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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ElAl not allowed to (force) move passengers anymore.
Replies: 36
Views: 4892

Re: ElAl not allowed to (force) move passengers anymore.

I'm sure their plastic bag supplier will be happy http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/04/11/article-2307713-193E4E9B000005DC-456_634x632.jpg Is that for real...?! Can't see exactly who/what is under that plastic bag. An Orthodox Jew, so he doesn't have to be in contact with a stranger next to him? ...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 73
Views: 8492

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

Thanks for posting this ... I'll cross AA off of my list of options for travel to LAX. Ehh. Unless if you're connecting from somewhere, if you live/are going somewhere right by either airport, or if it's significantly cheaper, it's not really worth the hassle to fly LAX-SFO. For straight SoCal-Bay ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 73
Views: 8492

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

You can use/get AA miles on AS* VX flights. Just saying. Don't believe so, not quite yet. I do not believe reciprocal FF earn/burn between AA and Alaska has extended to Virgin flights yet - I think that is coming on 1 January when Virgin's FF program is folded into Alaska's. They all have AS flight...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 73
Views: 8492

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

You can use/get AA miles on AS* VX flights. Just saying.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Honeymooners Who Reported Massive UA Fuel Leak Slept on Floor as Thanks?
Replies: 3
Views: 1282

Re: Honeymooners Who Reported Massive UA Fuel Leak Slept on Floor as Thanks?

Fuel leak or fuel came out of the overflow vent? Still bad move on united. Everyone should be accommodated after a mechanical. I find it hard to believe there was no one giving vouchers to the hundreds on board.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Offers STOL Version of 42-600 Turboprop
Replies: 35
Views: 5064

Re: ATR Offers STOL Version of 42-600 Turboprop

usxguy wrote:
I'm thinking fatter brakes, maybe a slightly larger tail plane, and of course hyped-up engines :)

It's not usually the landing that is a problem with short runways.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 125 737-8MAX order to Undisclosed Customer.
Replies: 55
Views: 10430

Re: Boeing 125 737-8MAX order to Undisclosed Customer.

Sightseer wrote:
When was the last time a major US airline completed an anonymous order/MOU? I could be wrong, but this doesn't seem to fit with the way US airlines generally order planes. An Asian airline seems more likely to me.

Maybe AS is still figuring out how to unload all the AB order.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 294
Views: 28598

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

You'd think WN would be all over that. Maybe AS will after dropping BLI AS does 10 a day from SEA, only 3 from PDX. Frontier would be good too. Did they used to fly it? I notice a lot that AS needs to start just moving more flights to PDX. They could flow some of that vegas through PDX from points ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 294
Views: 28598

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

jbpdx wrote:
Someone needs to add at least another nonstop PDX-LAS: 8 a day currently. Fares are outrageous, even connecting fares. By comparison, Seattle has 18-19 a day. It has nothing to do with SEA hub status.

You'd think WN would be all over that. Maybe AS will after dropping BLI

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus launches A320 Airspace cabin
Replies: 22
Views: 6763

Re: Airbus launches A320 Airspace cabin

FlyUSAir wrote:
Looks great, definitely an improvement over current narrow-body cabins (BSI excluded).

Looks was worse than BSI IMO

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84452

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

I'm impressed at the amount of aircraft the -10 has managed to rack up, I only expect that to increase as UA will most definitely convert orders and maybe even AS, AC and other airlines who only have the MAX 8 on order like Jet Airways who was rumored to be in talks. I bet AS is going to be all ove...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 70
Views: 9788

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

Braniff1 wrote:
Is there any airport, US that is worse than LAX for entering customs? It is a 3rd world experience; very inefficient.

Do you people even understand how insane you sound sometimes? No one gives a shit about if the customs experience is good.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am question
Replies: 22
Views: 4013

Re: Pan Am question

The ironic thing is that PA could have slowly moved into the US domestic market as a result of airline deregulation (1978) without paying for the routes and not having to pay millions to acquire another carrier. PA like never had any money so I doubt they could have gotten all the leases and stuff ...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-9 and 787-10 Tandem Flying Display
Replies: 24
Views: 3686

Re: Boeing 737-9 and 787-10 Tandem Flying Display

Caution wake turbulence. Heavy Boeing 787 1/4 mile.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swift Air Acquiring Eastern
Replies: 42
Views: 7509

Re: Swift Air Acquiring Eastern

I notice Swift planes all over the place when I travel. I also notice they will park for several days or a week before leaving as I will see them on arrival and departure in the same spot.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am question
Replies: 22
Views: 4013

Re: Pan Am question

simairlinenet wrote:
I don't have numbers handy (they're in a book I own), but the biggest hurdle is that those airlines were all bigger than Pan Am at the time--Eastern or TWA would have been more comparable to Pan Am's size.

