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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Israel Flights At Strange Hours
Replies: 18
Views: 11955

RE: US-Israel Flights At Strange Hours

For US-bound flights the times might be suitable for onward connections within the US both inbound and outbound, or because they arrive at a time convenient for business, checking into hotels, etc. For flights bound for or via some European destinations, local curfews at airports would limit suitabl...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Boots 100 Kids On LGA-ATL Flight
Replies: 80
Views: 10269

RE: AirTran Boots 100 Kids On LGA-ATL Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ALTF4" class="quote" target="_blank">ALTF4</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Vouchers should not have gone to the students. <...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 31, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nigeria: Same-sex Marriage = 14 Years Gaol
Replies: 71
Views: 4462

RE: Nigeria: Same-sex Marriage = 14 Years Gaol

Libya is among the African countries that does not look favourably on same-sex relationships, let alone marriage. Despite hopes that the laws introduced under Gaddafi would be repealed, the Criminal Code makes consenting acts between same-sex partners illegal and punishable by five years imprisonmen...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 31, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nigeria: Same-sex Marriage = 14 Years Gaol
Replies: 71
Views: 4462

Nigeria: Same-sex Marriage = 14 Years Gaol

While countries like New Zealand and France have recently adopted laws to recognise same-sex marriage, Politicians in Nigeria have passed bills criminalising such marriages and public displays of affection by same-sex couples. Once signed into law by the President <table border="0" align="CENTER" wi...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 31, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow To Name And Shame Noisy Airlines
Replies: 51
Views: 13749

RE: Heathrow To Name And Shame Noisy Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vinniewinnie" class="quote" target="_blank">vinniewinnie</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>General question what can pilots...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 31, 2013 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow To Name And Shame Noisy Airlines
Replies: 51
Views: 13749

RE: Heathrow To Name And Shame Noisy Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/crownvic" class="quote" target="_blank">crownvic</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Fines being imposed, sounds like a money m...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 31, 2013 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow To Name And Shame Noisy Airlines
Replies: 51
Views: 13749

RE: Heathrow To Name And Shame Noisy Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tioloko100" class="quote" target="_blank">tioloko100</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>please can anyone show me a silent air...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 30, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Rated Last In Vacation Time Offered
Replies: 118
Views: 4491

RE: US Rated Last In Vacation Time Offered

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>reads like a Guardian article</i></f...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 30, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Rated Last In Vacation Time Offered
Replies: 118
Views: 4491

RE: US Rated Last In Vacation Time Offered

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i> If i got a 10% payrise, and my boss...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 30, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are These Knives?
Replies: 8
Views: 2337

RE: What Are These Knives?

The first looks similar to the knives that one sees in countries of the Middle East and Persian Gulf, but probably not Omani as the sheath would be more like a right-angle. The second looks similar to the Kris that is found in the Malay Peninsula and parts of Indonesia. Is the blade straight or "wri...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 30, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Air NZ Rejects Job Applicant Over Arm Tattoo
Replies: 81
Views: 13958

RE: Air NZ Rejects Job Applicant Over Arm Tattoo

I am interested in the relationship between the Treaty and New Zealand's Human Rights Act 1993. Is every Act passed by the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> Parliament regarded as subordinate to the Treaty? I ask because the Act states that there may not be any discrimination based on co...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 30, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Rated Last In Vacation Time Offered
Replies: 118
Views: 4491

RE: US Rated Last In Vacation Time Offered

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>Sounds like you've been reading too ...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 30, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai's Airports (DWC/DXB) - Current & Future Ops
Replies: 3
Views: 6314

RE: Dubai's Airports (DWC/DXB) - Current & Future Ops

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gilesdavies" class="quote" target="_blank">gilesdavies</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The first and only airline cu...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed May 29, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Government Seeks To Raise Ticket Taxes
Replies: 43
Views: 6413

RE: US Government Seeks To Raise Ticket Taxes

<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="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> require airlines to display all fares inc...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed May 29, 2013 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Government Seeks To Raise Ticket Taxes
Replies: 43
Views: 6413

RE: US Government Seeks To Raise Ticket Taxes

<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>Airlines also say their inability to ...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#197" class="quote">Reply 197</a>):<br/><i>which is why I believe we should be ...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#195" class="quote">Reply 195</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thank you...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ImperialEagle" class="quote" target="_blank">ImperialEagle</a> (<a href="#193" class="quote">Reply 193</a>):<br/><i>mainstream media tries to sw...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK's Possible New UK Destination?
Replies: 62
Views: 15126

RE: EK's Possible New UK Destination?

