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by c933103
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 38800

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

Actually, what is the nature of these nonrev ticket? It seems reasonable to ask employee to behave on behalf of the company's image when those employees are using the company's resource, but what is the nature of these passes given to friends and families of those employees? If those pass tickets ar...

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by c933103
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X gets clearance to fly to the US
Replies: 23
Views: 6677

Re: AirAsia X gets clearance to fly to the US

They may would like to accelerate A350 deliveries in order to start US and Europe http://atwonline.com/airframes/aix-2017-airasia-x-looks-accelerate-a350-deliveries Technically they have already started US with the KUL-KIX-HNL that would be start on June and also Europe with their leased 777 to LHR?

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by c933103
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do certain carriers omit the camera on the IFE?
Replies: 19
Views: 5313

Re: Why do certain carriers omit the camera on the IFE?

wait, if the same camera is electrictally connected to IFE and also to the cockpit, then if someone hack the IFE could it also affect the cockpit? Or maybe the IFE part only receive video signal from the camera so it would not be able to send anything toward those other systems? Is there any other s...

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by c933103
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRAIC CR929 discussion thread
Replies: 523
Views: 54187

Re: Comac Considering C929 300-seat Widebody

So war we have no information how money will be giving to COMAC. Don't forget that A, B, E and BBD get money all the time from the governments or states where they have their factories, too. And totally legal. As long as these payments are not pure subsidies, but loans with a favorable, but not mar...

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by c933103
Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing, JetBlue bet on an electric regional airliner
Replies: 40
Views: 7760

Re: Boeing, JetBlue bet on an electric regional airliner

At least it can help accessibility of remote places for instance islands on Pacific or remote habitants in Alaska. Especially since the US seems to be getting rid of its essential air service scheme, this could help make those airports financially viable to operate without external aids. Same for ot...

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by c933103
Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing shuts 1 runway for 1 month
Replies: 2
Views: 1711

Re: Beijing shuts 1 runway for 1 month

They will cut a number of flights and also change some flights to TSN instead

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by c933103
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban
Replies: 52
Views: 9525

Re: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban

Its not about the number of seats booked. Its about how soon they are booked... so, by increasing daily booking from 150/d to 300/d, how soon are seats being booked ahead? $160 increase, not price.. And that is non stop versus one stop Last year, 50% of India-US passengers passed through Middle Eas...

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by c933103
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil to fly between Argentina and Colombia daily
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

Re: LATAM Brazil to fly between Argentina and Colombia daily

Your link say the limit is 4/week

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by c933103
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban
Replies: 52
Views: 9525

Re: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban

is lucky following a.net these days? http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2017/04/04/air-india-electronics-ban-bookings/ second time in 2 days when a post has appeared on OMAAT soon after a new thread was started here.. AI has 1104 Y, 140 J and 20 F daily seats to US. (except Tuesday when SFO fli...

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by c933103
Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban
Replies: 52
Views: 9525

Re: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban

150 a day before the incident? how many seats do their 777 have and how many daily flight do they have to USA?

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by c933103
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should EK convert some DXB-LHR and DXB-JFK slots into a DXB-LHR-JFK tag on?
Replies: 23
Views: 5246

Re: Should EK convert some DXB-LHR and DXB-JFK slots into a DXB-LHR-JFK tag on?

What airport have US preclearance facility in the Europe?

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by c933103
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural Flight DXB PER EK
Replies: 7
Views: 2326

Re: Inaugural Flight DXB PER EK

Rather than what Google have done, I think that's mmore about how SEO(search engine optimization [for websites]) people increasingly learn to accomodate google's algorithm to make sure their own site show up on top of google's list. Especially when all those travel sites are now owned by same few co...

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by c933103
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is air freight replacing sea freight wherever possible?
Replies: 24
Views: 3670

Re: freight goes to air

That is the part which is growing because it is removing an element in the chain of distribution. Sea freight isn't getting product directly to the Customer. Air freight is getting the product directly from producer to the nearest depot not to Singapore or Hong Kong where it goes on another long bo...

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by c933103
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Advertisement on aircraft livery?
Replies: 43
Views: 6199

Advertisement on aircraft livery?

I was reading some old information about how Japanese LCC Skymark once have advertisement as livery but they stopped doing so because of the downtime needed to repaint their planes when advertisement contract end. But why not just time the contract in a way that would make the plane repaint time mat...

