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by TUGMASTER
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Specific A/C types at an airline that only serve one destination?
Replies: 23
Views: 2888

Re: Specific A/C types at an airline that only serve one destination?

DALCE wrote:
Logan operates a single Twotter to serve the beach-airport Barra, Scotland :)


Also serves several remote Scottish airports, not just Barra.

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by TUGMASTER
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Specific A/C types at an airline that only serve one destination?
Replies: 23
Views: 2888

Re: Specific A/C types at an airline that only serve one destination?

hoons90 wrote:
CSA's sole A330 only flies to Seoul (pun intended)


Also goes to BCN on a Saturday....

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Aircraft You can fly, 2017 *FORUM #2*
Replies: 48
Views: 3149

Re: Rare Aircraft You can fly, 2017 *FORUM #2*

Flew this Thursday three rare models in one day: NCL- IOM- BHD- IOM- GLA Eastern Airways Jetstream 41 GLA- MAN Logan Air/FlyBe SAAB 2000 MAN- NWI Logan Air/FlyBe Dornier 328 Very nice and friendly crews- happy to show and share. That was FUN, FUN, FUN!!! Did the Eastern J41 trip 2 weeks ago NCL-IOM...

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by TUGMASTER
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike
Replies: 167
Views: 34557

Re: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike

Also arriving this evening is a HiFly Malta A343... 9H-JAI.... ex SQ/EK machine.

Think it's 1st flight is an LHR-EDI-LHR rotation tomorrow morning.out at 08:55, back at 13:00

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by TUGMASTER
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike
Replies: 167
Views: 34557

Re: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike

There's 8 QR a320's.... ADA-ADI , excluding H and one Al Maha ..A7-LAA

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Thomas Cook suffered a winglet failure
Replies: 48
Views: 7124

Re: Which Thomas Cook suffered a winglet failure

MBSDALHOU wrote:
Well played sir! Well played! Damn autocorrect lol


SomebodyInTLS wrote:
MBSDALHOU wrote:
How does a singlet just fall off!?


I swear, your honour, that's exactly what happened. I never touched her!

;)



SIMPLY LOVLEH

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by TUGMASTER
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike
Replies: 167
Views: 34557

Re: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike

I think there needs to be some enlightenment on this thread. The crew involved in this dispute are dealing with a company that will not negotiate, despite saying that they want to bring this dispute to close; they are not asking for something that is unreasonable, they are asking for a living wage;...

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Aircraft You can fly, 2017 *FORUM #2*
Replies: 48
Views: 3149

Re: Rare Aircraft You can fly, 2017 *FORUM #2*

opticalilyushin wrote:
The Mahan 747-300 is flying again. It re-entered service last week, and I had a great domestic flight on it at the weekend.



Surely the last pax classic that you can book in the world, right....?

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by TUGMASTER
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cabin crew 'to stage four-day strike'
Replies: 24
Views: 7535

Re: British Airways cabin crew 'to stage four-day strike'

Guys a lot of you are chipping in with your world view on striking, with a certain US centric mentality. Let's focus on the specifics here. Mixed Fleet was set up to have younger people doing an existing job at a fraction of the price. To do so, BA had to break the Left Wing mentality at cabin crew...

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A318 and LCY operations
Replies: 58
Views: 13889

Re: British Airways A318 and LCY operations

Although of course Canary Wharf has its own station on Crossrail, and the Crossrail station at Liverpool Street is probably just as convenient for many people in the City financial district, which extends all round it, as Bank. LCY in general isn't under threat from Crossrail, but BA001/002 is. Wit...

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A318 and LCY operations
Replies: 58
Views: 13889

Re: British Airways A318 and LCY operations

Heard a little rumour the other day......
Many Heathrow Express staff are leaving to join Crossrail...(better pay)...
And as you know, Crossrail has no LHR service....but same little mouse told me that maybe Crossrail will buy out Heathrow Express.???

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA experiencing computer problems.
Replies: 200
Views: 26900

Re: BA experiencing computer problems.

Does your passport have at least 6 months remaining on it upon your rtn to LHR....?

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A318 and LCY operations
Replies: 58
Views: 13889

Re: British Airways A318 and LCY operations

"NB" has been at LHR since last weekend, albeit in an all white scheme. I suspect it is because if BA need it very quickly , they can use the relevant Qualified BA flight crew from LHR as per usual. I also wonder if "NB" was STN based whether Titan would have the relevant crew to...

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by TUGMASTER
Thu May 18, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airliner World Magazines
Replies: 4
Views: 682

Re: Airliner World Magazines

Have them since the beginning..... if anyone wants them, please get in touch.

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by TUGMASTER
Thu May 18, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airliner World Magazines
Replies: 4
Views: 682

Re: Airliner World Magazines

Have them since the beginning..... if anyone wants them, please get in touch.

