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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Boards EZY Flight With Ammunition In Luggage
Replies: 2
Views: 3415

RE: Man Boards EZY Flight With Ammunition In Luggage

One wonders how the man made it to the cabin in the first place  Confused

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Had 1 Billion Dollars You Would......
Replies: 81
Views: 4779

RE: If You Had 1 Billion Dollars You Would......

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Had 1 Billion Dollars You Would......
Replies: 81
Views: 4779

RE: If You Had 1 Billion Dollars You Would......

I would start my small airline but because I will be so successful, it would become a very large airline a few years after commencing. I would probably start with a couple of A 320s or B 737s. I would lease them to start with. I would buy a few houses. I would definetly start a hotel chain in Turkey...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 99
Replies: 204
Views: 1964

RE: Word Game 99

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Start Lagos (Nigeria)
Replies: 16
Views: 5976

RE: Turkish Airlines Start Lagos (Nigeria)

The 07:55 arrival in <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> will not give pax any good connections to Middle East/Far East or Central Asia. Most of these flights depart either during early evening hours or late at night. It is a good time for European conne...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 4:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Egyptair B777 Cairo-Sharm El Sheikh (+21 Pics)
Replies: 34
Views: 33156

RE: Egyptair B777 Cairo-Sharm El Sheikh (+21 Pics)

Excellent report Horus.. Well done... I flew SSH -CAI last December and I am glad I did because unfortunately I took a bus between CAI and SSH on the way down which turned out to be an absolute nightmare. It took about 8 hours with two 30 minute breaks and five police controls each of which took at ...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 4:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do You Think The 737 Is Realy A Classic Jet.
Replies: 12
Views: 5635

RE: Do You Think The 737 Is Realy A Classic Jet.

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 4:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Collectibles
Replies: 12
Views: 1887

RE: Airline Collectibles

I also collect my boarding passes. I take small notes behind them such as tyhe A/C name and registration. Weather details, flight length, departure and arrival times and the year of the flight. Ever noticed its not written on the boarding pass? I have about 150 of them since 2001. Not bad ey?  <img ...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smaller Airplanes, Longer Routes?
Replies: 7
Views: 1707

RE: Smaller Airplanes, Longer Routes?

TK flies 737-800s to places lile ALY, <acronym title="Tashkent - Yuzhny (TAS / UTTT), Uzbekistan">TAS</acronym>, <acronym title="Karachi - Jinnah International (Quaid-e-Azam) (KHI / OPKC), Pakistan">KHI</acronym> . It might be economical as loads on these routes would not be high to fill a 310 or a ...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Is Invading Dubai - VK To Start DXB June 2
Replies: 19
Views: 7226

RE: Virgin Is Invading Dubai - VK To Start DXB June 2

Keep discovering
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Until you find the best  Big grin

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Virgin America Picture
Replies: 89
Views: 17502

RE: New Virgin America Picture

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 31, 2006 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Virgin America Picture
Replies: 89
Views: 17502

RE: New Virgin America Picture

You people really like critisizing. What exactly is wrong with the livery? It is simple and elegant. Simplicitys is good. I think the American flag in the wingtips is really a nice touch. A more complicated livery would cost more and add extra weight to the airplane. It is a low cost airline at the ...

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by TurkishWings
Tue May 30, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-HKG On SQ (Pix)
Replies: 24
Views: 13445

RE: SIN-HKG On SQ (Pix)

Great report and excellent pictures  checkmark 

Thanks for sharing

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 27, 2006 11:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: All Asia Pass YVR-HKG-NRT-SGN-BKK-TPE-KHH (Part 1)
Replies: 12
Views: 10406

RE: All Asia Pass YVR-HKG-NRT-SGN-BKK-TPE-KHH (Part 1)

Great report and pictures and sorry to hear about the whole Vietnam experience. Its a country I would love to visit one day....

P.S: Funny no one spotted the "Quantas"  Big grin

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by TurkishWings
Thu May 25, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Bravest Colour Schemes
Replies: 8
Views: 2580

RE: The Bravest Colour Schemes

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by TurkishWings
Thu May 25, 2006 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Revise 'New' Schedule Again
Replies: 32
Views: 5065

RE: PIA Revise 'New' Schedule Again

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by TurkishWings
Thu May 25, 2006 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757's In Air Jamaica Fleet? Where From?
Replies: 25
Views: 10209

RE: 757's In Air Jamaica Fleet? Where From?

Maybe they will be codesharing with an American airline?

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by TurkishWings
Thu May 25, 2006 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your "Most Interesting" Flights
Replies: 1
Views: 5508

Your "Most Interesting" Flights

It seems that many of us here are very well travelled. So we all know things don't always go very smoothly before/during/after those flights. Tell us about those flights in which you experienced extraordinary/interesting/worth sharing stuff... Here goes mine: 2 summers ago, when I was studying in Sw...

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by TurkishWings
Thu May 25, 2006 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 11269

RE: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport

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by TurkishWings
Thu May 25, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13 H Flight With A A-321! (+ 1 Fuel Stop)
Replies: 40
Views: 10539

RE: 13 H Flight With A A-321! (+ 1 Fuel Stop)

I remember the Swiss charter airline"Hello" was planning to do ZRH - Mombassa on an MD-90 probably with a stop somewhere in Egypt... I don't know if they ever did it though..

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 24, 2006 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 11269

RE: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 24, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 11269

RE: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport

Video on www.hurriyet.com.tr . The website of the most popular Turkish newspaper...

