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by Emirates Skies
Sun Jun 22, 2003 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Annoying Passengers - The Safety Ignorant
Replies: 38
Views: 4893

RE: Annoying Passengers - The Safety Ignorant


At EK, we get loadz of them all the time! Big grin  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Jun 20, 2003 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madrid Barajas Construction
Replies: 14
Views: 2718

RE: Madrid Barajas Construction

Madrid-Barajas airport is already great as it is and I believe it will simply be unbeatable when this project is completed. Can't wait to check it out again, soon. What is missing in <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>? 1) Emirates (...will 2004 change this???) 2) a ...

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Jun 18, 2003 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calculating Mileage
Replies: 6
Views: 1723

RE: Calculating Mileage


Thanks a million, JAL777.

Happy landingZ,

Emirates Skies  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Jun 18, 2003 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calculating Mileage
Replies: 6
Views: 1723

RE: Calculating Mileage


Does anyone know of any websites that one can use to calculate TPM?

Thanks.
Regards from the sandpit,

Emirates Skies  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Apr 10, 2003 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air's New Look Revealed
Replies: 74
Views: 10045

GF New C/s


fly high... fly with pride, Golden Falcon  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 25, 2003 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flightattendants Serving In The WAR?
Replies: 4
Views: 2397

RE: US Flightattendants Serving In The WAR?


I was at KWI at some point in the last 96 hours and confirm seeing a US Airways Airbus Industrie A330 taxiing at KWI.

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Mar 09, 2003 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Crews-Favorite Layover City?
Replies: 18
Views: 3250

RE: Flight Crews-Favorite Layover City?

At Emirates, we have Malta, Athens, Casablanca, Manila, and the German destinations as favourites... I like Rome and London too. Looking forward to my Nice, <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, and <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Sw...

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Mar 09, 2003 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New : BA To Toulon And Murcia
Replies: 5
Views: 3681

RE: New : BA To Toulon And Murcia

Will <acronym title="GB Airways (Gibraltar)">GT</acronym> codeshare with <i><b>IBERIA</b></i> on the <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-MJV route? This is very good news for all my numerous great friends in MURCIA. Happy Landings  <img src="/discussion...

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Feb 10, 2003 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying To Spain/Spanish Airports
Replies: 15
Views: 3169

RE: Flying To Spain/Spanish Airports

Madrid-Barajas is one of my favourite airports. I have been there a couple of times, and once at dawn ~ it was one of the most beautiful experiences I had at an airport. The airside is full of huge glass panes. Again, as very correctly pointed out above, the cafeteria (accessible to the general pub...

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Feb 08, 2003 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great New Sites For Spanish Airports
Replies: 4
Views: 2629

RE: Great New Sites For Spanish Airports


I am very happy for this news.

Go, AENA!

!Hasta pronto desde DUBAI!

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Jan 18, 2003 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident In Melilla
Replies: 5
Views: 1994

RE: Incident In Melilla


I hope that nobody is seriously injured.

Keep us posted.

Saludos desde DXB,

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Jan 12, 2003 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TIP Airport Closed.
Replies: 4
Views: 1787

RE: TIP Airport Closed.


I wonder how it will affect our Emirates (EK) flight to TIP, from DXB, via MLA  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Dec 13, 2002 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Resume Service To Sydney
Replies: 4
Views: 2935

RE: Gulf Air To Resume Service To Sydney

Good Luck, Gulf Air!

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Dec 13, 2002 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sterling Increases Fleet And Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 1896

RE: Sterling Increases Fleet And Flights


Does Sterling fly to the Canaries?

If yes, from where and to where? What equipment is used? And how often?

Thanks.

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Nov 30, 2002 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Economy Class All Around?
Replies: 7
Views: 2452

RE: Best Economy Class All Around?


Emirates ~ airline of Dubai.

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Nov 20, 2002 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Urges Members To Renounce Open-Skies With US
Replies: 65
Views: 3990

RE: EU Urges Members To Renounce Open-Skies With US

I think that the EU Commissioner for Transport and Energy (and vice-president of the EU Commission), together with the rest of the people who heed the Commission, they very well know what the EU should and shouldn't do... Otherwise she and the rest of the Commission wouldn't be there in the first p...

