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by Bricktop
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish to Start Newark Service
Replies: 30
Views: 4690

Re: Turkish to Start Newark Service

ddp wrote:
Galwayman wrote:
Great news for Newark , am surprised TK didn’t fly there before


Turkish does do 2x Daily to New York. It is just an IST - JFK routing.

Sometimes a third flight, TK11, in addition to TK1 and TK3.

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by Bricktop
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 35499

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

No pix? Sorry I wasn't there. :blush:

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by Bricktop
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 35499

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

A number of flights on northern approach to EWR (about 10 miles away) pass over or near my home. Too bad it is a bit too early and dark for me to look out for. I recall seeing the previous flights fly over. I am very glad that this is returning to the historic airport EWR is. I bet the big PANYNJ, ...

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by Bricktop
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed
Replies: 103
Views: 11385

Re: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed

The whole emotional support animals concept is a punchline now. What was once a helpful process has morphed into a joke.

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by Bricktop
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 72
Views: 7207

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

Baron Haussmann and Robert Moses all rolled up in one. Interesting thinking, but ZERO, and I really do mean ZERO chance of any serious discussion. And only mockery here, I am afraid.

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by Bricktop
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.
Replies: 77
Views: 11641

Re: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.

From the 2018 order thread. The A321neo has passed the 2000 orders mark. One in three NEO orders is already an A321 (32,8%). In the previous generation, the A321 accounted for only 22% of CEO orders. And that dear reader is why there will be no A320 stretch. Always nice to see the housefly though.

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by Bricktop
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.
Replies: 77
Views: 11641

Re: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.

A321 is a supposed cash machine. If any customer needs more than the A320, make them go for the A321. Whadda they gonna do? Switch to Boeing? Stay away from the Golden Goose!

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by Bricktop
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: ET stops to accept deliveries for A350's and ordering 12 more B787 instead
Replies: 50
Views: 17268

Re: Rumour: ET stops to accept deliveries for A350's and ordering 12 more B787 instead

It'll take more than "street talk" to convince me of the credibilit of this. It's not a Supreme Court nomination after all. /DARFC

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by Bricktop
Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Congress: Banned phone calls on planes
Replies: 61
Views: 5294

Re: US Congress: Banned phone calls on planes

I don't want to sit next to your mindless cellphone call on a plane any more than when you're sitting next to me at a restaurant. I am sick of the obnoxious me-me-me world. If a call could be done on a plane where the person wouldn't be yelling over engine and cabin noise, then maybe, but be respect...

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by Bricktop
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 121
Views: 17140

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

If you take the big picture view, reading https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-13-billion-plan-transform-jfk-world-class-21st-century-airport you find the plan is for $13B to be spent, of which $12B is coming from "private funding" i.e. corporations, so the answer to ...

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by Bricktop
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 121
Views: 17140

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

How could anyone argue that the Van Wyck doesn’t need to be widened? It was built as a fundamentally flawed design with four lanes at Kew Gardens going into three. It is the single worst part of JFK With round the clock traffic And three lanes that funnel down to two merging on to the Grand Central...

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by Bricktop
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"
Replies: 85
Views: 6056

Re: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"

The key quote "There are perhaps too many airlines in Europe today relative to the size of the market, with too many struggling to keep market share. In the United States, five major airlines provide some 80 per cent plus of scheduled capacity and that may be where the European market will hea...

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by Bricktop
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"
Replies: 85
Views: 6056

Re: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"

The key quote "There are perhaps too many airlines in Europe today relative to the size of the market, with too many struggling to keep market share. In the United States, five major airlines provide some 80 per cent plus of scheduled capacity and that may be where the European market will hea...

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by Bricktop
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"
Replies: 85
Views: 6056

Re: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"

The key quote "There are perhaps too many airlines in Europe today relative to the size of the market, with too many struggling to keep market share. In the United States, five major airlines provide some 80 per cent plus of scheduled capacity and that may be where the European market will head...

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by Bricktop
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 35921

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

Unofficial, but a really really bad sign.

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by Bricktop
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 111
Views: 21305

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

I fear the worst. Even that is optimistic sometimes with recent airline liveries. If IB is an indication, well :scared:

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by Bricktop
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigerian Government suspends plan to launch new carrier
Replies: 11
Views: 1702

Re: Nigerian Government suspends plan to launch new carrier

What's that supposed to mean...? That Nigeria is a basket case country rife with corruption. Only if you've been sleeping for past 100 years would you not already know this. Thanks, that part was obvious enough, but there's probably more to it than just that, though... Or sometimes it just speaks f...

