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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 30, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair B737 Emergency Landing
Replies: 47
Views: 7039

RE: Ryanair B737 Emergency Landing

Here's the report: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/40289/6/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/40289/6/</a> I flew Ryanair once, the pitch was acceptable (exit row) but other than that I didn't feel too good aboard them. Pa...

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 29, 2004 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: Alliances Are "Dysfunctional"
Replies: 9
Views: 2874

RE: Emirates: Alliances Are "Dysfunctional"

Yep, lets see where this "arrogant" attitude will get EK. Obviously the passenger feed and synergies an alliance offers are not needed in Dubai. Wonder why...

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 29, 2004 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Air Portugal To Join Star Alliance
Replies: 52
Views: 10104

RE: TAP Air Portugal To Join Star Alliance

Starflyer, The is level above gold in Star. Pandium! By invitation only!
What? Why have I not been invited?  Big thumbs up It is not published is it?

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Air Portugal To Join Star Alliance
Replies: 52
Views: 10104

RE: TAP Air Portugal To Join Star Alliance

This post may be more Star than TAP related, but here goes anyway. It is interesting to see how Star seems to follow a completely different strategy than OneWorld. While the former seems to be relatively dynamic regarding new members (just think of <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym>...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa IT Unit Expands In China
Replies: 2
Views: 2275

RE: Lufthansa IT Unit Expands In China

<b>...said an industry expert who only gave his surname as Li.</b> Smart disguise. <b>...is seeking expansion outside the group and even outside the aviation industry to avoid dependence on a single sector.</b> I would be very interested to know what sectors that would be. Why would anyone outside a...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waiting For Your Flight
Replies: 8
Views: 2512

RE: Waiting For Your Flight

When I travel from my local airport, I'll arrive 30-60 minutes before departure and spend the time until boarding in the lounge. If I am at other airports, I will typically arrive between 30-90 minutes before my flight. I don't really enjoy walking around airports, so once I am checked in I usually ...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idiots...let Them Board? Or Kill Them?
Replies: 26
Views: 3485

RE: Idiots...let Them Board? Or Kill Them?

Definitely kill him. Next time you should act right away.

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth TV
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

RE: Earth TV

Earth TV is a feed, not its own channel afaik. I really enjoy watching it as well. We get it on a news channel here in Germany.

For more info, try: http://www.earthtv.com/!

/star

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which FF Club?
Replies: 13
Views: 2316

RE: Which FF Club?

<b>I would recommend the Star Alliance, with coverage on British Midland, <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>, you have Europe covered. Plus with Air New Zealand and Thai you have Asia covered. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> does not have the same fare code restric...

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by StarFlyer
Tue Apr 27, 2004 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue1 Adds Three New Routes!
Replies: 8
Views: 3702

RE: Blue1 Adds Three New Routes!

Keep in mind that Blue1 is 100% owned by SAS which have an interest in harming Finnairs domestic network. So this attempt should be a more serious one. On a related note, SAS EuroBonus members are able to collect miles on services operated by Blue1. Unfortunately no other Star Alliance programme let...

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 26, 2004 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Lounges
Replies: 25
Views: 3273

RE: Airline Lounges

From the ones I have been to: <b>Qantas Club in Sydney</b>. I am used to <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>'s crappy lounges so this one was a good change ... Plenty of food (sandwiches, etc), lots of booze, decent selection of newspapers, enough space and very stylish rest rooms. All...

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 26, 2004 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747-400 On Lisbon Route In June
Replies: 8
Views: 7663

RE: BA 747-400 On Lisbon Route In June

LH is also boosting capacity - most flights from <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym>) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> and <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC /...

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 26, 2004 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR Caption... Anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 2165

RE: AR Caption... Anyone?

"He still had trouble figuring out his new tele-objective"

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 26, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Gets Govt Approval For More LHR Flights
Replies: 10
Views: 5629

RE: QF Gets Govt Approval For More LHR Flights

So how come <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> gets more slots but Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> does not for their proposed <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International...

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 26, 2004 5:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying To Pudong Airport....by Maglev! Pics+Video!
Replies: 7
Views: 5239

RE: Flying To Pudong Airport....by Maglev! Pics+Video!

Excellent pictures! The maglev probably makes more sense on longer routes. The video is great too! Do you feel much of the acceleration? It seems as though the ride is not too bumpy at 430 km/h? As you said, the Chinese will never recoup their investment. I suppose it doesn't matter to them, as this...

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by StarFlyer
Sun Apr 25, 2004 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Codes: Online Database?
Replies: 3
Views: 2286

RE: Airport Codes: Online Database?

Here you go:
http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/
This site really needs a link section!

Regards
/Star

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by StarFlyer
Sun Apr 25, 2004 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marmite!
Replies: 23
Views: 1435

RE: Marmite!

Jan, count yourself lucky... <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <b> Vitam R ist still around!</b> Just check into any <i>Reformhaus</i> near you! They have plenty of stock!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Btw, I love Marmite/...

