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by tonyban
Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does This Sign Mean?
Replies: 3
Views: 4553

RE: What Does This Sign Mean?

Thanks. I actually e-mailed the photographer and even he didn't know what it means. Hmm.
It was taken at Manchester.

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by tonyban
Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does This Sign Mean?
Replies: 3
Views: 4553

What Does This Sign Mean?

<table border="0" width="102" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=37971&filename=phpAx2MFc.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/37971/thumbs/phpAx2MFc.jpeg" width="100" height="56" border="0"/></a></td></tr></table> I did a copy and paste ...

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by tonyban
Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Govt: Indefinite Ban On A380 To India
Replies: 97
Views: 34343

RE: Indian Govt: Indefinite Ban On A380 To India

so what is the point of building new terminals at Delhi and Mumbai for ?
you don't by a Rolls-Royce to have it pulled by a donkey!

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by tonyban
Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Govt: Indefinite Ban On A380 To India
Replies: 97
Views: 34343

RE: Indian Govt: Indefinite Ban On A380 To India

The more I read this, the more ludicrous it sounds. So the Government of India has concerns that a 600 seat airplane will affect the local carriers. With over a billion people to move around, I hardly think a 600 seat aircraft will have an impact. They cram 600 people into two rail cars for crying o...

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by tonyban
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Visits SJC. (again)
Replies: 44
Views: 7006

RE: ANA Visits SJC. (again)

I work at the corner of 1st Street and Charcot Ave and during my daily walks, I'll gaze up to see 737s or A320s take off. Would be nice to see something different for once. That said, <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> ...

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by tonyban
Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was It Like To Fly In A Viscount?
Replies: 35
Views: 12573

RE: What Was It Like To Fly In A Viscount?

In 1979 after completing my 'O' level exams, my friends and I took a weekend holiday to Jersey from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. We flew in a Viscount and I still remember to this day, the absolute joy in flying in this beauty. Our return journey was...

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by tonyban
Fri May 13, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Druk Air/Royal Bhutan:BKK-PBH-BKK In J
Replies: 27
Views: 22424

RE: Druk Air/Royal Bhutan:BKK-PBH-BKK In J

Very nice trip report. The country of Bhutan looks absolutley beautiful and majestic.

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by tonyban
Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: V Australia 777-300ER Brisbane-Los Angeles In Y
Replies: 30
Views: 34045

RE: V Australia 777-300ER Brisbane-Los Angeles In Y

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MHTripple7" class="quote" target="_blank">MHTripple7</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>While consuming my meal, I took...

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by tonyban
Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:03 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airline Of 744 On The A.Net Webpage?
Replies: 19
Views: 2422

RE: Airline Of 744 On The A.Net Webpage?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Plainplane" class="quote" target="_blank">Plainplane</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> This is the photo the logo is from:</...

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by tonyban
Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:21 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airline Of 744 On The A.Net Webpage?
Replies: 19
Views: 2422

Airline Of 744 On The A.Net Webpage?

I know this may be a silly question and forgive me if it's been discussed before. Each time I open the A.Net webpage and look at that 744 on the top of the page, I ask myself, what airline does this beauty belong too ? Someone please tell me !
Thanks

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by tonyban
Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission A310 On PIA! (AMS-IST)
Replies: 40
Views: 19806

RE: Mission A310 On PIA! (AMS-IST)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CrimsonNL" class="quote" target="_blank">CrimsonNL</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> and a very spicy, hot snack. I d...

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by tonyban
Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher DXB-DEL In Y Plus The New T3 At DEL
Replies: 12
Views: 15291

RE: Kingfisher DXB-DEL In Y Plus The New T3 At DEL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/justbala" class="quote" target="_blank">justbala</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>One cool aspect of T3 is the beauti...

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by tonyban
Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An Indian Summer; The South – S2 And IT (Part 2)
Replies: 50
Views: 24048

RE: An Indian Summer; The South – S2 And IT (Part 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/lukeyboy95" class="quote" target="_blank">lukeyboy95</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Hassle in Goa</i></font></td></...

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by tonyban
Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An Indian Summer; The South – S2 And IT (Part 2)
Replies: 50
Views: 24048

RE: An Indian Summer; The South – S2 And IT (Part 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/lukeyboy95" class="quote" target="_blank">lukeyboy95</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Finally – the fuel that got me ...

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by tonyban
Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An Indian Summer; The South – S2 And IT (Part 2)
Replies: 50
Views: 24048

RE: An Indian Summer; The South – S2 And IT (Part 2)

You're going to be a host on the Travel Channel one day because you've sold me a cross-country trek of this magnificent country. Another excellent trip report. The pictures are a delight !! The Indian Scot ???  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/silly.gif" w...

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by tonyban
Wed Jun 30, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 1 Of 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 34478

RE: Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 1 Of 3)

Politics aside...Iran is a beautiful country with beautiful people. That was an excellent report with some wonderful pictures.
The country appears to be quite modern to what us Westerners believe it is. I've heard that Iranians in general are very friendly and hospitable.

