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by SQ789
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 178
Views: 41106

Re: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

It's now already a month since the incident and the aircraft was still grounded in Iran.

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by SQ789
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Chinese airline will order A330neo first?
Replies: 31
Views: 3901

Re: Which Chinese airline will order A330neo first?

Isn't the A350 is more popular than the A330neo?

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by SQ789
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan fails IATA safety audit; codesharing suspended
Replies: 3
Views: 2267

Re: Sri Lankan fails IATA safety audit; codesharing suspended

So that means no more codeshare with other airlines?

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by SQ789
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran
Replies: 76
Views: 17486

Re: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran

The aircraft registration is EP-CPP. Was already 42 years old and one of the aircraft flying in these days.

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by SQ789
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran
Replies: 76
Views: 17486

Re: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran

This must be the first air accident in 2019 as I searched. Not to mention smaller plane crashes since January 1 2019.

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by SQ789
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Passenger flight for the Boeing 727
Replies: 77
Views: 13333

Re: Final Passenger flight for the Boeing 727

I flew 727's more than years ago on Jatayu 727 from Jakarta to Medan. Yes 727 in the 2000's was a rare sight especially in Indonesia.

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by SQ789
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair sets up a new UK Division
Replies: 28
Views: 3674

Re: Ryanair sets up a new UK Division

STN is Ryanair's largest base.

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by SQ789
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is SQ non-stop flying to EWR and not JFK like the other flight via FRA?
Replies: 44
Views: 9100

Re: Why is SQ non-stop flying to EWR and not JFK like the other flight via FRA?

There is something wrong in this thread. SQ also served JFK as well via FRA. So he might have forget about this.

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by SQ789
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH uses the 744 for the last time on FRA-IKA route
Replies: 16
Views: 5242

Re: LH uses the 744 for the last time on FRA-IKA route

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/tk899
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Blerg wrote:
Doesn't TK fly Boeings into Tehran? We can consider them a European airline and IST is located on the European side of Turkey.

TK flies it's 73H on one of it's daily flights.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/tk899

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by SQ789
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces 2019 schedule changes
Replies: 78
Views: 15204

Re: Emirates announces 2019 schedule changes

Looks like EK is throwing its entire 77L fleet at South America, probably in lieu of reducing frequencies even further. It's hard when big markets suddenly get thinner, and your crosstown competition has an army of 789s to serve them... Not really, except for GRU which will continue on the A380. 77...

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by SQ789
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IAG's next conquest?
Replies: 28
Views: 4080

Re: IAG's next conquest?

Not for Air France/KLM. They are a member of Skyteam and I think they have a JV with Delta Air Lines. I think it can be possibly TK, because they lose a partner with LH long time ago.

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by SQ789
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces 2019 schedule changes
Replies: 78
Views: 15204

Re: Emirates announces 2019 schedule changes

Here is another report in South America changes. From June 1: * SCL will operate via GIG instead of GRU * GRU goes from 12x w to 7x w A380 * EZE goes from 7x w to 4x w downgauged from the 77W to 77L * GIG will see the same # of frequencies BUT will feature onward flights to EZE 4x and to SCL 3x, dow...

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy
Replies: 57
Views: 14367

Re: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy

dcajet wrote:
3 A320NEOs (PR-OBL/M/O) flew from GIG to MVD today for what I'd imagine is a return to the lessor/s.

Avianca Brazil's fleet is down to 6 NEOs.

Previously: 2 A320neo's and 1 A320ceo's are returned, now 3 A320neo's are following to be returned to lessors.

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces 2019 schedule changes
Replies: 78
Views: 15204

Re: Emirates announces 2019 expansion outline

Plus as I saw in Flyertalk today. Here are more info in addition to up there: From 15 January, EK384/385 on DXB-BKK-HKG will be operated by the 777 instead of an A380 with EK352/353 on DXB-SIN gets upgraded to an A380 from the Boeing 777 at the same time. Also EK778/EK779 on DXB-CPT being cancelled ...

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ten A380 Orders Removed From Backlog
Replies: 138
Views: 24711

Re: Ten A380 Orders Removed From Backlog

There must a question for QF's A380. They have been postponed for many times (according to Wikipedia) and they are still postponed until further notice. Very strange that a long time order but now still deferred should already been cancelled or converted to options.

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA mulls alliance membership by setting up taskforce for feasibility study
Replies: 26
Views: 3273

Re: HNA mulls alliance membership by setting up taskforce for feasibility study

juliuswong wrote:
I don't think the competition watchdog in HK woukd allow CX-HX merger though. It will eliminate virtually almost all home based competition.

