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by Emirates Skies
Thu May 19, 2005 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ibera To Set Up LLC, What Would The Name Be?
Replies: 43
Views: 5297

RE: Ibera To Set Up LLC, What Would The Name Be?

Any info on destinations likely to be served by IB's LCC?

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by Emirates Skies
Thu May 19, 2005 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia.com Livery Disapproved And Delayed
Replies: 7
Views: 3231

RE: Transavia.com Livery Disapproved And Delayed

I loved the old Transavia colour scheme... but then the new livery came out and although initially I did not like it, I got used to it by now. Same thing holds true for the ".com" suffix. Initially, I did not like it, but now I got used to it. I have a question about <acronym title="Transavia (Nethe...

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by Emirates Skies
Sat May 07, 2005 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KU : 141 Extra Flights In The Summer
Replies: 13
Views: 4331

RE: KU : 141 Extra Flights In The Summer

Any details of the flights to Malaga from KWI for this summer? Any other seasonal destinations in Spain/S. Europe being considered?

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Mar 12, 2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS, Maersk And Sterling To Quit CPH
Replies: 23
Views: 4694

RE: SAS, Maersk And Sterling To Quit CPH

I'm honestly sad to hear of more problems for SAS. On the other hand, I'd be more than happy if SAS moved more of their operations to Sweden. I feel that SAS underserves Sweden & Norway, and overserves <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>. I do detest to fork out...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zurich News
Replies: 16
Views: 3791

RE: Zurich News

Ouch! It will be impossible to get a seat on EK out of ZRH then... Yield's going to go up up up....

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Mar 07, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Is Alitalia's Main Hub?
Replies: 24
Views: 4153

RE: Which Is Alitalia's Main Hub?

I think that <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> does well as is. I believe that <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> concentrates on <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym> so as to serve the large business demand and the significant leisure market. ...

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Mar 07, 2005 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Desperatly Trying To Get 767's
Replies: 71
Views: 12323

RE: SAS Desperatly Trying To Get 767's

Can't SAS get an A330-200 for the Oslo-Newark route? If an A330-200 is too big, can't they get an A310 or an A300 from somewhere? And shouldn't they consider getting an A350 or two for future longhaul ops (inc. <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acron...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Mar 04, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Flights For Malta For Summer 2005?
Replies: 1
Views: 3535

RE: New Flights For Malta For Summer 2005?

Yes! Air Malta starts <b>scheduled</b> services to Nottingham (<acronym title="Nottingham - East Midlands (Castle Donington) (EMA / EGNX), United Kingdom">EMA</acronym>), Cardiff (<acronym title="Cardiff (- Rhoose / Wales) (CWL / EGFF), United Kingdom">CWL</acronym>), Newcastle (<acronym title="Newc...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic To Dubai?
Replies: 15
Views: 5313

RE: Virgin Atlantic To Dubai?

Can't wait to see <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> in Dubai!  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Btw, <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> goes 4 x daily into <acronym title="London - H...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Widebodies IntraEurope
Replies: 48
Views: 4351

RE: Lufthansa Widebodies IntraEurope

Malta, usually in summer, especially on Sundays. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/743058/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/743058/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/5/0/743058.jpg" ALT="Click...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canary Islands Airports - Questions
Replies: 14
Views: 2780

RE: Canary Islands Airports - Questions

According to OAG, February 05, Fuerteventura has the following flight: <acronym title="Transavia (Netherlands)">HV</acronym> to MAS with 738 on Thu & Sun To BER, <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>, <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main ...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canary Islands Airports - Questions
Replies: 14
Views: 2780

RE: Canary Islands Airports - Questions

IBERIA and spanair both fly to Fuerteventura.

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Feb 23, 2005 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates At FCO
Replies: 5
Views: 3438

RE: Emirates At FCO

The problem is the Italian Government. It does not want to grant <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> further traffic rights so as to protect Alitalia. As part of their current traffic rights, Emirates cannot serve <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</a...

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Wishlist For 2005
Replies: 60
Views: 4585

RE: Your Wishlist For 2005

And why not... - <acronym title="Crossair (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> returning to <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym> 5 times weekly with A32S just as they did before they pulled out in 2002; - <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> daily service ...

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Dec 18, 2004 3:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Wishlist For 2005
Replies: 60
Views: 4585

RE: Your Wishlist For 2005

I'd like to throw in a couple more <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> - Daily Finnair service from Helsinki to Dubai on their B757; - Four times weekly A319 service on the Helsinki-Malta route on Finnair or Air Malta.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif"...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Dec 17, 2004 9:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Wishlist For 2005
Replies: 60
Views: 4585

RE: Your Wishlist For 2005

I forgot to mention: - Daily SAS service to Dubai (on their A330/A340): 4 times weekly from <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym> & 3 times weekly from <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym>; - Daily A340 service from Madrid to Dub...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Wishlist For 2005
Replies: 60
Views: 4585

Your Wishlist For 2005

What's on your 2005 wishlist? ...airline industry related that is! Here goes mine: - Daily Air France service to Malta from <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>. - Daily SAS service to Malta: 4 times weekly from <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Nov 09, 2004 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair To Malta?
Replies: 8
Views: 2835

RE: Ryanair To Malta?

