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by Lufthansa747
Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair To Hanoi In 2013
Replies: 40
Views: 11065

RE: Finnair To Hanoi In 2013

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Lufthansa" class="quote" target="_blank">Lufthansa</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Just as an Aside where does finnair us...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: No A380, But Still Great: ICN-DXB, EK 77W J Class
Replies: 63
Views: 33868

RE: No A380, But Still Great: ICN-DXB, EK 77W J Class

Hi <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>, Great report but nothing else expected. The meals look better than some first class. I hope soon I stop being the walking version of Greek finances and that shall be celebrated by an <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</ac...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK Cut 1000 Jobs & Cut 15 % On Rmn. Salaries?
Replies: 125
Views: 4072

RE: SK Cut 1000 Jobs & Cut 15 % On Rmn. Salaries?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kyrone" class="quote" target="_blank">kyrone</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Will SAS be the first legacy to have outsour...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu Pacific Applies For US Service
Replies: 25
Views: 11485

RE: Cebu Pacific Applies For US Service

<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="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>so good luck getting American passengers. ...

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by Lufthansa747
Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu Pacific Applies For US Service
Replies: 25
Views: 11485

RE: Cebu Pacific Applies For US Service

Any guesses what they'll lease? I agree that <acronym title="Air Philippines">2P</acronym>/Z2/DG/Air Asia (AK/FD/QZ, haven't flown <acronym title="Tropical International Airways (St. Kitts and Nevis)">PQ</acronym>) are better experiences overall. But I only have a problem with 1kg overweight baggage...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saudi Internals; Nas Air (E90) Vs. Saudia (743)
Replies: 73
Views: 40322

RE: Saudi Internals; Nas Air (E90) Vs. Saudia (743)

Just a fantastic read. Not at all surprised of the Filipinas on <acronym title="Saudi Arabian Airlines">SV</acronym>. I have often seen them at <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym> and they look like a random U.S. crew...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asia's First, Shining Through (PR C, SIN-CGK-SIN)
Replies: 21
Views: 9903

RE: Asia's First, Shining Through (PR C, SIN-CGK-SIN)

Thanks for the report, food looks better than <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> F on <acronym title="Jakarta - International / Soekarno-Hatta (CGK / WIII), Indonesia">CGK</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>, from <acronym title="Singapor...

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by Lufthansa747
Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Double Letdown To BKK & TPE: UL A330/A340, CI 744
Replies: 85
Views: 24999

RE: Double Letdown To BKK & TPE: UL A330/A340, CI 744

Nice report <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>, especially after a perfect flight on <acronym title="Highland Air (Sweden)">HS</acronym>-TJG <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSS...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines : Airbus Order Confirmed
Replies: 79
Views: 29383

RE: Philippines : Airbus Order Confirmed

5J selling A319s seems interesting. I guess CRK moves to A320s then. Most of the 319 fleet have just gone thru heavy checks at SIAEC Clark.

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by Lufthansa747
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Fly Between Hong Kong And Phuket?
Replies: 9
Views: 5939

RE: Which Airlines Fly Between Hong Kong And Phuke

OX is 743/744/763, 100s and 200s are gone.

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines : Airbus Order Confirmed
Replies: 79
Views: 29383

Philippines : Airbus Order Confirmed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CityAirline" class="quote" target="_blank">CityAirline</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>You've seen numbers already? Pleas...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Turkish Airlines Business BKK-IST-LAX AUG 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 34971

RE: Turkish Airlines Business BKK-IST-LAX AUG 2012

My latest <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> crews have been just poor. My menu was not personalized either on <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym>-<acr...

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by Lufthansa747
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines : Airbus Order Confirmed
Replies: 79
Views: 29383

Philippines : Airbus Order Confirmed

I agree with the <acronym title="Air Philippines">2P</acronym> comments. Probably just to match <acronym title="Cebu Pacific Air (Philippines)">5J</acronym> growth. Domestic flights run full, even the new <acronym title="Air Provence International (France)">DG</acronym> ones, but one has to wonder a...

