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by LX23
Sun Nov 28, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada New Colors
Replies: 31
Views: 7176

RE: Air Canada New Colors

no matter how hard i try... I only seem to see 2 maple leaves on the tail...  Sad

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by LX23
Sun Nov 28, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16) Peter Max SuperSized MAX*
Replies: 103
Views: 6621

RE: 16) Peter Max SuperSized MAX*

oooh....if only the schedule for the 29th is repeated 17 days later...

Thanks for the update Iahcsr

[Edited 2004-11-28 01:54:57]

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by LX23
Sun Nov 28, 2004 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FRA-IAD Biz Class Product
Replies: 5
Views: 3050

RE: UA FRA-IAD Biz Class Product

Answering question 6:

IAD immigration times can be pretty erratic. Done it once in 4 minutes, usually takes about 30 to 45.

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by LX23
Sun Nov 28, 2004 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Back To Geneva?
Replies: 31
Views: 7211

RE: Air Canada Back To Geneva?

well....it just so happens that a goodly portion of those 40-60 pax ex-<acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> bound for <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> are C-clas...

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by LX23
Sun Nov 28, 2004 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virigin Nigeria Will Have Issues...
Replies: 9
Views: 2928

RE: Virigin Nigeria Will Have Issues...

Cedarjet: Very true about venezuela...however, until the late 1990s, Venezuela was essentially just as bad as Nigeria... The new government still has corruption problems, though they have improved marekdly.

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by LX23
Sun Nov 28, 2004 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue, TED Song Etc.. V European LCC
Replies: 5
Views: 2536

RE: Jet Blue, TED Song Etc.. V European LCC

It <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> true you wont really find flight on JetBlue for 99 cents. Having said that, most intra-Europe flights are roughly 2.5 hours, whereas jetblue and all the rest also have flights that are 5/6 hours long. That will d...

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by LX23
Sat Nov 27, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clearing Customs Times At LHR T1
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

RE: Clearing Customs Times At LHR T1

lol....thanx stearman

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by LX23
Sat Nov 27, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Back To Geneva?
Replies: 31
Views: 7211

RE: Air Canada Back To Geneva?

Beijing: Due to the current <acronym title="Kuwait Airways">KU</acronym> fleet size and the amount of flights they currently have, it is doubtful that they will be able to add freqs. <acronym title="Kuwait Airways">KU</acronym> currently has only 4 A343s, and these serve: KWI-<acronym title="Bangkok...

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by LX23
Sat Nov 27, 2004 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF And LH A380s - Which Destinations Probable?
Replies: 38
Views: 8091

RE: AF And LH A380s - Which Destinations Probable?

No one has mentioned the <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>/<acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL), Brazil">GIG</acronym>/<acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE ...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 26, 2004 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clearing Customs Times At LHR T1
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

RE: Clearing Customs Times At LHR T1

Thanks tonnes AvianceGirl  Smile

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by LX23
Fri Nov 26, 2004 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16) Peter Max SuperSized MAX*
Replies: 103
Views: 6621

RE: 16) Peter Max SuperSized MAX*

Iahcsr: I doubt letting the number of replies run to 100 will really help. To be honest, most of the people that come in to complain probably just don't have anything to do at that particular moment, and hence need to find an already well-known thread to bash. Please keep them coming. Good to hear y...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 26, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Back To Geneva?
Replies: 31
Views: 7211

RE: Air Canada Back To Geneva?

<b>But according to a <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> airport recent survey, <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> is one of the most demanded destinations among...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 26, 2004 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clearing Customs Times At LHR T1
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

Clearing Customs Times At LHR T1

Hello all! Can anyone give me an approximation of how long it takes to clear T1 immigrations in the early/mid-afternoon (flight arrives at about 15.15) travelling with an EU/EEA passport? Im booking my friend's coach ticket (and picking her up at T1), and since I've never used T1 (except for the BK&...

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by LX23
Thu Nov 25, 2004 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Changing IAD-SJO
Replies: 9
Views: 2852

RE: UA Changing IAD-SJO

I used this flight a few months ago (<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Alajuela (San Jose) - Juan Santamaria International (SJO / MROC), Costa Ric...

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by LX23
Mon Nov 22, 2004 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Of State And Their Aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 14752

RE: Heads Of State And Their Aircraft

EZEIZA: The Argentine government is currently using <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym>'s executive 732. They will also once or twice probably charter on of <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym>'s A342s, as they were supposed to do at the summit ...

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by LX23
Mon Nov 22, 2004 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Of State And Their Aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 14752

RE: Heads Of State And Their Aircraft

Techrep: <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> techs in <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> have declared both of T-01s turbines as "inoperable", and the Argentine gov't is apparently going to "rent" 2 spares (pro...

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by LX23
Mon Nov 22, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Of State And Their Aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 14752

RE: Heads Of State And Their Aircraft

Unfortunately, T-01 will be out of service for a while, as one of the turbines failed on takeoff from Aeroparque last month.