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by Bricktop
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific aircraft repainted with wrong titles
Replies: 70
Views: 14578

Re: Cathay Pacific Rebranding??

LAX772LR wrote:
Cathay just don't give a F anymore....


(I know, I know: whaa whaa)

Golf claps!

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by Bricktop
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Poland Wants Its Planned Airport to Be a European Gateway to Asia
Replies: 63
Views: 7176

Re: Bloomberg: Poland Wants Its Planned Airport to Be a European Gateway to Asia

Let's stick to the airport issue, and not violate a.net dogma that the EU is perfect in every aspect. Warsaw as a hub is a horrible idea. There are already hubs in the Gulf, soon Turkey and even in Helsinki that can do the same job. Are the Kazakhs trying the same deal in Astana? Maybe there's a pla...

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by Bricktop
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3226
Views: 380355

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Keeswlednir wrote:
Nothing to see here. Airbus can mod the A321neo at a tenth of the cost for 90% of the missions!

There may be more than a kernel of truth in there. Unless a lot of the 797 translates into a 737 replacement, I don't see how it can make the business case.

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by Bricktop
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue hints at new tail design
Replies: 70
Views: 12020

Re: JetBlue hints at new tail design

EvanWSFO wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
I think it’s cute.

Why the haters?


This is a.net. Without haters, it might as well be a Justin Bieber Facebook page. It's a nice scheme.

Winning!

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by Bricktop
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Iran Air still take delivery of Airbus aircraft?
Replies: 40
Views: 7778

Re: Will Iran Air still take delivery of Airbus aircraft?

:roll: Oh no, not this again.

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by Bricktop
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 56
Views: 8776

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

This is why people flee from NY and NJ every year. Tax and spend politics unchecked. It is so bizzare...to tax your sacred cow. United should be the states darling. No where else could you find this preverse logic in action So so true. I'm currently devising my exit strategy. This time next year, N...

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by Bricktop
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 56
Views: 8776

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

Reality is UA won't absorb these taxes, they'll just bump up their fares to cover the additional expense, so UA's customer base will get soaked in the end. Which is the reality with all extra taxes and expenses to corporations in every industry. They get passed through to the customer. Sadly, my ho...

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by Bricktop
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A320neo registrations
Replies: 33
Views: 4451

Re: BA A320neo registrations

jeffrey0032j wrote:
LCY55Approach wrote:
BA's new A320neo fleet all have registrations beginning G-TTNA, B, C, D...

I know that historically BA registration codes always have a 'hidden' meaning. Does anyone know what TTN stands for?

Three Twenty Neo

Clever.

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by Bricktop
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220: AtlasGlobal cancels LOI & BRA Braathens seeks indefinite delay
Replies: 42
Views: 6056

Re: A220: AtlasGlobal cancels LOI & BRA Braathens seeks indefinite delay

william wrote:
keesje wrote:
Loosing a major LOI worth milions, the troubled A380 might be facing cancellations & supply chain problems continue to haunt Airbus. Another fresh blow for the guys in Toulouse.


:crazy: :crazy: :crazy:

Someone hacked keesje? Or a failed attack at humor possibly.

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by Bricktop
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.
Replies: 86
Views: 13632

Re: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.

Why would it be dumb to get the 70-100 seat "jet" range covered as complement to the <100 seat ATR segment? There are plenty opportunities to upgrade the CRJ as in "real nextgen" with a GTF, some composite upgrade, etc. Not sure even a new wing would be needed. That would furthe...

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by Bricktop
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.
Replies: 86
Views: 13632

Re: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.

Buying the CS was a smart move for Airbus. Very smart in fact. Buying the CRJ would be dumb. Pointless. I would be amazed if they did. Why would it be dumb to get the 70-100 seat "jet" range covered as complement to the <100 seat ATR segment? There are plenty opportunities to upgrade the ...

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by Bricktop
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.
Replies: 86
Views: 13632

Re: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.

Buying the CS was a smart move for Airbus. Very smart in fact. Buying the CRJ would be dumb. Pointless. I would be amazed if they did.

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by Bricktop
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue , United Hike Checked Bag Fee
Replies: 20
Views: 2358

Re: JetBlue , United Hike Checked Bag Fee

Yay! More mega carry-ons.

