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by maortega15
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 39
Views: 9524

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

QANTAS747-438 wrote:
Do we know the tail numbers of the two new 777s?

RP-C7781 and RP-C7782.

81 is in the paint hangar at the moment so I guess we'll find out soon.

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EWR Barack H Obama Airport
Replies: 56
Views: 2986

Re: EWR Barack H Obama Airport

Man, seahawk is going to have a field day with this one! :lol:

seahawk vs. Curiousflyer

What could go wrong?! :stirthepot: :hyper:

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4110
Views: 1326333

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Probably better to have said "Some Asian carriers", as China Eastern, China Southern and Korean Air, all of which fly the 77W into SFO, don't have the A350 on order! Air China will take delivery of their first A350 next month, so we'll see how soon they fly it to SFO to add to the growing...

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by maortega15
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s
Replies: 79
Views: 16263

Re: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s

Well its seems Willie Walsh finally found his used A380's for the "right price". But where oh where will BA fly these birds ? JFK, at some BA is going to have to send it to its largest destination, Terminal 7 can be modified. Miami year round ? Dulles again? Tokyo HND if the let them in? ...

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 31976

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Possibly CEB and CRK along with KBL, the secondary cities in Pakistan as well as smaller cities in SE Asia.

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 619
Views: 17108

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

The minority president believes Putin more than American intelligence https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-putin-election-hacking_us_5a06de14e4b01d21c83ebdf7?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=politics_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000013&section=politics I know ...

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)
Replies: 63
Views: 8841

Re: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)

varsity wrote:
I also thought that T7 did not support the A380. What's BA's plan for JFK-LHR as the 744 approaches the end of its useful life, 777s?

A combination of 777's, the 78X and possibly the A350's.

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 91
Views: 20274

Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?! What other airline offers anything remotely similar? None I know of. That's pretty sweet though. Your own temperature setting as well as light. SQ doesn't seem to come close! They basically imi...

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK reconstruction update?
Replies: 27
Views: 3550

Re: JFK reconstruction update?

I was hoping to see T7 being gone while T8 gets the needed extension and BA can move in, but they just spent a whole lot of money to renovate T7.

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 91
Views: 20274

Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 39
Views: 9524

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

Any updates on this new visual identity? Well their next 77W should roll out in a few days so I guess we won't have to wait long! I hope it’s revealed on their new aircraft; maybe too late depends when it was finalised. Any word on uniforms or seats? Side note: where do they send their 77W? Do they...

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 39
Views: 9524

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

QANTAS747-438 wrote:
Any updates on this new visual identity?

Well their next 77W should roll out in a few days so I guess we won't have to wait long!

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China to order 300 Boeings
Replies: 61
Views: 12515

Re: China to order 300 Boeings

Ordering an aircraft is not like going to a fast food restaurant and ordering off a value meal! "I would like 300 aircraft please with a side of fries" :lol:

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV-series that went on for too long?
Replies: 63
Views: 1950

Re: TV-series that went on for too long?

stlgph wrote:
btw, let's add America's Funniest Home Videos and Dancing with the Stars to the list.

Enjoyed it when Bob Saget was the host. Never liked it afterwards.

A host can really make a difference if you like a TV show or not.

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by maortega15
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?
Replies: 29
Views: 741

Re: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?

I'll be in boxers and a t-shirt. Or maybe PJ's if it's cold.

I have nowhere to go.

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX
Replies: 166
Views: 20107

Re: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX

oldannyboy wrote:
maortega15 wrote:
This seems to be a good color for AC. Highlights of green and black to mimic the mountains and greenery.
Image


Lovely seat, lovely colour...where does it come from?

D

CX A350 Economy

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5779

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

You're not safe anywhere in the U.S. Not school, not church, Target or Walmart, not a sporting event or concert. The only place you're safe really is the comforts of your own home. How long till some nut shoots up a neighborhood block, an apartment complex, a hospital or a retirement home?! Third wo...

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5779

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

I find it entertaining how Trump and different members of the senate/congress reacted to this incident/Vegas incident than the way they reacted to the Uzbek guy in Manhattan. If racism isn't treating people based on their background, then what is it? All he basically said was, "Thoughts and pr...

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5779

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

scbriml wrote:
SOBHI51 wrote:
Devin Patrick Kelley seems to the name of the shooter, so not a Muslim, just a crazy guy.


Ah, so mental illness, not terrorism. That's OK, then. :sarcastic:

Hence Trump's subtle "outrage"

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5779

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

scbriml wrote:
I'm pretty sure there were people who gleefully claimed the Pulse shooting was "god's will". :sarcastic:

...against the "infidels".

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5779

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Another one... Let's see how the right wing media and gun lovers will spin this one ... I guess first of all its too early to talk politics *shakingmyhead* It's funny to see, how half the US doesn't want to talk about the big elephant in the room that is called gun control or some form of stricter ...

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5779

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Woohoo Texas, surely there’s were plenty of right wing bible thumping Baptists packing heat in that church to have taken this sob out before he slaughtered 27 people. Yeah, damn that good guy with a gun, he’s never there when you need him. Not to worry, the Governor of Texas has offered his “Though...

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outrage over Press Secretary's Appearance
Replies: 56
Views: 1652

Re: Outrage over Press Secretary's Appearance

Where's the outrage when people called Michelle Obama a monkey ape, tranny, etc.?! :roll:

Too much PC and sensitivity these days.

