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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Pls Notify All Posters When Thread Has Been Moved
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Pls Notify All Posters When Thread Has Been Moved

Is there any way to notify all posters of a thread when it is moved from one forum to another? So far I've noticed that only thread starters receive any type of email notification. I have had several instances when I've replied to a thread... and when checking back at a later time can no longer find...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Voice Is It?
Replies: 16
Views: 3105

RE: Who's Voice Is It?

Can you imagine Michael Buffer's voice over the airport intercom? Big grin

http://www.letsrumble.com/

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great (funny) Airline Quotes
Replies: 2
Views: 4739

RE: Great (funny) Airline Quotes

This is a nasty, rotten business.

— Robert L. Crandall, CEO & President of American Airlines


Someone should've whispered this to Glenn Tilton's ear.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline / Flight Review Sites - Good Or Bad?
Replies: 3
Views: 3551

RE: Airline / Flight Review Sites - Good Or Bad?

<i>I can't believe how stupid some of these reviewers are - if you want better punctuality from an airline, don't fly a charter. If you want more leg room, don't fly a charter. If you want to avoid charter airlines full stop, don't book package holidays!</i> Well unfortunately some people don't have...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Cameras
Replies: 35
Views: 7290

RE: Airbus Cameras

Doesn't JAL have them installed in most of their widebody fleet? I am mistaken then if they are not.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Voice Is It?
Replies: 16
Views: 3105

RE: Who's Voice Is It?

I swear the same woman who does announcements at <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> also does them at <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita Interna...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Now, Pay Later?
Replies: 8
Views: 4206

RE: Fly Now, Pay Later?

Citibank and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> have always had good (for the most part) business ties. Frankly, I'm surprised this wasn't started sooner. It's a nice form of reward for loyal Citibank and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> consumers - a plane ti...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Launched Jetstar In Asia
Replies: 15
Views: 4374

RE: Qantas Launched Jetstar In Asia

Does anyone have the inside scoop on Jetstar's destinations?

The link doesn't seem to work.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Ticket Office
Replies: 5
Views: 1436

RE: Best Ticket Office

Truthfully the best ticket office is in the comfort of my own home. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Most (about 95%) of my ticket bookings are done on-line and I love it! Exceptions are inquiries about upgrade space on certain routes and mileage redemption ...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Capture The Localizer" - Specifics
Replies: 9
Views: 16630

RE: "Capture The Localizer" - Specifics

Thanks for the explanations. So on the following transmission... <i>"... descend and maintain three thousand, cross (name your fix) at three thousand, cleared for the ILS (name your runway) approach..."</i> Does <i>cross</i> mean intercepting the localizer? And is there any particular reason why ATC...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes
Replies: 15
Views: 2670

RE: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes

Well one of Star Alliance's huge advantages is that it has a huge Pacific presence with top notch airlines flying and who are known for excellent customer service. Many of the airlines' routes overlap each other so there are many options as far as departure times are concerned. Even if one looks at ...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 8:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Topics You Will Never See Posted In This Forum
Replies: 56
Views: 5371

Topics You Will Never See Posted In This Forum

I started this same topic a couple of years ago... I think it's time to revisit "Topics You'll Never See Posted In This Forum" Here we go: <b>"AA/UA Merge Announcement Tomorrow" "Southwest To Begin Chicago /Midway - Shanghai Daily Non-Stop Service "RyanAir Achieves 100% Customer Satisfaction, Accord...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Extreme A.nutter A Member?
Replies: 2
Views: 1953

RE: Is This Extreme A.nutter A Member?

I'm no timetable collector but thats is one extremely comprehensive site.

I wouldn't be surprised if this guy lurks around A.Net's Aviation Hobby Forum.

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR 301 Hong Kong To Manila. What Aircraft?
Replies: 2
Views: 7443

RE: PR 301 Hong Kong To Manila. What Aircraft?

HKG-<acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym> PR301 will be on a 744. <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best And Worst Airlines In Terms Of Punctuality
Replies: 14
Views: 6652

RE: Best And Worst Airlines In Terms Of Punctualit

Flights ivolving cities in Nepal, Bhutan, Mongolia oftentimes operate delayed or cancelled services mainly due to weather-related reasons. With the Himalayas looming about, no surprise there.

