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by An767
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 2960

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

OH thoughts and prayers. Yep that's going to help a lot of people. Since when has a prayer ever saved anybody or changed anything ? If you want change so this does not happen YOU the USA need to do it. Or are you going to wait until a few more innocent kids are killed ?? 18 school shootings in 2018 ...

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by An767
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2018
Replies: 498
Views: 35636

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2018

The likes of Canberra, Hobart, Newcastle, Wollongong and Townsville are all significantly larger than Darwin, which is about on par with Ballarat and Toowoomba in terms of population. While it’s remote location does drive a lot of demand, that is predominantly to other cities in Australia. As they ...

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by An767
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas's A380/B747 flights
Replies: 20
Views: 1764

Re: Qantas's A380/B747 flights

[quote="kimshep"]Current A380 and B747-438 are 'in flux' right now as QF a) transitions away from DXB and re-routes through SIN to LHR and b) introduces the new B787-9 route(s) LAX-MEL-PER-LHR-PER-MEL-LAX QF A380-800 SYD-HKG-SYD is a ' seasonal ' A380 route. Due to return to HKG shortly. S...

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by An767
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NEW RULES FOR TRIP REPORTS FORUM
Replies: 26
Views: 3922

Re: NEW RULES FOR TRIP REPORTS FORUM

Thanks . If I ever see a pure Video report I don't bother, why should I chew up my bandwidth because you are to lazy to do it right
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by An767
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why A-380 doesn’t sell in more densely populated countries?
Replies: 86
Views: 8570

Re: Why A-380 doesn’t sell in more densely populated countries?

Here we go another "why the A380 ......?
How many of these threads do we need. If you want info re the 380 read one of the hundreds of threads out there . These are getting so repetitive and boring

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by An767
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 1024
Views: 69979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

So if the A332 is replacing the A333 daily on the QF117/118 from early October where is the A333 going? I cant find any extra A333 flying in the schedules? [url][/url] Rumor has it that QF51/52 will go double daily once QF 1 goes via Singapore, so two 332'a on BNE / Sin and that makes a spot for th...

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by An767
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 85658

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

Using your analogy, the blood has already spilled well beyond 2018, and beyond the 748 and A380. The 777X is a financial casualty, a legacy it's burdened with for close to a decade. I really do not understand your comment. What's so different with the 777X compared to the A350-100 or any other deri...

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by An767
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 1024
Views: 69979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

Even on relatively short flights such as SIN the one business class lav is an issue. It actually won’t be much worse on a longer flight. That’s because peak use is in the first and last 90 minutes, around meals. If people are changing into PJs it’s even worse. All A333s have proper crew rest. HNL, ...

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by An767
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 1024
Views: 69979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

A bit out of left field , but could JQ add a Brisbane - Singapore to complement the daily QF flight. The QF flight may well be re timed once QF1&2 route via Singapore from March. Sure there would be traffic there for it, I have done 51&52 3 times this year and on all occasions loads have be...

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by An767
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 1024
Views: 69979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

On the topic of JQ 787s: JQ are improving the 787 schedule/utilization from FEB which will see BNE-DPS-BNE becoming daily, and MEL-DPS-MEL becoming double daily. JQ are also eliminating most of the domestic 787 tag flights. From the end of March 2018 MEL-SIN-MEL will be reduced with the freed up fl...

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by An767
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OK, I'll ask it: What'd you get?
Replies: 33
Views: 1038

Re: OK, I'll ask it: What'd you get?

Recieved nothing, Gave time to a chef who works for me who recently became a dad to his 1st born son . So i covered his shift feeding 150 on a mine site so he had time with his wife and baby. I do not do "christmas" with all the gift giving etc. But I made this guys day, not that his son h...

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by An767
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 379
Views: 38443

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

Looks like storms created major delays in Melbourne tonight, flights leaving with delays up to 1 hour+ SQ308 shd 19.25 act 20.32 both QF & Virgin had similar delays
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by An767
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas love it or loath it
Replies: 48
Views: 1574

Re: Christmas love it or loath it

Simple question, do you enjoy Christmas or do you wish it would all go away. For me its the later. I am an athiest so see no point in celebrating something I do not belive in. The commercialism of it all, go buy lots of gifts and overspend on food drinks etc. Christmas carols every where you go. I ...

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by An767
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas love it or loath it
Replies: 48
Views: 1574

Christmas love it or loath it

Simple question, do you enjoy Christmas or do you wish it would all go away. For me its the later. I am an athiest so see no point in celebrating something I do not belive in. The commercialism of it all, go buy lots of gifts and overspend on food drinks etc. Christmas carols every where you go. I h...

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by An767
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Phuket fast track on arrival
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Phuket fast track on arrival

Hi All
I will be in Phuket in early January, looking for transfers to Patong Beach I came across the VIP fast track option for arrivals, is this needed/ worth it at the cost AU$65.00 or is it just another money earner for the airport ?

