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by sailas
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 374
Views: 53256

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Some key points from a recent interview with Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo: - The airline has analyzed the situation within the company regarding narrow-body order - No need to hurry, availability is good and financing easily obtainable - Two possible suppliers (big surprise) - AY has so far received f...

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by sailas
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways planning another acquisition
Replies: 34
Views: 5928

Re: Qatar Airways planning another acquisition

20€ on AY.

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by sailas
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 374
Views: 53256

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

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DIdn't see anyone post this: http://www.aviationnews-online.com/airl ... lion-bond/ good news!

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by sailas
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 374
Views: 53256

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Is QR still using the a320 to HEL or when is it being up gauged to a 787?

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by sailas
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 374
Views: 53256

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Since when has AY decided to get rid of their A319? Is this true? According to our all reliable wikipedia they are to be replaced by a321s. It seems strange AY doesn't want to replace the A319s with something of similar size. What will happen to the a320s? Neo coming sometime soon to the AY fleet? ...

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by sailas
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 374
Views: 53256

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Since when has AY decided to get rid of their A319? Is this true? According to our all reliable wikipedia they are to be replaced by a321s. It seems strange AY doesn't want to replace the A319s with something of similar size. What will happen to the a320s? Neo coming sometime soon to the AY fleet?

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by sailas
Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 42782

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

Colm Barrington, a former chairman of Aer Lingus, is to be drafted onto the board of the Nordic airline Finnair. It is understood that Barrington, who helped negotiate the sale of Aer Lingus to IAG in 2015, has been offered the position of vice chairman. He will work alongside a new chairman, a Fin...

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by sailas
Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Be The Last 747-400 Original Operator
Replies: 75
Views: 24752

Re: RE: Who Will Be The Last 747-400 Original Operator

b747400erf wrote:
Quoting dergay (Reply 8): Probably USAF - unless Donald T wants something bigger!
You think the Air Force has -400's and you also believe Donald T is going to be President. That says a lot about you.

;)

Wouldn't charters be interested in 744 in high density configurations?

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by sailas
Fri May 06, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 3
Replies: 310
Views: 50825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 3

Just a question, why is <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> getting rid of 2 A333 next year? Doubt they would have that many cycles on them. Also i thought the A350 was just to replace all the A343s. Do we have any idea on <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym>'s plans regarding...

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by sailas
Fri Apr 22, 2016 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 3
Replies: 310
Views: 50825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 3

Ive clearly missed something, what are all these new air berlin (AY) routes from HEL?

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by sailas
Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss 777-300ER Beauties
Replies: 34
Views: 19693

RE: Swiss 777-300ER Beauties

As a Swiss citizen im happy to see <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> and not <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>. <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> bought too much shame for us in the end. But no <acronym title="OLD: Cr...

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by sailas
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 2
Replies: 219
Views: 29825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 2

Seems like <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> will operate <acronym title="Doha - Hamad International (New Doha) (DOH / OTHH), Qatar AND Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym> with a a320  <img src=...

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by sailas
Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 2
Replies: 219
Views: 29825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HELyes" class="quote" target="_blank">HELyes</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Alright. Makes se...

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by sailas
Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 2
Replies: 219
Views: 29825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Someone83" class="quote" target="_blank">Someone83</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So does fin...

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by sailas
Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 2
Replies: 219
Views: 29825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HELyes" class="quote" target="_blank">HELyes</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Ah ok. But why? U...

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by sailas
Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Via Berlin Cheaper Than UK Rail Trip
Replies: 51
Views: 11826

RE: Ryanair Via Berlin Cheaper Than UK Rail Trip

Interesting video. I have flown <acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Tampere - Pirkkala (TMP / EFTP), Finland">TMP</acronym> and <acronym title="Tampere - Pirkkala (TMP / EFTP), Finland">TMP</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), F...

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by sailas
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 2
Replies: 219
Views: 29825

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 2

When did AY put an order for one a319? Have i missed something?

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by sailas
Sun Jan 24, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IR To Buy 8 A380s
Replies: 207
Views: 48790

RE: IR To Buy 8 A380s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i> </i></font></td></tr></table> <acronym titl...

