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by devron
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX and Passenger stranded
Replies: 18
Views: 5601

Re: B737MAX and Passenger stranded

I think Fiji Airways Nandi to Adelaide flight has been affected. Not sure on Nandi Melbourne, they are mostly 737s not sure if they are operating their 330s to Melbourne like they to do Sydney. Fiji airways has six 737 so grounding two will impact there operations. Tried to find out what they are d...

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by devron
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 704583

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

So most of the 737 max fleet is grounded. Does anyone have any realistic estimate till when measures can be imlimented so the max fleets can fly agian?

I seeing my south pacific flights, once in a live-time trip falling appart as fiji also stoped fly the max.

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by devron
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 704583

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

so Fiji, Fly Dubai, and US airlines are still flying flying? Hope we can find a sollution in the next weeks as I have a trip of a lifetime in the south pacific and plan to fly fiji their 737 max.

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by devron
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government increases stock holding in KL-AF group.
Replies: 156
Views: 16579

Re: Dutch government increases stock holding in KL-AF group.

Not seen every day. Does AF/KL pay dividend so the dutch state with their 0.1% interest on lending actually makes money on this move?

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by devron
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2269

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Nauru has a new website & schedule online. But didn't they want to fly to Guam? Looking forward on getting a Nauru Visa.

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by devron
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220
Replies: 43
Views: 9190

Re: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220

Cool, I guess these will also fly to Nadi. Can they fly some domestic routes e.g. Tanna (I guess no) or Espiritu Santo (I guess yes).

I looking forward to my May flight to Ambrym with them.

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by devron
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US First Class vs EU Business Class
Replies: 58
Views: 5157

Re: US First Class vs EU Business Class

Another difference EU airlines give you access to the lounge whereas US airliners don't.

I think EU airliners do this to have operational flexibility.

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by devron
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 103797

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

A petty in my opinion lucky I have A380 flight comung up next month and in june.

Hat the 747 outlives the 380 who would have expected that.

Time to buy airbus stock?

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by devron
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belgian airspace to close for 24 hours
Replies: 30
Views: 4805

Re: Belgian airspace to close for 24 hours

I just traveled through Brussel and there were a lot of pissed pasengiers that I guess did not get the message. Must say Brussel airport is getting more chaotic every time I travel to Brussels. Even the vending machines have lines nowadays.

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by devron
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belgian airspace to close for 24 hours
Replies: 30
Views: 4805

Re: Brussels Airlines cancels all flights ahead general strike

thank for the info I have a flight to brussel on the 13th. I'll have to rebook.

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by devron
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania ceases operations
Replies: 144
Views: 32893

Re: Germania in trouble

I think this weekend Eurowings, Condor, lufthansa, and maybe Ryanair will get some applications. Not paying employees in a country with 1.2 mil open positions is the start of the end. What is going wrong after air berlin prices increased but now they have come down a bit what is the cause and I do n...

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by devron
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines announces strategy for coming years
Replies: 18
Views: 4329

Re: Austrian Airlines announces strategy for coming years

Can't austian keep some profitable decentralized by opperating in a W pattern? Above it is .mentioned that Austrian like to get 10 Airbus for 200 million. That sounds unrealistic.

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by devron
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat's latest prank advertising
Replies: 21
Views: 5214

Re: Air Transat's latest prank advertising

6 weeks here and I do not have enough so I am taking 9 weeks onpaid leave gets me to 15 that I can work with. Ofcourse my salary decreases but at 80k I decided I am happy and the more I make the more I take off and travel.

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by devron
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 661
Views: 131817

Re: Rumor: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

They will remove the EU flag? Sorry moving on here

Btw I know that don't have the EU flag on the livery in contrast to some other airlines.

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by devron
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any other non frequent flyers on here?
Replies: 47
Views: 2208

Re: Any other non frequent flyers on here?

I am also member of this "non-flying" group, but because being afraid of flying:) Now I am really interested in why are interested in aviation are you willing to explain? I don't it's odd that I am here. Yes, I have aerophobia, but I also think that being here, among experts and maybe pil...

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by devron
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)
Replies: 11
Views: 3891

Re: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)

your stayed at dreamers didn't you? How did you like it?

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by devron
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes
Replies: 130
Views: 19209

Re: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes

How do I know if my company has a corporate contract? I work for a big company and fly all airlines across the board even different airlines on the same route. Is a contract route specific or can there be general contacts (e.g. 15% off everything).

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by devron
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any other non frequent flyers on here?
Replies: 47
Views: 2208

Re: Any other non frequent flyers on here?

