I do not know if this is just fluke OR PAX are taking DL. I checked my internal trav...

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by Boston757
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14237

Re: JBU Boston-London

Well I think from what I’ve been reading everyone gets a slot . You might not like the price but everything is for sale at LHR. I fly through all the time and you would think not but if JetBlue, Spirit or Frontier want a go at it they will be granted what ever they desire.

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by Boston757
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14237

Re: JBU Boston-London

Who will be forced to relinquish slots??

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by Boston757
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14237

Re: JBU Boston-London

In regards to JetBlue being on the QT on their all hands on deck announcement, being advise so to speak doesn’t keep United, Delta or American from knowing what’s up over there. It keeps joe blow in the dark but definitely not them.

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by Boston757
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14237

Re: JBU Boston-London

In regards to JetBlue being on the QT on their all hands on deck announcement, being advise so to speak doesn’t keep United, Delta or American from knowing what’s up over there. It keeps joe blow in the dark but definitely not them.

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by Boston757
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14237

JBU Boston-London

Now that JBL is planning on flying to the UK, where are they on their ETOPs certificate. Secondly what city did they choose to fly in the UK, they had said their going to LHR Is that definite , and did they purchase a number of slots ?

Cheers

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by Boston757
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBL Boston-London
Replies: 0
Views: 6824

JBL Boston-London

Now that JBL is planning on flying to the UK, where are they on their ETOPs certificate. Secondly what city did they choose to fly in the UK, they had said their going to LHR Is that definite , and did they purchase a number of slots ?

Cheers

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by Boston757
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?
Replies: 36
Views: 8268

Re: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?

I didn’t bother asking what the #1 senior LAA 767 captain info was on this today but I’ll ask on pick up tomorrow!

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by Boston757
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?
Replies: 36
Views: 8268

Re: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?

Yes, it’s known that LAA 767-300 we’re going to Amazon when LAA retires them. The question was in regards to that was Amazon possibly looking at a 787.

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by Boston757
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?
Replies: 36
Views: 8268

Re: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?

No link to Amazon and 787, just hear say. Often theres something to it.

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by Boston757
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?
Replies: 36
Views: 8268

Are AA's 767-300 staying longer in the fleet?

Has anyone heard the talk about AA 767-300 staying around longer than expected due to Amazon deferred delivery. Amazon may purchase 787. Anyone have info?

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by Boston757
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership
Replies: 170
Views: 28557

Re: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership

AA needs someone who will come in and chop all of the dead wood and remove the droves of people who are so obviously over their heads at a major airline. Who could that be?? C-R-A-N-D-A-L-L I know for a fact Mr. Crandall is upset with what is happening to "his airline". He took pride in A...

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by Boston757
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019
Replies: 165
Views: 41575

Re: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019

So very sad. Would see these aircraft out at Livermore Airport every Memorial Day weekend. The planes would give rides all day. Loved to see it up close as just from town flying the 680 corridor. Awe the engines.

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by Boston757
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I want to clarify. Heard that Boston-LHR in August would be coming back soon. Not that it would be coming back in August. Sorry

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by Boston757
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

AA has had the Boston London route for years. Thrilled for them. As I said the 777-200 will be a nice ride opposed to the Jetblues A220 that has been rumored to fly to the UK. Respectfully, AA has not had the BOS-LHR for years. They cancelled it in March of 2013 and are resuming it next March after...

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by Boston757
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I don't think the story of BOS-CDG next summer is quite over yet. A lot of interesting things being floated. FGITD - are you referring to AA possibly restarting CDG? I do not know who else is left to take that spot at-least in the immediate. Could it have been today's announcement of Level on BOS-O...

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by Boston757
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

dtremit wrote:
tlecam wrote:
Does AA still run the Paris flight???


Yes, 2017. we were there that day they were boarding the last flight. Glad its coming back.
I think 2017 was the last year for it.

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255712

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

On the AA-LHR slot that was said to be purchased, they did have a dormant LHR slot out of Boston unless that was moved and they were given the opportunity to buy another.