<acronym title="Airborne Express (USA)">GB</acronym> Airways still fly to Malta for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>, and as from May next year, <acronym title="Airborne Express (USA)">GB</acronym> Airway...

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Nov 06, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Shuttle MAD-BCN 30th Anniversary
Replies: 7
Views: 3110

RE: Air Shuttle MAD-BCN 30th Anniversary

Way to go IBERIA, spanair, Air Europa & all the other airlines that fly the route! What else can I say? It's my favourite mode of transport linking my two favourite cities on the planet! Can't wait for my next trip to España, Emirates Skies  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wi...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Oct 29, 2004 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Be Grounded?
Replies: 48
Views: 10865

RE: SAS To Be Grounded?


I surely don't want Scandinavian SAS to vanish. In my opinion, they're one of the best airlines I've flown.

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Oct 28, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GlobeGround/Servisair To Set Up In MLA
Replies: 7
Views: 5458

RE: GlobeGround/Servisair To Set Up In MLA

It would be nice if <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> kept a second destination from <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym> for the winter saeson, say <acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym> or <acronym title="CURRENT:...

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GlobeGround/Servisair To Set Up In MLA
Replies: 7
Views: 5458

RE: GlobeGround/Servisair To Set Up In MLA


Things can only get better  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Oct 27, 2004 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF-KLM Largest Market Share To Latin America?
Replies: 39
Views: 6997

RE: AF-KLM Largest Market Share To Latin America?

Muchas gracias, Aer. I've been to GUAtemala for 6 weeks in 1998. I flew in on KLM's B744 from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, with a stop in <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym>. Had...

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Oct 27, 2004 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF-KLM Largest Market Share To Latin America?
Replies: 39
Views: 6997

RE: AF-KLM Largest Market Share To Latin America?


DOES AF fly its own metal into GUAtemala, San Salvador & San Pedro Sula?

THX.

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Oct 22, 2004 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Fly Into Geneva (GVA) In 2005
Replies: 6
Views: 4655

RE: Emirates To Fly Into Geneva (GVA) In 2005


NCE isn't far either.  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Oct 22, 2004 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Fly Into Geneva (GVA) In 2005
Replies: 6
Views: 4655

RE: Emirates To Fly Into Geneva (GVA) In 2005


I confirm that an EK GVA flight has been in the rumour rounds since 2003.

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Oct 22, 2004 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental: And Now Stockholm! No.1 In Europe?
Replies: 31
Views: 7025

RE: Continental: And Now Stockholm! No.1 In Europe?

Would daily B752ER service to <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>, <acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>, <acronym title="Lyons - St. Exupery (Satolas) (LYS / LFLL), France">LYS</acronym>, <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Oct 22, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will TAP (in STAR) Codeshare With JK To Canaries?
Replies: 2
Views: 3386

Will TAP (in STAR) Codeshare With JK To Canaries?

At the moment, TAP Air Portugal codeshares with IBERIA on the Madrid-Tenerife/Las Palmas sectors. With <acronym title="TAP Air Portugal">TP</acronym> joining STAR, I think that it makes more sense to end this agreement with IBERIA and replace it with a new one with spanair. What do you think? Anyon...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Oct 22, 2004 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Leisure Flight Numbers Question
Replies: 6
Views: 4834

RE: Finnair Leisure Flight Numbers Question

Thx, FinnWings. Thinking of flying <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> again, to go to TLL from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>, via <acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>, for the New Year. Flew <ac...

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Oct 21, 2004 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Leisure Flight Numbers Question
Replies: 6
Views: 4834

Finnair Leisure Flight Numbers Question


Finnair uses flight numbers between 1000 and 2999 for leisure flights.

Is there a difference for flight numbers starting with 1 (i.e. 1xxx) from those starting with 2 (i.e. 2xxx)?

Thx,

Emirates Skies  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Oct 20, 2004 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Can I Get Info On Spanair Charter Ops?
Replies: 2
Views: 4240

RE: Where Can I Get Info On Spanair Charter Ops?


I'm specifically looking for Spain-Mediterranean charters.

Anyone?

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Oct 19, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Can I Get Info On Spanair Charter Ops?
Replies: 2
Views: 4240

Where Can I Get Info On Spanair Charter Ops?

Hi! I'd like to get some info on <i>Spanair</i>'s charter operations throughout the Mediterranean, for both summer & winter seasons. I'm particularly interested in operations to <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym>, LCA (though I prefer an overview of all their Med ops). ...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Oct 05, 2004 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GB Airways To Open A New Base At MAN!
Replies: 15
Views: 5836

RE: GB Airways To Open A New Base At MAN!