Nevoljniletac wrote:
I am also member of this "non-flying" group, but because being afraid of flying:)


Now I am really interested in why are interested in aviation are you willing to explain?

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by devron
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any other non frequent flyers on here?
Replies: 47
Views: 2208

Re: Any other non frequent flyers on here?

When I joined this site I dide 2 or 3 round trips per year. I enjoyed aviation by going to schiphol and just looking at the airplanes. Nowadays I get to fly more.

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by devron
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France
Replies: 67
Views: 9964

Re: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France

Flight will go to air france or transavia?

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by devron
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BUD-FRA-VCE, 50 minute connection
Replies: 30
Views: 2639

Re: BUD-FRA-VCE, 50 minute connection

Enough delayed to get compensation? No, de-icing or better weather is an act of god, outside of the control of the airline. So, no compensation. However, if LH is living up to its 5star status, they have offered vouchers for food & drinks. Ah correct a free beer, cool (might have been to early ...

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by devron
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BUD-FRA-VCE, 50 minute connection
Replies: 30
Views: 2639

Re: BUD-FRA-VCE, 50 minute connection

Enough delayed to get compensation?

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by devron
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair dead last of 19 major airlines: survey
Replies: 10
Views: 1228

Re: Ryanair dead last of 19 major airlines: survey

I hate ryanair and still fly them. Its cheap gives to opportunity to visit places like jordan just for a weekend.

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by devron
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best vacation you’ve ever been on?
Replies: 62
Views: 4554

Re: Best vacation you’ve ever been on?

I am on a quest to visit every country in the world and the climb the 7 summits. Nepal (Summit of Barunche), Denali, Seycelles, Maldives, Vienna all hit my favorate list. But every place I visit with my family is just great and beat the most goreous destimations I visited alone. I start to find euro...

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by devron
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair Livery - What would you change?
Replies: 12
Views: 1153

Re: Ryanair Livery - What would you change?

As long as it is cheap who cares, really, more eurowhite

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by devron
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 964
Views: 153201

Re: WOW Financial Discussion Thread

Just read some reviews for WOW and these are down the drain for this airline, can't imagine a lot of people currently booking with them. doesn't look good for there future income.

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by devron
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Genghis Khan Airlines gearing up to take to skies on wings of ARJ21s in early 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 10850

Re: Genghis Khan Airlines gearing up to take to skies on wings of ARJ21s in early 2019

Zoedyn wrote:
The startup has now signed work contracts with 21 pilots, 10 maintenance staff, 12 flight attendants, 3 security staff, 4 dispatchers, 6 transport staff


I don't work in aviation but the ratio pilots: FA sounds wrong to me shouldn't you have more FA then pilots?

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by devron
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?
Replies: 22
Views: 1702

Re: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?

EIN did grow the part years, it will grow more imho, just don't expect the need for one more hub. There are no trains going to the airport (and the bus station that was under contraction needed to be demolished), it is still being used by the Dutch airforce. Not the best conditions for inter regiona...

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by devron
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights you are most excited about for 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1334

Re: Flights you are most excited about for 2019

Excited for my interesting pacific Island trip: TRW-FUN IK50 (DH1) FUN-SUV FJ280 (AT76) I want to do these too. I guess as it seem you booked them you will do these before May as Nauru flight from.May are not bookable yet? I will also fly nauru from HIR to Nauru and on to Nadi in may if they are bo...

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by devron
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your best flights of 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2795

Re: Your best flights of 2018

1) Condon Business ANC-FAI-FRA "day" light during the entire trip although it was a night flight due to the northerly route
2) Flying onto Denali base camp
3) Praslin to Mahe


of course the only correct answer is I loved all my flights

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by devron
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business
Replies: 4
Views: 6828

Re: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business

thanks I like it when trip report include the trip (i.e. holidays) itself. I hope to visit bali towards the end of the year.

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by devron
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 383150

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Are they still paying there fuel bill? That would be the end asap.

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by devron
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2269

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019

Well if they pay up yes not problem for nauru airlines. I think don't they also serve solomon & espirito sante? But is the tonga market not already pretty much served by virgin?

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by devron
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 396
Views: 43763

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

I predict a direct flight to frankfurt with lufthansa. Oh no that is just wishfull thinking.

Seriously is there any change of another europe flight?

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by devron
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2269

Re: Pacific Islands aviation thread 2019

https://www.radionz.co.nz/international ... nt-venture
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Nauru and Tonga airlines discuss cooperation oppertunties. I can't see how this will work a weekly fligh tonga to australia as Nauru airlines is actually an australian airline?

https://www.radionz.co.nz/international ... nt-venture

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by devron
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fiji Singapore - Nadi FJ361 cancelations & south pacific topic
Replies: 0
Views: 748

Fiji Singapore - Nadi FJ361 cancelations & south pacific topic

I am taking a 24 flight trip through the south pacific. It will be a 2 month trip so enough time (at least a day) between flights and enought time to see stuff. The freak that I am I am daily reviewing my flights on flight radar. I have two questions. Question one I am current seeing that FJ 360and ...