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by Bricktop
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 140
Views: 29066

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

As an aviation enthusiast, I don't care what the backstory was on how NH got the A380. The liveries are damn cool looking. My only regret is I won't likely get to see one in person.

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by Bricktop
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad
Replies: 65
Views: 14148

Re: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad

The 777X has no chance then.

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by Bricktop
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

An increasing number of nations will also note that the US is subsidizing them to a massive extent, and has decided not to play the chump any longer. Better brush up on your Russian, mein Freund. ;) That would be the US with the largest national debt on Earth, the one that owes everyone else on the...

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by Bricktop
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

An increasing number of nations will also note that the US is subsidizing them to a massive extent, and has decided not to play the chump any longer. Better brush up on your Russian, mein Freund. ;) That would be the US with the largest national debt on Earth, the one that owes everyone else on the...

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by Bricktop
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

That is convenient for you Americans. But as I pointet out before and that WIederling also corrctly points out, - that the US is run like a banana republic and can't keep order in it's house is a domestic issue and not something that the rest of the world can be bothered with. And I think you got m...

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by Bricktop
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

As far as I know this USA sanctions are illegal according to the EU, the USA renegaded on a agreement. USA law is USA law not international law. If the USA can sanction EU companies how can it be illegal for the EU to sanction USA companies. I do not know how it will play out, but talking about leg...

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by Bricktop
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

Wait 3 more years til trumps gone He’s also gonna run for the second term. So maybe whole 7 years. That will increase pressure. An increasing number of nations will note that the US is a completely unreliable participant in international affairs. fickle, erratic, shortsighted. This will lead to pro...

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by Bricktop
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16559

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

gatibosgru wrote:
Image

Crazy creative. Props to the Marketing team.

A perfect summary. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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by Bricktop
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

neomax wrote:
Why should Airbus give a damn if there are sanctions? Things are only going to get worse so Airbus might as well get used to life under sanctions and deliver the damn airplanes.

Spoken like someone with zero skin in the game. The shareholder lawsuits would be plentiful and instantaneous.

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by Bricktop
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best airline call signs
Replies: 84
Views: 6430

Re: Best airline call signs

Kalitta - "Connie"

Speedbird's the classic though.

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by Bricktop
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12189

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

On topic: I think they can hold out with their ageing aircraft for two more years. If Trump gets re-elected it's time to change plans, if not there is still a chance that the embargo is lifted and the deliveries of the remaining Airbus planes can be carried out. You do realize the reason that Presi...

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qf789 wrote:
First flight for first Gulf Air A320neo

Image

https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... 2571636736

Love that livery!

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by Bricktop
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bigboy AN-225 Myria in a casual low pass?
Replies: 32
Views: 6022

Re: Bigboy AN-225 Myria in a casual low pass?

An amazing machine that must be near the top of every spotter's bucket list.
I haven't seen it yet.

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by Bricktop
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 280
Views: 36417

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

Because the A380 is not a USA product. (remember Concorde?) Tell that to EK, EY, LH, AF, SQ, OZ and KE. I wasn't referring to the airlines. I was talking about polítics. And EK and EY...... well check how they were when the Concorde was around. :smile: Utter silliness. The false premise was that JF...

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by Bricktop
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 280
Views: 36417

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

tapairbus370 wrote:
JayBCNLON wrote:
Why is one of the biggest airports in the world (JFK) not able to simply handle an aircraft without a glitch more than 10 years after its market entry ?



Because the A380 is not a USA product.

(remember Concorde?)

Tell that to EK, EY, LH, AF, SQ, OZ and KE.

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by Bricktop
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reduction of 787 deferred production cost slows.
Replies: 288
Views: 20763

Re: Reduction of 787 deferred production cost slows.

There is a lot of shooting the poster in this thread. I don't think it's about bashing Boeing, but to make clear what the (dis)advantages are for Boeing (and the shareholders) by using Program Accounting, instead of using the more applicable accounting rules. Reading all those posts which are point...

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by Bricktop
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reduction of 787 deferred production cost slows.
Replies: 288
Views: 20763

Re: Reduction of 787 deferred production cost slows.

It is instructive to keep such threads open because it reveals the pathology of a certain type of poster. In this case it is the rabid anti-Boeing example. The only reason not to block him is for comic relief, as numerous almost universal posters have refuted his theories he resorts to narrower and ...

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by Bricktop
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways - developments
Replies: 8
Views: 1563

Re: South African Airways - developments

EY may have bitten a few years ago but now? No chance.

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