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by Lufthansa747
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 5* Carrier, Hilton Suite & Dubai's Epic Landmarks
Replies: 83
Views: 30120

RE: 5* Carrier, Hilton Suite & Dubai's Epic Landmarks

Great report <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>, but nothing else expected from you... <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> looks nice but <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> meals are better as you said. That Burj buffet... oh man. I would eat...

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by Lufthansa747
Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charge For Use Of Overhead Bins On Ryanair?
Replies: 53
Views: 11616

RE: Charge For Use Of Overhead Bins On Ryanair?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DrColenzo" class="quote" target="_blank">DrColenzo</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>particular the stewardess on the <acro...

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by Lufthansa747
Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Trains New Cabin Crew - Price 1731€!
Replies: 17
Views: 10253

RE: Finnair Trains New Cabin Crew - Price 1731€!

They should charge 17k for what I care. Nobody desreves to work for the current AY magement. I really had it this morning but that's going off topic.

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada 'Executive Class' ~ YOW-YYZ-YVR
Replies: 3
Views: 11005

RE: Air Canada 'Executive Class' ~ YOW-YYZ-YVR

YOW-<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> food looks great indeed. Brings back memories when I flew <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by Lufthansa747
Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

Sounds smart by the bus company... Off topic, but "interesting" place where Transtar <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym> buses leave. Would be understandable if the bus w...

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by Lufthansa747
Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EBGflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">EBGflyer</a> (<a href="#140" class="quote">Reply 140</a>):<br/><i>I like some more info on that. I have ...

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by Lufthansa747
Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

I know the jeepney options but wasn't in the mood at 5am and past midnight... My friend was forced to check-in his 0,9kg overweight bag at <acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philippines">CRK</acronym> on <acronym title="Air Provence International (France)">D...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

Not to mention the rip-off taxi rates to get to/from there. I timed it 6 minutes Tune Angeles to <acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philippines">CRK</acronym>, 350 pesos. The said amount got me 3 nights at the hotel. PQ has free shuttle now at certain times,...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

Coming back <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philippines">CRK...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

Want a real great Philippine flying experience? Look no further than <acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philippines">CRK</acronym>! What darn monkey came up to allow 3 carriers to fly to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / ...

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by Lufthansa747
Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Trip 2012 Part 3: JetDashBlue (YYZ-EWR-FLL)
Replies: 46
Views: 18215

RE: US Trip 2012 Part 3: JetDashBlue (YYZ-EWR-FLL)

P, you should try the ex-jetblue 320s now with Zest Air. PTV holes have plastic sheets glued over them and pen markings and phrases you see in a dirty public toilet written on the tired leather. They look the same as <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> fixed old seats in the back but c...

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by Lufthansa747
Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Trip 2012 Part 1: Warming Up (HEL-TXL-BRU)
Replies: 36
Views: 14790

RE: US Trip 2012 Part 1: Warming Up (HEL-TXL-BRU)

Nice report P, but the SPAR downstairs if still open would surely have sold you some proper beer you could have smuggled into the lounge. We got some very nasty stares in <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> <acronym title="Oslo - Gardermoen (OSL / ENGM), Norwa...

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by Lufthansa747
Sat Jun 30, 2012 12:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Turkish TK 009: OCT/11: IST-LAX: J Cab
Replies: 50
Views: 27908

RE: Turkish TK 009: OCT/11: IST-LAX: J Cab

Nice report, A. Flying their 333 in J to <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> <acronym title="Jakarta - International / Soekarno-Hatta (CGK / WIII), Indonesia">CGK</acronym> tomo...