Thanks in advance

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by An767
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Retro 77W Coming Soon?
Replies: 18
Views: 4970

Re: British Airways Retro 77W Coming Soon?

Would be nice to see for real, along with a 744 . Although I think it looked best on the VC10 back in the day
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by An767
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 379
Views: 38443

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

no many schools around the country have been on holidays for 2 weeks or more. Check your facts Which schools, specifically? V/F ever heard of schoolies ? Many parents now send their kids overseas instead of the gold coast. Schoolies started 18NOV. Is this the Australian School holiday thtread, or A...

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by An767
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 93
Views: 3515

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

January
QF-Emerald -Brisbane QF-Singapore MH -Kuala Lumpur-Phuket round trip
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by An767
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas Airbus A330-303 QF51 BNE - SIN
Replies: 4
Views: 6431

Re: Qantas Airbus A330-303 QF51 BNE - SIN

Not a bad report until I saw this "The crew distributed the immigration forms, I wasn't carrying a pen, asked if I could borrow pen, was told by the crew member that he had passed the pens out and he can't provide the pen. I had to borrow pen from my fellow passenger to fill the form. Having fl...

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by An767
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 379
Views: 38443

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

John Travolta is bringing his 707 back home, and donating to Hars , no doubt to be parked next to the 744 that QF gave them last year
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by An767
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 379
Views: 38443

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

A question ive been meaning to ask for a while - what was the policy/strategy reason for building separate international and domestic terminals at Australian airports (eg SYD, BNE, PER etc). Now it is clearly viewed as a second rate solution, with a preference to have operations in one walkable ter...

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by An767
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2017
Replies: 262
Views: 30265

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2017

Qantas has a 744 enroute Syd - DPS QF7045 . no doubt to help clear the back log of pax
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by An767
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gifts to crew members/purser upon boarding
Replies: 32
Views: 5867

Re: Gifts to crew members/purser upon boarding

I often do this, especially during the festive/ easter period. The crew appreciate it , they often try and give a gift back but i never take it. i give to show appreciation, not get a bottle of wine in return.
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by An767
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Picture Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 3738

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Picture Thread

F & Y look okay , but that Business cabin ... to much polished wood effect and leather trim for my like , maybe if it was toned down so its not so in your face it would look okay
my 2 cents worth
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by An767
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2017
Replies: 262
Views: 30265

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2017

A bit of that has to do with the time of year, with peak season its more about new routes starting than announcements - you'll find most announcements are made mid-year for peak season. Perhaps that is a factor, but nevertheless, there is actually a lot of news - we cannot post all about these news...

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by An767
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 53030

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

As an aside, with the growth in the SIN mini hub, could we see a daily OOL-SIN on a 330 once the OOL expansion is complete? Would give QF an edge in the premium stakes there and provide an additional QLD daily frequency. Or, would we be more likely to see another BNE daily or upgauge to 388? Talkin...

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by An767
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 53030

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Please keep the thread on topic. This is about Australian Aviation, not a referendum on the quality or legitimacy of news outlets. If you'd like to discuss that, please go to the Non Aviation Forum, but that subject doesn't belong here. For many people, this addition to the QF fleet is an important...

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by An767
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 53030

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Flying QF51 in a couple of weeks, So I have been keeping an eye on times as I have a connection. Todays was delayed by 6hrs! any idea ? why. If that happened to me I would be screwed An767 Probably a tech issue as it was the same aircraft (VH-QPE) which operated the inbound from SIN which arrived i...

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by An767
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 53030

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Flying QF51 in a couple of weeks, So I have been keeping an eye on times as I have a connection. Todays was delayed by 6hrs! any idea ? why. If that happened to me I would be screwed

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by An767
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36982

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

For those who would like to attend the invite only QF 789 arrival event here's your chance https://www.ausbt.com.au/contest-attend-the-exclusive-qantas-boeing-787-arrival-event s there a link that is not behind a paywall ? AN767 I haven't had a problem with paywall before on Ausbt, try the one on f...

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by An767
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36982

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

https://www.ausbt.com.au/contest-attend ... ival-event



s there a link that is not behind a paywall ?
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qf789 wrote:
For those who would like to attend the invite only QF 789 arrival event here's your chance

https://www.ausbt.com.au/contest-attend ... ival-event



s there a link that is not behind a paywall ?
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by An767
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36982

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

For bus gates Hong Kong has to be the worst. Down in the bowels of the terminal breathing in diesel fumes while you wait. Never will I do Jetstar out of there again if that's the case. I am an Asthmatic and it done me no good at all.
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by An767
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF Upgrade Bidding
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: QF Upgrade Bidding

I done a bidding 10.000 points & $200.00 and it was accepted, this was Brisbane - Singapore . so dont bid too high

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by An767
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations
Replies: 147
Views: 18091

Re: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations

Looks like QTR 921 has gone striaght through to Doha , yet looks like EK are stopping in OZ on way home
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by An767
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 36982

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

Latest in JQ cancelling TSV-DPS Passengers who fly the route are claiming flights are always full http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/route-cancellation-townsville-passengers-claim-bali-flights-always-full/news-story/d3bea55620a3ecab5de69cb77ad63ce3 Its all well and good these flights being f...