Didn't thye try to merge with TWA a few times but it never happened?

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WAPO:Cuba Flights Won't Change; Trip Justification Made Harder
Replies: 41
Views: 3380

Re: WAPO:Cuba Flights Won't Change; Trip Justification Made Harder

Weird cus it's pretty much sold out in Y the next week LAXHAV Good, I'm happy for Alaska - genuinely. But I still think it's on the bubble long-term, and probably more so than any remaining U.S. carrier/route into HAV. I personally remain skeptical - as I have been since even before this re-imposit...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WAPO:Cuba Flights Won't Change; Trip Justification Made Harder
Replies: 41
Views: 3380

Re: WAPO:Cuba Flights Won't Change; Trip Justification Made Harder

No one seems to remember that AS flies daily LAX-HAV. Ha, I definitely didn't remember it! My apologies. Although I must admit - among the airlines, and routes, left between the U.S. and HAV, I'd say Alaska to LAX is probably now the weakest link. Weird cus it's pretty much sold out in Y the next w...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blimp crash at US Open
Replies: 14
Views: 3332

Re: Blimp crash at US Open

Apparently a blimp caught fire and crashed at the US Open today. Details are sketchy, but it seems the pilot ejected (didn't know that was possible from a blimp) and suffered burns. http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2017/06/15/us-open-blimp-flying-near-golf-tournament-crashes.html http://bleacherreport...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blimp crash at US Open
Replies: 14
Views: 3332

Re: Blimp crash at US Open

polywad6963 wrote:
Pilot used parachute, I wonder if they had a camera man onboard for ariel coverage, and if so did he/she make it out alright as well?

Of course there was cameras. That's the whole point of a blimp.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CFO: Basic Economy is driving operational improvements
Replies: 128
Views: 14352

Re: UA CFO: Basic Economy is driving operational improvements

Checked baggage has all sorts of costs. Because we breathe while onboard, that has all sorts of costs. Because we use the lavs, that has all sorts of costs. Unbundle everything. Start by charging passengers by the pound just like all the other freight. Then charge for everything else. Want to wait ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blimp crash at US Open
Replies: 14
Views: 3332

Re: Blimp crash at US Open

Omg please tell me that is a United ad on the side of it

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG announce the cost of BA I.T. failure will be at least £80m
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Re: IAG announce the cost of BA I.T. failure will be at least £80m

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40285288 "Willie Walsh, chief executive of BA owner International Airlines Group, told investors its initial assessment of the gross cost "is in the order of £80m". "The chaos was triggered by an engineer who disconnected a power supply. The ma...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pan Am 747 Retrojet & Farewell Tour?
Replies: 63
Views: 12040

Re: Delta Pan Am 747 Retrojet & Farewell Tour?

Most likely outcome is that Delta's last 747 and the last passenger 747 to be flown by a US airline will be flown in Delta's current livery, Also likely this thread will have several pages of speculation and arguing what with should be UA , PanAm, Northwest, Northwest Orient, 70s Delta....why delta...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Icelandair Route
Replies: 25
Views: 5246

Re: Longest Icelandair Route

According to my math. KEFANC approx 3300, KEFSEA 3600, KEFPDX 3700

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pan Am 747 Retrojet & Farewell Tour?
Replies: 63
Views: 12040

Re: Delta Pan Am 747 Retrojet & Farewell Tour?

They could just paint one of the planes all white in their hangar and do it mostly with vinyl.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair in talks with Boeing regarding the 737MAX10
Replies: 29
Views: 6220

Re: Ryanair in talks with Boeing regarding the 737MAX10

At 230 pax, it may be worth it to hire the fifth FA. However, I'm surprised that Ryanair didn't consider the 739ER in a 200-seat configuration, with 20 premium seats and 180 standard seats (standard in 30"/17")...that way one can carry more people and it's still only 4 flight attendants. ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana 272 Go Around Sea-Tac Sunday 06/11
Replies: 6
Views: 2005

Re: Asiana 272 Go Around Sea-Tac Sunday 06/11

Dude I see the Koreans (both companies) doing go arounds at ANC all the time. What's the deal?