This is very good news & I like <acronym title="GB Airways (Gibraltar)">GT</acronym> very much, but is there a chance that we will have mainline <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> into MALTA?! <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> mainline pls come back to <acronym title="Malta -...

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by Emirates Skies
Mon Sep 27, 2004 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Trick To Fool Passengers?
Replies: 88
Views: 10840

RE: Iberia Trick To Fool Passengers?

I hate to say this, but just as much as I used to love flying IBERIA, I guess things have changed a lot since the last time I flew them, and I won't fly IBERIA again unless I have no other options. I travel between Germany/London/Italy and Spain a couple of times a year. My last flight with IBERIA ...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Euro Gatwick And GB Airways
Replies: 9
Views: 3394

RE: BA Euro Gatwick And GB Airways

Is a <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym> flight on <acronym title="Airborne Express (USA)">GB</acronym>'s cards? Or even on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s pl...

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Sep 12, 2004 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Larnaca Airport Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2021

Larnaca Airport Question


Can you actually walk from the airport to the beach at Larnaca? Pls fill me in on this. It seems as if you're landing on the beach on approaching LCA.

Very similar to Lanzarote airport I guess.

Thx  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Sep 12, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates And Ethiad?
Replies: 5
Views: 3773

RE: Emirates And Ethiad?


Emirates claims to be the international airline of the UAE; never claimed to be the national airline!

 Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Sep 12, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GB Airways & Inflight Entertainment
Replies: 5
Views: 2126

RE: GB Airways & Inflight Entertainment


Any news on GT's winter schedule changes?

 Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Back Into AKL?
Replies: 11
Views: 3096

RE: BA Back Into AKL?


Thx  Wink/being sarcastic

Emirates Skies

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Route Expansion
Replies: 63
Views: 8608

RE: BA Route Expansion


Thanks SamL

Kind regards,

Emirates Skies (MLA)  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Sep 08, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Back Into AKL?
Replies: 11
Views: 3096

BA Back Into AKL?

With <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> selling its stake in <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, would <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>/QF codesharing cease? If so, do you see <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> flying its own metal back into <acronym...

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by Emirates Skies
Wed Sep 08, 2004 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Route Expansion
Replies: 63
Views: 8608

RE: BA Route Expansion

Any news on GB Airways' (GT) winter schedule changes?

Emirates Skies  Wink/being sarcastic

[Edited 2004-09-08 15:44:13]

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Aug 15, 2004 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are BA Doing AKL Wise
Replies: 22
Views: 4120

RE: What Are BA Doing AKL Wise

When <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> flew to <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>, was it via <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>? If not, where was their transit point? Thx. Emirates Sk...

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by Emirates Skies
Fri Mar 12, 2004 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Predictions 2004 Airline Of The Year?
Replies: 22
Views: 4897

RE: Predictions 2004 Airline Of The Year?


Emirates  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Dec 16, 2003 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Thinking About Replacing The A330?
Replies: 24
Views: 7221

RE: Emirates Thinking About Replacing The A330?

Many Emirates flights are full most of the time and the A380 will definitely come in handy for Emirates. One very clear example I can think of is the <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-UK market. The same applies for the <acronym title="Dubai - I...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Sep 16, 2003 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Has The Prettiest Flight Attendants?
Replies: 121
Views: 17457

RE: What Airline Has The Prettiest Flight Attendants?

<b>Emirates</b>, of course!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Followed by <b>IBERIA</b>, Scandinavian <i>SAS</i>, <b>Lufthansa</b>, <b>KLM</b>, AVIATECA, <i>FINNAIR</i>, ..and loads others  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/be...

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by Emirates Skies
Thu Sep 11, 2003 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Actually Been On A Plane In A Picture?
Replies: 31
Views: 5952

RE: Ever Actually Been On A Plane In A Picture?

I was on this <b>German Airbus A320 CONDOR SUNFLYER... <acronym title="Midwest Airlines (Egypt) and Aerotransportes Mas (Mexico)">MY</acronym> SUNFLYER</b>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetic...

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by Emirates Skies
Tue Aug 26, 2003 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should One Name And Shame Bad Cabin Crew?
Replies: 141
Views: 10502

RE: Should One Name And Shame Bad Cabin Crew?


I am very happy for people who have a life.  Wink/being sarcastic

Emirates Skies  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Emirates Skies
Sat Jul 26, 2003 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: Eyes On Christchurch
Replies: 1
Views: 2610

Emirates: Eyes On Christchurch

Hello everyone! Today, I got a glimpse of a <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> newspaper article mentioning that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is also looking into operating into Christchurch. I'll post more info (inc. source [www.stuff.co.nz]) in due cours...

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by Emirates Skies
Sun Jul 06, 2003 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sleaziest Airlines
Replies: 65
Views: 5848

RE: Sleaziest Airlines

I'd vote Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG) as The Sleaziest Airlines of 2003. No comment. Can anyone share their own experience?. Air France were still good when I flew them last. Rgds from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>  <img src="/discuss...

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