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by anrec80
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Schedules new LGW-JFK-LGW and challenges Europeans to See New York City in 1 day
Replies: 61
Views: 8770

Re: Norwegian Schedules new LGW-JFK-LGW and challenges Europeans to See New York City in 1 day

One slight problem... how to get to Gatwick that early? Fine if you live in London, but if you live anywhere else those flights are way too early. You need a feeder flight to Gatwick in the middle of the night to make the connection to the early flight to New York. For that reason for me those flig...

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by anrec80
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Schedules new LGW-JFK-LGW and challenges Europeans to See New York City in 1 day
Replies: 61
Views: 8770

Re: Norwegian Schedules new LGW-JFK-LGW and challenges Europeans to See New York City in 1 day

For your return flight, assuming you don't have checked baggage on a day trip and already have boarding pass on mobile, arriving 90 min before flight is more than enough, so your target is to reach JFK by 21:30 So, leave Penn Station at 20:00 (LIRR->AirTrain + 30 min buffer just in case) Yeah - tha...

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by anrec80
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12327

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

What's all this 1980's rose tinted glasses rubbish? Boring standard Yseat was and still is17.3"certainly for 737/747/757/767.Hardly fantastic.They tend to call it 17.5 these days with thinner armrests. Boeing did try to address this with the 777 (18.5" seats) and indeed the 787 (again 17....

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by anrec80
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12327

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

grbauc wrote:

For US carriers what about foreign Carries?


For any carrier that wants to operate into the US, say, 5 hr or longer flight.

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12327

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

TransWorldOne wrote:
Except for airlines squeezing an extra row of seats in some widebodies (777 and 787)

This is exactly what this whole thing is about.

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12327

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

Varsity1 wrote:
Airline tickets should be required to list seat dimensions, much like soda bottle show volume.

This is of little value - vast majority of economy pax won't read this anyway and will chase price and schedule.

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12327

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

I think it's time for regulation. It doesn't have to be overly onerous either. Minimum pitch should be 31" and 17" seats on wide-bodies shouldn't be permitted. DL does just fine with 9x 777s. 787s should be 8x instead of 9x. The airlines have received unlimited gravy from the Feds for yea...

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Smaller aircraft with bigger range
Replies: 8
Views: 1316

Re: Smaller aircraft with bigger range

Is it possible to build an aircraft that can hold 150-180 passengers that can go 5000 nmi or roughly 9260 km? Something that can be used for low demand routes like ATL-WAW, IAD-LOS, KUL-JNB, ATH-ORD, etc. There was an aircraft like this - Tu-204-300. Exactly what you are describing. A-320 sized, lo...

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian LH and connenctions
Replies: 7
Views: 1264

Re: Norwegian LH and connenctions

Norweigian has been trying for a while to get one of the major European LCCs to provide them some feed. Ryanair and Easyjet being the obvious targets. The biggest issue is that interline and LCCs don't really mix all that well. There are a lot of technical challenges to overcome to make proper inte...

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to cut A380 production to 8 frames in 2019
Replies: 115
Views: 13633

Re: Airbus to cut A380 production to 8 frames in 2019

Dying swan. :( Maybe, maybe not....... We've just had a debate here about how and why the A321 is flourishing in the USA, when that was a 'dying swan' there 10 years ago. 20 years ago who would have foreseen the growth of the ME3 to what they are today, or a company from Norway would be flying long...

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by anrec80
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are some TATL routes Norwegian could tackle next?
Replies: 106
Views: 10099

Re: What are some TATL routes Norwegian could tackle next?

BENAir01 wrote:
edmaircraft wrote:
Anything in Canada? YVR, YEG and/or YYC (most likely just YYC), YYZ? YUL perhaps?

No, Canada is too expensive.

What's the deal with Canada? Why wouldn't YYZ or YVR work for Norwegian?

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by anrec80
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot orders 20 additional SSJ100 aircraft
Replies: 20
Views: 4215

Re: Aeroflot orders 20 additional SSJ100 aircraft

Dutchy wrote:
Does anyone know if Russia still has very high import taxes on foreign planes?


Not any more. Done away with those taxes long ago.

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by anrec80
Sat Jul 15, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways launches new service to Kyiv, Ukraine
Replies: 15
Views: 2595

Re: Qatar Airways launches new service to Kyiv, Ukraine

I am wondering what's their target customer. Kiev is notorious to be a low-yield destination with almost no business traffic. I am wondering - is QR targeting XXX kind of tourist?

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by anrec80
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair in Ukraine
Replies: 16
Views: 2740

Re: Ryanair in Ukraine

Ukraine is a highly corrupt market, perhaps the most corrupt in Europe. The world bank ranks it As the most difficult European country to do business in. Ryanair obviously decided that this was taking up too much time, and decided to focus elsewhere. Known matter. All Ukrainian aviation authorities...

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by anrec80
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair in Ukraine
Replies: 16
Views: 2740

Re: Ryanair in Ukraine

konrad wrote:

Another point, will we see more capacity at RZE, LUZ airports in Poland, just 100 km from the Ukrainian border?


A few Urakinians are already doing that. But not many. This doesn't take away virtually any business from PS.