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 26 Airlines Fail to Complete NCAA Certification Process in Nigeria
Replies: 12
Views: 2650

Re: 26 Airlines Fail to Complete NCAA Certification Process in Nigeria

Damn they might have to fly for an NAIA school if that's the case.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Problem with spam advert redirecting on mobile site
Replies: 45
Views: 3163

Re: Problem with spam advert redirecting on mobile site

I keep getting redirected to Walmart gift cards. Totally rediculous.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 294
Views: 28598

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

I have a feeling that the EAS for the PDX-CEC route is probably helping keep the other KS markets (PDX-OTH/LMT/RDD/ACV) at least partially afloat. They could all dry up if the EAS route went away. Reliability is the other key component, however, and that still seems to elude KS. Today, with that fr...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed customer buys five Bombardier Q400s
Replies: 29
Views: 5526

Re: Undisclosed customer buys five Bombardier Q400s

ericm2031 wrote:
If it's a firm order, then why not disclose the customer?

Could be government or china.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT test running charter flights to China
Replies: 35
Views: 3891

Re: ONT test running charter flights to China

BobbyPSP wrote:
Many,many casino's are closer to ONT- theres' probably 6 between there and the other end of Coachella Valley alone. This will appeal to the Chinese

They aren't really destination casinos. If you are going to fly from china to gamble you'll probably fly 15 more minutes to Vegas

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT test running charter flights to China
Replies: 35
Views: 3891

Re: ONT test running charter flights to China

As someone who grew up in socal I will never understand the appeal of PSP to the northern folks. Send me to a beach to warm up fam.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ
Replies: 84
Views: 13687

Re: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ

Flighty wrote:
This is either a severe violation of social values, or perfectly okay, depending on how good looking the people were.

Theres photos in the article mate.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ
Replies: 84
Views: 13687

Re: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ

Britons flying to Ibiza is constant party and booze and includes that. I assume brain cells get damaged by constant boozing. If you are a family with children, you should avoid this crowd, both on the way and in Ibiza. How dare families vacation to Ibiza! They should expect public sex on an airplan...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ
Replies: 84
Views: 13687

Re: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ

Everyone in the article said it was funny! Why does it make you so sad!

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 484
Views: 53706

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

It is obviously going to happen, it's just a question of when. I think 225 seats and 4500nm range is the sweet spot, and Boeing would need to guard against overbuilding it. That airplane exists today and it's called the 787-8. At 4,500 nm, you're talking flight times of up to 8-10 hours, perhaps lo...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean airlines claiming the 600series ATR is unreliable
Replies: 206
Views: 23780

Re: Caribbean airlines claiming the 600series ATR is unreliable

Sounds like the route should be done with a boat not a plane.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards
Replies: 54
Views: 9184

Re: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards

Really why shouldn't flight attendants be required to purchase their own luggage. It's not part of their uniform. But hey it's a good distraction if you work in an industry that want's to squeeze every dollar out of it's work force that they can. Give them an expensive over night bag and thy won't ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?
Replies: 16
Views: 2673

Re: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?

This happens on 737s and every type that single a single density

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Diplomatic clearance in USA
Replies: 9
Views: 1555

Re: Diplomatic clearacne in USA

You don't even need a flight plan to operate a flight in the US

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 637
Views: 122424

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone know the views of Israel, Russia, China and the EU on this?

Israel should step up and offer overflight. That would be hillarious.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards
Replies: 54
Views: 9184

Re: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards

I certainly don't mean to sound snarky as I'm sure it makes the FA's happy, but is this the best use of money - Tumi rollaboards? Shouldn't they put money into better customer service training or something that directly and positively impacts the customer experience? I doubt they are paying full pr...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?
Replies: 16
Views: 2673

Re: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?

The airline can put the seats wherever they want on he tracks.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American sports charter shortage?
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: American sports charter shortage?

The problem with the sports charters is they are all at the same time. You would need a LOT of planes to cover like a big segment of college football.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 637
Views: 122424

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

:rotfl: No one is even going to remember this happened in 1 month, let alone 5 years. I remember how many people died building those stadiums. Also, Qatar will probably be uninhabitable within 5 years If only they could be a civilized country like the US, where no one dies working on vanity project...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Golfer misses US Open....because of AA
Replies: 27
Views: 4877

Re: Golfer misses US Open....because of AA

The tournament doesn't even start till Thursday. The memorial just ended last night.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 637
Views: 122424

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

jnev3289 wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
Time to pull the World Cup

:rotfl: No one is even going to remember this happened in 1 month, let alone 5 years.
I remember how many people died building those stadiums. Also, Qatar will probably be uninhabitable within 5 years

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