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by tonyban
Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An Indian Summer; The North – BA And IT (Part 1)
Replies: 66
Views: 33826

RE: An Indian Summer; The North – BA And IT (Part 1)

This is by far the most amazing and best trip reports I have ever read on A.net. The pictures are fantastic, as are those <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym> cabin crew (WOW !). Absolutely beautiful pictures of India, both sad and happy !! This dese...

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by tonyban
Thu May 27, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A380 - Zurich - Singapore - Langkawi And Back
Replies: 11
Views: 18719

RE: A380 - Zurich - Singapore - Langkawi And Back

The 'moaning' of those engines on take off is quite a turn on !! Awesome sound !

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by tonyban
Fri May 14, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher IT 71: 24/JAN/10: BOM-HKG: J Cabin
Replies: 17
Views: 33196

RE: Kingfisher IT 71: 24/JAN/10: BOM-HKG: J Cabin

I do believe your dessert is a 'Gulab Juman' a very sweet malted milk based dish.

Excellent trip report. I would love to try Kingfisher, if not for the service, then just to gawk
at their cabin crew who I keep hearing are all former models and all hand-picked by the man
himself.

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by tonyban
Wed Apr 28, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Things People Do On Planes- Present Vs. Past
Replies: 28
Views: 9347

RE: Things People Do On Planes- Present Vs. Past

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bohica" class="quote" target="_blank">bohica</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>People used to dress up in their "Sunday" clot...

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by tonyban
Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Didn't Boeing Extend The 747 Upper Deck?
Replies: 15
Views: 18933

RE: Why Didn't Boeing Extend The 747 Upper Deck?

thank you to all who replied.

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by tonyban
Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Didn't Boeing Extend The 747 Upper Deck?
Replies: 15
Views: 18933

RE: Why Didn't Boeing Extend The 747 Upper Deck?

thanks for the response MCIGuy......

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by tonyban
Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Didn't Boeing Extend The 747 Upper Deck?
Replies: 15
Views: 18933

Why Didn't Boeing Extend The 747 Upper Deck?

Hello all and my apologies if this has been discussed before as I couldn't find the relavant topic. My question, why didn't Boeing extend the upper deck of the 747 as a direct competion to the A380 ? Since Boeing already had an established winner in the 747, one would assume the engineering already ...

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by tonyban
Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying 5 Star - SQ SIN-CAN-SIN (2009)
Replies: 10
Views: 20369

RE: Flying 5 Star - SQ SIN-CAN-SIN (2009)

Hi Initious....great trip report and that food looks yummy !!! I flew in SQ a few times and their serivce is unmatchable !
Can't argue with that 5* rating !

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by tonyban
Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Graves Dies At 83
Replies: 19
Views: 4178

RE: Peter Graves Dies At 83

Airplane......the funniest movie ever made.
RIP.

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by tonyban
Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Heathrow 1960s
Replies: 2
Views: 3385

RE: Heathrow 1960s

Taken from the old Terminal 3 parking garage !

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by tonyban
Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 1time And Other Horrible Names For An Airline
Replies: 125
Views: 16383

RE: 1time And Other Horrible Names For An Airline

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonyban" class="quote" target="_blank">tonyban</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i>Jet Airways is an awful name, but neverthe...

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by tonyban
Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 1time And Other Horrible Names For An Airline
Replies: 125
Views: 16383

RE: 1time And Other Horrible Names For An Airline

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestWing" class="quote" target="_blank">WestWing</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Jet Airways is an awful name, but nevert...

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by tonyban
Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: In A Blink Of An Eye: AirAsia X’s A340 At AUH
Replies: 42
Views: 34464

RE: In A Blink Of An Eye: AirAsia X’s A340 At AUH

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flightsimboy" class="quote" target="_blank">flightsimboy</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>The female <acronym title="Safai...

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by tonyban
Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cockpit TR: NW 747-400 Captain's Final Flight
Replies: 32
Views: 25094

RE: Cockpit TR: NW 747-400 Captain's Final Flight

Nice trip report and the utmost respect and congratulations to your dad !!!

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by tonyban
Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates First Class: 16 Hours On The 777-200LR
Replies: 97
Views: 39821

RE: Emirates First Class: 16 Hours On The 777-200LR

One of the best trip reports I have ever read, And yes, I am very jealous !!!!!

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by tonyban
Thu Feb 11, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Young Fresh Pilot Looking For A Start!
Replies: 18
Views: 11029

RE: Young Fresh Pilot Looking For A Start!

Best of Luck to You !!

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by tonyban
Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iran Air IR 811: 08/DEC/09: BOM-IKA: J Cabin
Replies: 67
Views: 34826

RE: Iran Air IR 811: 08/DEC/09: BOM-IKA: J Cabin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CYSAFAN" class="quote" target="_blank">CYSAFAN</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>I am sure the crew got a hatred for the Am...