A couple of considerations when considering which airports would next be possible destinations are: i) what are the typical destinations presently served by potential candidates (including transfers) ii) what type of aircraft can the airport handle. Looking at passenger numbers at <acronym title="Ca...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 73
Replies: 200
Views: 23628

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 73

Any news on the possible effects of the walk-out by <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> contract security staff at <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> have been and what provision has been made to avoid delays and disruption to passengers tom...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Firb Approve Virgin Australia Tiger Acquisition
Replies: 0
Views: 1616

Firb Approve Virgin Australia Tiger Acquisition

Following approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Virgin Australia has now been given approval by the Foreign Investments Review Board to acquire 60% of Tiger Australia. VA announced an AUD 35 million acquisition last October and has said that it will invest a further A$62.5 ...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue May 28, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#150" class="quote">Reply 150</a>):<br/><i>So you are the saying the governme...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon May 27, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Really Dry Jerky - Can It Be Hydrated?
Replies: 12
Views: 2273

RE: Really Dry Jerky - Can It Be Hydrated?

Have you considered placing it in a bowl or a zip-lock bag containing wine, broth or even plain water so that it is completely immersed. Let it stand for a while. The wine or broth that you soak it in can be re-used if you don't want to throw it away. Alternatively, to hurry things up a bit use boil...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#120" class="quote">Reply 120</a>):<br/><i>I'll give you the benefit of the dou...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JJJ" class="quote" target="_blank">JJJ</a> (<a href="#185" class="quote">Reply 185</a>):<br/><i> it's extremely doubtful </i></font></td></tr></...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

You accused me of showing disrespect to the office of Prime Minister. I asked for evidence of that. You have not provided any. I have indicated that I have criticised the views of a particular person who held that post. You have not demonstrated a coherent argument of how criticism of views held by ...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Soldier Stabbed In The Neck In Paris
Replies: 47
Views: 4278

RE: French Soldier Stabbed In The Neck In Paris

My first response is that I hope that the victim survives and that a family is not left bereft of someone they loved or who was a father of children. As potential opportunities for large scale attacks seem to be reduced through increased security measures at public areas like airlines, railway stati...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#115" class="quote">Reply 115</a>):<br/><i>How soon they forget. </i></font></t...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flaps" class="quote" target="_blank">Flaps</a> (<a href="#180" class="quote">Reply 180</a>):<br/><i> If such an action had occurred what would t...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#112" class="quote">Reply 112</a>):<br/><i>Why should i read up on what fasci...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SoJo" class="quote" target="_blank">SoJo</a> (<a href="#177" class="quote">Reply 177</a>):<br/><i>So the cull begins</i></font></td></tr></table...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#109" class="quote">Reply 109</a>):<br/><i>*sigh* what an appallingly long an...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#106" class="quote">Reply 106</a>):<br/><i>Quoting AyostoLeon (Reply 103): That...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#102" class="quote">Reply 102</a>):<br/><i>And people don't choose to need fo...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#101" class="quote">Reply 101</a>):<br/><i>I seem to have hit a defensive hot b...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i>Hmm, I see that disrespect for electiv...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#97" class="quote">Reply 97</a>):<br/><i> People already come in to work ill,...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

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

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's May 25th And It Is My Birthday.
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

RE: It's May 25th And It Is My Birthday.

Happy Birthday, varigb707

The next fifty won't seem such a drag. They'll fly by.

So have you anything special planned to celebrate?

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#93" class="quote">Reply 93</a>):<br/><i>prices are brought down by market co...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

The BBC web site is now reporting that one of the assassins was approached by MI5 and asked whether he was prepared to work with them. It is alleged that Adebolajo refused to work with them and that he had denied knowing certain individuals who were also the subject of investigation. The claim was m...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Business Class In Vietnam | DAD-SGN
Replies: 15
Views: 12565

RE: Flying Business Class In Vietnam | DAD-SGN

Hi YLWbased, An interesting report with some good photos. It is good that you were able to obtain a good price for the journey. The on-board service appears reasonable enough for short flight. Shame that the same can't be said about the ground staff. I have never understood how staff think they can ...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#158" class="quote">Reply 158</a>):<br/><i>Welcome to airliners.net!</i></font>...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat May 25, 2013 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Highest Respect To The British NHS
Replies: 189
Views: 7429

RE: My Highest Respect To The British NHS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RomeoBravo" class="quote" target="_blank">RomeoBravo</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>So goes the argument but why not jus...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 24, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Beheading On London Street
Replies: 204
Views: 7265

RE: Possible Beheading On London Street

As it appears to be a prerequisite for some, allow me to preface my comments with a condemnation of this appalling act of violence. Whatever views one may have of the rights or wrongs of the oddly-named war on terror, this savage act can not be justified in any way. Not only do two wrongs not make a...

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