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by debonair
Thu Feb 12, 2004 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EASYJET's A319
Replies: 7
Views: 2614

EASYJET's A319

I have a question for you guys!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/confused.gif" ALT="Confused"> Why did Easyjet choose a 159-seat option for the A319? Easyjet is promoting itself as a pure LoCo-operator! But (in europe) you need from 151 seats onwards 1 F/A more, ONE F/A more for ONLY 9seats ! ...

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by debonair
Wed Feb 11, 2004 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Belgian Airline - "BelgiumExel"
Replies: 16
Views: 3575

RE: New Belgian Airline - "BelgiumExel"


Question,

Sorry in advance, don't wanna to start new Topic,

I heared IMCA Group took over AIR HOLLAND and is trying the re-name it as Holland-EXEL... any news on this subject??

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by debonair
Wed Feb 11, 2004 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A's: How Many Languages Do You Speak?
Replies: 51
Views: 10196

RE: F/A's: How Many Languages Do You Speak?

well, I speak 2 languages GERMAN & ENGLISH, French only basic... It is quite funny here in europe, I did for a german airline spanish domestic flights and had no clue, what most of the passengers were asking for... <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I also worked for ...

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by debonair
Wed Feb 11, 2004 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying On 737-300.
Replies: 44
Views: 5454

RE: Flying On 737-300.

BTW: does anybody have pictures of Ryanair's B737 Cabin? I am searching desperate...

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by debonair
Tue Feb 10, 2004 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Will U Never Fly Again?....
Replies: 149
Views: 16509

RE: What Airline Will U Never Fly Again?....

<b>Nobody can honestly say they will never fly a certain airline again. If that airline offers the lowest price you will fly with them!</b> definitely also my opinion, but I will avoid if possible "flag carrier" 1.LUFTHANSA, well, as a German I have not much choice... 2.EMIRATES, poor service, can't...

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by debonair
Sun Feb 08, 2004 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways To Launch Geneva And Munich
Replies: 15
Views: 6683

RE: Etihad Airways To Launch Geneva And Munich

@Teahan/<acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> I found out today, that ETIHAD received on 21st january 2004 A340 A6-EYC; ex 7T-VKL c/n 117 source: <a href="http://www.airfleets.net/home/index.php" target=_blank>http://www.airfleets.net/h...

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by debonair
Sun Feb 08, 2004 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rental Car In Berlin
Replies: 8
Views: 2424

RE: Rental Car In Berlin

You will find in Tegel:

Avis
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
Nationalcar
E-Sixt

Well, for travelling, I would recommend to start a post at:

http://thorntree.lonelyplanet.com/?Cat=&Start=comp

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by debonair
Sun Feb 08, 2004 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways To Launch Geneva And Munich
Replies: 15
Views: 6683

RE: Etihad Airways To Launch Geneva And Munich

Hi, I am looking desperate for more information on this airline. -Who was the founder, who is behind this company? -Is it true, that the airline just received an A340? I couldn't find any information on heir web-site BTW: Why does the home-pages of ETIHAD looks identically to EMIRATES?? <a href="ht...

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by debonair
Fri Feb 06, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Gambling
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

RE: Inflight Gambling


I had it once in the past on LAUDA AIR B777, but that was back in 1997 or so, but today- no idea!

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by debonair
Fri Feb 06, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shipping The Dead On A/C
Replies: 30
Views: 3986

RE: Shipping The Dead On A/C

well, I had once a NIGHTMARE flight. It started in Rhodes, we were prepared for the return journey and ready to leave; BUT there was a little problem. On the tarmac in front of our a/c were 2 coffins left- the shipping document was incorrect. So everyone on the right side could actually see the cof...

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by debonair
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline - MarcoPolo Airways
Replies: 8
Views: 4673

RE: New Airline - MarcoPolo Airways


I am looking forward to your TRIP REPORT... Big grin

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by debonair
Wed Feb 04, 2004 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Books
Replies: 4
Views: 4469

RE: Airline Books

Try this! Low-cost: 1.Go: An Airline Adventure by B.Cassani 2.No Frills: The Truth Behind the Low Cost Revolution in the Skies by S.Calder Latin American: 1.Airline Pasionado : Before, Braniff, and After by R. Booth Airline Management: 1.Flying Blind, Flying Safe by M. Schiavo Also HIGHLY recommende...

