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by danj555
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 555
Views: 85182

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

I don't see any large holes on the left side fuselage... not sure how someone could get sucked out.... ohhh I see a window is out... its possible then

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by danj555
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the ME3 become irrelevant?
Replies: 63
Views: 7727

Re: Will the ME3 become irrelevant?

I could see them failing. What is the one thing that every traveler cares more about that anything else? Safety. What if there were a series of targeted attacks against the ME3? Confidence would be destroyed, and as they are mostly transit locations... people can always transit through another loca...

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by danj555
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the ME3 become irrelevant?
Replies: 63
Views: 7727

Re: Will the ME3 become irrelevant?

I could see them failing. What is the one thing that every traveler cares more about that anything else? Safety. What if there were a series of targeted attacks against the ME3? Confidence would be destroyed, and as they are mostly transit locations... people can always transit through another locat...

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by danj555
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the ME3 become irrelevant?
Replies: 63
Views: 7727

Re: Will the ME3 become irrelevant?

Ok ill take his side. I think the ME3 could be in danger. Let's assume the 797 comes along, and the 779x or 789 matures at the 77W did. We now have an 11 hour plane that can serve new routes faster and two already amazing frames that now can do 20 hours comfortably. That could put the ME3 in serious...

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by danj555
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is new SAA fleet announcement imminent?
Replies: 51
Views: 6389

Re: Is new SAA fleet announcement imminent?

JNB-JFK/IAD nonstop both ways only B778 and A359LR can perform with a full payload. Neither one can come anywhere close to doing so on a full payload, most notably the A359ULR, whose entire point is swapping payload for fuel. Entirely true, even many quads take penalties out of JNB at times. The A3...

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by danj555
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 67953

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

I'm sure my opinion will be corrected haha, but has anyone noticed that the 787 has been getting a lot of glory? It's credited with opening up secondary US cities to international traffic, opening up secondary Chinese cities; it did SIN - SFO first, and still has the LAX route to itself, now this PE...

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by danj555
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 67953

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

I posted on a different thread about Singapore's 359ULR SIN-NYC flight and questioned why that flight will feature an all business class cabin. People on the thread said: The aircraft's ZFW had to be lowered to accommodate the amount of fuel needed for the trek to NYC; meaning that SQ couldn't fill ...

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by danj555
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD $8.5B Expansion Deal - Update: City Council Approved
Replies: 359
Views: 40692

Re: ORD $8.5B Expansion Deal - Update: AA Now Onboard

It feels like there are a lot of airport expansions going at the moment. We have LAX, JFK, ORD, LGA, AUS... Like all pretty high-profile big-budget projects due to wrap up in mid 2020s. Is this just normal for the industry or am I right in feeling like this is a meaningful moment?

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by danj555
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 118
Views: 20899

Re: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

I don't understand why Singapore Air would need to send their ULRs to NYC in premium (biz only) configs... Like just using simple math.. it's 9,500miles away... and the plane has 11,100miles of range. Why the need to cut seats if range, weight, or fuel aren't a restriction? I don't think it is a ma...

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by danj555
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 118
Views: 20899

Re: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

I don't understand why Singapore Air would need to send their ULRs to NYC in premium (biz only) configs... Like just using simple math.. it's 9,500miles away... and the plane has 11,100miles of range. Why the need to cut seats if range, weight, or fuel aren't a restriction?

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by danj555
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al looking at TLV-EZE flights in 2018.
Replies: 21
Views: 2125

Re: El Al looking at TLV-EZE flights in 2018.

yea the overflight thing is a real issue

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by danj555
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11905

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Will the a380s have any trouble?

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by danj555
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 482
Views: 52364

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

One thing the WSJ article doesn't mention, is when did Boeing start these talks. Is this a direct response to Airbus and Bombardier ? Bombardier and Airbus had talks which fell through some time before the actual deal was done. Has Boeing had similar talks in the past with Embraer ? Did the Airbus ...

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by danj555
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 390342

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Has anyone noticed the German flag on the tail of..... most of the a321neos? Why is this a thing when it wasn't before on ceos. Its valuable advertising space for the airline and a flag against a white background is clutter. A321neos are built in XFW and bear German test registrations. German aviat...

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by danj555
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 390342

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Has anyone noticed the German flag on the tail of..... most of the a321neos? Why is this a thing when it wasn't before on ceos. Its valuable advertising space for the airline and a flag against a white background is clutter.

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by danj555
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the deal with LHR's third runway?
Replies: 140
Views: 18722

Re: What's the deal with LHR's third runway?

Ok so where are we actually? Where exactly in the process are we. Everyone on here is going over 1950s plans and government ideology. Where are we actually?

