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by tayser
Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EADS To Sell Planes In Euro, Abolishing USD
Replies: 70
Views: 15674

EADS To Sell Planes In Euro, Abolishing USD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>The Euro will hardly appeal or be benefici...

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by tayser
Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

<a href="http://airlineroute.net/2011/07/28/cz-canmel-w11/" target="_blank">http://airlineroute.net/2011/07/28/cz-canmel-w11/</a> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>China Southern Airlines is...

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by tayser
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

which begs the question: where would they place a 4th daily on <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>'s schedule? 134 7:40am 104 2:20pm 168 11:45pm a midday departure? no point having a departure around 7-8pm as it arrives at 4am and the first bank ...

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by tayser
Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

Yep, I agree - the mainland Chinese carriers are rapidly approaching more daily seats directly into mainland China than what <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> currently flies into <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong ...

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by tayser
Tue Jul 26, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

gotta laugh......... at Qantas...... if that comes to fruition.

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by tayser
Sun Jul 24, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

breakdown of the main non-stop (with a few exceptions) international routes into and out of <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - I...

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by tayser
Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

stats from Aviation statistics on <a href="http://www.bitre.gov.au" target="_blank">www.bitre.gov.au</a> Year ended June 1998 <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>: 2,407,826 <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensl...

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by tayser
Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

http://airlineroute.net/2011/07/22/ek-w11-update1/

EK406/407 "expected" to go 380 in March 2012.

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by tayser
Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf002" class="quote" target="_blank">qf002</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>The fact remains that the rest of the world wi...

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by tayser
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

Target 30 million by end of next financial year? <a href="http://www.melbourneairport.com.au/News-Events/Listing/Overview/Melbourne-Airport-passengers-climb-to-over-28-million-for-201011.html" target="_blank">http://www.melbourneairport.com.au/N...to-over-28-million-for-201011.html</a> <table border...

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by tayser
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9403

RE: Melbourne Growth?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mikey86" class="quote" target="_blank">mikey86</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I think the most growth that will come will ...

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by tayser
Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Skytrax Accurate?
Replies: 19
Views: 4296

RE: Is Skytrax Accurate?

Accuracy of data collection? that's debatable. You can't declare opinion accurate or inaccurate: they're just that - opinions.

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by tayser
Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is Wrong At QF?
Replies: 28
Views: 6523

RE: What Is Wrong At QF?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/koruman" class="quote" target="_blank">koruman</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Qantas would wipe the floor with the Middle ...

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by tayser
Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas & Jetstar Alliance: What A Sham!
Replies: 31
Views: 11830

RE: Qantas & Jetstar Alliance: What A Sham!

<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 checking in at <acronym t...

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by tayser
Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AVV-ADL-AVV On Tiger
Replies: 21
Views: 8412

RE: AVV-ADL-AVV On Tiger

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Coal" class="quote" target="_blank">Coal</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>How long would it take you to drive from, say, t...

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by tayser
Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does The A380 Cheapen Business Class?
Replies: 24
Views: 4622

RE: Does The A380 Cheapen Business Class?

When was Business ever -not- a "cheap" first class?

$0.02

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by tayser
Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas A330 To JFK
Replies: 8
Views: 7967

RE: Qantas A330 To JFK

QF25/26 are <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland -...

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by tayser
Sat Jun 12, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do Airline Names Mean?
Replies: 55
Views: 8878

RE: What Do Airline Names Mean?

we missed a big one...

Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij - Royal Aviation Company.

edit:

Ansett: Reginald Ansett.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reg_Ansett

[Edited 2010-06-11 19:44:17]

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by tayser
Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ultralong Flights, On A Time Scale
Replies: 14
Views: 10161

RE: Ultralong Flights, On A Time Scale

Not the longest, but the longest scheduled flight to/from Australia at the moment would be either VA/QF flying <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> 15h 45m -...

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by tayser
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Are Chinese Airlines Liveries So Boring?
Replies: 13
Views: 6439

RE: Why Are Chinese Airlines Liveries So Boring?

