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by c933103
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS
Replies: 39
Views: 6582

Re: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS

usflyer msp wrote:
If AY is denied rights to PUS then OZ/KE should be limited to one city in the EU. Its only fair....

Why? AY is not Korean carrier

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by c933103
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS
Replies: 39
Views: 6582

Re: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS

March 2020 is an interesting date, right before the next Korean presidential election.

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by c933103
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reunification of Korea
Replies: 9
Views: 683

Re: Reunification of Korea

So when the day arrives that North and South Korea come together like Germany in 1989, what are some challenges the North Koreans may face when it comes to integration? First, you need to understand if South Korea really needs this. This is +20 million of people, a mountainous area without any infr...

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by c933103
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-KEF on AA for 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 2935

Re: DFW-KEF on AA for 2020

If it is just "your own hope" then don't word your thread totle like as if that's something confirmed

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by c933103
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7535

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

With the global growth in air traffic and the more efficient aircraft available today compared to MH's days, an SQ SIN-EZE via either CPT or JNB would be viable if 5th freedom on SA-EZE is granted? Thoughts? MH had 5th freedom on all sectors, except the domestic JNB-CPT leg. Filling the plane would...

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by c933103
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan AIrlines Group to lost control on another Chinese Airlines: Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Hainan AIrlines Group to lost control on another Chinese Airlines: Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines

According to report https://www.yicai.com/news/100219950.html HNAhave signed a framework agreement with the Guangxi provincial government that will see them taking over majority stake of the airlines, the original ownership structure of the Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines (GX) was that Hainan own 70% of...

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by c933103
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you Chromebook?
Replies: 10
Views: 851

Re: Do you Chromebook?

To me:
Pro: Everything are on the cloud so you can safely erase everything before being checked by law enforcement with no need to worry about data integrity
Con: It doesn't work in mainland China, unless specific setup applied

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by c933103
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Youtuber sentenced to prison for prank on homeless man.
Replies: 6
Views: 522

Re: Youtuber sentenced to prison for prank on homeless man.

So what about youtubers that make fake claims on threat and send police into others' home.

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by c933103
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gender Wage Gap in Airlines
Replies: 48
Views: 1846

Re: Gender Wage Gap in Airlines

Dude, read the definitions. I didn't make them, American Airlines did. And of course a significant part is that men and women are working different jobs. That's a CAUSE of the wage gap. Now if you could explain why men and women are working different jobs ... they'd give you a Nobel Prize. There ar...

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by c933103
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 73
Views: 12032

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

everyone here complaining about spacejet and yet no one complained about dreamliner ... planes - like cars - shouldn't have names, only letters and numbers naming a mean of transport with names is a tricky marketing thing We simply never called it that, and continued with 787-788-789-78X. But Boein...

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by c933103
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 73
Views: 12032

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

Official reason being the word "regional" feel limited whereas the word "space" indicate the spacious interior it offer to passengers. But that couldn't explain why they are removing the word Mitsubishi there, maybe they're trying to find a new owner for the program and want to ...

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by c933103
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One global currency?
Replies: 28
Views: 1280

Re: One global currency?

Currency unions work for certain countries. It may be possible to have a global currency, but the US Dollar already serves that purpose. The IMF has what's called the SDR as a type of currency which is weighed by a basket of currencies. The con of such a global currency is the politics of economics...

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by c933103
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China to reduce European freight train subsidy.
Replies: 0
Views: 451

China to reduce European freight train subsidy.

According to report http://www.sofreight.com/wap/sfnews/index.html?id=34872 , of the current 65 weekly frequencies that depart from 59 Chinese cities to 49 European destinations, some of them are overly subsidized by Chinese government. The central government of China published a guiding opinion tha...

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by c933103
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal
Replies: 220
Views: 18674

Re: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal

T4thH wrote:
Mitsubishi seem only to be interested in Bombardier maintenance part.
https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Business-deals/Bombardier-tells-Mitsubishi-no-cherry-picking-in-jet-talks


I am not really surprised.

The report read like speculation by the author of that article

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by c933103
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?
Replies: 27
Views: 3105

Re: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?

They won't have mainline union pilot contracts to deal with, their targeting of under-served routes and their approach to IT appears to be game changing. But they'll have to deal with recruiting the same pilots who are also eyeing those lucrative mainline contracts. I suspect competition for pilots...

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by c933103
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-800 lease rates increasing
Replies: 33
Views: 6025

Re: 737-800 lease rates increasing

As I pointed out a while ago on an 737 Max thread, a Chinese airlines with an all-Airbus fleet claims their operation will be severely affected if the 737 Max cannot get back to the air by the end of the year even thought they do not operate any 737, because of the elevated lease demand which make i...

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by c933103
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: AirAsia X Starting New York?
Replies: 30
Views: 4608

Re: RUMOUR: AirAsia X Starting New York?

Is that going to be a route for AirAsia X Japan? Perhaps, in future as JAL's ZIP Air is going to be launched soon. AirAsia Japan is still in its infancy and any Airasia X Japan will have to compete against ZIP Air. It will be a strategic decision by the AirAsia X Group. Right now, their only route ...