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by c933103
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 11965

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

The UK/Ireland Functional Airspace Block, established in 2008, would probably need to be dismantled?

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by c933103
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 11965

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

but the talk is about failure to reach any agreement including bilateral? Sounds more like a doom scenario, I cannot see that happening. Nobody wins if they fail to reach an agreement. Yes that is a doom scenario that nobody would win and thus that is why Ryanair suggest it should be a priority in ...

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by c933103
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 11965

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

This has nothing to do with WTO trade agreements. If the UK is unable to come to an open skies agreement with the EU (highly unlikely), then the UK will simply revert to bilateral agreements similar to the many such agreements that exist with current non-EU countries. :checkmark: O'Leary being O'Le...

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by c933103
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 11965

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

Just entertaining it would really happen: would the solution be to have a connecting flight in Oslo or Zurich (or are UK planes even allowed to fly in EU air space if there is no agreement whatsoever)? But Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and such are also European Common Aviation Area member... I woul...

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by c933103
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madeira Airport FNC/LPMA - Name Chance - Cristiano Ronaldo
Replies: 24
Views: 3059

Re: Madeira Airport FNC/LPMA - Name Chance - Cristiano Ronaldo

Haven't heard of any plans to rename ROS after Messi... ;) If I remember correctly, the Macri Government of Argentina has decided that no public places , buildings, towns etc should be named after a person earlier than 30 years (or was it 20??...my memory fails me) after said person is deceased. I ...

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by c933103
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the Tu-214 fit the MoM role?
Replies: 25
Views: 4689

Does the Tu-214 fit the MoM role?

sorry for yet another topic about this but I have just read an Russian article (vita google translation) https://www.aviaport.ru/conferences/43933/ regarding the potential use of Tu-214 for missions that are supposed to be MoM after modernizing and re-enging the aircraft and perhaps a strecth... The...

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by c933103
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Samsung to revive Note 7 as a refurbished device
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: Samsung to revive Note 7 as a refurbished device

Specifically, it seems like Note 7 will not be available again in markets like North America, Europe or China, while India and Vietnam seems to be markets that will be getting the refurbished version.

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by c933103
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK EU Withdrawal Starts - Article 50 Invoked
Replies: 160
Views: 5059

Re: UK EU Withdrawal Starts - Article 50 Invoked

From what I read I think the opinion within NI itself is pretty divided that nothing major would occure there in short term.

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by c933103
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions on Carbon Offsetting
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Opinions on Carbon Offsetting

- Might be it would be better to ask for this in the travel, poll and opinion forum?
- The "Have you heard of these" part should accept multiple answer

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by c933103
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clean Power Plan axed
Replies: 52
Views: 2213

Re: Clean Power Plan axed

Even middle east countries are developing renewable energy...

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by c933103
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop
Replies: 54
Views: 10859

Re: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop

LGA-STN service is already offered by certain company...

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by c933103
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "First phase" of ARJ21's "operation demonstration" completed.
Replies: 8
Views: 1920

Re: "First phase" of ARJ21's "operation demonstration" completed.

ah, it said that from the start of service at June 28, 2016 to March 6, 2017, the ARJ21 have transported almost 6,000 passengers between Chengdu and Shanghai.

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by c933103
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 2017 Expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 1871

Re: China Eastern 2017 Expansion

Further info from replies of original post - They're still thinking about LHR or AMS from XIY - As CDG-KMG-SYD is doing pretty well (which is also why they're planning to open KMG-MEL too) so they also want to launch a flight to western europe from XIY. - the PRG flight will also help test the deman...

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by c933103
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop
Replies: 54
Views: 10859

Re: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop

On top of all that, Immigration/CBP at Shannon now goes home before one of the BA flights arrives, which I understand forces the PAX to immigrate at JFK. Which erases that "perk". I don't think the 318 can do LCY-JFK nonstop given LCY's toy runway. Hence the tech stop in SNN continues, in...

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by c933103
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Samsung to revive Note 7 as a refurbished device
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: Samsung to revive Note 7 as a refurbished device

IIRC it is going to be available in emerging market only

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by c933103
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 69
Views: 13397

Re: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines

better slot at PEK might be valuable but they're probably going to need at least a few months to finish all these talks and procedures while the new airport at Beijing is scheduled to open in year 2019 which is only two years away and at the time it probably can pick a more convenient time at that t...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 38800

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

United's PR can probably do better than simply telling people they are united pass traveller by for example saying what does that mean and why the airlines have different expectation to them instead of throwing a link out to let people read about it and expect people to actually read and understand ...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BNE-Norfolk Island both in Australia but International flight
Replies: 22
Views: 3320

Re: BNE-Norfolk Island both in Australia but International flight

Are flights from Auckland to Cook Islands Rartonga international?

