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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest Areas On Flights
Replies: 26
Views: 10109

RE: Crew Rest Areas On Flights

Hey hey hey CanainUK! Well, you normally receive crappy service on US Scareways transatlantic service, so, you may as well see what the hell the disenchanted FAs are doing anyways!!! I beg to differ... my experience on US Airways from the US to the UK was absolutely GREAT last September!! A nice A33...

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 21, 2004 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline"
Replies: 73
Views: 8924

RE: A&E "Airline"

That guy with the "damaged" bag was borderline racist for referring the staff as "these people"!!! Clearly he had no intention of listening to ANYTHING the African American women at that counter had to say. He said it on more than one occasion I loved it when the Supervisor presented herself and SHE...

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 17, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA #1502 Returns To JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 4828

RE: BA #1502 Returns To JFK

Thank you everyone that posted a response! I just thought maybe the press got their facts wrong again. A return 4 hours into the flight? <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>.. Well the mystery remains. The <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom"...

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by airjampanam
Fri Jan 16, 2004 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA #1502 Returns To JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 4828

BA #1502 Returns To JFK

Does anyone know why a 5:58pm flight from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> would return to <acronym title="New York - Joh...

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 15, 2004 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Jamaica Back To GCM, NAS
Replies: 10
Views: 3785

RE: Air Jamaica Back To GCM, NAS

That type of turn around is very common for the island Jm017.
Don't forget Montego Bay is now the hub for JM.
Most of their flights now originate there, and return via KIN.

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 15, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Jamaica Back To GCM, NAS
Replies: 10
Views: 3785

RE: Air Jamaica Back To GCM, NAS

Jm07 maybe because the return flight is for KIN passengers that need to connect through Montego Bay!
It's a simple turn around loop.
lol

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 14, 2004 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First LCC To Be Annexed ..
Replies: 12
Views: 3578

RE: First LCC To Be Annexed ..

I can't believe you all think Song and Ted and will survive Jet Blue and Co.
isn't Virgin about to also give us their version of LCC stateside as well?

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First LCC To Be Annexed ..
Replies: 12
Views: 3578

RE: First LCC To Be Annexed ..

Point taken Foxbravo!.. I'll accept speculation/comments on that as well.
Now answer my question!
 Smile

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First LCC To Be Annexed ..
Replies: 12
Views: 3578

First LCC To Be Annexed ..

With the current proliferation of LCCs, which of the current crop will succumb to one of the big boys.

Or can the industry continue to support the two tiered system?

Finally which of the new start ups from the established carriers will fail/succeed?

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 14, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!
Replies: 96
Views: 7104

RE: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!

Goingboeing .. You are absolutely right, that's why I prefaced my statement by saying Southwest isnt that visible in the North East. Perception can be a Mutha, so can 1st impressions! I never said I would'nt fly em, just made a comment on who was portrayed. Its a quasi/reality <acronym title="Virgin...

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 14, 2004 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!
Replies: 96
Views: 7104

RE: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!

I finally caught up with this series... lemme just say this. Living in NYC, Southwest doesn't have the largest presence unless you live on Long Island, but just a few points; who flies post 9/11 without <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> for EVERYONE? Those CSM were good to be...

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 13, 2004 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have You Ever Had A Long Flight From Hell?
Replies: 25
Views: 7094

RE: Have You Ever Had A Long Flight From Hell?

I consider a flight I had on the now defunct Air Afrique back in 2000 a trip from hell between Dakar and <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> our ac had never left Accra eventhough we were transported to the airport by the to...

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ETOPS: Twins Or Quads?
Replies: 44
Views: 4699

RE: ETOPS: Twins Or Quads?

I can only answer as a passenger since my 15 hrs in my logbook from my Cessna 175 days won't make me an expert! As a passenger, like in some other areas of life bigger/more is better!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Don't kill me on this one people. My long haul trips h...

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by airjampanam
Fri Jan 09, 2004 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Questions For Cabincrew
Replies: 13
Views: 2994

RE: 3 Questions For Cabincrew

The search feature needs to REALLY promoted on this board!
This has been discussed frequently in my short time here!
 Sad

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by airjampanam
Fri Jan 09, 2004 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Explain This Pic - Why Fighter Escort
Replies: 70
Views: 12972

RE: Explain This Pic - Why Fighter Escort

Despite all the bitch slapping going on about US military usage of certain aircrafts, if I was on the upper deck of that flight and glanced out my window and saw that jet, I think I would be seriously crapping my shorts. I'm not so sure If I would even consider it reassuring, but that's just me 2 ce...

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 08, 2004 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying By Yourself
Replies: 42
Views: 3897

RE: Flying By Yourself

My first airline flight was a solo at 11. I flew with several other minors on a Pan Am flight on a 707 or Dc8 not sure which it was from <acronym title="Kingston - Norman Manley (Palisadoes) (KIN / MKJP), Jamaica">KIN</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (...