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255712

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

What’s with the FLL Caribbean flights that were announced.

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/oneworld Needs a Win
Replies: 123
Views: 19047

Re: AA/oneworld Needs a Win

How many more blunders and failures will the B.O.D. tolerate before removing team Tempe? It boggles the mind. Employees, unhappy. Customers, unhappy. Shareholders, unhappy. Financial analysts aren’t convinced about anything that they’ve done. My favorite quote was from one who said AA is the uglies...

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 175
Views: 24999

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

Will AA venture back to markets its dropped such as ASU, LPB, CNF, CEB,POA, REC, SSA, etc which today can be reached with LATAM connection? AA will also need to invest in ground facilities again - AAdmirals Clubs have closed in cities like BOG, SCL, LIM in favor of partner facilities. Vasu at AA ha...

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255712

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Just read AA will resume Boston,London and Paris in March on the 777-200. I was under the impression from another JBL thread that AA wouldnt be alowed or be able to re start London out of Boston and JBL would be taking that route. However,they had not decided or at least announced what UK city they ...

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

So AA and its IAG partners now have 5 daily flights to LHR with all larger aircraft than VS/DL + year round flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Dublin and Shannon. So covers more major business market than DL and its partners + have the most capacity and flights to LHR. Not bad for an airline that...

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 423693

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

AA has had the Boston London route for years. Thrilled for them. As I said the 777-200 will be a nice ride opposed to the Jetblues A220 that has been rumored to fly to the UK.

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by Boston757
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 221326

Re: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread

Do you think any US airlines will morning pick up any of their MAN slots.

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by Boston757
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL explanation on checking carry on bags
Replies: 97
Views: 16346

Re: Laughable DL explanation on checking carry on bags

I do know that when a passenger continues on to the aircraft with a gate checked bag on the bag and the flight Attendant pulls the tag they can subtract that approx weight and allow for more weight in the belly.

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by Boston757
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces JFK-GEO
Replies: 70
Views: 11047

Re: JetBlue Announces JFK-GEO

Not that this a because they said. However, Again and Again speaking with the people from GEO had been begging For AA Service to Miami, and are thrilled with AA startingJFK. These are businesses people from GEO and other CA, SA Caribbean cities.

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by Boston757
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces JFK-GEO
Replies: 70
Views: 11047

Re: JetBlue Announces JFK-GEO

I have been on many flights from Europe with passengers on AA connecting to YYZ-POS- to GEO. Now they connect from Europe,and all over on AA thru MIA to GEO. Daily connections to GEO thru MIA. Possibly JFK-GEO may do well. Not sure about JBL and their international conx.

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by Boston757
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255712

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

What slots are available for LHR, there tough to get. Maybe they will get Stansted, that airport is growing and offering cheep landing fees. On another time note, just spoke with one of Jetblue's mechanic and said they have quite away form going. Just to mention aircraft and proving runs.

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by Boston757
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet
Replies: 109
Views: 13416

Re: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet

Unfortunately the emotional support animals stay. If one of the crew members has an allergic reaction that crew member goes. Even for the fake emotional support animals. If all the passengers have allergies to it they all have to get off to. It’s crazy!!!

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by Boston757
Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34930

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

Crew taking PO or vacation days for this event happens but not in the magnitude that was implied. Some call in SK but wait until the last minute to do so, regardless of attendance points.

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by Boston757
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34930

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

So, it’s being insinuated that that approximately 4,000 Miami based flight Attendants for AA are calling in Sick. Oh, please. Miami based flight crews work more hours than most AA basses.

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by Boston757
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 9951

Re: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe

Currently, yes the 321-t is still in Boston then it’s off to Miami in a few months.

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by Boston757
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 9951

Re: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe

321T is for 3 class real transcons. Currently using on BOS-LAX. This aircraft is not OW, but that can change. However, lie flat seats on a 2class configuration 321-neo definitely is workable.