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Nov 16, 2002 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Thomas Cook 757
Replies: 7
Views: 2576

RE: First Thomas Cook 757


Don't you think that maybe it would have been smarter and cooler at the same time had the engines been painted in the light blue too, instead of the dark blue?

Regards  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Nov 15, 2002 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Thomas Cook 757
Replies: 7
Views: 2576

RE: First Thomas Cook 757


Not bad at all!  Wink/being sarcastic

Maybe I fly on it mid-December to Fuerteventura... What routes is it operating?

Thanks.

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Nov 15, 2002 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL New Logo On A300 Unveils
Replies: 36
Views: 4204

RE: JAL New Logo On A300 Unveils

Simply cool  Wink/being sarcastic ..Awesome Big grin

When shall the livery conversion be completed?

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Nov 15, 2002 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Unveils Big Expansion
Replies: 19
Views: 2378

And MAD/BCN, Plus Scandinavia?


Does anybody know what is the new start up date for Emirates operations to Spain and Scandinavia?

Thanks,

Emirates Skies

Be good to yourself...

....Fly Emirates ~ the finest in the sky  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Nov 13, 2002 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Route News And Destinations 2003
Replies: 39
Views: 4270

RE: Emirates Route News And Destinations 2003


When will Emirates launch flights to Spain & Scandinavia? And what about the Comoros, Reunion and the Seychelles?

Emirates Skies

... Be good to yourself

Fly Emirates ~ the finest in the sky

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Jul 27, 2002 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KU New Destination
Replies: 5
Views: 1349

RE: KU New Destination

Varna?

Could be cheap labour from Bulgaria to/from the Gulf and the subcontinent, plus holidaymakers to Bulgaria's Black Sea Riviera.

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by Emirates Skies
Fri May 31, 2002 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Press On With Restructuring
Replies: 2
Views: 1918

RE: Gulf Air To Press On With Restructuring

Wish'em lots of luck. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/234047/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/234047/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/4/0/234047.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" b...

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Apr 27, 2002 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Colorscheme On The A340
Replies: 30
Views: 2609

RE: Your Favourite Colorscheme On The A340

Mine is GF's 50th Anniversary Special Colour Scheme: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/112782/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/112782/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/8/7/112782.jpg" ALT="...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Apr 19, 2002 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia To End MIA Mini-hub
Replies: 44
Views: 6056

RE: Iberia To End MIA Mini-hub

If it is correct that half of the traffic between MIA and Central America is O/D, the visa issue should not be a problem for them, right? The problem was about the visa for the other 50%: transitting pax... I think that IBeria stands to lose a lot out of all this. It cannot fly planes with 50% of t...

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Apr 18, 2002 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Animal Does A Certain Plane Look Like
Replies: 29
Views: 5185

RE: What Animal Does A Certain Plane Look Like


I think that even the Airbus A32S look like a dolphin.

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Apr 18, 2002 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia To End MIA Mini-hub
Replies: 44
Views: 6056

RE: Iberia To End MIA Mini-hub


What are the possibilities of IBeria using Havana or SDQ (Santo Domingo, Dominica) if the worst were to happen ('kicked out' of MIA)?

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 26, 2002 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boarding The Wrong Flight!
Replies: 49
Views: 3285

RE: Boarding The Wrong Flight!


POS iso LHR... and airborne?! That's great. Why is it that these things don't happen to me? Oh well... I think I know the answer!  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 26, 2002 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

RE: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?


Thanx a lot Globetrotter

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 26, 2002 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic Going Low-cost?
Replies: 29
Views: 2104

RE: Olympic Going Low-cost?


I find it hard to believe that OA is going in the direction of a low-cost domestic airline. If it were so, I have only one thing to tell to the people who took this decision: Tropizou (shame!).

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Mar 25, 2002 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

RE: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?


Back to the topic: Can anyone please shed more info about the airline with the FN IATA code?

Thanks for your replies.

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Mar 25, 2002 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

RE: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?

I have lots of friends at just about any corner in Europe!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> I do not speak Greek (Not yet at least! ...Though I'd very much love to). The last time when I was in Cyprus, my friends thought me some words (and I mean <i>som...

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Mar 25, 2002 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Still The Best St. Maarten Pic!
Replies: 17
Views: 2639

RE: Still The Best St. Maarten Pic!

