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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Airport
Replies: 31
Views: 5566

RE: What Is Your Favourite Airport

Hi SteveUhl777 - why <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> an international favourite ? Great spotting opportunities yes, but its a dia-bloody-bolical airport to travel through - great long gangly neverending piers, moving pavements that don't move, crowded st...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should BA Buy The A380?
Replies: 60
Views: 6933

RE: Should BA Buy The A380?

QF have already ordered the A380 (haven't they ?), as have <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> - once they put them on <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>/<acronym title="...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: SAA Back To Miami?
Replies: 5
Views: 3387

RE: Rumour: SAA Back To Miami?

No - S<acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s relationship with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> was ditched in favour of <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> - hence the switch of flights from <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), US...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wich Airline Do You Like The Best?
Replies: 59
Views: 9314

RE: Wich Airline Do You Like The Best?

Can't beat the Southern Hemisphere ex-colonial crowd - <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>, <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym> - friendly staff, better than average food, stiff competition so they really TRY. And always out...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Airport
Replies: 31
Views: 5566

RE: What Is Your Favourite Airport

Bora Bora is cool, but Rarotonga is better - the boarding lounge is on the grass behind a hedge - waiting to board your NZ 747 is magic - the aircraft takes up the whole apron, and dwarfs the terminal.

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International Airlines And Service At BOS
Replies: 7
Views: 4420

RE: International Airlines And Service At BOS

I know currently the following airlines operate international services to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acron...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Airport
Replies: 31
Views: 5566

RE: What Is Your Favourite Airport

OK CDG2F is OK - nice glass roof, good view of the tarmac - but no food service and it gets very hot in the sun.

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian L10-11
Replies: 10
Views: 2871

RE: Royal Jordanian L10-11

That's the guy ! Flew over my house last Saturday evening, very low on its way into Nice. Saw it weeks ago in Toulon too, presumably Mr. Al Anwa has a yacht close by.

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Intl. Flights To And Out Of MSY
Replies: 49
Views: 8157

RE: More Intl. Flights To And Out Of MSY

Possibly "<acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> is going to get daily <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> codeshare service from Cincinnati, operated by Skyteam partner Delta's regional jet affiliate Comair, usin...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Airport
Replies: 31
Views: 5566

RE: What Is Your Favourite Airport

Aaah, <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> - great for connecting, but don't stay too long. As far as amenities go, CDG2 is the world's biggest bus station - ugly grey concrete, limited and VERY uncomfortable seating, deplorable retail offering. CDG1...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Explanation Of Pic And Caption
Replies: 4
Views: 1749

RE: Explanation Of Pic And Caption

This was an extensive cooperation agreement signed between <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and US in the 1980's (I think) whereby US would operate almost as a US Domestic franchise carrier for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, hubbing in Pittsburgh and Charlotte, feeding p...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Intl. Flights To And Out Of MSY
Replies: 49
Views: 8157

RE: More Intl. Flights To And Out Of MSY

If <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> were to fly to <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym>, it would be from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - long-haul service...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened With ATH Hellinikon Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 2722

RE: What Happened With ATH Hellinikon Airport

I think it is being built over with the Olympic Village for 2004, or something like that.

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Airport
Replies: 31
Views: 5566

RE: What Is Your Favourite Airport

For connectivity, Frankfurt or Munich - 2 terminals at most, very short MCT's. Paris <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> - provided you don't have to change terminals. For facilities and transfers, Schiphol by miles. For airside shopping and the nic...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question For TSA Why Do We Still Check ID
Replies: 17
Views: 4373

RE: Question For TSA Why Do We Still Check ID

I fear that what the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> is putting together is the dreaded CAPPS - a computer to decide based on address and contact data provided by the passenger and compared with "commercial databases", whether you the flying public are a terror...

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by JGPH1A
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian L10-11
Replies: 10
Views: 2871

RE: Royal Jordanian L10-11

I don't think the L1011 belonging to King Hussein went the same way - I think it was sold to a Saudi Prince - I have seen a very VIP looking L1011-500 at Toulon and Nice this summer, I suspect it is the same one.

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SU Color Scheme!
Replies: 3
Views: 3930

RE: New SU Color Scheme!

That marble tail - who dreamt that up ? Looks like someone had an accident in the paint shop, and passed it off as art. I do like the new look, and I'm glad they kept the hammer and sickle, even if it is just on a sticker.

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Most Punctual UK Charter Airline
Replies: 26
Views: 5281

RE: Britannia Most Punctual UK Charter Airline

Regarding Britannia being a British company - I have Britannia-liveried 737's flying over my house a few times a day which belong I believe to the Swedish version of Britannia, flying into Nice from Stockholm - so I guess its a European company now. I have only flown <acronym title="Britannia Airlin...

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-FRA Is Always Full!
Replies: 21
Views: 4595

RE: SIN-FRA Is Always Full!

Re: PlaneHolland " Flights or bookclasses fully open when requesting availability doesn't say anything. Try to book 9 seats (close the booking) and see what happens then. mostly the whole flight is suddenly full. (overbooking...)" The availability displayed there is direct from the inventory systems...

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FliteStar A320 Photo?
Replies: 1
Views: 1447

FliteStar A320 Photo?

Can anyone post a picture of an A320-200 operated by a South African carrier in the late 1980', early 90's - Flitestar, owned by Trek Airways. They had 3 or four A320-200's delivered new I think - can't remember the rego's though.

Thanks.
Jonathan.

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-FRA Is Always Full!
Replies: 21
Views: 4595

RE: SIN-FRA Is Always Full!

Not full tomorrow night - all flights showing open across the board. <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>:LH9762 F4 <acronym title="Southern Winds (Argentina)">A4</acronym> C4 D4 <acronym title="Affretair (Zimbabwe) and Hazelton Airlines (Australia)">ZL</acronym> <acronym title="Eagle Av...

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-stops From London To HNL?
Replies: 46
Views: 6075

RE: Non-stops From London To HNL?

I'm not so sure about S. of France being better, right now at least - it's 38 degrees centigrade today, humid as hell, packed solid with sweaty, leather-tanned Parisians - you can't get near the sea without tripping over oiled corpses and being deafened by Italians yelling into their mobile phones. ...

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA World Tails
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

RE: BA World Tails

It wasn't British businessmen who were the problem, it was Americans - the reason American's like <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> is because its British - Navy blue Nanny cabin crew, tea and scones on afternoon flights, fawning servility to the wealthy and connected (ie. Gold Frequent ...

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Intl Trip You Have Made (flying)?
Replies: 79
Views: 8216

RE: Shortest Intl Trip You Have Made (flying)?

This might be the one to beat Flight : LI183 (I think) - Operated for LIAT by Airlines of Carriacou Date: February 1999 From: Union Island (UNI), St.Vincent & The Grenadines To : Carriacou (CRU), Grenada Acft : <acronym title="Britannia Germany">BN</acronym> Islander Distance (Ticketed Point Mileage...

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by JGPH1A
Thu Aug 14, 2003 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA World Tails
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

RE: BA World Tails

This may not be a complete list, but I think its most of them Rendezvous - <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> 2 x Ndebele designs - RSA Waves and Cranes - JAP Waves of the City - USA Poole Blue - ENG Chelsea Rose - ENG Grand Union - ...

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