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by StarFlyer
Sun Apr 25, 2004 5:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Work Experience In Germany
Replies: 3
Views: 3429

RE: Work Experience In Germany

The most obvious thing would probably be applying with a British company operating in Germany. I doubt, however, you will make enough to afford a place to live by simply doing a work experience. If you are lucky you might make something between 300 and 600? a month, barely enough to survive. If you ...

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 23, 2004 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Be Sued By A...
Replies: 20
Views: 5516

RE: QF To Be Sued By A...

The virtual airline has no case here, unless they trademark is registered in the same classes as <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>'s JetStar, which I doubt, as registration in each class costs a signficant (for a virtual airline) amount of money. /Star  <img src="/discussions/gra...

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 23, 2004 1:32 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Adding Users To Respect List
Replies: 2
Views: 565

RE: Adding Users To Respect List

It's because Skipper is no longer active. The system wont let you update your profile with inactive users on your list. If you want to add those users you will need to delete Skipper...

There's a similar thread a bit further below, if you want more info.

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 23, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HEL-PRG-HEL CSA Czech Airlines+Renaissance Prague
Replies: 5
Views: 5913

RE: HEL-PRG-HEL CSA Czech Airlines+Renaissance Prague

Hi Lufthansa747, thanks for another good trip report. Thoroughly enjoyed reading it and really appreciate the effort you put into this one (and the longer one about you trip to Thailand!). I hope it all works out <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> with your girlfriend, from my own expe...

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by StarFlyer
Tue Apr 20, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet @ HAM?
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

RE: EasyJet @ HAM?

Frank, thanks for clearing this up!

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 19, 2004 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pix Of Lufthansa 340 Landing In SXM - Why?
Replies: 21
Views: 6368

RE: Pix Of Lufthansa 340 Landing In SXM - Why?

It doesnt look fake in the magazine! And I doubt they would put the all the effort in to change the livery.
My guess would be this is an A340-200 DAIBF "Lübeck" (from looking at the picture closely).

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 19, 2004 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pix Of Lufthansa 340 Landing In SXM - Why?
Replies: 21
Views: 6368

RE: Pix Of Lufthansa 340 Landing In SXM - Why?

Here's the pic... I had to use my phone to take it so sorry for the bad quality.

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 19, 2004 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet @ HAM?
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

RE: EasyJet @ HAM?

Thanks for your quick reply.
No I haven't read it, why?  Smile

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 19, 2004 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet @ HAM?
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

EasyJet @ HAM?

Dear all,

at around 1300 I saw an EasyJet A319 take off at Hamburg airport (not the Airbus plant!!!) runway 23. What would it be doing here? I am not aware of EasyJet serving Hamburg.
Anybody knows?

Regards

StarFlyer

[Edited 2004-04-19 14:58:33]

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Log
Replies: 37
Views: 58444

RE: Flight Log

Still missing some rego's and dates, particularly of my earlier flights... Date Flight # From To Aircraft Registration 1995 <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> <acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / EDDH), Germany">HAM</acronym> <acronym title="Milan - Linate (LIN / LIML), Ital...

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by StarFlyer
Mon Apr 12, 2004 10:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

RE: Post You Screenshot!

Henry,

thos shots are great! How do you get that "speed effect"? Are you reworking your shots with PhotoShop or is that something out of FS?

Regards!

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by StarFlyer
Sat Apr 10, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Arabia Prices :
Replies: 5
Views: 1685

RE: Air Arabia Prices :

It's called yield management. Seats in the same service class are sold in different booking classes and different fares. When one booking class is sold out on a particular day, you will be charged a higher fare because you will be booked into a higher booking class. In your example, on BEY/<acronym ...

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by StarFlyer
Sat Apr 10, 2004 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could A Plane Land On A Road In An Emergency?
Replies: 32
Views: 10520

RE: Could A Plane Land On A Road In An Emergency?

Entirely possible... has happened before! A BAC1011 landed on a Autobahn north of Hamburg in 1971. A link to the story: <a href="http://www.super70s.com/Super70s/Tech/Aviation/Disasters/71-09-06(PanIntl).asp" target=_blank>http://www.super70s.com/Super70s/Tech/Aviation/Disasters/71-09-06(PanIntl).as...

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by StarFlyer
Sat Apr 10, 2004 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazingly Incompetent Ryanair Cabincrew
Replies: 43
Views: 5526

RE: Amazingly Incompetent Ryanair Cabincrew

I hate to say it, but its just a matter of time until the Ryanair bubble bursts. Once they no longer receive those indirect subsidies (i.e. not being charged fees at most airports) and their staff gains seniority they won't be able to keep their prices as low. Meaning less passengers will travel wit...

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by StarFlyer
Sat Apr 10, 2004 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ordering Pizza In 2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2106

RE: Ordering Pizza In 2008

Sounds like something out of "1984". Thanks for sharing this.

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by StarFlyer
Sat Apr 10, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Fleet #?
Replies: 7
Views: 2643

RE: LH Fleet #?

The 767s are ex-Lauda, correct. Hence the PTVs. However they are operated by Condor, as they already operate a number of 767s, thus LH does not need to train cabin crew and pilots for this type.

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

RE: Post You Screenshot!