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by devron
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is FR not flying to KEF?
Replies: 50
Views: 6879

Re: Why is FR not flying to KEF?

Prices are down the drain. That migh stop KLM (I think there was a tread on this a few years ago). Prices that are low do not stop Ryanair though and I guess we will see them in KEF once they have enough points on the map elsewhere. Seems Ryanair found a new niche with Israel and Jordan. Also with w...

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by devron
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines A330 Suffers Dual Engine Failure
Replies: 211
Views: 37649

Re: Brussels Airlines A330 Suffers Dual Engine Failure

Seriously two incidents over the period of two months? Do we kwon the cause of the first incident?

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by devron
Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Austrian Airlines doing?
Replies: 17
Views: 4969

Re: How is Austrian Airlines doing?

Why does austrian have a decline in the revenue? Is this the competition?

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by devron
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anything New In The New Experience? Vistara Ailrines UK 720 Delhi to Pune
Replies: 8
Views: 4672

Re: Anything New In The New Experience? Vistara Ailrines UK 720 Delhi to Pune

Wow, 88 $ and this level of service (hot towels). This is not a sustainable but what I gather from the idian aviation market (i.e. reading airliners) most airlines are not profitable. Regarding the food tray if I fly business there is usually a lot of empty space, also excusive dinners have small po...

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by devron
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 75% of Americans apologizes for Trump abroad
Replies: 29
Views: 2049

Re: 75% of Americans apologizes for Trump abroad

If american travel oversee that means they most probably did not vote for trump. It is all about the mid western, middle age,, middel and low income, low and mid educatio, men. That’s fake news right there! Do you have any real stats or just made it up? Sounds like the latter. https://www.washingto...

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by devron
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Millennials Have Less Sex
Replies: 105
Views: 6818

Re: Millennials Have Less Sex

I blame LCC airplane toilets are just getting too small even for fit, avocado, no -alcoholic drinking milllennials.

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by devron
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 75% of Americans apologizes for Trump abroad
Replies: 29
Views: 2049

Re: 75% of Americans apologizes for Trump abroad

If american travel oversee that means they most probably did not vote for trump. It is all about the mid western, middle age,, middel and low income, low and mid educatio, men.

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by devron
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 69603

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

And the award for most odious response to today's events goes to 'Communities Against Gatwick Noise Emission', who, per the BBC, described the disruption as "an early Christmas present for those that suffer aircraft noise." Add them to the suspect list, really! Holidays ruined and they th...

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by devron
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 69603

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

Really why is there not more information and pictures?

Does anyone care to speculate why gatwick and not LHR (easier to block one runway?)

This entire incident makes no sense to me?

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by devron
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlantic Airways (Faroe Islands) applies for NYC service
Replies: 58
Views: 9017

Re: Atlantic Airways (Faroe Islands) applies for NYC service

once per week seasonal with a travel agent support and some transfer it could work but it can also go pretty sour

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by devron
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change And Airlines
Replies: 133
Views: 8413

Re: Climate Change And Airlines

Here's another fun fact: What nation leads the world in carbon emission reduction? That would be The United States of America. As usual, Europe talks a great game, but is full of it when actual results are measured... https://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2017/10/24/yes-the-u-s-leads-all-countries-i...

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by devron
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopia Overtakes Dubai as world gateway to Africa
Replies: 20
Views: 5111

Re: Ethiopia Overtakes Dubai as world gateway to Africa

This article is a joke... I'm not favouring any airline, but just to bring all this into perspective a bit: Ethopian revenue 2017: 3.2 billion USD Emirates revenue 2017: 25.2 billion USD Emirates revenue alone for tickets bought in Africa in 2017 (does not include Gulf & Middle East, as well as...

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by devron
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News Report: OU bankruptcy imminent
Replies: 35
Views: 11473

Re: News Report: OU bankruptcy imminent

Really that would be a petty but with Ryanair & EasyJet offering direct flight to numerous markets it is hard to compete. Would be more difficult/expensive for the local population to correct to long haul flights.

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by devron
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian tops the charts for complaints
Replies: 30
Views: 5074

Re: Norwegian tops the charts for complaints

Lufthansa has zero complains? Prety good they resolve all complains befor it hits CAA so German efficiency still exists (although this is in the UK if I understand correctly).

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