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by Lilienthal
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus
Replies: 105
Views: 34360

Re: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus

Probably delayed due to the events in Indonesia today

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by Lilienthal
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion's first aircraft in revised livery
Replies: 28
Views: 7149

Re: Laudamotion's first aircraft in revised livery

What did Ryanair get from this that they couldn’t do themselves? Slots at TXL and DUS. They are effectively buying a part of Air Berlin in their ongoing effort to increase their presence at major airports, trying to get away from their classic "runway with a shed" type of airports out in ...

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by Lilienthal
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus
Replies: 105
Views: 34360

Re: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus

kh1 wrote:
I think it will be A380 in new livery



Yeah i remember reading that the first A380 is due for repaint in October... So it's about time...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN
Replies: 110
Views: 13251

Re: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN

This is bullshit Because on the road you can get away. An aircraft is a closed environment. You are condamned to each other. Completely different situation. You dont seem to underatand that. Meeting each other at the toilets again can be terrifying for that woman. This guy even literally threatend ...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

So his reply Why let facts destroy a good narrative? was not for me but like speaking to President Trump. Why let facts destroy his propaganda talking. That’s how I see it. I may be wrong, of course. As in "My dear leader please don't look at the facts, just feed us more of your BS because we ...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

I think the liberals are just shocked, because Trump says things no other president said before. He is totally free of old fashioned diplomacy and facts. Being "free of old fashioned diplomacy", as in backstabbing, disrespectful, short-sighted and incredibly egoistic. Kind of like him cla...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

seahawk wrote:

Why let facts destroy a good narrative?


I don't think you understood his post...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

N14AZ wrote:

What would you think if Ms. Merkel would ask Texans, in front of the UN, to buy German beef instead of local steaks?!?!



She would be ridiculed as a complete moron in Germany. That's for sure.

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by Lilienthal
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

Only true friends, that would support America, not false friends like Germany, who gladly sell their cars but refuse to buy American. They are enemies and should be treated as such. We buy very few American cars because they are mediocre. But we do buy iPhones, use American web-services, the freaki...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

This. Other countries want us to lay down and write them a check. We get the last laugh. No matter if foreign aid or military interventions, if the US spends money, time and resources on other countries, they do it to secure geopolitical influence and access to local markets with direct benefit to ...

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by Lilienthal
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 6701

Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfoRDgJPCAg


Someone should tell him that they are laughing at him, not with him...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfoRDgJPCAg


Someone should tell him that they are laughing at him, not with him...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Poland Wants Its Planned Airport to Be a European Gateway to Asia
Replies: 77
Views: 12277

Re: Bloomberg: Poland Wants Its Planned Airport to Be a European Gateway to Asia

This proposal is to capture the Chinese tourists. Eastern Europe has not reaped the benefits/ onslaught of Chinese tourism money currently being spread through Western Europe. I'd love to see the business plan that justifies building a major airport to capture Chinese tourism. Air China (4/7, A332)...

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by Lilienthal
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 630725

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

StTim wrote:
These are the second and third test frames .


aaaaah, of course... totally forgot about that.

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by Lilienthal
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 630725

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

What's going on with the 3rd 35K? Production list says they're doing rework and it's going to Virgin but without a delivery date. Further down they marked another 35K as "VS#1". Is the list not up to date on that one, or are the needed rework so extensive that this frame has to spend anoth...

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by Lilienthal
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with true vol. 2
Replies: 885
Views: 31461

Re: From Russia with true vol. 2

Interesting coincidence to see this post on top of the forum... I just finished watching the Oscar winning documentary "Icarus" about the Russian state sponsored doping program and can't recommend it enough. You can find it on Netflix. Here's the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 203596

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Lufthansa A320neo D-AINM named Freising was delivered yesterday Isn't that the older version of the new livery? I thought they enlarged the logo after the revision... And if so,... why? Sure, the tail might have been painted months ago (before the revision), but why wouldn't they fix it during the ...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 248
Views: 61074

Re: Britiah Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

george77300 wrote:

Maybe a mod can edit title and my original post?




While there's a decent chance the order will look like that, let's not get ahead of ourselves here. "A pilot" is quite thin for confirmation of... pretty much anything...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated
Replies: 129
Views: 20540

Re: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated

georgiaame wrote:
I'm really surprised that so few were built - had assumed over 1000! Clearly it was not a particularly successful design for Boeing. I wonder how much money they lost on the variant.



It was the most successful variant by far... What are your conclusions based on?

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by Lilienthal
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26640

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

DABYT wrote:
AirbusOnly wrote:
D-AIHD arrived at Malta on Monday morning for maintenance. Maybe she will get the new colours now too.

Next A346 to receive the new livery seems to be D-AIHH in October.