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 08, 2004 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 747 Experience
Replies: 11
Views: 3495

RE: The 747 Experience

I go out of my way to see if I can get on a 747. Its a diminishing opportunity now that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and even <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> have replaced them for the most part. I think <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acr...

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 08, 2004 5:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Suns/NY Knicks Trade
Replies: 6
Views: 1433

RE: Phoenix Suns/NY Knicks Trade

The Knicks made out like a bandit on this one.
It remains to be seen if the mesh well together and stay healthy!

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 08, 2004 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is The Word "lavatory" Used?
Replies: 33
Views: 7852

RE: Why Is The Word "lavatory" Used?

Planemaker.. You are shi**ng me?
I have never heard that before!
WOW
Who knew?

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 08, 2004 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is The Word "lavatory" Used?
Replies: 33
Views: 7852

RE: Why Is The Word "lavatory" Used?

Slamclick that is too funny!!!!!
The British often remind Us Non Brits we are not the only English speakers and spellers!
AHHHH vive le difference or however that's spelled!

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 08, 2004 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is The Word "lavatory" Used?
Replies: 33
Views: 7852

RE: Why Is The Word "lavatory" Used?

Let me add my 2 cents to this...<acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> over the UK and Europe the use "toilet" very, very freely. You ask for a restroom or bathroom, you may get asked twice! Personally I always think toilet sounds a littl...

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777-200 Engine Fire - Emergency Landing At KEF
Replies: 56
Views: 16263

RE: UA 777-200 Engine Fire - Emergency Landing At KEF

Oh hell cant the passengers be ferried out via Iceland Air on a pair of 757's?

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WTC Memorial Finalists Selected
Replies: 9
Views: 1300

RE: WTC Memorial Finalists Selected

I actually thought initially we should have rebuilt them ASAP just they way they were. That just seemed the badass NY/American way to do it. Even former Mayor Koch said as much, he even went on to say it should be rebuilt even higher. Now we seem mired in this bureaucratic mess of a fight between wa...

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Become Of South African Airways
Replies: 29
Views: 5726

RE: What Will Become Of South African Airways

Why u ask Trent?
Because we are a land of infidels, who believe in Democracy and civil liberties, and the pursuit of wealth and happiness.
Geez haven't you been paying attention to the promises of future virgins in the after life?
 Smile

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disaster In The Air On C5 Uk TV NOW
Replies: 22
Views: 6070

RE: Disaster In The Air On C5 Uk TV NOW

OK OK
whatever!!!!
We in the US don't care about stuff we can't see ourselves!
 Smile

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Become Of South African Airways
Replies: 29
Views: 5726

RE: What Will Become Of South African Airways

The British will go out of their way to appear on the same page with the US, so that aspect of the dispute will be resolved eventually.
Other foreign carriers need to tread lightly on this, terrorism or the potential threat of terrorism is not going to be negotiated away due to Nationalistic pride!

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Become Of South African Airways
Replies: 29
Views: 5726

RE: What Will Become Of South African Airways

I posted my question based on this article...
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3827789/

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by airjampanam
Wed Jan 07, 2004 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Become Of South African Airways
Replies: 29
Views: 5726

What Will Become Of South African Airways

This has been a developing soap opera for a few days now, but I just read that not only is Thomas Cook and South African refusing to comply with sky marshals, South African says it will simply cancel <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym>...

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 "The Crater Maker?"
Replies: 36
Views: 5720

RE: 767 "The Crater Maker?"

Paddy I'm with you.. make em hard, and just before slamming it home, give us a lil crab angle and wobble the wings a bit!
 Smile
Just kidding, but I like a little adventure myself as long as we get to walk away from it

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France To Nice Via Zurich..
Replies: 2
Views: 2930

RE: Air France To Nice Via Zurich..

Thanx RJ100, it didn't sound right to me either.
I'm confirming the intineray again with her.

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France To Nice Via Zurich..
Replies: 2
Views: 2930

Air France To Nice Via Zurich..

I have a close friend traveling on the 27th of January to Nice via Zurich on Air France and returning on the 4th from Paris to JFK on American.
Can anyone help with the equipment?
Thanx

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Do You Want To Live?
Replies: 66
Views: 4772

RE: Where Do You Want To Live?

NYC is nice for now, <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> is a little better weather wise. London has a certain charm. Barcelona would be nice though after being there last Summer. If I had my way and didn't have to work, I would spend Xmas in NYC, Winters between <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</a...

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GM Unveils 2005 Corvette.... And It's Gorgeous!
Replies: 143
Views: 5173

RE: GM Unveils 2005 Corvette.... And It's Gorgeous!

Hey Bruno.. I wasn't doing a comparison between the Corvette and the Mustang, I was just commenting on ANOTHER redesigned American icon car. The new Car and Driver has an extensive review with pictures of the new Mustang. They clearly admit to raiding what they thought were thing things done right o...

