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by gkirk
Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Couple Breaks Up During Flight Delay
Replies: 17
Views: 2547

RE: Couple Breaks Up During Flight Delay

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO AS</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> I'm calling shenanigans on this; the la...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Won't BA Expand In The UK? ( Out Of London)
Replies: 74
Views: 13942

RE: Why Won't BA Expand In The UK? ( Out Of London)

Going by actual city size, it's Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/stirthepot.gif" width="25" height="25" border="0"/>  with the City of London actually being very tiny. If going by city area size, then Carlisle is the b...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Announces JFK-EDI, SLC-LHR
Replies: 122
Views: 19201

RE: DL Announces JFK-EDI, SLC-LHR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/by738" class="quote" target="_blank">by738</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym title="Uni...

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 Things That FA's Wish U Would Stop Doing!
Replies: 10
Views: 3986

RE: Top 10 Things That FA's Wish U Would Stop Doin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/adamblang" class="quote" target="_blank">adamblang</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> The top 1 ting I wish the title of this...

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by gkirk
Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American B757 Interior On Tatl
Replies: 66
Views: 15499

RE: American B757 Interior On Tatl

Good ole first world problems...

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by gkirk
Fri Aug 21, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 To BHX Soon?
Replies: 32
Views: 8291

RE: Emirates A380 To BHX Soon?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlueShamu330s" class="quote" target="_blank">BlueShamu330s</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Birmingham - In...

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by gkirk
Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Annouces KEF-ABZ
Replies: 126
Views: 16265

RE: Icelandair Annouces KEF-ABZ

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mjoelnir" class="quote" target="_blank">mjoelnir</a> (<a href="#104" class="quote">Reply 104</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="British Airways">BA</a...

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by gkirk
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways To Weigh Pax
Replies: 58
Views: 12171

RE: Uzbekistan Airways To Weigh Pax

Christ, just imagine how many pax would be unloaded in the US due to weight restrictions  

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Announces DXB - Panama City
Replies: 247
Views: 41762

RE: EK Announces DXB - Panama City

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Emirates must really ...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All White DY 7191 At LAX 8/11
Replies: 7
Views: 5375

RE: All White DY 7191 At LAX 8/11

A 787 needed an engine change I believe

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BA Ever Move MCO And TPA To LHR?
Replies: 50
Views: 11805

RE: Will BA Ever Move MCO And TPA To LHR?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MAH4546" class="quote" target="_blank">MAH4546</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> u...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Airport Fiasco - Recent Bloomberg Story
Replies: 112
Views: 23563

RE: Berlin Airport Fiasco - Recent Bloomberg Story

Good ole German efficiency  

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines / Destinations From STN Circa 1990
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

RE: Airlines / Destinations From STN Circa 1990

Gill Airways may have been operating NCL-STN around that time with Shorts 360s/ATRs

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLAS... Why Not More International Service?
Replies: 92
Views: 11895

RE: KLAS... Why Not More International Service?

Las Vegas, the Blackpool of the USA     

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by gkirk
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways 747 Question?
Replies: 38
Views: 7881

RE: Kuwait Airways 747 Question?

It occasionally appears in Newcastle collecting "secretive documents"   every year. Though this flight can be operated by absolutely anything...

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by gkirk
Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With Upcoming Scottish Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 1627

RE: Help With Upcoming Scottish Trip

There's so much to see and do in Edinburgh, I'd certainly recommend 2 night there. Ayr and Prestwick towns themselves are not too special IMO, so if you can get up towards Oban/Fort William/Loch Lomond, then certainly do that. St Andrews-Ayr driving time can be anything from 1hr 30 mins to 2 hrs 30 ...

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by gkirk
Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean Airlines Traffic Results Announced For July
Replies: 15
Views: 3291

RE: Aegean Airlines Traffic Results Announced For July

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AWACSooner" class="quote" target="_blank">AWACSooner</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Greek Islan...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 05, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sweden Ban Iraqi Airways
Replies: 19
Views: 15377

RE: Sweden Ban Iraqi Airways

MAN flights are via VIE nowadays, so I assume LGW would go that way too

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 05, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD: Summer Of '16 To Be Great?
Replies: 61
Views: 12594

RE: ORD: Summer Of '16 To Be Great?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Freshside3" class="quote" target="_blank">Freshside3</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Rumour is...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 05, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Launch LGW- San Jose, Costa Rica
Replies: 71
Views: 16672

RE: BA To Launch LGW- San Jose, Costa Rica

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/andy33" class="quote" target="_blank">andy33</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> BUT, BUT, BUT, Th...

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 05, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD: Summer Of '16 To Be Great?
Replies: 61
Views: 12594

RE: ORD: Summer Of '16 To Be Great?

UA international route rumoured to be Manchester (MAN).

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by gkirk
Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blair Should Stand Trial For War Crimes
Replies: 7
Views: 1687

RE: Blair Should Stand Trial For War Crimes

Isn't he currently the favourite to win?

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus To Add Fleet Capacity
Replies: 38
Views: 16761

RE: Aer Lingus To Add Fleet 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/Cosyr" class="quote" target="_blank">Cosyr</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I still maintain that Aer Lingus should have h...

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 04, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus London To NY In One Hour
Replies: 89
Views: 27136

RE: Airbus London To NY In One Hour

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TC957" class="quote" target="_blank">TC957</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Forgot about them, ...

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA, B6, FX, & 5Y Enter The Fray: Big 3 Vs ME3
Replies: 15
Views: 7320

RE: HA, B6, FX, & 5Y Enter The Fray: Big 3 Vs ME3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OzarkD9S" class="quote" target="_blank">OzarkD9S</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They're pretty ...