That's fantastic...! Caribbean Skies and ...beaches ...spotting and all... - What a life!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=034851" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click fo...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Mar 22, 2002 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

RE: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?


Efharisto, file mou.

Ta leme,

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Mar 22, 2002 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?


I know it is an airline with operations in Morocco. Is there a website of this airline? (I'd just like to know its fleet composition and its route network and frequencies all of which I could check out from its website, if it has one).

Thanks in advance for your replies,

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Mar 22, 2002 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Reving To CDG In June
Replies: 25
Views: 2952

Which Airline Has The FN Iata Code?


I know it is an airline with operations in Morocco. Is there a website of this airline? (I'd just like to know its fleet composition and its route network and frequencies all of which I could check out from its website, if it has one).

Thanks in advance for your replies,

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embarrassing Aviation Moments That Happened To You
Replies: 52
Views: 3802

RE: Embarrassing Aviation Moments That Happened To You

Recently, I was on an intra-European flight. I forgot both destination & origin, as well as a/c type (MD80/A32S). The airline was either AZ/SK or LH and as I was trying to open the tightly-sealed small plastic cup with fizzy water on my mealtray, the seal suddenly broke open and I wetted all the im...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embarrassing Aviation Moments That Happened To You
Replies: 52
Views: 3802

RE: Embarrassing Aviation Moments That Happened To You


Hey, Inverted... I wish I was in your place that day! ...  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Route With Most Number Of Flights?
Replies: 39
Views: 4483

RE: Route With Most Number Of Flights?


What about flights in Japan?

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Goes Oneworld!
Replies: 23
Views: 2128

RE: Swiss Goes Oneworld!

I perfectly agree with Gerardo: in Europe, <b>one</b>world has hubs only in the 'peripheries' such as HEL, MAD/BCN, DUB, LHR (and by 'peripheries' I do not mean unimportant - take LHR, for example!!! - I mean not in central Europe). ZRH and GVA are in a very central European position, geographicall...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photo: 777 Or 764?
Replies: 72
Views: 3584

RE: Photo: 777 Or 764?


It's a seven six.

Nose, engines, wings, but especially because of the APU/tail-cone... That's the tapering of a Boeing 767, definitely not of a Boeing 777. I think that had it been a 777, the doors would have been (more) visible.

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways Orders B777s
Replies: 32
Views: 3653

RE: Kenya Airways Orders B777s


I agree; Sounds like KLM B777s will be flying across Dutch Skies, sooner or later.

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 19, 2002 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Size Of Airplanes, Amazing...
Replies: 30
Views: 2572

RE: Size Of Airplanes, Amazing...

It's true. Sometimes, when I am at the airport, I wonder how these big beautiful birds manage to take off from the ground and fly up so high and so far. I love it when I have to shuttle by bus to an aircraft instead of having the comfort of the terminal gate. A Great Post Indeed! Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAN Am New Air Routes
Replies: 42
Views: 3863

RE: PAN Am New Air Routes

I have been to Central America and the Caribbean, but not yet to Hispaniola. I was planning to go there in 1999 and to go to Port-au-Prince too, but ended up going to somewhere else. Who needs a visa to come to the Domenican Republic? Is there a website where I can check this? Thanks, Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAN Am New Air Routes
Replies: 42
Views: 3863

RE: PAN Am New Air Routes

The name is ok, but the routes are even more cool - these routes have got a real chill factor. I wish I worked at this airline. Central America and the Caribbean must be among the grooviest spots on Earth (been there) to work for an airline.

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would You Do If You Were Hijacked?
Replies: 38
Views: 4260

RE: What Would You Do If You Were Hijacked?


Why 'Saudi'? Are you referring to Bin Laden, or what?

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAN Am New Air Routes
Replies: 42
Views: 3863

RE: PAN Am New Air Routes


This sounds like a cool airline!

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss To YYC/YVR
Replies: 25
Views: 2112

RE: Edelweiss To YYC/YVR


Thanks.

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss To YYC/YVR
Replies: 25
Views: 2112

RE: Edelweiss To YYC/YVR


What's the situation with Balair?

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 16, 2002 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss To YYC/YVR
Replies: 25
Views: 2112

RE: Edelweiss To YYC/YVR


Thanks for the info. It would have been kind of unusual for KLM to stop serving YVR.

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