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Earthquake A Few Min. Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 3169

RE: San Francisco Earthquake A Few Min. Ago

"Breaking News" as well in the Chicago Tribune. They say it's a 5.9 however. <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-092804quake_wr,1,3363234.story?coll=chi-news-hed" target=_blank>http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-092804quake_wr,1,3363234.story?coll=chi-news-hed</...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tight Pants, Does It Get Any Tighter?
Replies: 192
Views: 7965

RE: Tight Pants, Does It Get Any Tighter?



WHOAH!!! DAMN, GIRL!!!

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Replies: 47
Views: 3579

RE: What Are You Listening To Right Now?

Right now I'm listening to my PC humming strange sounds from its hardrive.

I'm about to kick it in a minute.

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Myanmar Or Burma?
Replies: 9
Views: 892

RE: Myanmar Or Burma?

Well one of the main reasons Burma changed its name to Myanmar is because many felt that Burma referred only to Burmans. But in fact, many other ethnic groups live there in addition to Burmans. Although Burmans still make up a good amount of the population, they wanted a name that encompassed the co...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 1:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frequent Flyers
Replies: 13
Views: 3086

RE: Frequent Flyers

<i>I hope to accumulate a little bit more next week as I will do <acronym title="Palma de Mallorca (- Son San Juan) (PMI / LEPA / LESJ), Spain">PMI</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International ...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4940

RE: Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Question

Rojo,
Wow, some of those 50% mileage fare rules have been slightly modified since I last checked. I better check out the Star Alliance page again.

Thanks!

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLE May Get A Name Change
Replies: 59
Views: 3941

RE: CLE May Get A Name Change

The article says: <i>New York City has a LaGuardia airport and Chicago has an O'Hare. Campbell said Hopkins won't work in Cleveland because the city has only one major airport. But she said the "Hopkins" name will be "preserved in some way."</i> If the name change goes through, I bet you locals will...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Recalls 610 Flight Attendants
Replies: 11
Views: 2889

RE: American Recalls 610 Flight Attendants

That's certainly good news! Big thumbs up

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 29, 2004 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coach Travel Should Be First Class
Replies: 73
Views: 6684

RE: Coach Travel Should Be First Class

I don't think the issue here is about First vs Coach. I think simply, it's a question of treatment. And yes, I've noticed too that, generally speaking, Economy service seems to be getting worse and worse as F and C travel becomes more sensasionalized - with every airline practically giving away upgr...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4940

RE: Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Question

<i>Not all StarAlliance <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> Programs award 100% of the miles for the lowest fares.</i> Rojo, yes but generally speaking you are talking about low fare bucket, extremely discounted fares right? Because as far as I know, most <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4940

RE: Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Question

Well, it really depends on the fare type to which each fare type's rules are designated by the airlines. This is more the fine print I guess. Using <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s example, there are some fare types that <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> will designa...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frequent Flyers
Replies: 13
Views: 3086

RE: Frequent Flyers

I wish UA had a 75K mark.  Sad

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Threesome Anyone?
Replies: 30
Views: 1909

RE: Threesome Anyone?

The biggest rule in threesomes is... knowing the rules. Therefore, they are usually better done with people whom you already know. Well, at least know one of them. It's more fun that way because then all of the focus is on what happens on the bed. While you're goin at it... you don't want to have to...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Was Your Experience With Orbitz, Expedia, Etc.
Replies: 14
Views: 6207

RE: How Was Your Experience With Orbitz, Expedia,

I've never used a third party on-line service other than to book hotels. For flights, I always go with the airlines direct. I find it less of a hassle to deal with an airline employee in the event of dispute. The closest distance betwen two points is a straight line so I find a third party vendor on...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frequent Flyers
Replies: 13
Views: 3086

RE: Frequent Flyers

I'm guessing Nwafflyer may have originally posted this question in the Tech/Ops forum in an attempt to extract opinions from the tech people and one of the moderators aptly felt that the question belonged in this forum instead. Would've been interesting had it stayed in that forum, if that was in fa...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United New Livery 757-200
Replies: 22
Views: 7299

RE: United New Livery 757-200

<i>The last city I flew through had a missing "A" on the wall -- MERICAN, and all these tacky posters stuck on the wall</i> Yes, I agree. And the result is usually a bad first impression and a questionable overall airline image which can lead to predispositions and thus can be huge factors in the se...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights To Or Around Mt. Everest
Replies: 6
Views: 2840

RE: Flights To Or Around Mt. Everest

Highpeaklad, please do. A trip report would be appreciated. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> <i>These flights are subject of weather and clouds around Everest.</i> And that's another issue, since the intended trip will only be for a few days (it's more like ...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 7:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone On AA To NRT?
Replies: 31
Views: 6053

RE: Anyone On AA To NRT?