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the ballance

The major problem it seems is deforestation. They've lost two thirds of their forests over the past century, because people keep cutting them down for firewood and to clear farmland. That's just ignorance and poor land management. But cutting trees isn't a bad thing at all. And desertification is f...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 operations to Casablanca
Replies: 9
Views: 3036

Re: Emirates Announces A380 operations to Casablanca

Is this mainly serving people going from Casablanca or the other way round?

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?
Replies: 46
Views: 6328

Re: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?

There're Korean LCC flying to HNL as well

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance

Yep, and when the economy goes up & standards of living improve each person's carbon footprint skyrockets, which means 5 million Nigerians of tomorrow may very well pollute as much as 10 million Nigerians of today. This is why economic growth and improved standard of living aren't a real soluti...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance

People should have only as many children as they can feed. The population model around the world throughout the history is the same, people keep producing lots of baby due to their low survival rate, and then as economy get up and baby survival rate go up as well as the burden required to feed baby...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance

state-run aid... that remind me what China is doing there and China does seems to be doing great over there, although it is also pointed out that they are doing it for resources as well as strategic and tactic benefits. At this rate, China could possibly win Africa over from the hand of the west.

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 79
Views: 12744

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

Is RDU the only airport that is busier/bigger now than during it's hub years? Or does BNA and SJC also fall into that category? MFM was a hub that act as a major transfer point for passenger travelling between Taiwan and mainland China with more than half of traffic being transfer. The maximum annu...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can the A350-1000 live up to Airbus’s expectations?
Replies: 158
Views: 46125

Re: Can the A350-1000 live up to Airbus’s expectations?

Is the 25% comparing against 9-ab or 10-ab? If that's for 9-ab then you can take 11% off from the 25%

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the ballance

So, according to what I was reading, the cause of this particular famine is because of farmland being destroyed during civil war. In this case, it is useless to argue it's better to teach people how to fish instead of hand them a fish, as they already have their own agricultural foundation but that ...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 79
Views: 12744

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

KIX and NRT?
ANC was a large hub for NE Asia-Europe and Asia-America passenger flight which it currently no longer act as this role however I won't describe it as fail as it is just a relatively natural progression
Anyone familiar with the situation of Bahrain International Airport?

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Electoral College in the US - extreme example
Replies: 38
Views: 1472

Re: The Electoral College in the US - extreme example

The argument against the electoral college is all votes should count equally. For the sake of illustration I am going to paint both a simple yet extreme and unrealistic example: The United States population is 300 million where 80 million people live in NY, 80 million people live in CA, and the oth...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the ballance

Seems like from the establishment of the country of South Sudan all the news we've heard from it are those that similar to this.....what's the current political situation there?

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate Votes On Internet Privacy Rules
Replies: 9
Views: 484

Re: Senate Votes On Internet Privacy Rules

Does the revertion of the regulation allow ISPs to use customer browsing data for providing targetted advertisement? Does it allow ISPs to provide usage-based browsing experience package?

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Birdstrikes
Replies: 8
Views: 1194

Re: Birdstrikes

Would the concorde that's flying higher than normal planes less likely to get hit by birds?

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23
Replies: 260
Views: 26472

Re: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23

probably AS need to spend more money into advertisement to shows it is not a large mega corps and instead is a small virbant growing business.

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Hot & High Not an Issue Any More?
Replies: 22
Views: 6735

Re: Is Hot & High Not an Issue Any More?

Yes, look at this as an example: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1353123&p=19306251 And I recall somewhere on the forum there's a post quoting comment from certain aircraft manufacturer that said the other aircraft manufacturer have captured ME3's market thus they need to ...

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price
Replies: 73
Views: 15993

Re: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price

To break the selling chain Bombardier should have built a 80 seat cs series to compete with the e175. (Commonweality) making this whole series more attractive. And also the cs500 competing better with Airbus and Boeing. I also think bombardier has enough capibilities to build a mom model too. Boein...

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