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by sierrakilo44
Sat Mar 19, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai 738 Crashes On Approach In Russia
Replies: 282
Views: 92539

RE: FlyDubai 738 Crashes On Approach In Russia

METAR: URRR 190130Z 24012G18MPS 4400 1700SW SHRA BKN013 BKN032CB OVC100 06/04 Q0997 R22/290046 TEMPO 25017G25MPS 1000 SHRA <acronym title="EVA Air (Taiwan)">BR</acronym> SCT003 BKN020CB RMK QFE740/0987 This was the forecast at Rostov about an hour ago. Cumulonimbus clouds, strong gusting winds, rain...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Feb 16, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's 9/11 Gambit
Replies: 40
Views: 1991

RE: Trump's 9/11 Gambit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aaron747" class="quote" target="_blank">Aaron747</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>my brother was building a security ...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regionals Seek Reduced Minimum Pilot-Experience
Replies: 81
Views: 10413

RE: Regionals Seek Reduced Minimum Pilot-Experience

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ual777" class="quote" target="_blank">ual777</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>Now you might ask why do that and the reason...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1
Replies: 258
Views: 35799

Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PassedV1" class="quote" target="_blank">PassedV1</a> (<a href="#201" class="quote">Reply 201</a>):<br/><i>You cannot learn to "fly" in a modern ...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regionals Seek Reduced Minimum Pilot-Experience
Replies: 81
Views: 10413

RE: Regionals Seek Reduced Minimum Pilot-Experience

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/apodino" class="quote" target="_blank">apodino</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Rebecca Shaw at the time she was hired did n...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1
Replies: 258
Views: 35799

Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>You do not know what you would do fa...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1
Replies: 258
Views: 35799

Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Quoting sierrakilo44 (Reply 1): Edit: Just t...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1
Replies: 258
Views: 35799

Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1

<a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/01/airasia-crew-actions-caused-jet-to-lose-control-say-crash-investigators" target="_blank">http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...se-control-say-crash-investigators</a> Can't see a link to the actual report or any detailed analysis yet, but it look...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch
Replies: 61
Views: 17473

RE: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DiamondFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">DiamondFlyer</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i>Because we don't practice indent...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch
Replies: 61
Views: 17473

RE: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jeff+G" class="quote" target="_blank">Jeff G</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i>This is not a mere academic issue with me, a...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch
Replies: 61
Views: 17473

RE: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jeff+G" class="quote" target="_blank">Jeff G</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>Honestly, regionals aren't my problem. What ...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Nov 26, 2015 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch
Replies: 61
Views: 17473

RE: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A332DTW" class="quote" target="_blank">A332DTW</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>It would be interesting if the program wou...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch
Replies: 61
Views: 17473

RE: Jetblue To Train Pilots From Scratch

Essentially this sounds like a program where the candidates are thoroughly screened and selected, then put through an intensive, structured training course where they can be monitored by the airline, then farmed out to an a charter operator (like Cape Air) to get the necessary 1500 flight hours for ...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3
Replies: 376
Views: 101405

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hinckley" class="quote" target="_blank">hinckley</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>US democracy is flawed at best. However,...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot On Iberia Flight: "landing In Palestine"
Replies: 124
Views: 21230

RE: Pilot On Iberia Flight: "landing In Palestine"

And it's been confirmed by Iberia, it was all just a misunderstanding between similar sounding words in Spanish for "Destination" and "Palestine". A complete media beat up without any confirmed facts, which unfortunately a lot of people including on this forum fell for hook, line and sinker: <a href...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Oct 29, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot On Iberia Flight: "landing In Palestine"
Replies: 124
Views: 21230

RE: Pilot On Iberia Flight: "landing In Palestine"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Planeflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Planeflyer</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>Flyingturtle, I invite you to look a...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu May 28, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK FA In Hot Water
Replies: 86
Views: 18804

RE: NK FA In Hot Water

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>As an airline i would hire her on ...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Apr 28, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush VS Clinton: Who Is More Likely To Win?
Replies: 122
Views: 5950

RE: Bush VS Clinton: Who Is More Likely To Win?

Who will win?
If we're going by the association of the family name only:
Clinton is associated with the 90's, an era of relative economic prosperity and peace for America
Bush is associated with the 2000's, an era of wars and economic trouble.