I do love how the Argentine, Mexican, and Kiwi 757s look.

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by LX23
Thu Nov 18, 2004 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 15) Peter Max..The Neverending MAXness
Replies: 65
Views: 4550

RE: 15) Peter Max..The Neverending MAXness

IAHcsr: As always, thanks for the updates, and dont mind the L410's comments... a thread with the equivalent of 700 or so replies (if u put them all together) is a good one  Big grin

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by LX23
Tue Nov 16, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Bad Quality! For Sure Our A-319!
Replies: 48
Views: 13194

RE: Airbus Bad Quality! For Sure Our A-319!

Funnily enough, the A319s that are now in <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> are those with the highest number of cycles/hours, as they are the ones that were delivered to EZS (and they were the first to have A319s). However, all of my sources at <acronym ti...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taca 110 737 "Crash Landing" In New Orleans
Replies: 28
Views: 33931

RE: Taca 110 737 "Crash Landing" In New Orleans

Starman: How do you go from a water-ingestion related flameout to <b>the TACA pilot pulled a big time boo boo by not watching the fuel</b> is a little hard for me to comprehend. PLEASE, do enlighten us as to your theory on how these things could possibly be related...or maybe next time, actually rea...

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by LX23
Mon Nov 15, 2004 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AY 58 Today PVG-HEL - Diverted To PEK?
Replies: 9
Views: 4852

RE: AY 58 Today PVG-HEL - Diverted To PEK?

AY is a wnderful airline, but its long-haul ops are really starting to be run ragged. Would be nice to see them add at least 1 or 2 more MD11s to their fleet, or maybe add something else to alleviate the knock-on effects of these situations. Anyone want to share what they'd do if they were in charge...

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by LX23
Sun Nov 14, 2004 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Chopping Flights?
Replies: 1
Views: 4654

RE: Lufthansa Chopping Fights?

Shankly: I dont know if it might be for the same reasons, but <acronym title="Crossair (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> also did this to me last year. Apparently (from what I was told, and I do believe this has some element of truth to it....just how much is a decision for you to make) the (usually) terr...

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by LX23
Sun Nov 14, 2004 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Equipment Is Being Used To Evacuate ABJ?
Replies: 11
Views: 4262

RE: What Equipment Is Being Used To Evacuate ABJ?

I dont know about the Candaians. Just read that the RAF used 2 Hercules.

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by LX23
Sat Nov 13, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Equipment Is Being Used To Evacuate ABJ?
Replies: 11
Views: 4262

RE: What Equipment Is Being Used To Evacuate ABJ?

Thanks for the info guys

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by LX23
Thu Nov 11, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 14)Peter Max... Juxt MAX It
Replies: 65
Views: 4356

RE: 14)Peter Max... Juxt MAX It

Oh, alrite, thanx Iahcsr... You learn something new every day  Big grin

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by LX23
Thu Nov 11, 2004 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 14)Peter Max... Juxt MAX It
Replies: 65
Views: 4356

RE: 14)Peter Max... Juxt MAX It

Stupid question but: Why in HKG???

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by LX23
Thu Nov 11, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Equipment Is Being Used To Evacuate ABJ?
Replies: 11
Views: 4262

What Equipment Is Being Used To Evacuate ABJ?

I just rad in a BBC article that French nationals are starting to be evac'd from ABJ apparently 270 pax at a time. The article also says 2 other flights were supposed to be flying out today. My question is: -Who (and with what equpiment) is carrying out these flights? Is it <acronym title="Air Franc...

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by LX23
Thu Nov 11, 2004 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 14)Peter Max... Juxt MAX It
Replies: 65
Views: 4356

RE: 14)Peter Max... Juxt MAX It

Thanks for the update Iahcsr... it's funny to look back at the old threads and see how they've evolved  Smile

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by LX23
Thu Nov 11, 2004 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia A320 Biz Class
Replies: 34
Views: 3553

RE: Iberia A320 Biz Class

 <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I'd only prefer bus or road than <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> if the flight time+checkin is much longer than bus or road...<acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> in europe is quite good...the only problem I have wi...

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia A320 Biz Class
Replies: 34
Views: 3553

RE: Iberia A320 Biz Class

Anxebla: You really do remind me of a rabid dog...As soon as any member says ANYTHING about <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>, there you are barking and yapping and snapping at their heels. If you actually got around you would notice that, by American standards (which is where the poster ...

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Switzerland
Replies: 8
Views: 2573

RE: EasyJet Switzerland

EZYAirbus....dont give up just like that though...what do you need?

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Vs LAN
Replies: 78
Views: 4998

RE: TAM Vs LAN

Anxebla: <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym>-<acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Fe de Bogota (Eldorado) (BOG / SKBO), Colombia">BOG</acronym> is n...