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by gkirk
Tue Aug 04, 2015 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus London To NY In One Hour
Replies: 89
Views: 27136

RE: Airbus London To NY In One Hour

It's a bit surpising that nobody currently flies any Airbus a/c on London-NYC...

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calais Migrant Crisis
Replies: 228
Views: 9170

RE: Calais Migrant Crisis

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> No the main reason is language, most of the...

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calais Migrant Crisis
Replies: 228
Views: 9170

RE: Calais Migrant Crisis

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Many of them are Afri...

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calais Migrant Crisis
Replies: 228
Views: 9170

Calais Migrant Crisis

So, it seems that the French authorities are being overrun (or quite possibly, simply not caring) by the illegal migrant camps in Calais as they try to storm the Channel Tunnel in a bid to reach the UK. The problem has probably been worsened by Europes Open Doors policy with Neighbouring countries m...

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by gkirk
Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Routes Have The Most A380's Daily
Replies: 26
Views: 12375

RE: Which Routes Have The Most A380's Daily

MAN-DXB is 2 x daily A380 and 1 x daily 77w at the moment. I'd expect this to change to 3 x daily A380s in the near future

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by gkirk
Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK To Go All A380 Operation To LGW
Replies: 57
Views: 14092

RE: EK To Go All A380 Operation 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/RJ321" class="quote" target="_blank">RJ321</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'd doubt you could...

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by gkirk
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Draw
Replies: 12
Views: 1829

RE: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Draw

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MrHMSH" class="quote" target="_blank">MrHMSH</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'd fancy our cha...

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 26, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Kenya Babies To Be Named "Air Force One"
Replies: 19
Views: 2833

RE: 2 Kenya Babies To Be Named "Air Force One"

It could be worse....George Dubya Bush anyone|?

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 26, 2015 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Draw
Replies: 12
Views: 1829

RE: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Draw

Seriously good draw for Scotland, I fancy winning that group. Slovakia will be our biggest threat.

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by gkirk
Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM Profit Plunges
Replies: 33
Views: 12280

RE: Air France-KLM Profit Plunges

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YYZAMS" class="quote" target="_blank">YYZAMS</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Ryanair are expec...

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bruce Dickinson's New Airline Venture
Replies: 13
Views: 12415

RE: Bruce Dickinson's New Airline Venture

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/debonair" class="quote" target="_blank">debonair</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> And what a strange company name - "...tod...

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net Users Who Speak Spanish
Replies: 7
Views: 2133

RE: A.net Users Who Speak Spanish

Dos Cerveza por favor, Pedro!!

 

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by gkirk
Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dictators: Who Killed The Most.
Replies: 77
Views: 5989

RE: Dictators: Who Killed The Most.

Has nobody mentioned George Dubya Bush yet?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/stirthepot.gif" width="25" height="25" border="0"/>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"...

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by gkirk
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dictators: Who Killed The Most.
Replies: 77
Views: 5989

RE: Dictators: Who Killed The Most.

Maybe Churchill knew what the future held with the spam phone calls from Indian call centres... Back to being serious though, I find it hard to imagine that Churchill would have delibertately ignored Indias pleas. And BarfBag, I suppose you will complain about the £1.4bn that the UK sends in aid to ...

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Announces First 787-9 Route
Replies: 76
Views: 26793

RE: BA Announces First 787-9 Route

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>Get over yourself. If you want to pointl...

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's "Summer From Hell"
Replies: 119
Views: 25195

RE: United's "Summer From Hell"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/by738" class="quote" target="_blank">by738</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Start of English sc...

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by gkirk
Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's "Summer From Hell"
Replies: 119
Views: 25195

RE: United's "Summer From Hell"

160 folk stranded in <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> this morning after the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 757 went tech prior to departing back to <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (Metropolitan) (EWR / KEWR), USA...

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by gkirk
Sat Jul 18, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2015: British GP
Replies: 34
Views: 3235

RE: F1 2015: British GP

Very sad news about Jules  

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by gkirk
Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CEO: Eliminate Intl F Class, No A380, Maybe 77X
Replies: 222
Views: 39984

RE: UA CEO: Eliminate Intl F Class, No A380, Maybe 77X

<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="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>On A380s: One aircraft he won’t be bu...

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by gkirk
Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wide Body European Routes S15
Replies: 30
Views: 9306

RE: Wide Body European Routes S15

TOM operate the 787 from MAN and LGW to various sunshine destinations

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U2 Emergency Diversion Due To..."low On Water"
Replies: 24
Views: 14263

RE: U2 Emergency Diversion Due To..."low On Water"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwessel" class="quote" target="_blank">rwessel</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i> No, no! The pilots running out of coffee ...

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by gkirk
Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U2 Emergency Diversion Due To..."low On Water"
Replies: 24
Views: 14263

RE: U2 Emergency Diversion Due To..."low On Water"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/barney+captain" class="quote" target="_blank">barney captain</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Come to think of it, maybe th...

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by gkirk
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Who Wore All His Clothes Passed Out On A Plane
Replies: 27
Views: 13912

RE: Man Who Wore All His Clothes Passed Out On A Plane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing778X" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing778X</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Unlucky &...

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by gkirk
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Who Wore All His Clothes Passed Out On A Plane
Replies: 27
Views: 13912

RE: Man Who Wore All His Clothes Passed Out On A Plane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing778X" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing778X</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> My lady friend from Watford says it...

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by gkirk
Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Who Wore All His Clothes Passed Out On A Plane
Replies: 27
Views: 13912

RE: Man Who Wore All His Clothes Passed Out On A Plane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SOBHI51" class="quote" target="_blank">SOBHI51</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> A question come to mind, with all the cloth...

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