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by debonair
Tue Feb 03, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Madrid-New LCC From Spain To South America
Replies: 11
Views: 6443

RE: Air Madrid-New LCC From Spain To South America


http://www.air-madrid.com

today (?) was the launch of their web-site...

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by debonair
Mon Feb 02, 2004 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Get To Turin/Lyon/Nice?
Replies: 19
Views: 2436

RE: How To Get To Turin/Lyon/Nice?

From Edinburgh take <a href="http://www.flyglobespan.com/" target=_blank>http://www.flyglobespan.com/</a> to NICE and to TURIN, well, the only loco-airline to service this city is RYANAIR (from London-Stansted)....  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> <br><br>[...

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by debonair
Mon Feb 02, 2004 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Previous Owner Of These Birds...
Replies: 3
Views: 2541

Previous Owner Of These Birds...

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/404857/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/404857/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/5/8/404857.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by debonair
Sun Feb 01, 2004 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flash Air Status...
Replies: 0
Views: 1950

Flash Air Status...

Hi, I am looking desperately for the status of FLASH AIR. Today I found out, that the airline disappeared from the company web-site <a href="http://www.flashtour.com/" target=_blank>http://www.flashtour.com/</a>. What happened to the remaining B737-300 <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)"...

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by debonair
Sun Feb 01, 2004 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rhein Air Dusseldorf
Replies: 9
Views: 2774

RE: Rhein Air Dusseldorf


I have heard, that Mr. Kamps new airline will fly from Dusseldorf to London and Zurich, starting this spring with 3 a/c...

read more: http://reisen.dwdl.de/article/1075555845/ Sorry! Only German

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by debonair
Sat Jan 31, 2004 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Sky...
Replies: 1
Views: 1405

Pakistan Sky...

Hi, just heard of a new Pakistan Airline called PEARL AIR. Took delivery of ex UA B737-200 c/n 21509. New reg./pics/info???

Also, heard about a new joint-venture in Pakistan called AirBLue, any infos on that airline?

THANX
chris aka debonair

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by debonair
Sat Jan 31, 2004 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI.... They Did It
Replies: 12
Views: 3751

RE: TUI.... They Did It

@Pilot kaz

NEOS will leave the TUI umbrella... Fingers cross for a new livery!!  Big grin

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by debonair
Sat Jan 31, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deutsche BA After February
Replies: 9
Views: 2924

RE: Deutsche BA After February

@Ryanair737 "...they are a great LCC..." Be careful!!! dba stated in the press, that they are clearly NOT a LCC-carrier! dba is doing everything against such statesment... Unfortunately dba tried to start operation as LCC to attract easyjet, but after it buy out of German investors it moved back to...

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by debonair
Fri Jan 30, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rhein Air Dusseldorf
Replies: 9
Views: 2774

RE: Rhein Air Dusseldorf



Hi, I heard rumors, that an investment company tried to re-start RAS Air. But this never materialized. So they come up with a new airline...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 27, 2004 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Owns This Aircraft?
Replies: 10
Views: 6313

RE: Who Owns This Aircraft?

@DIJKKIJK NOPE! THIS is a -400model: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/497272/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/497272/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/7/2/497272.jpg" ALT="Click here for bi...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 27, 2004 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline Is A (cheap) Fake...
Replies: 7
Views: 3910

RE: New Airline Is A (cheap) Fake...

also their website http://www.airmadrid.com is not existing...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 27, 2004 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Crew Uniform!
Replies: 34
Views: 8000

RE: Best Crew Uniform!

This is not my most favorite, but one of the best I have seen in the last couple weeks! <a href="http://www.royaljetgroup.com/images/photogallery/BBJ/RJ-BBJ-inflight-031.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.royaljetgroup.com/images/photogallery/BBJ/RJ-BBJ-inflight-031.jpg</a> The best Uniform were 1. <a hr...

