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by Noise
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 10546

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Some DL changes for RDU: RDU-AUS goes from daily to 5x/wk effective April 7 (loaded earlier, but not discussed here) RDU-DCA gains Sat service effective March 10 RDU-EWR gains Sat service effective May 19 RDU-CVG gains Sat service effective June 16 That's interesting. First AUS lost its upgauge now...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 6286

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

czek6 wrote:
Are they growing or going? Seems like they’ve just faded since their jet plans fell through.


Not growing.

And yes, they've boxed themselves into a corner by relying upon YTZ for growth. Now that the expansion plans have fallen through, they're stuck.

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by Noise
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 8211

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

TropicalSky wrote:
So if they're retiring the E190 what will they be sending to MYEF(GGT) Bahamas?


E175s?

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by Noise
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman berates flight attendant loses job
Replies: 54
Views: 8922

Re: Woman berates flight attendant loses job

EK413 wrote:
Flight attendants don’t deserve abuse from anyone! They have enough to deal with & this passenger gets whatever comes her way!

EK413


:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by Noise
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

BML87 wrote:
Image


Nice.

Looks like a very teal tail with color moving onto the fuselage.

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by Noise
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

Something like Westjet-Canada might work, although a mouthful and a bit awkward it achieves both keeping the name and adding Canada for those outside the home market. WestJet by itself outside Canada seems very unlikely get any traction, just too meaningless. It worked somewhat for Wardair in the 7...

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by Noise
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

They really need to rename themselves.

Even something like CanadianJet, so that it keeps a certain element of "WestJet", would be good.

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by Noise
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

Made no sense to me either until I realized that it was a snow capped mountain under the kind of evening sky we get in the prairies in the summer. Then it made a lot more sense, to the point where I like it. It took me about 16 years for me to figure that out. Bad livery, IMO. If you were to turn t...

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by Noise
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

sixtyseven wrote:
Teal. Lmao.

The NHL seemed to have teal everywhere. In the 90s. Then it went where it belongs the garbage heap. Teal? Really?


Besides the San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, what other NHL teams had teal in the 90s?

Hartford Whalers had "green" not teal.

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by Noise
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

But those WestJet tails really bother me to the point that I would try to avoid using them. The weird jagged angle and all that teal is really pretty awful, again IMHO. Look forward to seeing what they come up with!! Made no sense to me either until I realized that it was a snow capped mountain und...

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by Noise
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

In my [completely uninformed, and with no awareness of the specifics of the situation] opinion, the parents should be ashamed of themselves for not raising a more disciplined and respectful child. I'll give your uninformed opinion exactly the credibility it deserves: none at all. Never a good idea ...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

Kid has behavioral problems, it happens! Giving the kid a slap is not exactly helpful! I am the father of two amazing kids who have been flying since they were 2 weeks old. Domestically, internationally, economy, up front. So I respectfully disagree with you. BIG TIME! My big one mouthed off to me ...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 10546

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Allegiant recently announced non-stop to Destin, Flroda, which begins June 8. And Southwest just announced RDU-MCI, which will beat Frontier's recently announced service by 1 day, April 8. So, we've had a bunch of activity in the last week, but nothing sexy. The recent MCI add is the most significa...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 10546

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Allegiant recently announced non-stop to Destin, Flroda, which begins June 8. And Southwest just announced RDU-MCI, which will beat Frontier's recently announced service by 1 day, April 8. So, we've had a bunch of activity in the last week, but nothing sexy. The recent MCI add is the most significa...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

It's crazy but the kid's screams are almost demonic!!! 1) The parent(s) must have known that the kid would act up before, during and after the flight. Therefore, they should not have brought the kid onto the flight in the first place. 2) The parent(s) did nothing to subdue the kid during the flight....

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

I was smacked as a child. So was my partner. Neither of us fear our parents nor did we fear them. We simply didn’t make the same error twice if we were smacked. Notwithstanding that in this instance the parents don’t smack their kid. They don’t even tell them off. They don’t make them sit on the se...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

In my opinion, the parents should be ashamed of themselves for not raising a more disciplined and respectful child. For every screaming child on a plane, there are another 5-10 that are respectful and not screaming out-loud like that. There's no excuse.