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by tonyban
Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iran Air IR 811: 08/DEC/09: BOM-IKA: J Cabin
Replies: 67
Views: 34826

RE: Iran Air IR 811: 08/DEC/09: BOM-IKA: J Cabin

An excellent trip trip repot. I flew the 747SP back on Dec 25th 1991 from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acrony...

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by tonyban
Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jet Airways 9W 225: 03/NOV/09: JFK-BRU: J Cabin
Replies: 36
Views: 33564

RE: Jet Airways 9W 225: 03/NOV/09: JFK-BRU: J Cabin

Great Trip report. I took Jet Airways between London and Amritsar (now discontinued) a few years back and was very impressed with the service. Only issue I have with these carriers is the rather generic menu...chicken curry on the way out and chicken curry on the way back. Beautiful and warm cabin c...

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by tonyban
Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher First On The A330: Redefining Luxury
Replies: 42
Views: 36056

RE: Kingfisher First On The A330: Redefining Luxury

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by tonyban
Fri Jan 22, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher First On The A330: Redefining Luxury
Replies: 42
Views: 36056

RE: Kingfisher First On The A330: Redefining Luxury

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by tonyban
Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HKG-KUL On Board CX's B744 Y Class
Replies: 8
Views: 16299

RE: HKG-KUL On Board CX's B744 Y Class

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by tonyban
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher First On The A330: Redefining Luxury
Replies: 42
Views: 36056

RE: Kingfisher First On The A330: Redefining Luxury

I was looking forward to seeing pictures of the Kingfihser cabin crew but there aren't any  Sad .
Nice trip report. I'm hoping to fly this airline in a few months. Looking forward already.

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by tonyban
Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Vacation In Puerto Rico And SJU-IAH-SAT On CO
Replies: 9
Views: 13119

RE: Vacation In Puerto Rico And SJU-IAH-SAT On CO

Great TR and what an absolutely beautiful country. I want to go now.

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by tonyban
Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ADA-IST-ZRH-AMS On TK/LX In C (pics) -part 4-
Replies: 2
Views: 9423

RE: ADA-IST-ZRH-AMS On TK/LX In C (pics) -part 4-

Thanks for posting. Nice report and nice cabin pics.

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by tonyban
Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Buenos Aires And Santiago - Air Canada Exec. First
Replies: 20
Views: 33155

RE: Buenos Aires And Santiago - Air Canada Exec. First

Really impressive report. All those meals looked really good. Shame about the lamb because that's my favourite dish. Excellent pics.

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by tonyban
Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Continental/Air Pacific To Fiji Business Class
Replies: 26
Views: 33308

RE: Continental/Air Pacific To Fiji Business Class

Very nice TR. I really enjoyed reading. I don't think I had ever heard of Air Pacific until now.
Shame on me  ashamed 

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by tonyban
Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways, 5flts Incl TU154, IL114, AN24!
Replies: 58
Views: 34342

RE: Uzbekistan Airways, 5flts Incl TU154, IL114, AN24!

Nice trip report and nice pictures. I flew Uzbek back in 2004 from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to Amritsar via Tashkent. Unfortunately, they were the worst ever flights I have been on from a customer service point of view. Very rude cabin crew and ru...

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by tonyban
Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Overcoming Fear Of Turbulence
Replies: 11
Views: 35963

RE: Overcoming Fear Of Turbulence

Sweaty palms and shortness of breath....Man, I thought I was the only one who suffered this. I too am absolutely terrified of turbulence. I usually hold my breath when it gets very bumpy. What I've done on the past few trips between <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - C...

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by tonyban
Thu Jun 11, 2009 12:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Long Way Home (CX J And F, Comair, BA J)
Replies: 26
Views: 24343

RE: The Long Way Home (CX J And F, Comair, BA J)

You travel the world in style. I am very jelaous.

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by tonyban
Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Seats. Good Bad And Downright Ugly
Replies: 21
Views: 13781

RE: Airline Seats. Good Bad And Downright Ugly

I absolutley hate the 2-5-2 configurations on United's and American's 777 fleet. The 'E' seat is an absolute nightmare to be in.

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by tonyban
Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Northern Denmark To Australia (pics/vids) Pt. III
Replies: 20
Views: 13575

RE: Northern Denmark To Australia (pics/vids) Pt. III

Excellent TR and good pictures. That pasta dish looks nasty !!!

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by tonyban
Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Jet Airways Or Etihad Airways
Replies: 9
Views: 13181

RE: Jet Airways Or Etihad Airways

I flew Jet Airways <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-ATQ and return back on Feb 08. The service was average and was served chicken curry on both legs. The IFE was normal stuff with English and Bollywood movies. One exception, the cabin crew hostesses are s...

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by tonyban
Tue May 26, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airplane Airport Or Aviation Movies
Replies: 45
Views: 9792

RE: Worst Airplane Airport Or Aviation Movies

I just thought of one more. In the 1970's serial the Incredibal Hulk. There was one episode where the hulk himself lands a 747 with the help of a teen kid. I know it was all fantasy and make beleive but it was just plain silly.  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/ill.gif" alt="ill" bor...

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