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by Boston757
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 9951

American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe

I just learned that American still holds their BOS-LHR route authority. They have been talking about just waiting on the 321-neo st resume the route. If this is the case could they possibly see a restart of Paris,Dublin and Shannon. Who knows,maybe season service...they love that.

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by Boston757
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756219

737-800 Max

With the news reporting today that Boeing will have the software fix by the end of March, will it just be tested and back in service? Or will the FAA wait until the 2 investigations are complete and or make Boeing re certify the aircraft. We have heard a minimum of 90 days until its back in the air....

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by Boston757
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA issues advisory warning about overflying Venezuela's airspace
Replies: 34
Views: 4167

Re: FAA issues advisory warning about overflying Venezuela's airspace

AA #968 CCS-MIA was scheduled to leave at 1421 but departed at 1426. Its in the air and about an hour and half out from MIA. However, yesterday it took us 25--30 minutes to get clearance to depart out of CCS on #968. Its been fairly routine in and out of CCS,but the loads are fairly full ,just a few...

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by Boston757
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 planning
Replies: 18
Views: 4209

Re: AA 787 planning

777 Miami-SFO-MIA would be even nicer. The 787 is a very nice aircraft, but the 777 is just a more comfortable aircraft and the amount of cargo they can transport !!!!!

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by Boston757
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 planning
Replies: 18
Views: 4209

AA 787 planning

Does anyone have more definitive news on AA's 787 routing. I know the 767 has been flying DFW-CUN, DFW-SFO,ORD-SFO alnong with other domestic markets and it should transit all However, with the retirements of the 767-300 , the 787 is scheduled to enter some of other hubs along with MIA . At the mome...

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by Boston757
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAA B757-200
Replies: 1
Views: 769

LAA B757-200

Just worked the 757 and it was so nice to be back on that plane. Usually on the 737-800,767,777 and all last month for the first time LUS's Airbus 321- ( no thanks) What a pleasure to be on LAAs 757, although no seatback IFE still overhead and live streaming and TV up and running it was a pleasure. ...

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by Boston757
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Venezuela get a new, better flag carrier if order is restored?
Replies: 31
Views: 3331

Re: Will Venezuela get a new, better flag carrier if order is restored?

Well on that note, often I have had the reopo pilots on my my flights to fly back Conviasa aircraft.

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by Boston757
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Venezuela get a new, better flag carrier if order is restored?
Replies: 31
Views: 3331

Re: Will Venezuela get a new, better flag carrier if order is restored?

Well on that not, I have had pilots on our flights, MIA-CCS to repo the Conviasa. Not that its easy to do so,they must take a Physical so to speak,blood test and have their FAA licence transferred over to VZ to fly the aircraft out. Needless to say we see them in a day or to,due to denial.

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by Boston757
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 7326

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

Possibly the 787 on the ORD-CUN-ORD route is being utilized during the day and when it returns to ORD it goes on to Europe.

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by Boston757
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 7326

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

On the widebody scene to CUN, AA has been sending the 767-300 from MIA to CUN, and its on the schedule next month with a 0930 departure. I know on the early MIA-CUN departures is mostly deep South America connections.

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by Boston757
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to AMS
Replies: 47
Views: 9286

Re: AA to AMS

Because the contracted ground agent has all the inside information... :roll: The agent that I would speak with weekly was LUS previously based in BDL, when the agent position opened she was able to transfer home to AMS and works for AA, All the AA staff in Amsterdam except for the station manager w...

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by Boston757
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tough day in the office for AA at LHR today ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4756

Re: Tough day in the office for AA at LHR today ?

If the AC is being repaired at the outstation the entire(pilots and Fas) crew stays together and fly the trip AC back. However, if the repair will be more than 2 days or so, they often will end up DH home to base.

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by Boston757
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to AMS
Replies: 47
Views: 9286

Re: AA to AMS

Because the contracted ground agent has all the inside information... :roll: The agent that I would speak with weekly was LUS previously based in BDL, when the agent position opened she was able to transfer home to AMS and works for AA, All the AA staff in Amsterdam except for the station manager w...

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