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by c933103
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: AirAsia X Starting New York?
Replies: 30
Views: 4608

Re: RUMOUR: AirAsia X Starting New York?

Is that going to be a route for AirAsia X Japan? Perhaps, in future as JAL's ZIP Air is going to be launched soon. AirAsia Japan is still in its infancy and any Airasia X Japan will have to compete against ZIP Air. It will be a strategic decision by the AirAsia X Group. Right now, their only route ...

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by c933103
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: AirAsia X Starting New York?
Replies: 30
Views: 4608

Re: RUMOUR: AirAsia X Starting New York?

Is that going to be a route for AirAsia X Japan?

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by c933103
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June 4th, 1989: Tiananmen Square
Replies: 36
Views: 1503

Re: June 4th, 1989: Tiananmen Square

Tell me, how is not letting an activist run for LegCo just b/c their ideal are deem "extreme" not "silencing" them? How is kicking people that were legitimately elected, by people's vote (and voice), out of LegCo just b/c they were more or less deem "not necessary" not...

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by c933103
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June 4th, 1989: Tiananmen Square
Replies: 36
Views: 1503

Re: June 4th, 1989: Tiananmen Square

You seem to imply the same in your full post but I just don’t buy it. You’re right that Chinese people are smart, they’re amongst the smartest and hardest working in the world. But it does them a great disservice to believe that they would be incapable of open dissent and full freedom of expression...

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by c933103
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June 4th, 1989: Tiananmen Square
Replies: 36
Views: 1503

Re: June 4th, 1989: Tiananmen Square

Anyway, too bad Chinese forum members can’t read this thread Why do you think they can’t read this? We have several Chinese members. I posted from China regularly on a.net. I’ve always wondered at the mechanics of censorship on a site like this one. Do they erase the thread? Do they block A.net in ...

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by c933103
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal
Replies: 220
Views: 18674

Re: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal

https://r.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO4572 ... STW001&s=0
Nikkei report the acquisition cost would be in the range of tens of billion Yen, aka hundreds of million USD?
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https://r.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO4572 ... STW001&s=0
Nikkei report the acquisition cost would be in the range of tens of billion Yen, aka hundreds of million USD?

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by c933103
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal
Replies: 220
Views: 18674

Re: Mitsubishi to buy the CRJ program?

It's not weird at all. While the MRJ aims at making the CRJ obsolete, Mitsubishi clearly is struggling massively with the manufacturing logistics and that's where Bombardier has a lot to offer. Makes quite a bit of sense actually. The bigger picture question to me is does it make sense to double do...

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by c933103
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report
Replies: 68
Views: 13254

Re: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report

Maybe 100 CR929 if Russia agree to give China the concessions they want in the project

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by c933103
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal
Replies: 220
Views: 18674

Re: Mitsubishi to buy the CRJ program?

If Mitsubishi take over Bombardier CRJ program's supply chain and global support network then it could be beneficial to the MRJ program, in addition to offering scope compliant aircraft product in the 50-76seats class, and also help Bombardier to set itself free from civil aviation?? But it's still ...

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by c933103
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY sends first A350 to storage
Replies: 28
Views: 10694

Re: EY sends first A350 to storage

Motorhussy wrote:
Always thought it weird, all those years ago, that Abu Dhabi didn’t invest in EK rather than starting EY. How much money has been lost by this airline and their various acquisitions?! Rhetorical and actual question.

Prestige

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by c933103
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Direct Flights from PVG to RGN
Replies: 3
Views: 621

Re: Direct Flights from PVG to RGN

IIRC that is from the route allocation of the last round of Chinese aviation authority's route proceeding?

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by c933103
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 8889

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

DarthLobster wrote:
Just about everyone’s moved at LAX in recent years. HA can get over it.

They're complaining about having to move again after being moved before and was told they won't need to

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 8889

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

HA write about this themselves in their recently submitted opposition against Haneda slot allocation result.

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiwtter banning Chinese users
Replies: 5
Views: 704

Re: Tiwtter banning Chinese users

Dieuwer wrote:
#DeleteTwitter

No need to be part of the Loudmouth Culture.

That is not how other normal people use Twitter...

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiwtter banning Chinese users
Replies: 5
Views: 704

Re: Tiwtter banning Chinese users

BestWestern wrote:
Twitter is littered with government funded support on both sides of arguments.

Perhaps twitter is right - maybe the anti China twitter accounts are foreign government supported spam.

Well I know quite a number of people whose account are affected and they aren't what you describe.

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.
Replies: 197
Views: 44261

Re: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.

If Airbus launched a two type 101t NEO sub series, consisting of a A321XLR and A322, I would estimate 75% of sales going for a 24-30 seats stretched A322NEO and 25% for the niche smaller, XLR variant. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kai_Wicke/publication/259896245/figure/fig6/AS:66783429210932...

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to Retire A380s by Mid 2030s
Replies: 31
Views: 7481

Re: Emirates to Retire A380s by Mid 2030s

Not able to find a better source? The article have a link to a more direct source built in: https://atwonline.com/iata-agm-2019/iata-agm-2019-emirates-chief-not-expecting-max-return-until-year-end Clark pointed out that the A380s still provide “enormous market pull” and are operated at very high loa...