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

It almost sounds as though that kid is possessed by something nefarious or evil.

How does the child have the energy or the voice to scream for that long?

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

The screams do sound demonic, I must admit.

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 154
Views: 11923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

SteveXC500 wrote:
Probably worse for the parents than the passengers.


Sometimes I find that hard to believe. In many cases, parents seem indifferent to the kid crying or acting up.

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by Noise
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9859

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

The 28th - new livery reveal or something else like more route additions? I doubt it. Summer schedule was already announced and GS said, recently, the '87 routes would probably be announced in the summer with the winter sked. From what I've seen it will be livery... A complete rebrand would be nice...

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by Noise
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 NEO LR LBG - JFK Flight Tracker
Replies: 58
Views: 10480

Re: A321 NEO LR CDG - JFK Flight Tracker

CobaltScar wrote:
So I suppose with comfortable flights from Paris to JFK, JetBlue is almost assuredly going to be using this plane. This is going to be a real danger to the Euro based LCCs that are flying trans Atlantic (Norwegian)


Not sure if serving Europe is in JetBlue's medium-term plans.

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by Noise
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL Expand Service from SLC to Mid Level East Coast Cities?
Replies: 27
Views: 2954

Re: Can DL Expand Service from SLC to Mid Level East Coast Cities?

SLC is a tad too west to take advantage of the excellent range that the E175s offer.

E175s can RIC-DEN, but cannot do RIC-SLC.

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by Noise
Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats
Replies: 53
Views: 5519

Re: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats

The YUL/YMX split ( among other things ) hurt Montreal and set its air service development back by decades. It is finally, now, catching up...20 years after consolidating air traffic back to YUL. I would not have said it better. That YUL/YMX split (Int'l moved to YMX, transborder+domestic remaining...

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by Noise
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEK surpassing ATL for busiest title?
Replies: 23
Views: 5834

Re: PEK surpassing ATL for busiest title

Once the SkyTeam airlines leave PEK, the Star Alliance airlines will have more room to grow, expand and offer additional connections. That, in theory, can boost PEK's numbers even more.

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by Noise
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats
Replies: 53
Views: 5519

Re: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats

Winnipeg - YWG 4.3 Million http://www.waa.ca/media/news/article/770/winnipeg-airports-authority-inc-2017-fourth-quarter-results-unaudited YVR - 24.1M in 2017. Surprising 8 or 9 years ago YVR was able to leap over YUL being Canada's second biggest city...... YVR has been #2 for a long, long, long ti...

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by Noise
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VERY confused about A319/B737/E190/CS. Please help
Replies: 7
Views: 2095

Re: VERY confused about A319/B737/E190/CS. Please help

Cebo29 wrote:
If the CS500 comes to reality...it will compete directly with 737/320 family.


Don't think that will ever happen now.

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by Noise
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 10546

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

144 PDEW from RDU-SAN. That should be good enough for a new flight, so I think it’s a matter of who pulls the trigger and finding the right plane that’s available. Do the cities have Pharma links? I’d start to question Delta’s “Focus City” marketing, if Alaska pulls the tigger first. Southwest woul...

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by Noise
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting
Replies: 90
Views: 14510

Re: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting

If they find it disgusting then they don't need to fly AirAsia.

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by Noise
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL announces A321neo routes, up to 8 hours to Australia
Replies: 65
Views: 11535

Re: PAL announces A321neo routes, up to 8 hours to Australia

Which aircraft is more comfortable for passengers...the 757 or A321neo?

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by Noise
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 10546

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So, as other threads are doing.. what’s your RDU predictions? As for me... AC -YUL 1x daily CRJ AC: I don't think RDU has the PDEW to YUL. YUL-RDU O&D numbers for 2016 were around 22,060, according to Statistics Canada. http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=40100...

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by Noise
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 10546

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I wonder if AS would try RDU-SJC.

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by Noise
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto-bound Porter Airlines passengers told to delete videos or face arrest
Replies: 113
Views: 15268

Re: Toronto-bound Porter Airlines passengers told to delete videos or face arrest

Pity for them they WEREN'T arrested. In America, we have this funny thing called "free speech". I know it isn't for everyone I know, but it works, and is recognized by all of our courts. They could have made a hell of a lot of money on this one, and would never have to fly Porter again in...

