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by readytotaxi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Lose 1.3 Million Bags This Year.
Replies: 42
Views: 5232

RE: BA To Lose 1.3 Million Bags This Year.

Do you have to book this service in advance?
 Big grin

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by readytotaxi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How On Earth Do You Get To Your Biz Class Seat?
Replies: 44
Views: 14066

RE: How On Earth Do You Get To Your Biz Class Seat?

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jul 31, 2007 2:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Aircraft Is That Pls?
Replies: 6
Views: 3286

RE: What Aircraft Is That Pls?

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Aircraft Is That Pls?
Replies: 6
Views: 3286

RE: What Aircraft Is That Pls?

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Aircraft Is That Pls?
Replies: 6
Views: 3286

What Aircraft Is That Pls?

At Hatfield airport UK which closed in 1993, sits a jet. Can anyone say what it is pls? <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=650 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=536922566&filename=1185716310alXous.jpg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/5...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Wins 2007 Airline Of The Year
Replies: 53
Views: 11543

RE: SQ Wins 2007 Airline Of The Year

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 28, 2007 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India: 777LR Ready For Aug.1 N/S To JFK Debut
Replies: 34
Views: 10608

RE: Air India: 777LR Ready For Aug.1 N/S To JFK Debut

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 28, 2007 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAXjet In Preliminary Discussions With A & B
Replies: 28
Views: 6685

RE: MAXjet In Preliminary Discussions With A & B

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India: 777LR Ready For Aug.1 N/S To JFK Debut
Replies: 34
Views: 10608

RE: Air India: 777LR Ready For Aug.1 N/S To JFK Debut

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Youngest VC10 Still Flying?
Replies: 5
Views: 3178

RE: Youngest VC10 Still Flying?

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Has Anyone Actually Stolen An Airplane From An Air
Replies: 37
Views: 8854

RE: Has Anyone Actually Stolen An Airplane From An Air

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

RE: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oasis Hong Kong News (+services/+route)
Replies: 13
Views: 7852

RE: Oasis Hong Kong News (+services/+route)

Are they making money at these prices?
Hmmmm

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Configurations
Replies: 21
Views: 5228

RE: BA 747 Configurations

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here They Are... The New UA Biz Seats!
Replies: 165
Views: 25312

RE: Here They Are... The New UA Biz Seats!

Well done United, now Continental what are you going to do with your tired product?

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 5:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Youngest VC10 Still Flying?
Replies: 5
Views: 3178

RE: Youngest VC10 Still Flying?

Thank You for the feed back

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Youngest VC10 Still Flying?
Replies: 5
Views: 3178

Youngest VC10 Still Flying?

What age is the youngest VC10 still in ops pls?

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Configurations
Replies: 21
Views: 5228

RE: BA 747 Configurations

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet To Start SFO,LAX,ORD, And JFK In 2008
Replies: 49
Views: 14320

RE: Jet To Start SFO,LAX,ORD, And JFK In 2008

Wow, CO you had better start upgrading your product fast, or get caught is the draft.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi's 1st Transatlantic Route Out of LHR Will Be?
Replies: 39
Views: 8555

RE: Bmi's 1st Transatlantic Route Out Of LHR Will Be?

How about <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> going after some of that Virgin holiday traffic <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - Internatio...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jul 22, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Has Anyone Actually Stolen An Airplane From An Air
Replies: 37
Views: 8854

Has Anyone Actually Stolen An Airplane From An Air

Just a late night thought, has anyone managed to steal an airliner parked at an airport?
Anywhere in the world, not that you need the keys that is.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 21, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fluffy Dice In The Cockpit!
Replies: 24
Views: 6805

RE: Fluffy Dice In The Cockpit!

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airlines Meals, How Far In Advance Are They Made?
Replies: 35
Views: 7531

RE: Airlines Meals, How Far In Advance Are They Made?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airlines Meals, How Far In Advance Are They Made?
Replies: 35
Views: 7531

Airlines Meals, How Far In Advance Are They Made?

Could someone pls tell me, on average, how far in advance is a total aircraft food service prepared.
You would like to think that is was prepared that morning for your afternoon flight but I suspect I could be wrong here.
Can an insider shed a little light for my next long haul to USA, thanks

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fluffy Dice In The Cockpit!
Replies: 24
Views: 6805

Fluffy Dice In The Cockpit!