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Travel In The Aftermath Of Flight 9525
Replies: 170
Views: 19197

RE: Airline Travel In The Aftermath Of Flight 9525

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tomlee" class="quote" target="_blank">tomlee</a> (<a href="#139" class="quote">Reply 139</a>):<br/><i>They should have pressed the reset button ...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FOs Paying To Fly… For Real?
Replies: 57
Views: 19663

RE: FOs Paying To Fly… For Real?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sean-SAN-" class="quote" target="_blank">Sean-SAN-</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> Lion Air has a big pay-to-fly scheme ...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will We Have Pilot-less Aircraft In The Future?
Replies: 182
Views: 13394

Will We Have Pilot-less Aircraft In The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planemaker" class="quote" target="_blank">planemaker</a> (<a href="#118" class="quote">Reply 118</a>):<br/><i>No one on here has suggested turni...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American FA's Complain To Nicole Kidman Over EY Ad
Replies: 104
Views: 21337

American FA's Complain To Nicole Kidman Over EY Ad

Is it a fair complaint, or is <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym> being attacked because it is a threat to american-based airlines? <a href="http://www.star-telegram.com/news/business/aviation/sky-talk-blog/article17203784.html" target="_blank">http://www.star-telegra...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will We Have Pilot-less Aircraft In The Future?
Replies: 182
Views: 13394

Will We Have Pilot-less Aircraft In The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/boeingrulz" class="quote" target="_blank">boeingrulz</a> (<a href="#115" class="quote">Reply 115</a>):<br/><i>In the future there will be a pilo...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 13
Replies: 223
Views: 42409

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThirtyEcho" class="quote" target="_blank">ThirtyEcho</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>How did this change so drastically? ...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 8
Replies: 275
Views: 61772

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 8

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> This will lead to pilotless cockpits sooner rather than later. That's long term.(<a href=...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 115
Replies: 218
Views: 26377

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 115

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BNE" class="quote" target="_blank">BNE</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Going, going, gone. Qantas <acronym title="Perth (...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB To SIN Missing - Part 4
Replies: 265
Views: 88466

RE: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB To SIN Missing - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wingman" class="quote" target="_blank">wingman</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I don't know why all these news organization...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Pilot Busted For Taking Selfies
Replies: 11
Views: 6829

Indian Pilot Busted For Taking Selfies

I know this article is a complete fabrication, sensationalist journalism at it's worst. Only existing to monger fake fears. But the question for those of us aviation employees and enthusiasts, how the we educate the easy influenced, tabloid reading general public to stop believing this garbage? <a h...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Reveal Retro Jet
Replies: 44
Views: 18112

RE: QF Reveal Retro Jet

Unfortunately VH-XZP, the retrojet, is the last aircraft on order for Qantas mainline. Not a single new order on the books  

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot's Prosthetic Arm Detaches During Landing
Replies: 17
Views: 9581

RE: Pilot's Prosthetic Arm Detaches During Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MedAv" class="quote" target="_blank">MedAv</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I'm all for treating the disabled with di...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Of Diverted Flight Buys Pax Pizza
Replies: 78
Views: 23855

RE: Pilot Of Diverted Flight Buys Pax Pizza

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The most ...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Pilots Receive Polaris Award
Replies: 0
Views: 2024

Cathay Pacific Pilots Receive Polaris Award

Well done to these two professional aviators, what an incredible job: <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/31/ifalpa-hkalpa-idUSnBw305079a+100+BSW20140331" target="_blank">http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/...lpa-idUSnBw305079a+100+BSW20140331</a> They join a list of quite a few remarka...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Cut 1,000 Jobs - Issue Profit Warning
Replies: 91
Views: 14343

RE: QF To Cut 1,000 Jobs - Issue Profit Warning

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FCAFLYBOY" class="quote" target="_blank">FCAFLYBOY</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i> If short haul is so unprofitable, why...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reports QF To Ditch FRA & Codeshare With EK
Replies: 150
Views: 24624

RE: Reports QF To Ditch FRA & Codeshare With EK

Some big rumours from this website and other rumour sites that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> will announce on the 23rd of August (EOFY results announcement) that they will cease mainline services out of <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acrony...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Asian Strategy In Tatters
Replies: 96
Views: 18498

RE: QF Asian Strategy In Tatters

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

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Asian Strategy In Tatters
Replies: 96
Views: 18498

RE: QF Asian Strategy In Tatters

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

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Asian Strategy In Tatters
Replies: 96
Views: 18498

RE: QF Asian Strategy In Tatters

This should be they wake up call senior management and the board need. After the absolute disaster that was 2011 for <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, start with some basic things people have been calling for for years. Buy 777's, the single biggest improvement to reducing Internatio...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26609

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vhebb" class="quote" target="_blank">vhebb</a> (<a href="#132" class="quote">Reply 132</a>):<br/><i>Could be an interesting week.....</i></font>...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26609

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

Looks like <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> will be dropping <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> on Thursday accor...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26609

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

Rumours floating around about the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 5/6 service to <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> being suspended, any truth to that? Have also heard that BER is a possible replacement, with the new airport ...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Official Long Term Plans To 2021
Replies: 30
Views: 8086

Qantas Official Long Term Plans To 2021

Qantas has released their strategy outlook to the ASX including it's fleet plan to 2021, it's in the 120 page report in this link dated 12/12/11: <a href="http://www.asx.com.au/asx/research/companyInfo.do?by=asxCode&asxCode=QAN#headlines" target="_blank">http://www.asx.com.au/asx/research/c...o?...

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