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?
Replies: 41
Views: 1015

Re: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?

I'm actually kinda feel at ease that Hillary lost.

Can you imagine the rants Trump will go on if he lost?!

Anyone feel the same or similar?

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Playoffs - World Series predictions
Replies: 29
Views: 993

Re: MLB Playoffs - World Series predictions

I missed the first two games while in the hospital, watched the last five at home. In 70 years of playing, listening to and watching baseball games, I have seen no finer example of the sport than game 5 of this series. Fantastic. Jose Altuve won my heart. I might attend some Oriole's games just to ...

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?
Replies: 41
Views: 1015

Re: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?

Time for someone new. How about someone in their 40s, not someone who is 70+!

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?
Replies: 41
Views: 1015

Re: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?

ltbewr wrote:
No way. The DNC needs to find some new blood.

Maybe Cory Booker?

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 16591

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

The 779 and potential 7710 seem to be a good fit for a 744 replacement.

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account
Replies: 25
Views: 712

Re: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account

OA412 wrote:
scbriml wrote:
For just a few, brief moments the World was a better place.
scbriml wrote:
The real issue here is that it wasn't deactivated for long enough.

Amen to both points. As I said above, I understand why Twitter hasn't banned him, but I really wish they would.

Follow the money Mr. Hutz :mrgreen:

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 9643

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

It's good to know that even the toilets are going to be in carpet. I can finally walk around without shoes on! :D I hate having to put on some footwear just to avoid people's piss on the floor. . Carpet won't eliminate pee on floor, trapped pee odours will get enhanced too Rarely if ever had a prob...

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX
Replies: 166
Views: 20107

Re: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX

This seems to be a good color for AC. Highlights of green and black to mimic the mountains and greenery.
Image

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 55
Views: 8819

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

787fan8 wrote:
I pray to God that this is true. MIA has been without an East Asian airline for far too long. The time has come to change that.

And these new plastic planes are perfect for these types of routes :D

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 55
Views: 8819

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

An A350 could do it with full pax and some cargo from HKG.

Can Miami become the new Hawaii for the Japanese?! :hyper:

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX
Replies: 166
Views: 20107

Re: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX

Would a moss or dark olive green be a better option over black to mimic the Canadian mountains and lush greenery?

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Predictions...........
Replies: 11
Views: 684

Re: Future Predictions...........

Manila will still be trash.

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2204

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

There was a shooting inside a Colorado Wal Mart last night. Why no outrage from the right? Why no politicizing from the right? Because he's White. There was no politicizing during Vegas. This country is based on diversity, no need to end the program when one bad person fucks it up for everybody. Th...

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 9643

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

Wasn't there a preview a while back where a photo showed the entryway with the books as well as being able to dine face-to-face? Whatever happened to that concept? I guess it was basically, a concept? It's good to know that even the toilets are going to be in carpet. I can finally walk around withou...

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2204

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

Not really sure why people are surprised, this asswipe was just following the words and actions of his prophet, who was a murderous bastard (even for the standards of his day, not this revisionist crap) who created the very first caliphate, the one ISIS is just trying to recreate. Yes, you can be a...

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 9643

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

It seems like more and more airlines are going for a black seatback in Economy similar to how the PC went from a white/beige to black.

JL, QF, CX and now SQ.

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 9643

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

I'm a little confused...why is everyone complaining about the seat being thinner? Isn't that a good thing? A thinner seat isn't a harder seat, it's just thinner. Thinner seat = more legroom space right? or does every one mean thinner as in narrower? They probably mean the cushion or padding being t...

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 9643

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

It seems that they have decided to go against using the video handset for Y and Y+ and just used the regular handset like what most airlines have done. And out of curiosity, why the installation of NFC readers? It seems like they're the second after QR to have them. Anyone know their purpose? I'm re...

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?
Replies: 31
Views: 7371

Re: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?

Aircellist wrote:
Any possibilities for YUL? There is a sizable Vietnamese community here (there is even a restaurant close to my mom's which displays the three-bar flag…).

Not before IAH and/or IAD.

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2204

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

I thought Trump waits for all the facts before making a statement. :roll:

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by maortega15
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Flight Attendants Know if a Passenger is Underage?
Replies: 57
Views: 7075

Re: Do Flight Attendants Know if a Passenger is Underage?

Is it wrong to serve coffee to a minor? I remember flying NW when I was 9 or 10 back in 99-2000 or so and they refused to serve me coffee.

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by maortega15
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2168

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

I mean, it's basic psychology. If you lie, you're going to avoid having attention on YOU. So you divert the issue to something or someone else.

I admit, I've done it.

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by maortega15
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best seat manufacturer
Replies: 11
Views: 1175

Re: Best seat manufacturer

On a 10-abreast 777, where does one feel the discomfort? Shoulder, back, bum or all 3? If shoulder, is it still uncomfortable if no one is sitting next to you?

I've never had the opportunity to be on one.

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by maortega15
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2168

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

When you lie, you get defensive and put the attention on others.

When you tell the truth, you keep you keep your mouth and let scrutiny run it's course.

Honesty/Lying 101.

That's why a lot if not all of us here don't buy a damn thing anymore what this bullshit government has to say.

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by maortega15
Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2168

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

I can't wait for seahawk to troll! :lol:

He still seems to be mad that they didn't run the ball a few Superbowls back :rotfl:

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