Man, I was going to post right after Qqflyboy (Reply #20) regarding the very same thing TUGMASTER and Accidentally posted... about not saying a word to anyone since it's pretty clear that you are a first time "non-rev" traveller... but I had spyware problems with my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Cont...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Customer Service.....
Replies: 22
Views: 3849

RE: Airline Customer Service.....

<i>Is it any wonder that airline employee moral is at an all-time low, which only serves to further degrade Customer Service.</i> ... which consequently results in a lack of accountability amongs front-liners. And then there is also the element of lack of empowerment by one's employer which is anoth...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1 Day In Amsterdam
Replies: 15
Views: 1730

RE: 1 Day In Amsterdam

Before I get any of the obvious responses, please note that I don't smoke or use drugs.

... and Amsterdam will certainly be a good place to start.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In Your Dreams - Your Ideal Date
Replies: 52
Views: 2760

RE: In Your Dreams - Your Ideal Date

Aa61hvy,

Damn dude! Big thumbs up

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tight Pants, Does It Get Any Tighter?
Replies: 192
Views: 7965

RE: Tight Pants, Does It Get Any Tighter?

I can only imagine the amount of butter she used to get those on.

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is This UA SFO-NRT?
Replies: 7
Views: 4369

RE: What Is This UA SFO-NRT?

Aaaahhh... the same way <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> Flight #5 <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> codeshare shows up as <acro...

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ramp Rat
Replies: 23
Views: 3799

RE: Ramp Rat

...don't let yourself get "slimed" when dumping the lavs...

I, as an observer, would like to see this. Big grin

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Routing Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1956

RE: Weird Routing Question

As 1millionlyer says, unfortunately you're on your own.

Have fun in NYC though! Big thumbs up

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is This UA SFO-NRT?
Replies: 7
Views: 4369

RE: What Is This UA SFO-NRT?

Well <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Flights 837-838 and 853-852 are staples. I have flown those...

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 11:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone On AA To NRT?
Replies: 31
Views: 6053

RE: Anyone On AA To NRT?

I would create a back up plan if I were you... and keep checking load factors and postitive space status as your flight date approaches. Once again, <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NR...

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 8:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone On AA To NRT?
Replies: 31
Views: 6053

RE: Anyone On AA To NRT?

Just a quick waning to you that loads to NRT as almost always full. Especially from ORD.

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Expand Significantly
Replies: 16
Views: 7721

RE: Lufthansa To Expand Significantly

A bit off the side, but did Mayrhuber announce or comment on any news on further expanding their Technik services to other airlines?

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Airport Seat Selection Only
Replies: 6
Views: 2902

RE: UA Airport Seat Selection Only

Yes, sometimes the airlines do this. I remember flying <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colora...

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Round The World Flights...
Replies: 28
Views: 3836

RE: Round The World Flights...

TonyBurr, in more specific terms, how does the booking process work? After you give them your RTW city pairs, do they then provide you with the best times according to "their system" or do you pretty much have freedom to choose times and carriers as you please? Also, have you ever flown a RTW by red...

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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 27, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 First Class Lavatories (photos)
Replies: 31
Views: 16727

RE: A380 First Class Lavatories (photos)

Well the appearance and overall design of the lavs have to match all of the hype that the A380 is receiving. It would be a dissapointment otherwise.

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by trickijedi
Sun Sep 26, 2004 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Capture The Localizer" - Specifics
Replies: 9
Views: 16630

"Capture The Localizer" - Specifics

Basic question here... I understand that the localizer is a system involving a radio signal (frequency?) used for lining up an aircraft with its intended runway heading. When an aircraft "captures" or "intercepts" the localizer, what cockpit indications are there that this has been achieved? Is the ...

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by trickijedi
Sun Sep 26, 2004 6:39 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Porn Adverts On Airliners.net
Replies: 7
Views: 1264

RE: Porn Adverts On Airliners.net

So what have you been looking at before you logged into A.Net? Big grin

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by trickijedi
Sun Sep 26, 2004 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS And FedEx Long Hauls...
Replies: 24
Views: 6376

RE: UPS And FedEx Long Hauls...

<i>You asked where the flight to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> originates from. This is <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (N...

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