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by danj555
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?
Replies: 113
Views: 15649

Re: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?

If an AvGeek can’t imagine and hypothesize and wonder on a.net, where can he or she? There’s a lot of wet hens in here. Here are my guesses (sorry for not having confirmed sources with the heads of route planning at all carriers) - replace 763/757 tatl and South America - US hubs to Secondary Europ...

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by danj555
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 177493

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Ah I see! Clever move! I like it

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by danj555
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 177493

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

How will Delta not have to pay tariffs now? The 220% tariff is on the product, not the manufacturer.

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by danj555
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 94428

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Yo 80% on any bombardier plane..... 300% on C series. geez.

Is this a trump thing? I don't want to hear trump administration, or branch of gov't led by trump. His words, his mouth. Is this him?

Has there been a precedent? It sorta sounds like out of nowhere.

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by danj555
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 94428

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Bravo. The nationalization of the C-series program stunk to no end, but then to use that financial lifeline as a crutch to dump product in a foreign market was one step too far. Totally agree. But what happens to the delta order? Do they still get it at the previously agreed upon price? Does bombar...

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by danj555
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routesonline Survey - HKG-TPE Busiest International Route
Replies: 19
Views: 2910

Re: Routesonline Survey - HKG-TPE Busiest International Route

VCEflyboy wrote:
How many airports are here in HKG or TPE or SIN??


Thats a funny way to put it... I get what you are asking.... but what you actually wrote was: How many airports are here in airport 1, 2, 3.

If you were going for city abbreviations, it would be HK, TW, or SG.

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by danj555
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA203 diverted to BGR the last 6 days in a row
Replies: 12
Views: 3699

Re: AA203 diverted to BGR the last 6 days in a row

I have 0 in-depth knowledge, but 10 must be type maximum. 757s are regularly pushing 9ish westbound.

757s fully loaded must be slower than their wide-body counterparts; they are doing westbounds quicker at a rate of 1-2 hours less.

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by danj555
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 372
Views: 30915

Re: UA Destroys $42,000 Wheelchair

I'm not going to lie though, getting a wheelchair out of the bin of a 737, particularly the 739 is relatively difficult. I'm not sure what plane they used but if it was a 737 I could possibly understand why it was destroyed. Dude seriously? No it wasn't a 737. They were flying from Euro to Newark.....

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by danj555
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL releases anti-ME3 video
Replies: 196
Views: 20967

Re: DL releases anti-ME3 video

Besides, they are trying to play catch up with the other blue chip players out there. Catch up in what regard? and a monopoly on TATL flights with their respective JV partners Seems you don't understand what the word "monopoly" actually means... at all. Ayyy a post of mine doesn't go by w...

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by danj555
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL releases anti-ME3 video
Replies: 196
Views: 20967

Re: DL releases anti-ME3 video

I'm an American. I hate propaganda. Sure they are getting money from the government. Who hasn't? You're telling me none of the US3 has received a penny from the govt? Besides, they are trying to play catch up with the other blue chip players out there. You don't see Europe's airlines making videos ...

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by danj555
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL releases anti-ME3 video
Replies: 196
Views: 20967

Re: DL releases anti-ME3 video

I'm an American. I hate propaganda. Sure they are getting money from the government. Who hasn't? You're telling me none of the US3 has received a penny from the govt? Besides, they are trying to play catch up with the other blue chip players out there. You don't see Europe's airlines making videos l...

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by danj555
Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 4 more 77W, converts 100 737MAX's into 100 737MAX10
Replies: 157
Views: 32974

Re: United Airlines orders 4 more 77W, converts 100 737MAX's into 100 737MAX10

What do you think in general airlines are paying per plane for an up convert? I suppose it depends on which plane they convert from and a whole host of other things. But ballparks??

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by danj555
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEAP engine still has that whine
Replies: 2
Views: 4157

Re: LEAP engine still has that whine

Geez. The LEAP vid was shaky - didn't notice the engine noise too much until after it left the ground, around 13:30 its unbearable. Had to pause the vid.

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by danj555
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 191400

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Its not a "launch" because they don't have any customers. If they don't get any, or don't get considerable interest at this airshow, its done.

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by danj555
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 79
Views: 12943

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

Omg, I can't believe how far away that thing is. I know they will have rail put in connecting it to south station... but its an hour by car to city center! Surely an express train couldn't knock off more than 15-20.

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by danj555
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X A330neo to feature 440 seats
Replies: 64
Views: 12668

Re: AirAsia X A330neo to feature 440 seats

well, that is indeed type maximum. But why couldn't it reach Europe. I understand that is a lot of people, but if the quote says 440 @ 6500nmi... Why shouldn't be believe them?