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by TUGMASTER
Sun May 14, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft accidents investigated with the help of plane spotters
Replies: 17
Views: 3390

Re: Aircraft accidents investigated with the help of plane spotters

The BA 320 that lost the engine cowlings heading off to OSL was captured on its rtn to LHR....
Pics available on anet

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by TUGMASTER
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines that have been all-747
Replies: 59
Views: 7140

Re: Airlines that have been all-747

SIA were once ....?

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by TUGMASTER
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best flight to avoid Jetlag.
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: Best flight to avoid Jetlag.

Eastbound from US-UK is pretty jag lag free if you take the early daylight flights out of NYC/BOS/ORD getting into LHR the same evening.
Trick is to stay awake while onboard.!!!!

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by TUGMASTER
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best Aviation Reading
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Best Aviation Reading

CHICKENHAWK by Robert Mason

Enough said.!!

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 367
Views: 52586

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Has CPH lost some routes or carrier that explains the decline? All other airports continue to sustain growth, with KEF the obvious leader. The reason for CPH not following the general trend is mainly the train station in the basement, which used to be a very convenient facility, but overnight was m...

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair / Flybe Cargo
Replies: 34
Views: 4443

Re: Loganair / Flybe Cargo

Booked a little open triangle in a couple of weeks time....all LC EDI-NWI D328-100 NWI-MAN D328-100 MAN-GLA S2000 Quite fond of LC , having done Barra a few times, and spent a day at KOI on the Islanders in seat 1B..... Great crowd of people, who look after you very well indeed. Long may they prosper.

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Orphan A318
Replies: 20
Views: 6399

Re: BA's Orphan A318

Last I heard ,(about a month ago) was that it very well may be converted into BA's Euro traveller layout.. And the other option mentioned was to keep as is, to be used for corporate contracts and as back up for 'NB. No decision made yet.... Was also told, it handles differently to their 319/320/321 ...

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 367
Views: 52586

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Someone mention to me recently that BRA were going to lease a F50 for domestic flying in Sweden.... anybody have any more info....?

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cheapest "around the world" within 8 days
Replies: 24
Views: 1164

Re: Cheapest "around the world" within 8 days

June 2010, Delta were selling a one off NRT-SEA flight on a 757. My good buddy and I ,Cedarjet, flew out from LHR on a NH773, arriving at NRT approx. 3 hours before the Scheduled NRT-SEA DL 757. The trouble became apparent when we walked up to the DL desk to check in for the flight, only to be told ...

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you flown the same aircraft with different airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 927

Re: Have you flown the same aircraft with different airlines?

Several spring to mind.... A320 c/113 as YU-AOD Adria Airways and as OY-LHD Danish Air Transport while operating for Blue1 over 20 years apart L410 c/n 871813 as HA-YFG B.A.S.E and as OK-RDA Van Air, both operating for Manx2 MD80 c/n 53347 as SE-DMD with SAS and also as LN-RON with SAS too MD80 c/n ...

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA
Replies: 123
Views: 35685

Re: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA

MileHFL400 wrote:
Any news on first delivery?

Was told a good possibility of Friday this week.!

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by TUGMASTER
Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA
Replies: 123
Views: 35685

Re: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA

Spoke to an IR tech yesterday..... 2 x AB6's IBA &IBB now not flying due to needing parts which GE cannot supply. Now left with only 4 aircraft to cover there European routes... AB6's IBC & IBD plus the 2x 313's IBK & IBL.... and I'm not entirely sure IBK is still flying either.... They ...

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ultimate Airlines Logo Quiz
Replies: 67
Views: 5677

Re: Ultimate Airlines Logo Quiz

91.... the ones I got wrong were all those moody Chinese start ups...

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by TUGMASTER
Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: B200 Captain Trip Report – CYIO to CYOW (PART 1 of 2)
Replies: 9
Views: 2466

Re: B200 Captain Trip Report – CYIO to CYOW (PART 1 of 2)

Congrats on the left seat... and congrats on a great TR.
Very well done sir.

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: aircraft towing with anti collision lights on alternate power
Replies: 24
Views: 3602

Re: aircraft towing with anti collision lights on alternate power

TBL tugs do not require a man onboard to cover the brakes, as there is no bar/shear pin to break, Andy the aircraft nose gear is actually off the ground.
Conventional tugs do., ... just in case the pin shears.

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 787-9's parked at Manchester
Replies: 13
Views: 4957

Re: BA 787-9's parked at Manchester

Full up at LHR

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS ordering 14 B747-8F and 14 options
Replies: 142
Views: 24927

Re: UPS ordering 14 B747-8F and 14 options

WOW.... deliverys 2017-2020...?

That'll mean the 747, 100 thru to 8i will have been in production over 50 years.... congrats indeed

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by TUGMASTER
Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EU3. Which airline has the best A380 cabin
Replies: 3
Views: 875

Re: EU3. Which airline has the best A380 cabin

As for the Y product... would have to say AF, as they serve champagne in Y.
Clear winner.!!!

