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by artofzen
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK after new Istanbul airport
Replies: 31
Views: 4100

Re: TK after new Istanbul airport

Antarius wrote:
artofzen wrote:
What prevents starting a one stop service to Australia at present with 77W?


Likely insufficient O&D. Why would a passenger choose XYZ-IST-stopover-SYD when they can go XYZ-stopover-SYD on a variety of different airlines.

Right fare and short transit would attract many.

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by artofzen
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK after new Istanbul airport
Replies: 31
Views: 4100

Re: TK after new Istanbul airport

What prevents starting a one stop service to Australia at present with 77W?

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by artofzen
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: future AZ uniforms revealed when?
Replies: 24
Views: 2402

Re: future AZ uniforms revealed when?

If they are so petty minded perhaps ditchng EY era livery would be a good idea too.

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 13
Views: 2811

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

EK and EY have sought additional frequencies to Islamabad and Lahore, about four each.

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIAT Mongolian in the 90s?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: MIAT Mongolian in the 90s?

I didnt notice that, but do recall service being on a 727 to Germany via Istanbul.

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 13
Views: 2811

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

Only Saudi and local carriers are allowed Pilgrim charters.

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26313

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

Trogdor wrote:
"Yellow and blue used in the same share come across as being too “loud” and not premium."

Obviously....

Image

SQ use gold..

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

FriscoHeavy wrote:
artofzen wrote:
It applies to any president not just your lordship


This isn’t the place for such a moronic comment. Take it elsewhere.

Not interested in discussing it, was just a generic question regarding any world leader.

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

It applies to any president not just your lordship

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16510

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

LH658 wrote:
Why call it Sharia Airline, just don't serve booze, pork etc, so non Muslim would buy ticket without knowing until he on board. Telling people you are sharia airline is gunna drive Non Muslim probably away.

Pronounce it like Shania Twain's name is nicer, Shurr-aa-ya.

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16510

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Hopefully their AOC is denied. No, listen. We have to be tolerant of other beliefs and ways of living, as long as they do the same with us. And most Muslims do that. I lived in Iran for two years and I am going to tell you straight out that the Iranians are the kindest, most hospitable people on ea...

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

On a side note, I assume Donald's 742 had to stop for refueling but where? Its 9100 miles to Singapore from Quebec. Is it true the in flight refueling capability has never been used? Aerial refueling is deemed too dangerous to do with POTUS onboard, unless in an emergency. The crews practice doing ...

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

SR380 wrote:
As two Il-62 flew to SIN, and flew non-stop, I’m still very curious why did he flew on Air China 747. Was it for safety concern? Pride?

Definitely China sending a message.

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIAT Mongolian in the 90s?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: MIAT Mongolian in the 90s?

Istanbul was served too.

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non airline businesses owned by airlines
Replies: 49
Views: 3840

Re: Non airline businesses owned by airlines

I believe the Pension Fund for Pakistan International Airlines owned the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Last time I checked they still did, but were trying to sell it. Nice, and affordable hotel if you want to stay in midtown. The hotel is the last vestige of PK in NYC after they terminated JFK servi...

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked
Replies: 30
Views: 10198

Re: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked

I like the new country name eSwatini = land of the Swazi.

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by artofzen
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Do the mods take everything personally?
Replies: 6
Views: 475

Re: Do the mods take everything personally?

I'm curious to know why mods don't say 'Hi' when responding, they just mention a persons name, instead of 'Hi John' just 'John', comes off as unfriendly, it's an av-fan site not a workplace.

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by artofzen
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

Just earlier this year a 744F was sent by South Korean government to FNJ to transport performance equipment into North Korea Wasnt it Air Incheon 737F? See https://www.msn.com/ko-kr/money/topstories/단독방북-예술단-3차례-모두-이스타항공-여객기-이용/ar-AAveAqq Right it was Korean Air Cargo according to this http://www.a...

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by artofzen
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5010

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

What I find most interesting is the basic idea of forcing some one to perform a service for you. Do you really want to force a baker to make a cake for you, even if he really does not want to? Would you eat the cake? I'm talking about how two people with "sincerely held beliefs" react dif...

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by artofzen
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

c933103 wrote:
TC957 wrote:
Must have been quite a sight for the FNJ airport workers - has a 747 ever been there before ?

Just earlier this year a 744F was sent by South Korean government to FNJ to transport performance equipment into North Korea

Wasnt it Air Incheon 737F?

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by artofzen
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21063

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

Asiana Airlines too.

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 8217

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Dhaka is as shocking when they dropped Tehran. Is there even a point to serve LAX with three weekly flights? I don't see how they can be competitive at all. Yeah Dhaka and Tehran are pretty shocking, its weird that they din't have enough passengers to even fill a a320 for Tehran and Dhaka. I mean, ...

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by artofzen
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 7111

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2018

Has HNA ended MyCargo subsidiary? its back using ACT livery.

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by artofzen
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4089

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

This might affect PIA plans even though a study gave favourable results, will route support three airlines? and PIA may use a 777.