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by danj555
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 69367

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

ugh, I think it looks dreadful. They need to update the livery. The Etihad 789 is perfect. That should be the standard. Or a more reachable goal would be Finnair-esk

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by danj555
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146792

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

So like whats the end game here? Obv this can't go on indefinitely. Lack of over-flights really is the tip of the iceberg.... Can Qatar just pull out of whatever organizations were the problem... or make a big 'I'm sorry' donation to some fund? They gotta get out of this somehow. Or fight back with ...

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by danj555
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146792

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

also someone check out QR 1407.... It flew straight into Saudi airspace

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by danj555
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146792

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

Any word on QR 774 flight? will they make the loop or pit-stop?

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by danj555
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146792

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

Why do all the pictures show flights routing around Iraq? It's not part of the ban...

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by danj555
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 354
Views: 60006

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Can someone explain to me why Singapore Airlines needs an aircraft with a range of 9,700nm range for a 7,400nm route? It feels like UAL has matched the right aircraft to the right route. Also they have economy seating. UA is pushing the aircraft to its absolute limits, and will incur substantial pe...

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by danj555
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 354
Views: 60006

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Can someone explain to me why Singapore Airlines needs an aircraft with a range of 9,700nm range for a 7,400nm route? It feels like UAL has matched the right aircraft to the right route. Also they have economy seating. I mean even EWR is 8,300nm.... They nearly do that route with a 359... and certai...

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by danj555
Wed May 17, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ: success in Argentina; mulls expansion in the region`
Replies: 38
Views: 6573

Re: NZ: success in Argentina; mulls expansion in the region`

I feel like they could be under cut for their Asian destinations if a major US airline offered nonstop service from EZE to LAX or SFO. Its gotta be close from a great circle perspective

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by danj555
Wed May 17, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 31507

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Good luck talking yourself out of this one. What need is there for "luck" when the answers are straightforward? Here, since you insist, let's examine. (P.S. learn to use the quotes function. It's not difficult, even for you. Would make this so much less cumbersome). "Actually, it's q...

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by danj555
Wed May 17, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 31507

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

PHX is certainly a big US without any transoceanic international flights (save BA) - but that is because of the poor quality of its population base. The city has relied on retirees and snowbirds far too much for economic expansion; as opposed to building a vibrant economy that can fill seats up fro...

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by danj555
Wed May 17, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 31507

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Which is not only quite strange of you, but ultimately frivolous, as I'm of no such belief. Not the ME3, in this case just the UAE2. Qatar has an entirely separate bilateral... whose allotments Canada is still listing as classified, nearly 7yrs later. :? HAHAH hes here! You made such a stink in ano...

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by danj555
Wed May 17, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 31507

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

HAHAH hes here! You made such a stink in another thread with me that PHX isn't going to get any attention from anyone anytime soon. "Any . . . from anyone"? Hmm, that's a rather inventive recollection. AA has little reason to duplicate the flows that it can serve with the combination of L...

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by danj555
Tue May 16, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London
Replies: 47
Views: 9039

Re: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London

ASQ400 wrote:
danj555 wrote:
CHI787ORD wrote:

Lets not forget the historical tie of London to many Asian and African countries as the imperial capital of the British colonies.


TBH I feel like this is the real reason. qq

The colonial past left behind greater business ties


Nice catch ;)

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by danj555
Tue May 16, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London
Replies: 47
Views: 9039

Re: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London

Its cool that all of you have found these flights. But the question in my head is why? A dozen airlines flying the same flight number doesn't happen by accident. London is a very big and important destination for both Business and Leisure travel. Lets not forget the historical tie of London to many...

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by danj555
Tue May 16, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 31507

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Waiting for LAX772LR user to come swooping in and list a million reasons why PHX can't happen. Which is not only quite strange of you, but ultimately frivolous, as I'm of no such belief. The ME3 are each only allowed three weekly flights to Canada. EK/EY use them to Toronto and QR to Montreal. None...

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by danj555
Mon May 15, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London
Replies: 47
Views: 9039

Re: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London

Its cool that all of you have found these flights. But the question in my head is why? A dozen airlines flying the same flight number doesn't happen by accident.

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by danj555
Mon May 08, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAs should stop threatening people with arrest
Replies: 162
Views: 12379

Re: FAs should stop threatening people with arrest

After the Dao incident, law enforcement is going to be reluctant to respond to calls for service that do not involve drunken or violent passengers or other criminal behaviour. And when they do respond and find the issue is a civil matter between the airline and customer and not a criminal matter, t...

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