Do you know when the first A380 is due?

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by Lilienthal
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26640

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

How is the revised livery different from the original livery change? A lighter blue on the tail? Yes, but somehow I fail to identify this livery as the revised one... maybe it’s too early in the morning... or maybe the sun wasn’t shining when the video was taken... ;-) I'm 99% sure it's the revised...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Adria announces opening of Paderborn base
Replies: 18
Views: 3003

Re: Adria announces opening of Paderborn base

lesfalls wrote:
with flights to SEN,VIE and ZRH


Seems like a measure to filter some business traffic out of the overladen DUS catchment straight into LH Group's yet unserved main hubs, since DUS is and will be even more so oriented towards leisure traffic.

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by Lilienthal
Tue May 29, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 179
Views: 32716

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

It is precisely what you are telling us that is the key of the grave misunderstanding behind this epic PR fail: marketing & graphic design teams should precisely work to address the EMOTIONS (..those "spouted" emotions you refer too...) that the brand will convey to the travelling pub...

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by Lilienthal
Mon May 28, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 179
Views: 32716

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

I don't understand why people are so upset about the interview. What they say makes perfect sense. Of course it's PR speak because, you know... it's an interview and they represent Lufthansa.

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by Lilienthal
Sat May 12, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 155
Views: 33219

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

https://twitter.com/raisinganchor/status/994950578466934784 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dc7GRREWsAIfexx.jpg Looks like one of those genius designs anutters come up with in livery-threads. (sorry) Too many colors, too many shapes, too chaotic and random at the same time. Yes it's recognizable but no...

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by Lilienthal
Sat May 12, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)
Replies: 92
Views: 18418

Re: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)

Max Q wrote:
What’s the reason for the yellow windows?


Those are welcoming signs next to the doors.
They call it "Yellow Discoveries"... They didn't want to get rid of the yellow all together so now they use it to visually accentuate stuff

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by Lilienthal
Wed May 02, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 - a different discussion?
Replies: 36
Views: 2028

Re: Formula 1 - a different discussion?

Playing victim? Go screw yourself - attack me and then try to blame me for it. So I'm not allowed to put my opinion forward now when others have? Right, ok. The "relevant" action here is the collision, not Verstappens moves, so why do my points count less than anyone else's in this discus...

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by Lilienthal
Tue May 01, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 - a different discussion?
Replies: 36
Views: 2028

Re: Formula 1 - a different discussion?

Achieve? It's called a healthy discussion, or are we not allowed that these days? Don't play victim now... You weren't really contributing to a "healthy discussion" by diverting it to minor tire movements that happened after the relevant action. (Sorry for being so harsh but that "ar...

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by Lilienthal
Tue May 01, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 - a different discussion?
Replies: 36
Views: 2028

Re: Formula 1 - a different discussion?

Might be a trick of the light, might be a camera angle issue, but I see a very slight move to the right in the moment before the impact - going through that video frame by frame, I can see a slight right deflection on Verstappens front tyres when Ricciardo locks up behind, and the impact is very ob...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 169
Views: 6493

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

So far, all I see here is your lies. Well that's no surprise since you seem to dismiss anything as lying that's not completely in line with your pro Russian viewpoint. Then you put yourself on your imaginary high horse demanding facts and sources, while you yourself do nothing of the sort. Do you t...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 100
Views: 32971

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Well, as an A330 lover I thing the RR engines style kills the design and makes the A330 looks "weaker" Sure abou that? The Trent700 certainly looks beefier on the aircraft, even though the diameter is slightly smaller than the GE CF6. In my opinion, the Trend700 is the only engine that do...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 100040

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

he was being sarcastic

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by Lilienthal
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 37294

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

Well, unlike your ´armchair experts´ on A-net, seems ""the professionals"" got this one wrong rather badly...... The shade of blue is too dark in some situations. So they'll change it. The over all concept, strategy and design is great and rather well received,if you ignore emot...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 37294

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

I honestly think a lot of a-netters with a decent bit of graphic design knowledge can do much better livery jobs than these expensive design agencies airlines employ for no doubt huge fees. How many of us have said the LH rebrand look was too dark. This foolish claim once again... :lol: No, you cou...

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by Lilienthal
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sichuan Airlines finalizes deal for 10 A350-900 aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 3199

Re: Sichuan Airlines finalizes deal for 10 A350-900 aircraft

http://news.carnoc.com/list/434/434971.html



The same kind of "underway" than before, or is it a different kind of "underway" now? ;)
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KarelXWB wrote:
Lilienthal wrote:
Any developments in the EU(Airbus)-China situation?