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by sailas
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 1
Replies: 229
Views: 31336

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 1

Just a question, im flyin <acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> today on <acronym title="Norwegian Air Shuttle AND Air Djibouti">DY</acronym> in their 738. Isn't it on the limits ...

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by sailas
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Airport Code Ever: FCK
Replies: 127
Views: 27757

RE: Worst Airport Code Ever: FCK

Thinking about that HEL-FUK route  

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by sailas
Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 1
Replies: 229
Views: 31336

RE: Nordic Aviation Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HELyes" class="quote" target="_blank">HELyes</a> (<a href="#111" class="quote">Reply 111</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I will be on th...

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by sailas
Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus In Talk For 30 A380s For 2 Airlines
Replies: 135
Views: 35473

RE: Airbus In Talk For 30 A380s For 2 Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirlineCritic" class="quote" target="_blank">AirlineCritic</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You...

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by sailas
Thu Oct 29, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Will Switch Manufacturers
Replies: 34
Views: 6728

RE: Airlines That Will Switch Manufacturers

AY got rid of their MD11's and 757s to make an all airbus fleet.. Their subsidiary on the other hand has ERJs.

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by sailas
Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flown On Crashed Planes?
Replies: 97
Views: 17862

RE: Flown On Crashed Planes?

Personaly i don't think i have, but my dad was on LX HB-IWF on the same route not long before it came down.

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by sailas
Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Sata A330 And Image (now A Whale!)
Replies: 36
Views: 17183

RE: New Sata A330 And Image (now A Whale!)

I love it! A few years back i was in TER watching whales and doplhins 

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by sailas
Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Receives First A350
Replies: 100
Views: 27617

RE: Finnair Receives First A350

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LSZH34" class="quote" target="_blank">LSZH34</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> ahh oops <acronym...

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by sailas
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Receives First A350
Replies: 100
Views: 27617

RE: Finnair Receives First A350

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/luv2fly" class="quote" target="_blank">luv2fly</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym title=...

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by sailas
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The A340 Now An Endangered Species?
Replies: 64
Views: 16716

RE: Is The A340 Now An Endangered Species?

Isn't <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> sacking the a340 on a one to one basis with the a350? Did anyone buy them? <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> also has a substantial fleet of a340, but being replaced with th...

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by sailas
Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Considering New Routes
Replies: 188
Views: 35042

RE: Cathay Pacific Considering New Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kruiseri" class="quote" target="_blank">kruiseri</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They already ...

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by sailas
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This A Record For A 777?
Replies: 18
Views: 20464

RE: Is This A Record For A 777?

My record was 1148km/h <acronym title="Airfoyle (United Kingdom) and Grant Aviation (USA)">GS</acronym> on a air france 772ER enroute <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CD...

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by sailas
Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air New Longhaul Routes!
Replies: 21
Views: 13949

RE: Norwegian Air New Longhaul Routes!

I would imagine somewhere in the Caribbean from London. As for the other routes i have no idea.

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by sailas
Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Primary Credit Card For Daily Use?
Replies: 39
Views: 3207

RE: What Is Your Primary Credit Card For Daily Use?

Just a plain regular metalic black colored debit master card issued by Danske Bank. But the new Finnair mastercard sounds tempting...

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by sailas
Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite City To Visit?
Replies: 34
Views: 2475

RE: What Is Your Favorite City To Visit?

Tough question. I would rank them depending on what i would do there. Best city food wise in europe: Barcelona Best city for nature, europe: Helsinki Best city for food in Asia: Hong kong Best experience city in the world: Dubai. Best place to visit is Geneva, since it's my childood city of 20 years.

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by sailas
Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Message You Sent...
Replies: 23
Views: 2358

RE: Last Message You Sent...

Last message I sent was to my Swiss friend talking about helping her understand her controlling and self centered friend and what to do about it. So no wouldn't be anything weird.

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by sailas
Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Plan Four New Destinations
Replies: 56
Views: 19390

RE: Qatar Airways Plan Four New Destinations

where was the promised HEL route?  