Correct, because HX and CX has competition on most routes such as HKG-TPE, HKG-PVG and HKG-BKK.

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy pulls out of Bangkok
Replies: 12
Views: 3349

Re: Air Italy pulls out of Bangkok

Where will that A330 go? Will it be used for one of the new routes? Or are we about to see yet another route announcement from IG? I think their A330's should have been replaced by the 787's soon. I'm not sure which is the 787 variant, maybe 787-9? According to Wikipedia (not a reliable source, I k...

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Paris 'gas explosion' kills three in city centre
Replies: 12
Views: 646

Updated: Paris 'gas explosion' kills three in city centre

There is an gas explosion in a bakery in Paris today. At least 4 people are dead including 2 Firefighters. Must be another attacks in France in just a month since another Strasbourg. Another attacks in a month means more attacks in Europe are getting worst. There is always a multiple attacks in Fran...

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy pulls out of Bangkok
Replies: 12
Views: 3349

Re: Air Italy pulls out of Bangkok

OA940 wrote:
Where will that A330 go? Will it be used for one of the new routes? Or are we about to see yet another route announcement from IG?

I think their A330's should have been replaced by the 787's soon. I'm not sure which is the 787 variant, maybe 787-9?

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Every British Airways 747-400 Livery
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: Every British Airways 747-400 Livery

How many active 744 in Oneworld livery?

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happen to Southwest website.
Replies: 49
Views: 4608

Re: What happen to Southwest website.

I had this problem years ago. I could not access the WN site from Tijuana, Baja California. The access was being blocked by the local provider Infinitum. The WHY was never answered but a company tec unblocked access. You know what DesertAir, I think WN website can only be accessed in USA only. Even...

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy pulls out of Bangkok
Replies: 12
Views: 3349

Air Italy pulls out of Bangkok

Routesonline reports that Air Italy is removing BKK from end of March but will continue to serve BKK through it's partner Qatar Airways. Any possible reason why they are terminating BKK from network? To me, it looks like lower demand is the possible way they cannot manage to continue flying to/from ...

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ranking of the UAL Polaris Lounges?
Replies: 4
Views: 958

Re: Ranking of the UAL Polaris Lounges?

There are only 5 Polaris lounges now. I heard that IAD is going to be next will be open in May.

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France
Replies: 67
Views: 9566

Re: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France

That mean all Joon fleet, routes and staff will be taken over by Air France again.

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL to order B787 or A330-800
Replies: 103
Views: 16974

Re: LEVEL to order B787 or A330-800

Which one is the best options for them to order?

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines A380s - Is it the end?
Replies: 54
Views: 12463

Re: Malaysia Airlines A380s - Is it the end?

Aren't they going to be kept and used for flights to Hajj in several months from now?

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HU to drop CAN-TLV, replaced by CZ, will fly SZX instead
Replies: 1
Views: 795

Re: HU to drop CAN-TLV, replaced by CZ, will fly SZX instead

What is the aircraft type for CZ?

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by SQ789
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Khloe Kardashian gets another baby again?
Replies: 8
Views: 625

Will Khloe Kardashian gets another baby again?

Somehow by found this source, Khloe looks like going to be on pregnant soon. But do you think she has an husband on these days? Khloe already had 1 or 2 kids now and I think a 3rd baby even at closer to 35 is still nice. https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/a25757790/khloe-kardashian-having-an...

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by SQ789
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happen to Southwest website.
Replies: 49
Views: 4608

What happen to Southwest website.

Well I was trying to access the Southwest website despite I'm living in Thailand today and then I received an "You don't have permission to access "http://www.southwest.com/" on this server." message. Do anyone also get this similar fate as well when you live outside USA or Mexico?

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by SQ789
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA suspends PVG-SYD/MEL; A look at Air China in Shanghai
Replies: 11
Views: 2963

Re: CA suspends PVG-SYD/MEL; A look at Air China in Shanghai

It appears that QF and MU also operate these Aussie routes as well.

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by SQ789
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 LGW to MNL
Replies: 22
Views: 7084

Re: BA A380 LGW to MNL

I flew on an Emirates 777 long time ago to MNL and can see a BA A380 in MNL before in maintenance, sadly no scheduled A380 to MNL yet.

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by SQ789
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 2362

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019y

Obzerva wrote:
How many aircraft do CZ have in the SkyTeam livery that'll need repainting?

More than 10

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by SQ789
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 2362

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

After QR stake as mention on previous thread, I wonder if EK will have a codeshare with CZ soon. Because EK has no partner in China yet and QR just started with CZ and EY does with MU. Plus, What about it’s partnership with its ST members including MU and MF, when will it concluded?