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Stratolaunch shutting down. Fate of Stratolauncher unclear.
Replies: 13
Views: 3187

Re: Rumor: Stratolaunch shutting down. Fate of Stratolauncher unclear.

I had a thought, which I am certain is wrong, but it does have me curious. The design of it always looked almost unbelievable to me that structurally it would hold up. The spar/wing between the two fuselages seemed to be a weak point to me. Like in heavy turbulence would it snap? It just seems like...

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by c933103
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiwtter banning Chinese users
Replies: 5
Views: 704

Tiwtter banning Chinese users

So, as Twitter started banning Chinese users times after times, they are now finally being caught to do the same thing again and get reported by various western media, as the anniversary of the tragic event come close. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/01/twitter-china-takedown/ The official explanatio...

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by c933103
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 760
Views: 129418

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2019-0014-0081 Guam objects the allocations, asks for DOT to give UA one HND-Guam slot. It would have make sense for Guam to get Haneda flight as that would match the stated goal of Haneda slot right expansion, which was supposed to enhance connection ...

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by c933103
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Born on an international flight
Replies: 18
Views: 2616

Re: Born on an international flight

So a Pregnant woman who is from South Africa and her husband is from Mongolia, gives birth to a baby on a Air Koryo flight from North Korea to Thailand, then what citizenship will the child get? You need to check the law of: South Africa Mongolia North Korea Thailand And whatever country the aircra...

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by c933103
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Born on an international flight
Replies: 18
Views: 2616

Re: Born on an international flight

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/people-born-on-airplanes/index.html In the United States, even a child born in the country's waters or airspace is a U.S. citizen by birth in accordance with the principle of jus soli (right of the soil) -- that's the right of anyone born in the territory of a stat...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Second Tier Airports
Replies: 15
Views: 2461

Re: Second Tier Airports

What I find interesting is that over here in Asia, second-tier airports aren't very common to my knowledge. The only prominent ones I can think of are Bangkok's Don Muang (the old airport that's now mainly used by LCCs) and Clark Airport. There are also some turboprop only airports such as Subang a...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Second Tier Airports
Replies: 15
Views: 2461

Re: Second Tier Airports

What I find interesting is that over here in Asia, second-tier airports aren't very common to my knowledge. The only prominent ones I can think of are Bangkok's Don Muang (the old airport that's now mainly used by LCCs) and Clark Airport. There are also some turboprop only airports such as Subang a...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Second Tier Airports
Replies: 15
Views: 2461

Re: Second Tier Airports

All the flight search websites give you the option to pick "All area airports" when you type in a city. Doesn't seem like that big of a deal Most of the time that won't work for airports that are belongs to separate area but still within reasonable travelling time, like TYO and IBR and Ch...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 73
Views: 12032

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

Actually it seems like there are more to the story. Initially, it was Nikkei who reported the incident three days ago: https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO45393700Y9A520C1TJ1000/ (Japanese version, with paywall) https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Mitsubishi-to-turn-MRJ-into-cheaper-smaller-...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 73
Views: 12032

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

Official reason being the word "regional" feel limited whereas the word "space" indicate the spacious interior it offer to passengers. But that couldn't explain why they are removing the word Mitsubishi there, maybe they're trying to find a new owner for the program and want to ...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 760
Views: 129418

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2019-0014-0081 Guam objects the allocations, asks for DOT to give UA one HND-Guam slot. It would have make sense for Guam to get Haneda flight as that would match the stated goal of Haneda slot right expansion, which was supposed to enhance connection ...

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by c933103
Fri May 31, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 73
Views: 12032

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

Official reason being the word "regional" feel limited whereas the word "space" indicate the spacious interior it offer to passengers. But that couldn't explain why they are removing the word Mitsubishi there, maybe they're trying to find a new owner for the program and want to m...

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by c933103
Thu May 30, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al launches TLV-NRT from March 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 4255

Re: El Al launches TLV-NRT from March 2020

It’ll be very interesting to see when the financial benefits of allowing airspace traversal and trade outweigh the political implications of freezing out Israel. Doesn’t require full recognition, the gulf states are already there. Uh? Which Gulf states? I'm not aware of any that recognizes Israel o...

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by c933103
Wed May 29, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stabbing Rampage On Schoolkids At Bus Stop Near Tokyo
Replies: 12
Views: 979

Re: Stabbing Rampage On Schoolkids At Bus Stop Near Tokyo

* Seems like the man was attacking those school kids as they are boarding the school bus.

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by c933103
Tue May 28, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who will be the next president of Taiwan?
Replies: 19
Views: 2471

Re: Who will be the next president of Taiwan?

Seems that Tsai is picking up. Will she win? Where did you get the idea that Tsai is picking up? Polls after polls have show that she's still behind either Terry Guo or Han Kuo-yu. If Ko P runs the result is worse for Tsai. trend ≠ current rating. Han Kuo-yu seems to be losing momentum as he lose s...

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by c933103
Tue May 28, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 357
Views: 64296

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

For Comac, I wonder whether have they resolved their previously reported dispute with UAC or not yet

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