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR News Part 10
Replies: 33
Views: 10213

Re: LHR News Part 10

Nope.... any landing A380 on 09L must continue until the A6 turn off, and any towing A380's will always go southabout on either Alpha or Bravo.
Similarly ... Any T4 operators using the A380 must also cross 09R at Sierra 5 when depts on said runway.

Northern inner/outer... your showing your age.!

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by TUGMASTER
Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrowbody flying transpacific?
Replies: 22
Views: 6915

Re: Narrowbody flying transpacific?

Occasionally, Delta will fly a former NW 752 on the NRT-SEA route to reposition an aircraft. In June 2010, Delta were selling a one off NRT-SEA flight on a 757. My good buddy and I ,Cedarjet, flew out from LHR on a NH773, arriving at NRT approx. 3 hours before the Scheduled NRT-SEA DL 757. The trou...

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 35760

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

Yep... Have to agree about the I2 crews...
Very pleasant..... Also the VY crews we had on the outbound were fantastic too...

On a side note... What the difference between I2 and VY....?
They are both LCC inc the crews...So..?
And
All the money goes into the same pot

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by TUGMASTER
Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL1 bird strike Heathrow
Replies: 17
Views: 6039

Re: DL1 bird strike Heathrow

I have pictures... But no idea how to put them in here

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by TUGMASTER
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 732
Views: 166416

Re: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB

So...
If I have read this right.....

Did they just forget to advance the throttles on the go around...???

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cyprus's Cobalt Air considering either A340/350 or 777/787
Replies: 34
Views: 6203

Re: Cyprus's Cobalt Air considering either A340/350 or 777/787

I was flying out of LCA with my family 2 weeks ago, and the Cobalt operation looked a shambles.... Bear in mind that The LCA terminal is quite a large floor space, and very capable of catering to large numbers... Cobalt had only two flight departing together, with only 4 desks for both... This leavi...

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by TUGMASTER
Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your aviation 'unpopular opinions'
Replies: 54
Views: 3109

Re: Your aviation 'unpopular opinions'

[quote="AerolineasAR343"]

- I think Air France is a top airline and I'm very happy to fly with them.

WOW... This guy clearly has no idea ...!
Very likely to have been drinking..?
Maybe a blow to the head...?
IMO, AF are one of the unsafest Airlines flying ....

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by TUGMASTER
Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings longhaul ops - mismanagement?
Replies: 6
Views: 1831

Re: Eurowings longhaul ops - mismanagement?

Unsure about EW..., but I know LH were >1000 cabin staff short this summer... Due to the poor wages it pays new hires... And if LH can't fill the gaps, I
Pretty much doubt it's loco operation can.

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by TUGMASTER
Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2475
Views: 131095

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

I'm still having to log in /sign in every time I visit.

Can we have a fix on this please...?

Ok... Here's an immediate edit... 1 minute after original post....
Time says posted 1hour ago... Clearly not correct.!!

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by TUGMASTER
Mon Jul 04, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does any approach come close to rivaling Hong Kong Kai Tak?
Replies: 59
Views: 11378

Re: Does any approach come close to rivaling Hong Kong Kai Tak?

Can't believe no one has mentioned AJA .. Ajaccio....
Once flew in there on a Corsair 744... Winding through the hills ...
What a rush.!!

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by TUGMASTER
Sun May 29, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VY Ground Incident At MAN
Replies: 14
Views: 8195

RE: VY Ground Incident At MAN

A lot of crap being typed on here. As an educated guess, I believe <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> airport operate a push and park policy , where as previously stated, the aircra...

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by TUGMASTER
Sat May 28, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LCY-ORK On A Cityjet RJ85
Replies: 4
Views: 5208

RE: LCY-ORK On A Cityjet RJ85

Great report mate,
And as much as I like BA Cityflyer ex LCY, I think one of the best short haul products around in Europe is SunAir .!

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by TUGMASTER
Sun May 22, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busiest Purely Domestic Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 13444

RE: Busiest Purely Domestic Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PlymSpotter" class="quote" target="_blank">PlymSpotter</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thought...

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by TUGMASTER
Sun May 15, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europe B747-100s - What For?
Replies: 8
Views: 4368

RE: Air Europe B747-100s - What For?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ZuluTime" class="quote" target="_blank">ZuluTime</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>the subsequent Caribbean Airlines 747-100 ...

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by TUGMASTER
Thu May 12, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A320 And 777 Collision During Taxi At CDG
Replies: 19
Views: 14416

RE: AF A320 And 777 Collision During Taxi At CDG

Believe Air India have started a claim for compensation....

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by TUGMASTER
Wed May 11, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 21019

RE: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

Have just had a look at my 2016 flights so far, and seen how boring I've been...!!!!! 20JAN <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym>-<acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> EASTERN / <acronym title="Brit...

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