On a recent internal flight on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> I took my seat in First and through the open cockpit door I could clearly see a large pair of Fluffy Dice hanging in the centre of the window above the instrument panel. Is this just a USA thing, I guess they onl...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jul 15, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

RE: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

RE: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beckham's Flight To The US
Replies: 14
Views: 11683

RE: Beckham's Flight To The US

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

Upgrade Of BA Club Europe Seating?

Can any BA insiders advise if there is to be a "make over" the Club Europe product in the near future, with Club World getting the new layout I wondered if plans were afoot for the 2nd best service.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Frequent Flyer Programs Did You Join
Replies: 27
Views: 6983

RE: How Many Frequent Flyer Programs Did You Join

Have to confess I am a member of 17 flyer programs and have only flown on 9 so far, long haul and european, you visit the web site and sign up, very simple.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who Cleans The Cockpit?
Replies: 43
Views: 6486

RE: Who Cleans The Cockpit?

Well thanks for the feed back, pilots, groomers and all!

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who Cleans The Cockpit?
Replies: 43
Views: 6486

RE: Who Cleans The Cockpit?

Thanks for that feed back.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who Cleans The Cockpit?
Replies: 43
Views: 6486

Who Cleans The Cockpit?

Question,
After a long haul flight does the cockpit get cleaned like the rest of the cabin area or is this "off limits" to aircraft cleaners?
Perhaps the crew don't mess up like us paying passengers.
Just a thought.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 05, 2007 2:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Quickest Longhaul Turn Around Of A Single Aircaft.
Replies: 15
Views: 3434

Quickest Longhaul Turn Around Of A Single Aircaft.

I was wondering how quick you can turn around a modern jet ready for departure after landing? Example, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> offer <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 05, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Hiring Pilots Off The Street Soon
Replies: 71
Views: 9290

RE: NW Hiring Pilots Off The Street Soon

So people, is it better to be a pilot in a cargo airline or a passenger one ?
Does one work you harder than the other ?
As a pilot, does it matter what sits behind you in the cabin ?
Just a light hearted thought.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not Upgrades At The Gate In Europe?
Replies: 15
Views: 5762

RE: Why Not Upgrades At The Gate In Europe?

But the gate is the last point of sale, if you have the seat available why not sell it?
Just a thought.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Say The Stupidist Things
Replies: 88
Views: 18844

RE: Passengers Say The Stupidist Things

You get what you pay for.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Difference Between Airways And Airlines
Replies: 30
Views: 21879

RE: What's The Difference Between Airways And Airlines

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 16, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde Flight Schedule.
Replies: 16
Views: 27753

RE: BA Concorde Flight Schedule.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 14, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde Flight Schedule.
Replies: 16
Views: 27753

RE: BA Concorde Flight Schedule.

Many thanks for all the help people.  Smile

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 13, 2007 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde Flight Schedule.
Replies: 16
Views: 27753

BA Concorde Flight Schedule.

Could someone pls remind me what the flight arrival & departures for BA were to and from New York, tried a look up but could not find it. Thank you.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 09, 2007 1:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Update AA 943 April 28 Horrible Cabin Crew
Replies: 14
Views: 9332

RE: Update AA 943 April 28 Horrible Cabin Crew

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 09, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Unveils A380 Seat Plan
Replies: 60
Views: 22417

RE: Emirates Unveils A380 Seat Plan

Can you imagine 644 clearing customs at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> on top of the usual arrivals, just how friendly are those imigration people going to be then? NEXT ! !  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is All That Space?
Replies: 6
Views: 3241

RE: What Is All That Space?

Thanks guys for the very detailed info, great work all.
Cheers

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR AirTrain System, What Was The Cost?
Replies: 15
Views: 5433

RE: EWR AirTrain System, What Was The Cost?

Thanks for all the feed back.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is All That Space?
Replies: 6
Views: 3241

What Is All That Space?

https://www.airliners.net/open.file/1217978/M/

Can someone pls tell me what all that forward space without the windows was used for way back when?
Seems very large for a galley.
Thanks

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR AirTrain System, What Was The Cost?
Replies: 15
Views: 5433

EWR AirTrain System, What Was The Cost?

Can anyone offer a ballpark figure for the cost of this project, its just the sort of this LHR will need for the future. I found it a real eye opener and very easy to use when I went through the airport.
TIA

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Homeland Security Wants Visas From Europeans...
Replies: 250
Views: 18032

RE: Homeland Security Wants Visas From Europeans...

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