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by c933103
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To The Kawasaki YPX?
Replies: 4
Views: 4247

Re: RE: What Ever Happened To The Kawasaki YPX?

They say its developed from the Kawasaki P-1. The technology must be there but actual photo results for the YPX looks like an E-190 or an MRJ. Shame. If they would've made a commercial P-1, it would've been one cool looking plane! Plus we need more 4 holers! Had they developed YP-X, it would only h...

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by c933103
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scoot applies for US service
Replies: 48
Views: 12184

Re: Scoot applies for US service

ITB wrote:
Will either AAX or TZ have fifth freedom rights in Japan?

In many Japanese-Foreign countries bilatreals, they have included conditions of allowing unlimited fifth freedom right for foreign carriers excluding airports for capital cities, hence why both of them are going to Osaka instead.

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by c933103
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is LH Dealing with the A380s and 748s?
Replies: 28
Views: 6906

Re: How is LH Dealing with the A380s and 748s?

I recall there were some thread in the forum that quoted someone from LH saying nowadays larger aircrafts no longer mean better CASM, indicating those VLAs aren't as good in CASM as they hoped to be for their size.

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by c933103
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall
Replies: 50
Views: 4359

Re: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

Do they really need to put those pilots into Q300 in order to get hours instead of just whatever other aircrafts?

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by c933103
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Airbus talking additional A380 orders over with IAG, ANA and TG
Replies: 62
Views: 10995

Re: Airbus talking additional A380 orders over with IAG, ANA and TG

ANA, that's probably as much talking as a random forum thread

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by c933103
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scoot and TigerAir complete integration, launch 5 new destinations
Replies: 11
Views: 2648

Re: Scoot and TigerAir complete integration, launch 5 new destinations

Via Japan to HNL? Did they justreplicated the AirAsia route? And seems like both of them are using KIX in Japan too

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by c933103
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Extremely rare runway configurations
Replies: 72
Views: 7282

Re: Extremely rare runway configurations

The "second runway" for Kai Tak that only existed for a brief period of time durinng and after WWII?

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by c933103
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Petition Filed to Protect Air Passengers’ Right to Record
Replies: 4
Views: 731

Re: Petition Filed to Protect Air Passengers’ Right to Record

There goes the argument of no need for cctv on airplane

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by c933103
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)
Replies: 23
Views: 4752

Re: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)

The pdf talked about they will have additional standby aircraft

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by c933103
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)
Replies: 23
Views: 4752

Re: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)

Not sure if they'll be selling the WDH-HLE sector alone. Connecting at WDH is also then an option for some...for instance quite ideal connecting on Air Namibia's FRA-WDH flight...while departing JNB and CPT 07:00 in the morning doesn't connect to many international flights (no LHR flights actually,...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)
Replies: 23
Views: 4752

Re: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)

Any remaining cargo/freight capacity can then be made available. Cargo transport is currently charged at GBP £1.88 per Kg from Johannesburg or St Helena respectively. Note that this fee will be subject to change from time to time. How's the price compare to other flights by SA Airlink? And the docu...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)
Replies: 23
Views: 4752

Re: Saint Helena Government and Airlink Announce JNB–WDH–HLE (& ASI)

how stupid, Cape Town is the place it should be from. Darrin's article ( http://whatthesaintsdidnext.com/2017/07/22/flights-st-helena-johannesburg-cape-town-announced/ ) shows that it does have legs from JNB and CPT : (...) But from the linked pdf, the direct route is JNB-WDH-HLE-WDH-JNB. CPT conne...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 57215

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Before the wiki article dropped references to the MC-21-400 in May 2017 it stated the following: A larger 212-seat -400 version is taken under consideration. MC-21-400 Planned stretched model with up to 230 passengers. That is old info from 2011 https://www.ruaviation.com/news/2011/8/22/491/ http:/...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 57215

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Is "240 passengers" the densest configuration supported by MC-21-400? Or is this the standard configuration? I saw an interview at https://www.aex.ru/docs/3/2017/7/17/2629/ that say MC-21-400 can sit 256 You should assume it is the densest configuration, the previous MC-21-400 design stud...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 57215

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

1. Dmitry Rogozin told journalists that the planned in future version MC-21-400 will get a salon with a capacity of 240 passengers. Clarification on the dates of development and other characteristics yet. Is "240 passengers" the densest configuration supported by MC-21-400? Or is this the...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 57215

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

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JerseyFlyer wrote:
Seeing all the photos, what strikes me most is the absence of any wingtip devices - does anyone know why? (Apologies if discussed up thread, I have not read all posts)

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Golds suspected to be smuggled into Japan via LCC toilets using security loophole
Replies: 0
Views: 520

Golds suspected to be smuggled into Japan via LCC toilets using security loophole

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20170722_23/ As passengers need to pass through custom at international arrival but they don't need to do so at domestic arrival, it is believed that smugglers put gold bars into toilet of Vanilla Air's aircrafts when they flying into Japan, and then they wait...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24
Replies: 75
Views: 1806

Re: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24

KD1570 MD-11F N546JN HKG-???
Just hear some engine sound and see this from FR24.