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by SQ789
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 8123

Re: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

chunhimlai wrote:
Will CZ merge with CX?

Unlikely because of shorter distance between HKG and CAN.

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by SQ789
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 8123

Re: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

Hey guys, How long until Qatari eyes turn towards Australia....?!?! I've heard speculation for a couple of years that the Qataris would love a piece of the Aussie airline scene. Cheers, Bunumuring Well according to a different source few months ago, QR is currently being boycotted by QF and when th...

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by SQ789
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 8123

Re: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

Zoedyn wrote:
Whoa! Incredibly wonderful news for CZ that has set its eyes firmly on OW membership following its divorce with ST in literally less than a couple of days ago :thumbsup:

I think yes since in previous thread they just got another stake from AA and have codeshare with most OW as well!

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by SQ789
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 8123

Re: Qatar Airways announces its has acquired a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

WIth this result of QR and CZ, will EK be able to codeshare with CZ as well in the near the future? For EY, they just have a codeshare with MU already just announced earlier this month or last month. Now CZ and QR is probably about to start codeshare and EK does not have any partners from China behi...

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by SQ789
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 19
Views: 897

Re: Happy New Year

Happy New Year friend, sadly I was living near Tokyo than I heard no sound of Fireworks when I sleep, but once again Happy New Year friends.

SQ789

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by SQ789
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many EK fleet has an EXPO 2020 livery?
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

How many EK fleet has an EXPO 2020 livery?

With A6-EPF being the latest aircraft in the EXPO 2020 livery, I can see many EXPO 2020 in Emirates fleet, so far there are 3 types of Expo 2020 livery, Orange, Blue and Green. Can anyone confirmed the numbers of Emirates aircraft that have EXPO 2020 livery. These livery are applied on the A380 and ...

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by SQ789
Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 94
Views: 20480

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

Interesting, do Rouge or AC serves Iceland already? If not, I guess they need to fly there soon because of WOW reducing operations.

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by SQ789
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319neo CFM Leap-1A is certified
Replies: 62
Views: 7906

Re: A319neo CFM Leap-1A is certified

As of end of November 2018, there are 53 A319neo in the backlog, out of about 6,000 orders for the whole A320neo family. It is possible they know there will be more orders in the future, otherwise there would be no reason to certify the aircraft. That is correct. I said earlier in this thread that ...

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by SQ789
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319neo CFM Leap-1A is certified
Replies: 62
Views: 7906

Re: A319neo CFM Leap-1A is certified

There is no one appears to have the A319neo on order, even Chinese and probably US Airlines does not either.

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by SQ789
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: China Southern to exit SkyTeam
Replies: 96
Views: 19510

Re: Official: China Southern to exit SkyTeam

So looks like their new delivery planes has been seen without Skyteam livery and all fleet with ST special livery will be gone soon I think.

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by SQ789
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 112
Views: 18228

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

Very nice livery.

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by SQ789
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS Intl Ops at Kota Kinabalu
Replies: 2
Views: 911

Re: MAS Intl Ops at Kota Kinabalu

Hi a.nutters, Just looking at Intl flights out of WBKK for MAS, flights to Perth, Taiwan and Shanghai are direct at the moment yet February they all go via KL according to the Malaysia Airlines website. As these Intl flights seasonal for only a short time or am I missing something. Many thanks Have...

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by SQ789
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2701
Views: 496837

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Looks like they are about to cancel the MAX order soon. So if they are cancelling then retiring it soon probably. 22 billion dollar orders cancels means the largest aircraft order cancelled in Boeing's history. Plus Some of the MAX 8 that the airline previously supposed to be delivered now possibly ...

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by SQ789
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Planet Lithuania
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

Re: Small Planet Lithuania

And now all Small Planet flights is officially grounded until further notice starting today. That's right, another EU airlines bites the dust.

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by SQ789
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should BA use B788's on short-haul ?
Replies: 73
Views: 11343

Re: Should BA use B788's on short-haul ?

Hi all....with BA now having retired their 767's, and the incoming A321NEO's not having the seat capacity of the 763's they are replacing, I'm wondering if BA should reconfigure a few 788's to operate those routes the 763's were mostly used for. ANA uses the 788's successfully on main domestic and ...

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by SQ789
Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Xiamen Airlines stop serving pork from November 24 due to African Swine Fever
Replies: 0
Views: 601

Xiamen Airlines stop serving pork from November 24 due to African Swine Fever

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/as ... r-10962882

So is this the first airline in China to stop serving porks?
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Linked via Channel News Asia:

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/as ... r-10962882

So is this the first airline in China to stop serving porks?

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