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by anrec80
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair in Ukraine
Replies: 16
Views: 2740

Re: Ryanair in Ukraine

To all A.Net readers, one thing I will warn to everyone. Be prepared for a lot of fake news about this from various putinbots (trolls from Olgino) e.g, allegations that Ukraine is unsafe or that FR didn't get the insurance etc. This is because this is quite a propaganda coup for the Kremlin. :!: No...

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by anrec80
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suspects in the shooting down of the MH17 passenger jet will be prosecuted in a Dutch court
Replies: 43
Views: 9470

Re: MH17 suspects trailed in The Netherlands

Note that Iran accepted negotiated and accepted said settlement. Now, please tell us all how Russia is acting better? One needs to remember that one day Putin will no longer be around and it is the hope that more democratic and law-respectful minds prevail in Moscow by then. Good enough sticking to...

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by anrec80
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Learning to fly in New York City
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Learning to fly in New York City

Hi aviation experts, I am looking to finally stop dreaming and pursue my goal of learning to fly. I live in New York City in Manhattan. How do New York future pilots approach this task? Can someone recommend a great school and/or private instructor? Ideally it would be in LGA airport, so it's access...

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by anrec80
Wed May 17, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?
Replies: 41
Views: 7385

Re: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?

Would they consider YVR with it? They used to fly there until 2009.

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by anrec80
Mon May 15, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official US Domestic (ex HI) Widebody thread 2017
Replies: 110
Views: 12183

Re: Wide body service in the US

752is wrote:
Wondering if their is any intercontinental widebody service?


May as well mention AC EWR-YVR on 789, CX and PR JFK-VYR. Talked here all the time.

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by anrec80
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

What you have shown here, I would say, you don't base your opinions on research and facts. At least not academic research, perhaps on facts and research presented by Russia Today, Fox news, Breitbart, Sputnik and so on. You say you are a history major, so you should know what academic research is a...

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by anrec80
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

What you have shown here, I would say, you don't base your opinions on research and facts. At least not academic research, perhaps on facts and research presented by Russia Today, Fox news, Breitbart, Sputnik and so on. You say you are a history major, so you should know what academic research is a...

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by anrec80
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions
Replies: 86
Views: 2424

Re: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions

I said two things, UN Refugee treaty won't let you send back refugee's if they go over the line. Secondly, I said it is not desirable if a group in your society has fewer rights than others and in the end might end up in the streets if they can't earn enough. Most refugees will stay in The Netherla...

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by anrec80
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions
Replies: 86
Views: 2424

Re: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions

Ok, I understand what you are getting at. It actually works like that in The Netherlands, except there is a safety net provided like there is for all inhabitants. I see a few problems with your solution: - you are in violation of the UN refugee treaty, you can't send people away to war zones or to ...

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by anrec80
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS Suburb May Ban Travel on UA Using Tax Funds
Replies: 14
Views: 1876

Re: BOS Suburb May Ban Travel on UA Using Tax Funds

Flighty wrote:
Oh for the love of...

Now the government can pick favorite vendors based on politics or friendships? Wouldn't that be a form of embezzlement?


Not if it's picked on "values".

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by anrec80
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

Libya, Syria and Ukraine was even worse Libya was a European initiated action, the US role was secondary; the US took no military action against Assad in Syria until last week, and that was in response to a sarin attack on civilians. The US has taken no military action in Ukraine either. You're ima...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

There are places where police don't go on foot, one cop at a time. They go with two cars, 8 cops. That's your no-go zones. They do go there. The problem is rather that they can't solve the situation, because too many people are complicit. It's not that "they can't". It's that your state i...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

For comparison, there has been 33 murders in Chicago since the beginning of April. Almost all shootings. 178 murders since the beginning of the year. It'll take another 5 years of terror attacks before Paris equals the number of the average monthly murders in Chicago. Why isn't the world talking ab...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

anrec80, I feel a bit naive, up until now I didn't realize that you were just touting the Russian party line. I'll be honest with you - I am ethnic Russian, though have lived in quite a few countries. Nothing to do with party lines. Who cares about Ukraine? It's a totally failed state, a territory ...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

Did I ever said there is something "noble"? "Ensuring their statehood stays strong" - regardless of wants, it's his first and primary responsibility. Any leader or a president has it. That, right there, is assigning something that does not exist: "primary responsibility&quo...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

The nobility some are assigning to Kim is incredible. "Ensuring their statehood stays strong", "Maintaining the nation". Sorry that is not the correct answer to "what this guy wants". This guy only wants for himself to be in control and to live in complete luxury with ...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet plans to launch new Ultra Low-Cost Carrier later this year
Replies: 67
Views: 12232

Re: WestJet plans to launch new Ultra Low-Cost Carrier later this year

Source: http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/westjet-announces-intent-to-launch-ultra-low-cost-carrier-619941133.html https://blog.westjet.com/westjet-announces-plans-to-launch-a-new-ultra-low-cost-carrier/?sm_cid=social:ws-world:ulcc-announcement:twitter Initial fleet is planned to comprise of 10 ...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Britain Set To Lose EU Banking And Medicine Agencies ‘Within Weeks’
Replies: 73
Views: 2632

Re: Britain Set To Lose EU Banking And Medicine Agencies ‘Within Weeks’

DDR wrote:
I've tried to keep up with all the Brexit stuff, but why did the U.K vote to leave the union?