All in Turkish but click on the link just below the main picture that says " Havalimani alev alev" (which translates to Airport in flames)

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 24, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 11269

RE: Fire Breaks Out At Istanbul Airport

The fire apparently started at the cargo terminal right next to the international terminal. There is still a lot of black smoke coming out and the fire brigade and two fire fighting planes are also on duty. They still do not know how it exactly began but they suspect a short circuit. 3 people were i...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 24, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite 737 Model
Replies: 30
Views: 5688

RE: Your Favourite 737 Model

Gotta be the 800.... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1027572/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1027572/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/7/5/1027572.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" ...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 24, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Athens Hellinikon Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 8696

RE: Athens Hellinikon Airport

Anyone remember the bumpy approach there? When I was an F/A for <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym>, we were always advised to be seated 10 minutes before landing. So we had about 40 minutes to serve full meals and coffee + tea to the whole cabin. Once we even managed to serve hot towels ...

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by TurkishWings
Wed May 24, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair - Present & Future
Replies: 10
Views: 3851

RE: Icelandair - Present & Future

One rather off topic question (related to Icelandair though). Quite a few years ago, maybe 5 or so, I remember seeing a picture of an Icelandair 757 in <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>. And the article in the newspaper said they started flying to <acr...

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by TurkishWings
Tue May 23, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First 737 Flight
Replies: 123
Views: 8442

RE: Your First 737 Flight

IST-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> 11 December 1999 <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> Boe...

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by TurkishWings
Tue May 23, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lisbon - Central Europe - Moscow - Ekaterinburg
Replies: 20
Views: 2517

RE: Lisbon - Central Europe - Moscow - Ekaterinburg

Don't forget TK has recently started flying to Ekaterinburg....

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by TurkishWings
Tue May 23, 2006 2:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Desired Route Or Routes From Your City?
Replies: 68
Views: 7678

RE: Desired Route Or Routes From Your City?

I would like to see the following one day: <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> - <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), ...

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by TurkishWings
Tue May 23, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What To Do 6-7 Hours In Dubai?
Replies: 9
Views: 12449

RE: What To Do 6-7 Hours In Dubai?

Shop until you drop  Big grin

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by TurkishWings
Tue May 23, 2006 2:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Aircraft
Replies: 17
Views: 3240

RE: Favorite Aircraft

1: 320 (would be a tough choice if it were 737NG vs 320) 2: 757 (powerful aircraft) 3: 767 (310 is my least favourite Airbus together with 300) 4: Not comparable. Apples and pears. 330 should be vs 767. The 777 is way too big to compare to the 330. 5: 380 6: 767 7: 319 (I am not planning to step a f...

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by TurkishWings
Mon May 22, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EWR-PBI-EWR On CO W/ Lots Of Pics
Replies: 8
Views: 8956

RE: EWR-PBI-EWR On CO W/ Lots Of Pics

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by TurkishWings
Mon May 22, 2006 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Routes Does Saudi Airlines MD-90's Operate?
Replies: 5
Views: 4566

RE: What Routes Does Saudi Airlines MD-90's Operate?

I used to see SV MD-90s in GVA very often...

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by TurkishWings
Sun May 14, 2006 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Privatisation
Replies: 68
Views: 4597

RE: Turkish Airlines Privatisation

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 5:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Economy Class Seats Ever
Replies: 25
Views: 20992

RE: Worst Economy Class Seats Ever

Try these between <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/yell.gif" alt="yell" border=0>  <br><center><...

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whats Your Favourite Airport?
Replies: 45
Views: 6977

RE: Whats Your Favourite Airport?

My top five would be: 1. <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> (home airport) 2. <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym> (very efficient, easy to con...

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 4:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favourite A330 Livery?
Replies: 24
Views: 3235

RE: Favourite A330 Livery?

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Quickest Flight?
Replies: 114
Views: 8239

RE: Your Quickest Flight?

Olympic Airways flight from ATH to JMK. About 22 minutes on an ATR-72.

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Privatisation
Replies: 68
Views: 4597

RE: Turkish Airlines Privatisation

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great SN Brussels TV Ad!
Replies: 14
Views: 3342

RE: Great SN Brussels TV Ad!

Very creative ad, though if my wife was giving birth, I would not be in an airplane  Smile

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BJV-IST On AtlasJet's Brand New CRJ-900 (w/ Pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 7335

RE: BJV-IST On AtlasJet's Brand New CRJ-900 (w/ Pi

Ca2oHP and Flieger67: <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> is a wonderful city. It really is a perfect harmony of the east and west. Though it is mostly west now. It is a vast city with a population around 13-15 million and a city that does not sleep. The...

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by TurkishWings
Sat May 13, 2006 1:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BJV-IST On AtlasJet's Brand New CRJ-900 (w/ Pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 7335

RE: BJV-IST On AtlasJet's Brand New CRJ-900 (w/ Pics)

Selam Emre,

Thanks for the info. I have taken quite a few flights since this runway has been in use but for the first time we used this approach. It really is breathtaking....

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by TurkishWings
Fri May 12, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BJV-IST On AtlasJet's Brand New CRJ-900 (w/ Pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 7335

BJV-IST On AtlasJet's Brand New CRJ-900 (w/ Pics)

Hi everyone, This is my first trip report. More importantly my very first post on A.net. A former Turkish Airlines cabin crew and a frequent flyer here...I have been visiting A.net for many years and I finally decided to sign up. My very first post will be my most recent flight from Bodrum to Istanb...

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by TurkishWings
Fri May 10, 2002 7:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst F Class In The World?
Replies: 5
Views: 6956

RE: Worst F Class In The World?

I might be bashed for saying this but <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> F class between <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> and <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym> must be the worst out there...

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