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by Noise
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest mileage USA, MEX, CAN flights list?
Replies: 14
Views: 1132

Re: Shortest mileage USA, MEX, CAN flights list?

YVR-YCD is 33 miles with AC and WS.

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by Noise
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 12858

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

So looks like they're shifting their focus to BOS now and away from RDU.

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by Noise
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be a substantial relief airport for LAX in the LA Basin?
Replies: 83
Views: 9184

Re: Will there ever be a substantial relief airport for LAX in the LA Basin?

Just rebuild LAX and configure it in a more efficient manner. That should be the solution.

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by Noise
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro / PTIA changing names
Replies: 42
Views: 4044

Re: Greensboro / PTIA changing names

Just make it Greensboro-Winston Salem International Airport. Decent sized metro area which warrants its 'principal cities' in its name.

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by Noise
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro / PTIA changing names
Replies: 42
Views: 4044

Re: Greensboro / PTIA changing names

They should just call it Greensboro-Winston Salem International Airport.

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by Noise
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro / PTIA changing names
Replies: 42
Views: 4044

Re: Greensboro / PTIA changing names

Piedmont Triad International Airport to become Central North Carolina International Airport. https://flyfrompti.com/airport-authority-votes-to-change-airport-name/?platform=hootsuite I know NC is a long state and GSO is near the middle although in the northern part of it. I just don’t think of GSO ...

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by Noise
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro / PTIA changing names
Replies: 42
Views: 4044

Re: Greensboro / PTIA changing names

Piedmont Triad International Airport to become Central North Carolina International Airport. https://flyfrompti.com/airport-authority-votes-to-change-airport-name/?platform=hootsuite I know NC is a long state and GSO is near the middle although in the northern part of it. I just don’t think of GSO ...

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by Noise
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New B737 TATL flight : Paris to St Pierre
Replies: 44
Views: 8762

Re: New B737 TATL flight : Paris to St Pierre

RobertS975 wrote:
Will this be considered a domestic flight as it begins and ends in French territory?


Yes.

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by Noise
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery
Replies: 169
Views: 29247

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery

Dammit I just want to see a normal Alaska Airlines livery on their Airbuses!!!

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by Noise
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Flights on (older) Shorthaul Aircraft
Replies: 18
Views: 1787

Re: Longest Flights on (older) Shorthaul Aircraft

Howdy folks! I recently read a post stating that the 732 Advanced could fly 5+ hour segments with a full fuel load (missions it certainly wasn't designed for or often flown, especially late in its career). Modern narrowbodies have no trouble flying such routes (as evidenced by the recent glut of 73...

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by Noise
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What can Boeing do to get an edge over Airbus?
Replies: 85
Views: 16857

Re: What can Boeing do to get an edge over Airbus?

For starters, the can introduce a newly-designed narrowbody aircraft instead of constantly refreshing the 50-year old 737...

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by Noise
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 48312

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

DL has no reason to start SAN. They only fly to the hubs out of SAN. Alaska will be the best option as more planes are delivered. But they do not fly only to hubs (or hubs and focus cities) out of RDU. That said, I do think AS is more likely than DL to start this route. Agreed. Speaking of aircraft...

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by Noise
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 48312

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

I see SAN next with either AS or DL, and PDX after that.

Internationally, I see MEX with AM or DL and maybe, maybe YUL with AC.

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by Noise
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Rouge to start YYJ-YUL and YCD-YYZ
Replies: 26
Views: 1298

Re: AC Rouge to start YYJ-YUL and YCD-YYZ

HJM wrote:
I wonder if this is a pre-emptive strike against any possible expansion by Flair Air and Jetlines?


Possibly.

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by Noise
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Rouge to start YYJ-YUL and YCD-YYZ
Replies: 26
Views: 1298

Re: Air Canada announces YUL-YYJ with Rouge

I think we should change the thread title to include the two additional summer-seasonal Rouge routes that were announced, namely YYZ-YCD and YYZ-YKA. Those are equally significant, especially considering this will be YCD's first ever jet service. YCD's growth has been amazing. A decade ago, YVR on ...

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