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by gkirk
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 68805

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

It seems to be the perfect aircraft for the Newcastle flight to eventually go double daily on. 2 x 77Ws would certainly be too much

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by gkirk
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Princess Juliana Airport set to reopen October 6th
Replies: 153
Views: 29315

Re: Princess Juliana Airport set to reopen October 6th

There was an Anonov 124 into SXM last week I believe carrying supplies from EIN. Runway seems to have coped ok, have seen a video elsewhere

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by gkirk
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 13597

Re: Rest of the UK thread

BA increasing LHR-INV to 10 x weekly.

EK expected to announce A380 to GLA.

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by gkirk
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with one longhaul Int'l carrier
Replies: 29
Views: 2552

Re: Airports with one longhaul Int'l carrier

Seasonal TOM at BRS

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24
Replies: 85
Views: 4435

Re: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24

EZY407 BRS-GLA A319 G-EZDC
closely followed by
EZY429 BRS-EDI A319 G-EZGC

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by gkirk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick airport; is it still world no 1 single runway airport by pax numbers
Replies: 58
Views: 13380

Re: Gatwick airport; is it still world no 1 single runway airport by pax numbers

I was intrigued with LGW and over 43 mil pax in 2016 as many much smaller airports around the world elaborate possible expansion with building second runway; that is why I was wondering how much widebody airplanes traffic affect Gatwick numbers... NATS and ACL have very efficient and effective traf...

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by gkirk
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A330-200 operations - Runway 2430m Length
Replies: 14
Views: 2213

Re: A330-200 operations - Runway 2430m Length

Emirates used to use an A330-200 into NCL daily for 5 years nonstop to and from DXB , NCL has a 2332m long runway. Since 2012, the service has operated using 777-300ER nonstop to DXB

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by gkirk
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 142945

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Finally some real proof that at least 1 of the US big 3 get state aid :stirthepot: :stirthepot: :stirthepot: :duck: :duck: :duck:

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by gkirk
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sir Freddie Laker to be on Norwegian tail
Replies: 30
Views: 5101

Re: Sir Freddie Laker to be on Norwegian tail

They should put the CEOs of the US3 on their tails... that would be hilarious! Only problem with that is they only put dead people on their tails. Besides, who are the CEOs of the US3 anyway? Do you know any names without looking them up? I don't. I bet they're good managers, but not really charact...

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by gkirk
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 79187

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

The route is primarily to serve Sulamanyah, but the aircraft needs to be back in Baghdad to rotate in the fleet, so, it's sold as a through flight. Malmo is a security stop inbound. Thanks - but what type of passenger takes this flight? What's the purpose of people's visit to Sulamanyah? Did you no...

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by gkirk
Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: M&S Simply Food, or FoodHall. The Great Debate
Replies: 17
Views: 4567

Re: M&S Simply Food, or FoodHall. The Great Debate

This is a distressing topic to talk about. The confusion, the confusion. Dear god, why the confusion?!?!?!?

M&S is a British Institution and all this name changing is doing is causing confusion for us M&S enthusiasts.

Long live M & S!!

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by gkirk
Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA new routes and cancellations announced
Replies: 107
Views: 26749

Re: AA new routes and cancellations announced

So every time a route to the UK is cut, I guess it's always because of Brexit. That will always be the reason. 4 "casualties" so far, if we want to attribute them all to Brexit : - UA cancelling seasonal EWR-NCL (so far keeping service to these 8 airports on the British Isles - LHR MAN BH...

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by gkirk
Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airports with little-inadequate taxiways
Replies: 20
Views: 5016

Re: Major Airports with little-inadequate taxiways

bmacleod wrote:



Eh? Nowt wrong with TFS taxiways afaik

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 22, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany
Replies: 77
Views: 3977

Re: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany

I was only in Munich 3 weeks ago, reports of a 2nd shooting near Marienplatz, which is right in the centre of Munich, as well :(

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by gkirk
Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May - British Prime Minister
Replies: 31
Views: 1898

Re: Theresa May - British Prime Minister

Boris is the new foreign secretary.
Phillip Hammond new Chancellor.



We're doomed Captain Mannering, we're doomed!

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by gkirk
Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 36699

Re: EU referendum today

Klaus

I guess after all these years, we finally got the answer to the question.

Do we want the Euro in the UK? No :lol:

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1090251

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by gkirk
Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B757-200 And A320 Short Runway Performance
Replies: 33
Views: 18680

Re: B757-200 And A320 Short Runway Performance

The TCX JSI-NCL has a stop scheduled for Kavala but I suppose if conditions are right then it can make it back.

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by gkirk
Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Future A340 Orders
Replies: 32
Views: 9825

Re: US Airline Future A340 Orders

Awesome, congrats a.net! 8-)

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by gkirk
Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro 2016 Championships
Replies: 133
Views: 9523

Re: Euro 2016 Championships

And the Germans and Poles have just produced a massive snoozefest :roll:

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by gkirk
Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro 2016 Championships
Replies: 133
Views: 9523

Re: Euro 2016 Championships

TheSonntag wrote:
GO WALES ;). 1 : 0. Gareth Bale really is astonishing me. It seems, unlike Sweden and Portugal, that he really makes the Team stronger.



Joe Hart must have used Head and Shoulders on his gloves today :lol:

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by gkirk
Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro 2016 Championships
Replies: 133
Views: 9523

Re: Euro 2016 Championships

coolian2 wrote:
How many bashed Slovaks?


So far it's just the Russians getting bashed!

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by gkirk
Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro 2016 Championships
Replies: 133
Views: 9523

Re: Euro 2016 Championships

First game up today, Russia vs Slovakia.

I'll guess at a 1-1 draw.