CAAC certificaiton is underway, see http://news.carnoc.com/list/434/434971.html



The same kind of "underway" than before, or is it a different kind of "underway" now? ;)

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by Lilienthal
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sichuan Airlines finalizes deal for 10 A350-900 aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 3199

Re: Sichuan Airlines finalizes deal for 10 A350-900 aircraft

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383581
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Dutchy wrote:
Lilienthal wrote:
Any developments in the EU(Airbus)-China situation?


What did I miss, what situation? The rumored A380 deal you mean?



see: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383581

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by Lilienthal
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sichuan Airlines finalizes deal for 10 A350-900 aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 3199

Re: Sichuan Airlines finalizes deal for 10 A350-900 aircraft

So the three ex-SriLankan that are sitting around at TLS, tangled up in a proxy trade-war + 7 new frames?

Any developments in the EU(Airbus)-China situation?

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by Lilienthal
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: LH introduces revised livery

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH400/1060b06c


D-AISP about to land at EDI, 11:41 local...

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH962/1060aa1a
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D-ABYA headed for JFK, ETA 13:58 local

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH400/1060b06c


D-AISP about to land at EDI, 11:41 local...

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH962/1060aa1a

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by Lilienthal
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: LH introduces revised livery

Ultimately all of them will be painted, I was wondering why Queen was the first. There's way more estate on the 380 as well so logic doesn't apply much here. I was actually serious in my first reply... the 747 is regarded as the more beautiful and representative aircraft by Lufthansa. That's why th...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: LH introduces revised livery

PixelPilot wrote:
Not sure if it was mentioned, anybody know why didn't they paint their flagship (according to their website it is the 380) and instead the went with the Queen?


Because she just looks better.

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by Lilienthal
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: LH introduces revised livery

(...) They could have come up with such a bare, poor, stripped-down design in a 30-minute brown bag, after having written an outline of bullet points on a napkin! They certainly didn't need to hire consultants for what essentially looks like an in-between leases temporary scheme! (...) The rest is ...

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by Lilienthal
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: LH introduces revised livery

Where are they hiding the 321? Has it been spotted yet?

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by Lilienthal
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why isn't Airbus more profitable?
Replies: 123
Views: 11169

Re: Why isn't Airbus more profitable?

-non-centralized workforce -lazy workforce, extended vacation times which increase employee cost per hour and result in significant downtime -high regulation. Economic suicide in the EU via global warming/ carbon tax scams -high taxes on all citizens to pay for housing and benefits of Muslim 'refug...

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by Lilienthal
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: LH introduces revised livery

I think we have to give it some time... The more i look at it, the more i like it and the more outdated the old livery looks. It's clean, the dark blue is strong and really makes the white crane pop out. This visually enlarged tail will be quite dominant on the apron... But still, i wish they would ...

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by Lilienthal
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23140

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

... but if you can't leave the house without taking an animal with you then you probably need to sit on your sofa, watch TV and drink cold beer. (Brought to you by the Ocado truck as you probably can't take the emotional support ostrich into your local Waitrose.) I'd love to see you saying that str...

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by Lilienthal
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23140

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

Can i just declare any pet as an emotional support animal? Just curious because i those are specially trained dogs for vets with PTSD or guide dogs for blind people, so i thought there must be some kind of specific documentation... Anyway, i'm surprised that so many are making fun of it, since veter...

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by Lilienthal
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Very unlikely since hardly anyone actually cares about the whole deal except aviation enthusiasts, and i don't think that social media echo-chambers filled with heavily opinionated armchair-CEOs like us is a valuable source of information for LH... :lol:

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by Lilienthal
Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Doesn't seem to be consistent with the pictures of the A350 at the final assembly line and from LH526. Yes. A link to this pic was already posted a couple of days ago. It's an application of the earliest rumors from the first page of this thread to different aircraft types. Old news but still a pos...

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by Lilienthal
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211788

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

No offense but none of the amateur designs that have been posted here look like anything Lufthansa would want to put on their planes of years to come. The newest one looks like the plane has got a rash on it's face or a beard or whatever. And that is true for almost every thread about an airline get...

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by Lilienthal
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Effects of Alaska 7.9 earthquake on ANC operations
Replies: 11
Views: 3616

Re: Effects of Alaska 8.9 earthquake on ANC operations

Kodiak airport sits right on the waterfront, could be at risk. bouy in the area reported a sudden 32ft water rise. https://twitter.com/hashtag/TsunamiWarning?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.com%2Fnews%2Fworld-us-canada-42786107 Wow... that's bad.... Water depth at ...

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by Lilienthal
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Effects of Alaska 7.9 earthquake on ANC operations
Replies: 11
Views: 3616

Re: Effects of Alaska 8.9 earthquake on ANC operations

USGS reporting 7.9 via twitter

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