Nobody knows an answer to this question. Everyone has their own opinion.

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

Theses no go zone zones are a fantasy created by your press. any of theses zones seems like a Teletubbies park compared to Birmingham :) I wish. But are they also local police's "fantasy" - are they just fantasizing that they shouldn't go there and "provoke the minority members"...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

That shit has to stop and better to stop it now than before there's an arsenal capable of total obliteration of any one or two of these countries OK - go ahead and stop. The USA already "stopped the shit" in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya. Any results? Did anything improve? If you really want t...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

Don't they have grounds to? (hate the US) I know of no reason for NK to "hate" or even be angry with US actions in Korea in the last 72 years. Please enlighten me. OK. Who is constantly doing military maneuvers involving "major police mission", "regime change" and the ...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

What is it in simple terms that this guy wants? ( Other than death to anyone involved and including the U.S.A) It's not that complex. "This guy" is doing what he needs to to as any country's leader - working on making sure his statehood remains strong inside, and that he can protect his n...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How much do you pay for internet?
Replies: 37
Views: 1755

Re: How much do you pay for internet?

We have no capability for wired internet because we live in a travel trailer (caravan) and move frequently. Our internet access is throughly phone plans. Very seldom are we in a location with free WiFi available. We do all banking, e-mail, Skype with kids/grandkids, etc through our phone plans. We ...

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by anrec80
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Internet Speed Question
Replies: 13
Views: 738

Re: Internet Speed Question

Yes - for speed, and latency, a wired connection is always better. You may also consider investing into a good Wireless AC router, which gives only slightly higher ping time and can support speeds of 200-220Mbps easily. Majority of relatively recent (2-3 year old) smartphones and tablets support thi...

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by anrec80
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

Utter nonsense. The entire problem from day one is a creation of the founder of the Kim Dynasty see post #4 http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1360813#p19483209 They started an unnecessary war at the behest of Stalin and the Soviet arms industry. They have refused, and currentl...

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by anrec80
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Britain Set To Lose EU Banking And Medicine Agencies ‘Within Weeks’
Replies: 73
Views: 2632

Re: Britain Set To Lose EU Banking And Medicine Agencies ‘Within Weeks’

But what if May fails to win the election next month and we have a new party in power in the UK? What if voters then demand another referendum, now that some of the "costs" of the last vote become obvious? That's extremely unlikely. They've been having the buzz around Brexit referendum, t...

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by anrec80
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

How large are these " no go" zones? Anybody have any local detail? Here is an example. https://www.thelocal.fr/20161010/are-there-police-no-go-zones-in-france-the-police-say-yes Another notable one - Molenbeek in Brussels, where Brussels explosions and Paris shootings were organized. http...

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by anrec80
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 3849

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

Then you should also understand the limitations of using military force In this case, the danger to the US is far greater if nothing is done. This North Korean regime has a long and violent history behind it, and the current Mr Kim gives every indication of adding insanity to the normal unrestraine...

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by anrec80
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

Anrec80, what should France do( honest question)? Sure - honest answer as I see it. First, they must understand and order up what's going on in their country. They vitally need to strengthen the state. Even Paris suburbs (as well as other major cities) have no-go areas where even police prefers not...

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by anrec80
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

Planeflyer wrote:
Anrec80, what should France do( honest question)?

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by anrec80
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champs-Eleysees Shooting
Replies: 33
Views: 1311

Re: Champs-Eleysees Shooting

Condolences to the family of the officer. Hopefully French nation does get itself together and actually starts dealing with these problems, as opposed to their usual avoidance of required efforts. Only then the casualties will stop.

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by anrec80
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions
Replies: 86
Views: 2424

Re: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions

Why protect people from war or human right violations? If you look at it only from an economic standpoint, why pay for people whom we know will never contribute at all? Handicaps for instance. The UN refugee treaty guarantees safety for people whom are refugees conform the criteria. That's why they...

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by anrec80
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions
Replies: 86
Views: 2424

Re: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions

There are work permits, even EU-wide ones. And if a country is safe, people have to go back, if people have to go back, then there is no welfare system for them. And I don't know what your standard for human rights situation is, but in most countries, it isn't just "fine". The EU has a pr...

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by anrec80
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions
Replies: 86
Views: 2424

Re: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions

Oh, only in Syria and Afghanistan are at war and only there, there are human right abuses. I was misinformed then, thanks for putting me straight. "Refugees" needs to go back, 67% o them, problem solved. I think it's even simpler than that. What you guys can try over there is replace welf...

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by anrec80
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions
Replies: 86
Views: 2424

Re: At least 10 dead in St. Petersburg metro explosions

In a surprise move Russia allows visa free entry to its far east region for nationals of several Islamic countries and six non-Islamic ones, they even chose increasingly conservative Brunei, but not Indonesia and Malaysia http://tass.com/world/941727 Russians are very reasonable with visa-free entr...

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