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by debonair
Mon Jan 26, 2004 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discount Airfares: The Best Deal You Ever Got?
Replies: 41
Views: 4620

RE: Discount Airfares: The Best Deal You Ever Got?

The best deal was AIR BERLIN from Hamburg to London for 19EURO <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym> incl. tax! But the flight was canceled, so Air Berlin gave me 1. A free ticket from Hanover to London 2. Free transport on German railway from Hamburg to Hanover 3. Free hotel accom...

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by debonair
Sun Jan 25, 2004 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Lotus Air A320 Seized At CDG
Replies: 29
Views: 11544

RE: A Lotus Air A320 Seized At CDG

Hi, I would like to point something out! Sorry,but this is my opinion. i cant stand this negative image. Lotus Air is one of the most experienced Egypt-charter airlines, flying since early 1997. Until now, there was no bad report, incident or accident. I am also convinced, that all major European av...

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by debonair
Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheapest Bru - Berlin - Par
Replies: 4
Views: 1408

RE: Cheapest Bru - Berlin - Par

well, then will BASIQ AIR and EASY JET not work out! So, going LoCo to berlin is only possible from Niederrhein, or Cologne. The other alternative is Lufthansa from <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>. To Paris, well only <acronym ti...

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by debonair
Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheapest Bru - Berlin - Par
Replies: 4
Views: 1408

RE: Cheapest Bru - Berlin - Par

well, lets see BASIQ AIR will start service in 2004 from ROTTERDAM to BERLIN-<acronym title="Berlin - Schonefeld (SXF / EDDB), Germany">SXF</acronym> EASY JET will start service in 2004 from BERLIN-<acronym title="Berlin - Schonefeld (SXF / EDDB), Germany">SXF</acronym> to PARIS or V-BIRD from Nied...

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by debonair
Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ambitous Airline Plans That Failed?
Replies: 42
Views: 4551

RE: Ambitous Airline Plans That Failed?


1.debonAir, well advanced at their time- great Business-Class, great In-flight-service etc.

2.TransAer, for me the No. 1 ACMI-operator

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by debonair
Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Empty Flight You Have Been On!
Replies: 198
Views: 23338

RE: The Most Empty Flight You Have Been On!

Lets see: 1. LTU B767-300ER from <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC...

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by debonair
Wed Jan 21, 2004 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OX 747-200 HS-UTJ
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

RE: OX 747-200 HS-UTJ


To my knowledge, Orient Thai will start a major expansion. I also heard rumors about adding the US west-coast...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 20, 2004 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thoughts On Orient Thai?
Replies: 40
Views: 4829

RE: Thoughts On Orient Thai?

Well I took them once from Bangkok to Phuket, just an OUTSTANDING flight. Great crew, great service, low fares! For safety-reasons, the aircraft seems to be in good shape. Engineers took care, that the aircraft was ready to leave on-time. The best part of the travel: I had to make a decision- flyin...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orient Thai Taking MD-80s
Replies: 2
Views: 2463

RE: Orient Thai Taking MD-80s

please click on:


http://www.orient-thai.com/

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by debonair
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite LCC
Replies: 28
Views: 3324

RE: Your Favorite LCC

1. Customer Service=Air Berlin 2. Price=Orient Thai 3. In Flight Service=Air Berlin 4. Comfort=V-Bird 5. Overall Service=RyanAir 6. Livery=DebonAir  <img src="/discussions/graphics/AZZANGEL.gif" ALT="Innocent"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href=...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst UK Charter Airline?
Replies: 28
Views: 5473

RE: Worst UK Charter Airline?


Hi, which tour operator is flying with AIR SCANDIC-any idea?? I checked all the major ones, without any result! can anyone halp me?

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by debonair
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Nicknames
Replies: 89
Views: 11313

RE: Airline Nicknames

Did we had

"PIA-Please inform Allah"

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by debonair
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Atlas Express Out Of Business?
Replies: 0
Views: 3783

Air Atlas Express Out Of Business?

Hi, i didn't know if someone else started this topic already! I saw today this picture of Air Atlas Express, returning their sole (?) B737-400. Does it mean, this airline is out of business??? This would kill me, after Sobelair went also today out of service...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/...