Communism doesn't really lend itself to being avant garde, really...

AA livery = timeless, they should -never- change it.

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by tayser
Sat Dec 05, 2009 3:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Etihad Pronunciation?
Replies: 25
Views: 9499

Etihad Pronunciation?

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by tayser
Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SYD Approach-Best Side Of The Aircraft For Scenery
Replies: 2
Views: 4903

RE: SYD Approach-Best Side Of The Aircraft For Scenery

Where are you flying from? In the morning , if coming from North America you're more likely to fly directly at Sydney and over the northern suburbs you will go one of two directions - fly to the east of the airport and have the city on the right hand side, or flight to the west of the airport and ha...

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by tayser
Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Regularly Scheduled Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 7475

RE: Longest Regularly Scheduled Flight

going by that list if <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> were to ever service <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> it would become their longest...

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by tayser
Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL 77L LAX-SYD Onboard Product.
Replies: 31
Views: 14351

RE: DL 77L LAX-SYD Onboard Product.

VB Tooheys XXXX Budweiser Miller god what a load of shite... mainstream rubbish. The US and Australia have some absolutely superb micro breweries which probably have the capacity to brew batches for flights such as this - Qantas have the one up on everyone here - they serve James Squire Golden Ale i...

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by tayser
Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Star Alliance Vs OneWorld
Replies: 20
Views: 8030

RE: Star Alliance Vs OneWorld

A really great RTW booking engine: <a href="http://www.oneworld.com/ow/flight-info/plan-and-book-your-itinerary" target=_blank>http://www.oneworld.com/ow/flight-info/plan-and-book-your-itinerary</a> no need for any agents whatsoever when booking a <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acrony...

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by tayser
Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SYD Diversion Options
Replies: 11
Views: 4714

RE: SYD Diversion Options

4 of the 6 runways have built-up areas at the end of them.

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by tayser
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Flying 5th Freedom Flight More Than Daily
Replies: 21
Views: 7142

RE: Airlines Flying 5th Freedom Flight More Than D

BA used to do <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> 2x daily onward to Australia when they flew into <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> (QF replaced the service with <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (ME...

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by tayser
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Better QF Or AC To SYD?
Replies: 28
Views: 7278

RE: What's Better QF Or AC To SYD?

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by tayser
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Better QF Or AC To SYD?
Replies: 28
Views: 7278

RE: What's Better QF Or AC To SYD?

Why force yourself to go through US immigration and customs? Dunno if you've ever been to Australia before, but we're a tight-ar$e country with regards to immigration and customs and yes you will be put through the 3rd degree when you arrive - and no-one cares that you've been in transit for 20-24 h...

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by tayser
Wed Sep 10, 2008 11:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cathay Or Singapore Air To Sao Paulo?
Replies: 27
Views: 8795

RE: Cathay Or Singapore Air To Sao Paulo?

SIN-<acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> 11044NM <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford...

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by tayser
Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope To Australia
Replies: 97
Views: 9039

RE: Pope To Australia

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by tayser
Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope To Australia
Replies: 97
Views: 9039

RE: Pope To Australia

Also - I bet the Grand Prix that's held in Melbourne - annually - would provide airlines with greater yields and the local state & national economy would receive a greater boost more so than this once off religo-fest ever will and it doesn't cost anywhere near as much to stage either.

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by tayser
Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope To Australia
Replies: 97
Views: 9039

RE: Pope To Australia

I loved the article a few weeks ago about the 'brothel bonanza' that Sydney would undergo whilst the event is on. Might see a mini baby-boom too...  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> (aahhh catholic jokes  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gi...

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by tayser
Sat Jul 12, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope To Australia
Replies: 97
Views: 9039

RE: Pope To Australia

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by tayser
Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which's The Most Profitable Long-haul Route?
Replies: 11
Views: 6420

RE: Which's The Most Profitable Long-haul Route?

Qantas must be earning an absolute packet on the only direct Melbourne - Los Angeles service going by the exorbitant ticket prices.

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