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by c933103
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24
Replies: 75
Views: 1806

Re: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24

Getting 4 747F in a short interval after typhoon passes through..
CX94 B747-867F B-LJE HKG-ANC
KL888 B747-406M PH-BFV HKG-AMS
5X62 B747-44AF N575UP ANC-HKG
CV810 B747-8R7F LX-VCK KRW-TPE
Just that I am now indoor and can't actually see them.. Sky is also cloudy

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by c933103
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HOU long range aircraft hypothetical Question
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: HOU long range aircraft hypothetical Question

From wikipedia when Hobby was the city's main airport, there were services to airports like HNL and FRA with 707. so I guess it could support long haul operations.

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by c933103
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will it be a good idea if US preclearance facilities are placed within SIN/HKG/TPE?
Replies: 6
Views: 1271

Will it be a good idea if US preclearance facilities are placed within SIN/HKG/TPE?

Currently there are no US preclearance facilities in East Asia, and TPE and HKG which each have about 15-20 daily flights to the US seems to be a good place to put in such facilities, which will benefit lots of travellers from that part of the world and there are also sufficient passenger volume wit...

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by c933103
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines outlines A350 strategy
Replies: 66
Views: 15715

Re: Japan Airlines outlines A350 strategy

I suppose the upcoming HND expansion will also allow them to trade capacity for frequency on trunk route.
But from a CASM pov I suppose they would still want some derated 35K?

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by c933103
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hyperloop - Possible Implications for Aviation Industry?
Replies: 73
Views: 7582

Re: Hyperloop - Possible Implications for Aviation Industry?

Like conventional high speed train, there is a range of market where the hyperloop system would compete in the best. - In the lower end it have to compete with conventional HST and conventional maglev which hopefully can bring the operational speed up to 500 km/h, so perhaps for situation where main...

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by c933103
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CS100/300 as the only replacement for B717?
Replies: 63
Views: 9582

Re: CS100/300 as the only replacement for B717?

Okay this topic got me doing some research. I just looked at HNL OGG and HNL LIH. Both are only about 160 km according to the GC map. I knew where short but I didn't that short. I was thinking more in line with LGA-BOS or SYD-CBA. Both Get to 19000 Flt or so. But this is only about half of those di...

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by c933103
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!
Replies: 80
Views: 11046

Re: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!

This isn't a 3rd runway for BER as PanHAM notes, this is a 2nd airport with all the needs of a 2nd airport. I'm all for building airports on 'contaminated wasteland.' But 39.2 km further away is just too far from the customer base. Not to mention planes fly in BER and out this other runway? Is ther...

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by c933103
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CS100/300 as the only replacement for B717?
Replies: 63
Views: 9582

Re: CS100/300 as the only replacement for B717?

How about for example E195 E2?

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by c933103
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL adds the 2nd HND-LHR and NRT-BKK, ceases NRT-ICN
Replies: 22
Views: 4458

Re: JAL adds the 2nd HND-LHR and NRT-BKK, ceases NRT-ICN

I've always thought it interesting that if you want to book JAL from LHR to TYO that they also offer JAL flights over HEL and CDG much cheaper that direct obviously but clearly a market for it and it helps boost load factors on these flights too. ANA do a similar thing over MUC and FRA I think, it ...

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by c933103
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 57215

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

https://sputniknews.com/russia/20170530 ... -revealed/ If the aircraft is economically 21% better than Boeing/Airbus aircrafts at their catalogue price, how many percent will it better than Airbus/Boeing at their actual selling price?
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https://sputniknews.com/russia/20170530 ... -revealed/ If the aircraft is economically 21% better than Boeing/Airbus aircrafts at their catalogue price, how many percent will it better than Airbus/Boeing at their actual selling price?

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by c933103
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT test running charter flights to China
Replies: 45
Views: 5636

Re: ONT test running charter flights to China

cyberual wrote:
Any updates on these charters? I hear that the aircraft stops in ANC for customs and refueling?

Consider it is Dynamic airlines and they only have 767 I think they have to.

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by c933103
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air India removes non-veg food for economy passengers on domestic flights
Replies: 32
Views: 491

Re: Air India Stops Serving Non-Veg Meals on All Domestic Flights

Newbiepilot wrote:
According to Air India 70% of domestic travelers got the vegetarian option. I understand the simplification and also the cost savings. A veg passenger is very upset to get a nonveg meal but a meat eater usually doesn't care much when receiving a veg meal.

Ah I see. Thanks for the clarification

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by c933103
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained
Replies: 87
Views: 9179

Re: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained

2) Granny figures it out at HND and dumps them. She has no clue (nor should she) naive uninformedness is never an excuse for illegal deeds. ( especially not in her home jurisdiction. She should have known.) 4) Janitor finds them and somehow outs Granny. I doubt the janitor "outed" her. He...