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 "Must Try To Fly" Airliner(s) List
Replies: 72
Views: 6227

RE: Your 2004 "Must Try To Fly" Airliner(s) List

I'll be hoping Air Jamaica is still using their A340 from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Kingston - Norman Manley (Palisadoes) (KIN / MKJP), Jamaica">KIN</acronym> by the time I'm ready to go in July....

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do You Plan To Fly In 2004?
Replies: 86
Views: 6717

RE: Where Do You Plan To Fly In 2004?

I'm headed to the UK on March 19 for a concert.
Then a family reunion in KIN July 4th weekend.
A birthday party in Montego Bay for me 1st week of September.

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by airjampanam
Tue Jan 06, 2004 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GM Unveils 2005 Corvette.... And It's Gorgeous!
Replies: 143
Views: 5173

RE: GM Unveils 2005 Corvette.... And It's Gorgeous!

Yea the Corvette is an improvement, but what the hell is Ford doing to the new Mustang, what an ugly piece of machinery.
They simply rebadged an older version and not a pretty one neither!
yuck!

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by airjampanam
Mon Jan 05, 2004 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Squat Toilets @ SIN
Replies: 53
Views: 3921

RE: Squat Toilets @ SIN

This is a crap topic [email protected]!!!
Who knew this could be the burning topic of the day!
LOL

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by airjampanam
Sun Jan 04, 2004 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's In Your Cd Player?
Replies: 60
Views: 2697

RE: What's In Your Cd Player?

Seal IV... Well worth the price!!

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by airjampanam
Sun Jan 04, 2004 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter Industry.. How Does It Work?
Replies: 12
Views: 4796

RE: Charter Industry.. How Does It Work?

Thank you all or your answers...It cleared up this muddier issues of the charter industry. It still think it's strang it doesnt work here in the US or have been attempted. I do think a part of it is the much shorter vacation schedule here in the US. You lucky Europeans get damn near a month off a ye...

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 03, 2004 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter Industry.. How Does It Work?
Replies: 12
Views: 4796

Charter Industry.. How Does It Work?

In my travels to Europe I have noticed a sizeable charter industry. My question is... what comes first? Do they sell the destination, and then based on the number of tix sold, then offer/supply a charter flight? Is the charter industry only travel agent run and supported? And finally, why does it se...

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 03, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VW Go Upmarket
Replies: 56
Views: 2830

RE: VW Go Upmarket

Good point Sonic... except most of the average American public have never seen either of those products.

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 03, 2004 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO To DEL/BOM
Replies: 54
Views: 6408

RE: CO To DEL/BOM

Thanks Vinamav.. I was wondering why my mouse over wasn't working on those!
 Smile
Seriously though..That's an A vs B conversation I was completely not aware of.
OMG who knew?

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 03, 2004 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO To DEL/BOM
Replies: 54
Views: 6408

RE: CO To DEL/BOM

Can someone help me.. what airports are these.......................NRI & ABCD & PIO?
 Smile

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 03, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 757s To MAN
Replies: 64
Views: 8996

RE: AA 757s To MAN

I'm confused.. I thought the thread was meant to spark a discussion on the aircraft type being used between <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> and <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), Uni...

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by airjampanam
Sat Jan 03, 2004 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Do You Prefer? BA Or VS
Replies: 26
Views: 5746

RE: What Airline Do You Prefer? BA Or VS

BA all the way... If you're like most passengers and have to actually pay for your tickets, getting an upgrade may not be so easy to come by, so I base my opinion on Economy class travel. Virgin's pitch in coach is horrendous for anyone over 5ft 9ins or so. Coupled with the fact that <acronym title=...

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by airjampanam
Fri Jan 02, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are You Into: Civil Only; Light; Military?
Replies: 12
Views: 3358

RE: What Are You Into: Civil Only; Light; Military?

Civil only... I've tried to get into Military jets but they haven't held my attention.
Nothing beats sitting at any major entry point airport and watching airliners all day.

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by airjampanam
Thu Jan 01, 2004 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funniest TV Comedy Ever?
Replies: 42
Views: 1687

RE: Funniest TV Comedy Ever?

I cant believe NOT ONE OF YOU numb skulls mentioned I LOVE LUCY!!
WTF?
Are you all nuts?

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by airjampanam
Wed Dec 31, 2003 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Should FA's Serve First Class
Replies: 32
Views: 4176

RE: How Should FA's Serve First Class

Happy New Year to you as well PiedmontGirl and all my fellow A.net members!!!

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by airjampanam
Wed Dec 31, 2003 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Should FA's Serve First Class
Replies: 32
Views: 4176

RE: How Should FA's Serve First Class

PiedmontGirl..... That "Bunny Hop" reference made me smile!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> You seem to exemplify PROFESSIONALISM, you're posts always seem to be on point and give me just the information that's needed. Its nice to see you still enjoy what you do, and th...

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by airjampanam
Thu Dec 25, 2003 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Cancels Flight CDG-LAX For Security Reasons
Replies: 110
Views: 11759

RE: AF Cancels Flight CDG-LAX For Security Reasons

Here is a fairly comprehensive explanation


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3775771/

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