Dear Nick, that is what it looks like on my system! <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> It's probably because of the excellent work of PSS that the Airbus looks so crisp. Here's a photo that's not so clear... (Eurowings ATR42 - Air Dolomiti Colours - Flight <ac...

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

RE: Post You Screenshot!

Cheers to everyone's contributions so far! klm-md11, I was cruising at .78 at 31000ft I believe, hardly too slow. But now that you mention it, it does indeed look like a bit too much upward trim. However this is the <acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym> flying so don't blame me! <img sr...

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 09, 2004 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wine On Board
Replies: 18
Views: 2084

RE: Wine On Board

Eurowings serves Zinfandel red wine. It was average but at least they gave me a small bottle (250ml), not just a glass full!

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by StarFlyer
Fri Apr 09, 2004 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carriers That Never Flew The DC-9
Replies: 38
Views: 4767

RE: Carriers That Never Flew The DC-9

Wouldn't it be easier just to list the carriers that did fly the DC-9?

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 08, 2004 11:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Day In The Life Of EasyJet Cabin Crew
Replies: 53
Views: 29084

RE: A Day In The Life Of EasyJet Cabin Crew

Hi DoorsToManual, I almost thought you'd left the site because I haven't heard much from you lately! Anyway, thank you so much for this detailed report! From a passengers point of view, working as an <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> always seemed pretty easy and straight forward. ...

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 08, 2004 11:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

RE: Post You Screenshot!

Resize your picture to fit a.net! A good resolution is 800x600 I believe. I use Photoshop to do it, it's a matter of seconds, so easy to do!
Looking forward to more shots!

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 08, 2004 6:14 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

RE: Post You Screenshot!

btw, and photo hosting works great at http://www.photobucket.com!

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 08, 2004 6:12 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

RE: Post You Screenshot!

press the "print" button on your keyboard, then paste into paint!
or use a program called FSScreen, probably on avsim, and you can lots anf lots of pictures. only one at a time with the first method!
looking forward to your pictures! Big grin

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by StarFlyer
Thu Apr 08, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post You Screenshot!
Replies: 59
Views: 6521

Post You Screenshot!

Dear all, we haven't had some screenshots for a while! Personally, I really enjoy looking at other people's screenshots because it shows what <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> is capable of using different hardware and software. I'll start off with this one, taken flying LH4756 <acronym t...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Duo Expansion Continues!
Replies: 9
Views: 2203

RE: Duo Expansion Continues!

Great news! I wish Duo all the best! Can't wait to fly on them! Hopefully they'll still serve Bordeaux-Edinburgh when I'm studying in France next year...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Pay What You Like"on HLX-I WON
Replies: 9
Views: 3186

RE: "Pay What You Like"on HLX-I WON

Thanks to the Expo 2000, a nice youth hostel has been constructed. It's a bit out of the city but near the "Maschsee" lake. Don't stay here if you intend to take in the night life: <a href="http://www.jugendherberge.de/international/html/01-hostels/extended_jh.jsp?IDJH=301" target=_blank>http://www....

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: SSW A310-300 - Overall Worst Add-on!?
Replies: 4
Views: 17401

RE: SSW A310-300 - Overall Worst Add-on!?

Does the Beech have a proper panel, with FMS etc? You are correct about the PSS ABPro nose, but the panel, flight dynamics and exterior model make up for this. My last few flights (<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Hamburg (-...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Pay What You Like"on HLX-I WON
Replies: 9
Views: 3186

RE: "Pay What You Like"on HLX-I WON

Hmmm... Yeah, how are they collecting that money in? Do let us know! If you liked the flight 10GBP sounds reasonable. If not, fly for free (if that's possible...)!  Big grin

[Edited 2004-04-06 18:56:51]

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa European Service
Replies: 16
Views: 3971

RE: Lufthansa European Service

As a replacement, <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> did look into the 757-300 but as it is a narrow body it couldn't be turned around quick enough (and obviously it cant carry those big containers) and the A330-200 is too much of a plane for the routes typically operated by the A300....

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Pay What You Like"on HLX-I WON
Replies: 9
Views: 3186

RE: "Pay What You Like"on HLX-I WON

Congratulations! How much are you going to pay?  Big thumbs up
Hannover is quite a mediocre city, hope you wont get too bored while you are there... Anyway, enjoy your stay!


[Edited 2004-04-06 18:53:00]

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa European Service
Replies: 16
Views: 3971

RE: Lufthansa European Service

FlightLover, the A321-100/200 is just as comfortable as the A319/320. Just a bit longer. Make sure you dont get stuck in the back as this narrow-body takes up to 20 minutes to deplane, particularly in winter when some passengers take their time putting on their coats. The seat pitch on the European ...

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by StarFlyer
Wed Apr 07, 2004 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa European Service
Replies: 16
Views: 3971

RE: Lufthansa European Service

764, it's not all we care about, but a nice differentiation from the LCC, as said before. And personally, I quite enjoy a beer or a wine when going on a trip, or when returning from strenuous events. I would be very surprised if they had quietly stopped serving alcohol. After all, Germany is the "la...

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