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by artofzen
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 8217

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Jazeera returns to Lahore after seven years, from 26 June thrice a week, the only Pakistani city it served.

Two Shaheen A319 may go to Fly Egypt.

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by artofzen
Wed May 30, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'
Replies: 103
Views: 23265

Re: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'

Same case for KA in 10 years.

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by artofzen
Wed May 30, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26313

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

amax1977 wrote:
Congratulations, LH! Now you have the ugliest livery in Europe!

And outdated, its a design idea from 1974 on UTA and 1985 on Qantas.

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by artofzen
Wed May 30, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26313

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

workhorse wrote:
seahawk wrote:
reliability, efficiency and quality.


...and, by the way, these values were already perfectly expressed by the existing livery, there was absolutely no need to change it then.


Exactly, only a tweak was needed, like so.

Image

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by artofzen
Tue May 29, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 8217

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

xwb777 wrote:
Royal Jordanian to wet lease 3 aircraft during the busy summer period. (2 A319 from Shaheen Airways and 1 B737-300 from Star Air).

Heard 4 from Shaheen as they are dropping A319 fleet .

PIA will link Doha to Islamabad from 31 May, Airblue has ended Dammam service.

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by artofzen
Mon May 28, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'
Replies: 103
Views: 23265

Re: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'

KA is transitioning to CX, the logo livery and Cathay in title says it all, brand awareness being done.

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by artofzen
Wed May 23, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”
Replies: 81
Views: 3180

Re: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”

Btw whats new on BBQ Becky? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2h1DpJmqmw Honestly, I'm thinking about doing a WHITE PEOPLE BE CRAZY thread.....soooooooo many stories Starbucks Yale Etc Etc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9slqJERNGw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lah2T32Qm3s And the one who harasse...

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by artofzen
Wed May 23, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two women commit crime........speaking Spanish
Replies: 58
Views: 1762

Re: Two women commit horrific crime........speaking Spanish

texdravid wrote:
artofzen wrote:
Delete.



Nice peppy comeback....not.
Ultimate fail.

Did you know what was posted before I deleted it?

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by artofzen
Fri May 18, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”
Replies: 81
Views: 3180

Re: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”

bgm wrote:
He's a Republican and Trump supporter. Who would've guessed? :spin:

And ironically from a religion whose followers suffered persecution.

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by artofzen
Wed May 16, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 73
Views: 11542

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

Can anyone think of any airport terminal where airlines from Israel and the Arab World co-operate and potentially share neighboring gates? That would be interesting to see both inside and airside. RM LY, EK, and QR all use T4S at MAD. As far as I know, it's really not that rare. JFK T4 also comes w...

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by artofzen
Mon May 14, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 149
Views: 28508

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

Apart from flag its all cohesive, nothing is clashing, the colours work great together.

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by artofzen
Mon May 14, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 149
Views: 28508

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

A320 has now operated regular flights to Islamabad, Quetta, Dubai and Dammam, but no special unveiling event was held.

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by artofzen
Sat May 12, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 149
Views: 28508

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

Has a Sri Lankan Airlines feel to it, looks quite nice and vibrant.

Kriskims one is a bit dull.

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by artofzen
Thu May 10, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 8217

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

PIA ended Kuwait after more than 40 years service, also dropped Salalah, Oman. Plans to expand Saudi network with Ta'if and Gassim.

Gulf Air operated 787 to Peshawar the other day.

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by artofzen
Thu May 03, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4089

Re: Pakistan aviation thread - 2018

Taif is another Saudi city to be added by PIA.

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by artofzen
Tue May 01, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed
Replies: 76
Views: 20174

Re: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed

IMO the livery looks really good. I don't know where your problem is?! This one is colourful, it's modern and it's something different to AZ. The red, green and white colours are used by AZ, so Air Italy couldn't use the same colours from a marketing perspective. Also there is no reason anymore in ...

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by artofzen
Tue May 01, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Islamabad Int'l Airport officially inaugurated
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Re: New Islamabad Int'l Airport officially inaugurated

An A320 was used from Karachi.

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by artofzen
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4089

Re: Pakistan aviation thread - 2018

A Chinese airline might start flying from Kunming to Islamabad Source: THE NEWS https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/305694-china-southern-airlines-to-start-kunming-islamabad-flights Lahore to CAN must be doing well, Shaheen seem to have no complaints on that route. Surprise there isn't any flights ye...

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by artofzen
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe
Replies: 45
Views: 6750

Re: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe

The airline has so far announced 3 destinations in 2018, Catania, Thessaloniki, and Helsinki.


Dubrovnik and Krakow began in April, so five.

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by artofzen
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 8217

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Iraqi Airways is adding or added Ahmedabad, India.

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by artofzen
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed
Replies: 76
Views: 20174

Re: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed

andymartin wrote:
Awful,....and why are they using Eurowings colours??

I know, seems like some kind of snub for unknown reasons. Why does white A330 have a grey belly., none of the two carriers colours support that

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