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Switzerland
Replies: 8
Views: 2573

RE: EasyJet Switzerland

EZYAirbus: I shouldnt butt in, but do remember that EZYcrew no longer works at EZS. Not to say that he can't help you...

[Edited 2004-11-10 01:16:48]

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Vs LAN
Replies: 78
Views: 4998

RE: TAM Vs LAN

vasp is............actually, i cant think of a civilised word to describe it, but in short, they're crap (worse than <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> intercontinental <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="...

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Switzerland
Replies: 8
Views: 2573

RE: EasyJet Switzerland

lol ezycrew!! That's confidential information that may only be accessed by employees, any swiss resident with a telephone line, or anyone with internet and the proper address (pagesjaunes.ch) <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I guess the worse part is that yo...

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by LX23
Wed Nov 10, 2004 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions About UAE An-124
Replies: 8
Views: 3226

RE: Questions About UAE An-124

Fly-K: That IS the rumour...however, no one has really been abe to confirm it. Wouldn't surprise me if it were true though

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frequencies For Airband Scanner
Replies: 10
Views: 4266

RE: Frequencies For Airband Scanner

Londoncenter:

Any freqs you can give us on the SOU area? Big grin

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss A320 HB-IJU In NRT! Why?
Replies: 8
Views: 3757

RE: Swiss A320 HB-IJU In NRT! Why?

I remember now!! <acronym title="Harbor Airlines (USA)">HB</acronym>-IJU is currently supporting the "UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra" on their Autumn Asian (October 28 to November 8th) tour. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/438685/L/" tar...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss A320 HB-IJU In NRT! Why?
Replies: 8
Views: 3757

RE: Swiss A320 HB-IJU In NRT! Why?

IJU is one of the 2 Swiss Sun c/s <acronym title="Crossair (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> aircraft... I do believe I read somewhere that <acronym title="Crossair (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> was going to transport some junior orchestra or something to tokyo and beijing.....so it could be that?? I'll che...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13)Peter Max .. Is The MAX In You?
Replies: 61
Views: 5261

RE: 13)Peter Max .. Is The MAX In You?

my mistake! Im booked on 5! well, hopefully closer inspection wont be necessary...the last time I connected in the US (at <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> a few months ago), got printed, photographed, and the customs guy was almost too bor...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions About UAE An-124
Replies: 8
Views: 3226

RE: Questions About UAE An-124

the UAE's 124 is essentially a part of the Air Force operated (if I understood correctly) by a Ukrainian crew (hence Aviant). I think the UAE bought this in part because every time the heads of government wanted to go someplace, they like to carry certain things around with them (anything from food ...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10785

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

Wildman: One of the problems with the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> flight ex-<acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> is the timing of the flight itself. Most business travellers usually want to arrive to get a full day...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13)Peter Max .. Is The MAX In You?
Replies: 61
Views: 5261

RE: 13)Peter Max .. Is The MAX In You?

The words "in theory" are as comforting as ever <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> it does reduce he worry factor a bit tho, so thanks! Stupid question, but...<acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> 35 is late, and 1100 leaves withou...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southampton Expansion
Replies: 7
Views: 1759

RE: Southampton Expansion

FBG: what you hear on your way to uni is most probably the same thing that has often enough made me turn my head on the way to uni... These are (usually) Air Europa's 737s (although we do get other operators' 737s from time to time). Once in a while, we also get the odd low-flying <acronym title="Ry...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southampton Expansion
Replies: 7
Views: 1759

RE: Southampton Expansion

Good question...I'm wondering if BE will actually keep expanding from here...somehow, I think it'll more or less level out as it is now though.Have you been down here recently?

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB To Go To T4 In MAD
Replies: 44
Views: 4274

RE: IB To Go To T4 In MAD

JUST <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> A SEMI-JOKE: Good!!You can have your roll of bread thrown at you in "Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese or Dutch" As I've said before in other threads, <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> is good intra-europe (altho...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Confirms More Airbuses
Replies: 34
Views: 4123

RE: TAM Confirms More Airbuses

Hardi: Im not in <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> now, although I have been there a few times in the past two years... I have flown <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Confirms More Airbuses
Replies: 34
Views: 4123

RE: TAM Confirms More Airbuses

at one point, I remember seeing up to two <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> DC10s/MD11s in <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> at a time, in the mid-late 90's. Great news though! pity the venezuelans on ...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13)Peter Max .. Is The MAX In You?
Replies: 61
Views: 5261

RE: 13)Peter Max .. Is The MAX In You?

Now if only he could be at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> in six weeks' time to get me to <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>...sigh...probably too much to ask for... Iahcsr:I think I've asked y...

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by LX23
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Confirms More Airbuses
Replies: 34
Views: 4123

RE: TAM Confirms More Airbuses

Hardi: RG is doing 777 to CCS daily???? Wow! wonderful news to me! (not saying you are right or wrong...simply I didnt know this)

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