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by Lufthansa747
Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

I'm afraid the <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> loads are way higher than 93%. And the figure I have comes directly from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>, so has to be kept a secret. The paid J load is shocking thoug...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Class To Frankfurt With Asiana Airlines
Replies: 30
Views: 23595

RE: First Class To Frankfurt With Asiana Airlines

Great read... You had exactly the same dishes from the menu as I had, but I managed a bottle of Pol Roger Cuvee Winston Churchill and Taittinger Comtes de Champagne as well. <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> ...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asiana First Class: Via Frankfurt To Seoul
Replies: 29
Views: 23371

RE: Asiana First Class: Via Frankfurt To Seoul

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Knightsofmalta" class="quote" target="_blank">Knightsofmalta</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Yes, I think that would be m...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asiana First Class: Via Frankfurt To Seoul
Replies: 29
Views: 23371

RE: Asiana First Class: Via Frankfurt To Seoul

Yeah only 4x747 left, 7418/7428 full pax, 7421/7423 combi. I'll try to write a report, had HL7418 from <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>, i...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asiana First Class: Via Frankfurt To Seoul
Replies: 29
Views: 23371

RE: Asiana First Class: Via Frankfurt To Seoul

How funny... I just returned from Asia on HL7421, seat 2K, also a 037 stock ticket <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> It was perhaps the best F flight of mine, load 3/10 and 3 F/As attending us. And I have flo...

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by Lufthansa747
Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First & Last Time On Air Asia Bangkok-Kuala Lumpur
Replies: 31
Views: 25652

RE: First & Last Time On Air Asia Bangkok-Kuala Lumpur

Nice read Superfly, but I completely and totally disagree with your opinions. 1. Do online check-in, it had never ever failed for me (it's very simple with no PDF stuff even), the document check counter for OLCI has short lines. <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Mal...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China "Sudden" Airlines SWA-HKG - 4 Star? Really?
Replies: 29
Views: 18068

RE: China "Sudden" Airlines SWA-HKG - 4 Star? Really?

Nice read, quite the opposite of my <acronym title="China Southern Airlines">CZ</acronym> <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym>-<acronym title="Urumqi - Diwopu (URC / ZWWW), China">URC</acronym>-<acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym> J exp...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>I was thinking about taking a flight on ...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: THAI's Retro Boeing 747-400: BKK-LHR
Replies: 20
Views: 26672

RE: THAI's Retro Boeing 747-400: BKK-LHR

Great report, I miss my time in <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> and always flying <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym>. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 28019

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

Jakarta Post reported <acronym title="Cebu Pacific Air (Philippines)">5J</acronym> opening <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Denpasar / Bali - Ngurah Rai International (DPS / WADD), Indonesia">DPS</a...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Indonesia, With Love. On Board TR, SJ And JT
Replies: 8
Views: 12829

RE: Indonesia, With Love. On Board TR, SJ And JT

Nice report! You're lucky to catch a 732 with the original interior. Half of the <acronym title="Southern Air Transport (USA) and Freedom Air International (New Zealand)">SJ</acronym> birds have refurbished bins (ex-USAir Metrojet) and not half as retro. The ex-OA they have are a blast from the past...

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by Lufthansa747
Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 3: Sriwijaya BTJ-MES-CGK,Lion Air CGK-SIN 739
Replies: 27
Views: 19353

RE: Part 3: Sriwijaya BTJ-MES-CGK,Lion Air CGK-SIN 739

Great stuff, sort of makes me miss my just about monthly Indonesia trips. Plenty of 732s back when I always included some domestics. I had a Merpati 732 pouring hydraulic fluid out of the wing on takeoff <acronym title="Denpasar / Bali - Ngurah Rai International (DPS / WADD), Indonesia">DPS</acronym...

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by Lufthansa747
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 3x Asian Quality: CGK-SIN-HKT-BKK On GA, FD & PG
Replies: 67
Views: 30425

RE: 3x Asian Quality: CGK-SIN-HKT-BKK On GA, FD & PG

Great report <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym> as usual. <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> is definitely great on the new aircraft. As for that Air Asia comment above, the pitch is the same in all rows apart from first row and exits. Hot seats row 2 to 5 are noth...