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by c933103
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 102
Views: 27599

Re: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

Reading some older info about it. http://www.anahd.co.jp/pr/201601/pdf/20150129-3-1.pdf Seems like when they ordered the A380, it have already confirmed that they are acquiring it for resort route. http://flyteam.jp/news/article/73989 The registration of the three A380 they're taking will be JA381A,...

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by c933103
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 102
Views: 27599

Re: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

Will ANA's 380 stay as is or get Plus upgrade?

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by c933103
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Standoff at India-Bhutan-China tri-border
Replies: 32
Views: 1047

Re: Standoff at India-Bhutan-China tri-border

By the way, as these conflicts are happening next to Sikkim, is the West Bengal meddling with Sikkim right now and interrupting its transportation?

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by c933103
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Standoff at India-Bhutan-China tri-border
Replies: 32
Views: 1047

Re: Standoff at India-Bhutan-China tri-border

British-India was the union of over 800+ princely states of various sizes who the british had defeated across 2 centuries between 1740 and 1947 - each of the 800 joined the British-India with a treaty or surrender. Are we going to be selective in which treaty we accept and which we reject? Is that ...

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by c933103
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air India removes non-veg food for economy passengers on domestic flights
Replies: 32
Views: 491

Re: Air India Stops Serving Non-Veg Meals on All Domestic Flights

If those meals are still avaiable to non-economy class then they still have to process different types of meals there I assume vegetarian meals are cheaper. They probably got few complaints switching to vegetarian only on flights 60-90 minutes, so are rolling it out to all domestic flights. Air Ind...

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by c933103
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air India removes non-veg food for economy passengers on domestic flights
Replies: 32
Views: 491

Re: Air India Stops Serving Non-Veg Meals on All Domestic Flights

If those meals are still avaiable to non-economy class then they still have to process different types of meals there

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by c933103
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could DFW or IAH fictionally become a hub similar to the ME3 hubs?
Replies: 52
Views: 4809

Re: Could DFW or IAH fictionally become a hub similar to the ME3 hubs?

Geographically ANC was such a hub for fights between NE Asia and Europe when China and Russia airspace was closed. Now those airspace are accessible to western airlines and longer range airliners have been developed ANC have ceased to function this way. For Contential US, it only really make sense f...

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by c933103
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing teams with FedEx on new ecoDemonstrator aircraft
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Re: Boeing teams with FedEx on new ecoDemonstrator aircraft

http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingd ... trator.PDF for some technologies tested on other ecoDemonstrators.
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See http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingd ... trator.PDF for some technologies tested on other ecoDemonstrators.

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by c933103
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herringbone Seats in others tranports?
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Herringbone Seats in others tranports?

Given how airlines and travellers like those herringbone business class seats, is there any other companies that have applied such a configuration onto other transports, like buses or trains?

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by c933103
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines plans LAX
Replies: 75
Views: 9903

Re: Hong Kong Airlines plans LAX

In 2016, Cathay Pacific had 62 percent of its jet fuel needs hedged at US$85 a barrel, according to Hong Kong Economic Journal. The ratio will decrease to 52 percent at US$89 in 2017 and 44 percent at US$81 in 2018. However, the current market price is around US$41 as of this update. Therefore, the...

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by c933103
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained
Replies: 87
Views: 9179

Re: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained

okie73 wrote:
How did she get caught??

Police watched CCTV and found out she discarded those bullets into trash bin.

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by c933103
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained
Replies: 87
Views: 9179

Re: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained

Instead of biting the bullet and risking arrest just tell a leo, omg look what I just found on the sidewalk, your welcome That is even worse... In situation like Japan they would surely ask you where you found it, and go back and check CCTV records who put that there, and then they will discover it...

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by c933103
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines serve JFK for a notch on their belt or to make money?
Replies: 44
Views: 8250

Re: Airlines serve JFK for a notch on their belt or to make money?

It seems there's quite a few airlines serving JFK making no money. These same airlines would NEVER serve EWR if they were making NO money! If EWR become the only usable airport in New York, then airlines will fly to EWR. Otherwise, what would be the reason for them to fly to EWR? There are many car...

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by c933103
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is protected US domestic market really unique?
Replies: 56
Views: 4113

Re: Is protected US domestic market really unique?

This is a matter of protecting the 'turf' of USA based airline companies as well as the need to segregate for border control purposes. To allow a domestic flight within the USA on a foreign airline would mean a major potential security and customs hassle along with costs no airline and the TSA woul...

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by c933103
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is protected US domestic market really unique?
Replies: 56
Views: 4113

Re: Is protected US domestic market really unique?

I think most countries, if not all of them, take the same approach the US does. It would be nice if your suspection can be confirmed by actual evidence as the search I performed as included in one of my earlier reply seems to suggest otherwise. CX won't sell any domestic Chinese itineraries, and US...

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by c933103
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained
Replies: 87
Views: 9179

Re: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained

What threat are the bullets? She going to throw them at people? Dead drop them in the bin for some unsavory character to collect later. This might have been an innocent mistake, but you have to come down hard to prevent the less innocent from trying their hand. I had this exact thought back in '04 ...

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