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by An767
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF changes SYD-DXB-LHR back to SYD-SIN-LHR from 25th March 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 19875

Re: QF changes SYD-DXB-LHR back to SYD-SIN-LHR from 25th March 2018

https://www.ausbt.com.au/no-frequent-fl ... artnership


Can any body highlight key points, as its behind a paywall

Thanks
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dubaiamman243 wrote:
Renewed Emirates - Qantas partnership: No frequent flyer upgrades.
https://www.ausbt.com.au/no-frequent-fl ... artnership


Can any body highlight key points, as its behind a paywall

Thanks
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by An767
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 53483

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

BIG NEWS: *QF dumps SYD-DXB-LHR back to SYD-SIN-LHR daily A380 (QF1/2) *QF increase MEL-SIN-MEL to double daily (A380 and A330) https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media-releases/qantas-and-emirates-to-extend-partnership/ I guess this will appease the MEL folk who complained about the loss of the A38...

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by An767
Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 53483

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

What happened to EK415 today? Its a flight I normally track on flight radar but status today is "unknown"
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by An767
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?
Replies: 72
Views: 2892

Re: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?

1974 London to Melbourne via , Frankfurt, Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Sydney . my 1st 747-200 ride

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by An767
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SQ & NZ & UA & AC - In J ~ AroundTheWorld Pt3! - with Video
Replies: 1
Views: 2930

Re: SQ & NZ & UA & AC - In J ~ AroundTheWorld Pt3! - with Video

Nice report, but would have been better with pic included instead of a video of still shots. .
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by An767
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - Repaint, WIFI, refurbs etc
Replies: 184
Views: 25673

Re: Qantas Fleet Repaint Thread

Oh dear it seams nothing QF does or has done with the revised livery , that most do not to like it. We had in the past 1 member who wrote a protest letter to QF with his disgust. People don't like the font, the location of the belly logo the roo with no arms or the colour of the band on the tail . G...

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by An767
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA releases worst safety video ever?
Replies: 115
Views: 15861

Re: BA releases worst safety video ever?

Not the best , almost as cringe worthy as the QF one a few years back with the Australian Cricket team ........... I hated that with a passion

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by An767
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 39288

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

At Auckland Airport waiting for flight home. Qf have a flight Auckland to Tahiti QFA6032 . anybody know if this is a,charter , or enroute to another port ? Operating with 332 -VH-EBE
Spotted it on Flight radar while I was browsing

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by An767
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 39288

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

In other news The West Australian is reporting that VA's new business class will be based on JetBlues "Mint". If this is the case it will be a big win and is something I have always thought would be a good move for them. https://thewest.com.au/business/aviation/virgin-australias-new-busin...

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by An767
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What airlines have you flown on?
Replies: 76
Views: 2601

Re: What airlines have you flown on?

Air North Ansett Air New Zealand Air Pacific (Fiji) Britannia British Airways Cathay Pacific Compass (Australia) CSA East Jet Emirates Finnair Fly Global Garuda Jetstar Jetstar Asia KLM Lufthansa Lot Philippine Airlines Qantas Ryanair Singapore Airlines Solomon Airlines Trans Australian Thai Turkish...

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by An767
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Etihad A380 Business Class, JFK AUH
Replies: 7
Views: 4925

Re: Etihad A380 Business Class, JFK AUH

No pictures

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by An767
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you have tatoos and/or multiple piercings?
Replies: 65
Views: 2690

Re: Do you have tatoos and/or multiple piercings?

I have 1 tattoo that i cover with a long sleeve at work and 4 piercings that cannot be seen . nobody is none the wiser they are mine and not for the world to see .
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by An767
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What type of people are frequent flyers? (Am I in the wrong career?)
Replies: 66
Views: 4450

Re: What type of people are frequent flyers? (Am I in the wrong career?)

I work in the service industry mainly for remote mining support, so I do on average 6 flights a month across Australia. When I am not working I am on a plane to Asia for short hops and Europe for my long vaction so all up around 40+ flights a year as a top tier FF i get good benifits . But after whi...

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by An767
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Fukuoka-Frankfurt flights?
Replies: 31
Views: 5172

Re: Why no Fukuoka-Frankfurt flights?

Low / no demand. what demand there is , is low yealding = no service
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