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by gkirk
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 adding A330 for summer 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3803

Re: Jet2 adding A330 for summer 2017

eicvd wrote:
I've read elsewhere it's from Hifly


Beat me to it

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by gkirk
Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 13443

RE: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They've jus...

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by gkirk
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 13443

RE: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Air Transat...

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by gkirk
Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro 2016 Championships
Replies: 133
Views: 9523

RE: Euro 2016 Championships

Who needs ISIS when you have England fans causing trouble...  

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by gkirk
Sun May 22, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scotland Aviation - News 2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6703

RE: Scotland Aviation - News 2016

I think it's pretty safe to say <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> won't be starting <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym>, they can quite easily squeeze <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> and <acronym title="Etihad Airw...

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by gkirk
Sun May 22, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Delegation In UK Pushing For Direct Flight.
Replies: 101
Views: 18012

RE: Hawaii Delegation In UK Pushing For Direct Flight.

MAN-HNL on TOM 787 every fortnight.

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by gkirk
Fri May 20, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe 8th UK-AMS Route, 27x UK-AMS Routes Total
Replies: 39
Views: 11189

RE: FlyBe 8th UK-AMS Route, 27x UK-AMS Routes Total

KL operates GLA-AMS 28 x weekly.

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by gkirk
Fri May 20, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Supports Children Education In ATL
Replies: 49
Views: 5037

RE: Qatar Airways Supports Children Education In ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> I wonder what the punishment of the Atlanta...

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by gkirk
Fri May 20, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scotland Aviation - News 2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6703

RE: Scotland Aviation - News 2016

Thomas Cook adding a 3rd based A321 during the winter at GLA.
The recently started AF CDG-GLA will now run year round, EQV beteen A318, 319 and 320.

[Edited 2016-05-20 02:19:56]

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by gkirk
Tue May 10, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 Lands With A Square Tire
Replies: 44
Views: 29135

RE: BA A380 Lands With A Square Tire

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sturmovik" class="quote" target="_blank">sturmovik</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Or Planey M...

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by gkirk
Tue May 03, 2016 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA108 Intercepted By Hungarian Military
Replies: 18
Views: 11073

RE: BA108 Intercepted By Hungarian Military

An Air France/CityJet RJ85 was intercepted and escorted into NCL by RAF Typhoons last night as well

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by gkirk
Mon May 02, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Icelandair Flight With B 767
Replies: 52
Views: 23338

RE: First Icelandair Flight With B 767

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eaa3" class="quote" target="_blank">eaa3</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> I don't think you get irony! </i></font></td></...

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by gkirk
Mon May 02, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Icelandair Flight With B 767
Replies: 52
Views: 23338

RE: First Icelandair Flight With B 767

Fantastic news, so much more fish can now be transported in and out of KEF, marvellous news!

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by gkirk
Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Capital Airlines BHX - PEK & PVG
Replies: 16
Views: 3537

RE: Beijing Capital Airlines BHX - PEK & PVG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> They are not looking for council estates and so...

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by gkirk
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Capital Airlines BHX - PEK & PVG
Replies: 16
Views: 3537

RE: Beijing Capital Airlines BHX - PEK & PVG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/david_itl" class="quote" target="_blank">david_itl</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>In the meantime, a proper airport with r...

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by gkirk
Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (London) Luton Airport To Get New £200m Rail Link
Replies: 27
Views: 6611

RE: (London) Luton Airport To Get New £200m Rail Link

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pe%40rson" class="quote" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Lots and lots of businesspeople, myself in...

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by gkirk
Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces 4th Daily Flight To LGW
Replies: 52
Views: 15588

RE: Emirates Announces 4th Daily Flight To LGW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acrony...

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by gkirk
Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wild Weather In London
Replies: 34
Views: 14865

RE: Wild Weather In London

BA 744 G-BYGC ended up in NCL, BA54 G-BNLJ is inbound to GLA

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by gkirk
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busiest Long-haul Destinations From MAN?
Replies: 16
Views: 5282

RE: Busiest Long-haul Destinations From MAN?

Bangkok and Sydney are more than likely up there

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by gkirk
Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: George Gaynes Dead At Age 98
Replies: 7
Views: 1292

RE: George Gaynes Dead At Age 98

Very sad news, excellent actor, RIP  

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by gkirk
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future UA European Service?
Replies: 98
Views: 16098

RE: Future UA European Service?

I could certainly see them returning to Bristol

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by gkirk
Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air To Operate Charter Flights To Glasgow
Replies: 9
Views: 2905

RE: Korean Air To Operate Charter Flights To Glasgow

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Damian" class="quote" target="_blank">Damian</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Local hotel availability may have been a consi...

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by gkirk
Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Reinstates Second Daily LAX
Replies: 28
Views: 9682

RE: EK Reinstates Second Daily LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rta" class="quote" target="_blank">rta</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym title="London ...

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by gkirk
Sun Dec 06, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 55
Replies: 113
Views: 29898

RE: MAN News 55

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA100" class="quote" target="_blank">AA100</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> 767 <acronym title=...

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by gkirk
Sun Dec 06, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 55
Replies: 113
Views: 29898

RE: MAN News 55

AA to apparently upgrade <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to 787 next su...

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by gkirk
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada And UK Create More Atlantic Capacity
Replies: 9
Views: 6231

RE: Canada And UK Create More Atlantic Capacity

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/frostyj" class="quote" target="_blank">frostyj</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Why the UK? The NATS start over Ireland, no...

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by gkirk
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 789 In PIK And SNN
Replies: 10
Views: 2265

RE: KL 789 In PIK And SNN

KLM Cityhopper F70s and E190s are fairly regular at PIK for training

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by gkirk
Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 55
Replies: 113
Views: 29898

RE: MAN News 55

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#89" class="quote">Reply 89</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They've stopped s...

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