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by sailas
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747-8 Retro
Replies: 156
Views: 49981

RE: Lufthansa 747-8 Retro

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirlineCritic" class="quote" target="_blank">AirlineCritic</a> (<a href="#83" class="quote">Reply 83</a>):<br/><i>stabiliser</i></font></td></tr...

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by sailas
Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747-8 Retro
Replies: 156
Views: 49981

RE: Lufthansa 747-8 Retro

Wow...simply stunning. I am a big fan of retro liveries, mainly because i wasn't living that long ago  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Now if we could just get <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> t...

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by sailas
Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service
Replies: 23
Views: 9498

RE: Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD80" class="quote" target="_blank">MD80</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Ah i see. I hated fly...

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by sailas
Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conrad Hilton On BA 269 Smokes In Lavatories
Replies: 55
Views: 16477

RE: Conrad Hilton On BA 269 Smokes In Lavatories

Sadly i know many people like this. Horrible. Just send him to the military for a year. I guess it would have been expensive to divert the plane because of one a hole.

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by sailas
Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Employees Draw Genitalia In Snow
Replies: 27
Views: 10793

RE: Ryanair Employees Draw Genitalia In Snow

I think its good one tries to have a bit of fun at work. Having worked in car garages changing winter tyres for 14 hours straight on cars really does need some humour. Sure it's not appropriate but still makes me laugh.

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by sailas
Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service
Replies: 23
Views: 9498

RE: Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service

Thats would be great! Never flew on this specific type, the only DC-9 i flew was the DC9-14 back in the 90s when i must have been only 7 - 10 years old. I was flying KAJ-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland...

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by sailas
Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Changes Coming To Thai Airways
Replies: 133
Views: 30295

RE: Big Changes Coming To Thai Airways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/olympic472" class="quote" target="_blank">olympic472</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Thai use to do <acronym title="Bangk...

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by sailas
Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Primitive Major Airports?
Replies: 57
Views: 7909

RE: Most Primitive Major Airports?

LIS is horrible, and so was <acronym title="Doha - Hamad International (New Doha) (DOH / OTHH), Qatar AND Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>. But the most primitive, which isn't that major is <acronym title="St. John's - V.C. Bird International (Coolidge Field) (ANU / TAPA), Ant...

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by sailas
Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines Will Buy Long Range A321?
Replies: 71
Views: 19766

RE: What Airlines Will Buy Long Range A321?

I wonder why AY didn't take these ones, and instead opted for the basic A321 with sharklets. Did they really need to get rid of their 757s so fast?

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by sailas
Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Starting ARN-HKG Sep 15
Replies: 81
Views: 17685

RE: SAS Starting ARN-HKG Sep 15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Asiaflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Asiaflyer</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sure, but y...

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by sailas
Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Starting ARN-HKG Sep 15
Replies: 81
Views: 17685

RE: SAS Starting ARN-HKG Sep 15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Kevin777" class="quote" target="_blank">Kevin777</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border=...

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by sailas
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Last Boeing 777-200LR?
Replies: 77
Views: 24216

RE: The Last Boeing 777-200LR?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/migair54" class="quote" target="_blank">migair54</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>What routes are these B77LR flying in ai...

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by sailas
Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Duke And Duchess (Royal Family) Flight?
Replies: 52
Views: 16208

RE: Duke And Duchess (Royal Family) Flight?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/richierich" class="quote" target="_blank">richierich</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Exactly m...

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by sailas
Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE Vice Chairman Kicks FA Off Flight
Replies: 238
Views: 38716

KE Vice Chairman Kicks FA Off Flight

I think there is always a dignified way of telling someone they screwed up. As a top executive I would personally expect her to show an example of how things are handled, especially in a non abusive way, makes it all professional. If I was in that situation in my company and traveling first class an...

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by sailas
Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't Finnair Buying From Mighty B Anymore?
Replies: 30
Views: 13169

RE: Why Isn't Finnair Buying From Mighty B Anymore?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SASMD82" class="quote" target="_blank">SASMD82</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Some people think Finland is part of Scand...

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