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by Lufthansa747
Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Proud To Serve - Ethiopian DXB-ADD-JNB 77L/763 J
Replies: 23
Views: 34428

RE: Proud To Serve - Ethiopian DXB-ADD-JNB 77L/763 J

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N178UA" class="quote" target="_blank">N178UA</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I don't go to flyertalk so I have no idea ab...

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by Lufthansa747
Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Proud To Serve - Ethiopian DXB-ADD-JNB 77L/763 J
Replies: 23
Views: 34428

RE: Proud To Serve - Ethiopian DXB-ADD-JNB 77L/763 J

Great report Sam, the J seats same as <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> 77W/333 look great, the meals and lounge less so. Too bad our discount "236 ticket stock" that you wisely used will be no more soon, and "037" took a bad inflation lately as well despite the ongoing promos...  ...

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by Lufthansa747
Fri Mar 09, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Blast From The Past: Sriwijaya 732 & Lion Air 739
Replies: 66
Views: 34147

RE: Blast From The Past: Sriwijaya 732 & Lion Air 739

Finally catching up with your fantastic series here! Haven't followed the forum lately due to my own issues here... Sriwijaya is a great little airline, I have flown on their 1974-delivered 732 and it was in the same excellent shape as well. The legroom is bad as I believe they just arranged ancient...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair In Red, Plans For Privatization
Replies: 69
Views: 14123

RE: Finnair In Red, Plans For Privatization

DY uses amadeus so i don't see a problem there. But <acronym title="Norwegian Air Shuttle AND Air Djibouti">DY</acronym> with their recent order will wipe the floor with dinosaur SAS and finnair as well. <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> starting <acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EF...

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by Lufthansa747
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu Pacific Goes Long Haul With A333s
Replies: 54
Views: 17338

RE: Cebu Pacific Goes Long Haul With A333s

It will obviously work for the middle east, product, timing, stops have no meaning on these cattle runs. Some $$$ saved and they will be chosen over <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> who itself cant add <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Vill...

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by Lufthansa747
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Globally Yours! A Turkish Delight On TK And XQ
Replies: 23
Views: 15646

RE: Globally Yours! A Turkish Delight On TK And XQ

Great report! The new A321s look very nice. I recently had a brand new B737-800, great as well. The problem is there are so many configs, 4 for example for the 738. And the 321 fleet has whatever, I was lucky to score an ex-Virgin Sun one. The seat basically had the metal bars sticking thru the worn...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine FAA Audit Begins, CAAP: Cat I By April!
Replies: 93
Views: 11014

RE: Philippine FAA Audit Begins, CAAP: Cat I By April!

I guess the EU ban as ridiculous as it is has no effect whatsoever. We're not going to see a <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> 77W at London or Frankfurt anytime soon. And funnily enough, LHT Manila and SIAEC Clark always have loads of foreign aircraft going thru heavy checks, includ...

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by Lufthansa747
Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: THAI's A346 Smooth As Silk To London
Replies: 21
Views: 27686

RE: THAI's A346 Smooth As Silk To London

Nice report! I only flew on <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> A346 twice while I have done countless flights on the 744s. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/prof...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Türk Hava Yolları-B77W New J Class +New IST Lounge
Replies: 87
Views: 26943

RE: Türk Hava Yolları-B77W New J Class +New IST Lounge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lukeyboy95" class="quote" target="_blank">lukeyboy95</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Food looked great - how did the onbo...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Türk Hava Yolları-B77W New J Class +New IST Lounge
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RE: Türk Hava Yolları-B77W New J Class +New IST Lounge

We'll see how my <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>-<acron...

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by Lufthansa747
Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Türk Hava Yolları-B77W New J Class +New IST Lounge
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RE: Türk Hava Yolları-B77W New J Class +New IST Lounge

Problem is TGS (Turkish Ground Services) are totally de-motivated since <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> spun that off to somebody with low wages. I was recently denied boarding 25 min before dep, boarding pass <i>clearly</i> says "BOARDING ENDS 15 MIN BEFORE DEPARTURE". Protested and ...

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