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by debonair
Fri Jan 16, 2004 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Safety Video
Replies: 17
Views: 5824

RE: Inflight Safety Video

Another question:

1. Which airline is showing the best live demo?
2. Which airline is showing the best demo video?

for 1. Ryanair
for 2. Orient Thai

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by debonair
Thu Jan 15, 2004 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Domestic Flights
Replies: 0
Views: 1462

Egypt Domestic Flights


Just a short question. Is there any other airline in egypt (apart from EgyptAir) operating domestic flights? For example on Hurghada to Cairo?

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by debonair
Thu Jan 15, 2004 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Last Flight You Took.
Replies: 74
Views: 7246

RE: The Last Flight You Took.


Jan. 07th
Hannover-Stansted
Air Berlin B737-800

Jan. 08th
Stansted-Hamburg
Ryanair B737-800

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by debonair
Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Life-Vests Alarm
Replies: 1
Views: 1643

Life-Vests Alarm

Hi there, I just received a safety-card of ClubAir B727-100 ??? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/389598/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/389598/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/9/5/389598....

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by debonair
Sun Jan 11, 2004 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Plus Comet A Safe Airline?
Replies: 10
Views: 3094

RE: Air Plus Comet A Safe Airline?

Well, it is very difficult! Air Plus Comet; all major airlines are chartering a/c of this spanish airline: for example BWIA, MyTravel, <acronym title="Hapag-Lloyd (Germany)">HF</acronym>, AUA etc.- I found also this notice on their web-site: Air Plus Comet had the great honour of being the airline c...

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by debonair
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAG Guatemala
Replies: 4
Views: 1939

RE: TAG Guatemala

For more infos on TAG click:


http://www.tag.com.gt/english/home.htm

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by debonair
Tue Jan 06, 2004 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Flight You Were On In 2003
Replies: 36
Views: 5001

RE: Best Flight You Were On In 2003

Well, difficult to tell! I had 2OUTSTANDING flights in 2003. 1. BELAVIA AN24 charter-flight with 2fly-by's; one in Berlin-Tempelhof & one in Berlin-Schönefeld for the ILA and lots of vodka  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts"> 2. ORIENT THAI B747-100 from Bangkok to Phuket with ...

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by debonair
Tue Jan 06, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Electra Airlines Still Fly?
Replies: 10
Views: 6243

RE: Does Electra Airlines Still Fly?

@Jmc757 1. To my knowledge ELECTRA was linked to Skyjet (part of the Skyjet-family) 2.Are Air Scotland mad? They sack Electra for being so poor, then hire the "same" people a year later?? well, not at all... I don't understand it either! But ,again, to my knowledge AirScotland decided in co-operatio...

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by debonair
Mon Jan 05, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Air Plus Comet A310-300 Did I Fly On?
Replies: 12
Views: 4266

RE: What Air Plus Comet A310-300 Did I Fly On?

A short information to the AirPlus cabinCrew: the interview held for cabin crew is done by a Spanish model-agency in Madrid. As far I know, Air Plus is only taking female cabin crew- but I saw once a male purser on a flight from Bilbao/Spain. Also nice to know, in the '90 they had a hot&spicy red un...

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by debonair
Mon Jan 05, 2004 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flash Airlines: Banned By Swiss!
Replies: 38
Views: 7381

RE: Flash Airlines: Banned By Swiss!

Yeap! I would like to point this out! French minister of aviation, Mr. Gilles de Robien, stated today that the French authority's couldn't find any violation of safety-standards.

click on (sorry! German only!) http://www.tagesschau.de/aktuell/meldungen/0,1185,OID2813396_REF3,00.html

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by debonair
Mon Jan 05, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Ex-AA 727 Just Crashed Recently?
Replies: 7
Views: 3587

RE: Which Ex-AA 727 Just Crashed Recently?

To make sure! N862AA was the <acronym title="Japan Air Commuter">3X</acronym>-GDM, supposed to be crashed! But the question was: "Which ex- <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 727-200 is this" - and on the picture is <acronym title="Japan Air Commuter">3X</acronym>-GDO displayed! S...

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