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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK crew robbed in South Africa
Replies: 71
Views: 9707

Re: TK crew robbed in South Africa

My Cape Town friends say that while not prefect they do feel safer than when they visit Joburg.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The future of airport security.
Replies: 0
Views: 91

The future of airport security.

"Technology that could speed up and enhance security checks at airports is being demonstrated to industry experts at a showcase event in London." https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46906935 Interesting piece with most ideas still in the prototype stage but the future does look good and ...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 115
Views: 11849

Re: SIA brand overhaul

destere wrote:
readytotaxi wrote:
Remember when they had the Best First Class back in the day. :cloudnine:



They lead, others followed.


I think you'll find BA got there first!

BA First is not as good as Singapore, and never has been. ;)

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 115
Views: 11849

Re: SIA brand overhaul

Remember when they had the Best First Class back in the day. :cloudnine:



They lead, others followed.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Black

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

and trapping baby, cries of............

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Zimbabwe going tits up?
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Is Zimbabwe going tits up?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46917259 "Zimbabwe cuts internet indefinitely amid violent crackdown." Making it harder for people to organise themselves, the price of fuel has more than doubled overnight, new prices mean Zimbabwe now has the most expensive fuel in the world, The c...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Glow

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 52
Views: 7481

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

Indeed the slowly riising crime rate was rumoured to be one of the reasons why Virgin Atlantic is pulling out this year.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Sandals

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas
Replies: 27
Views: 1965

Re: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas

Is the virus as prevalent on aircraft, but because you don't spend 24hrs and more together no one knows that a lot of people have become unwell afterwards?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

trying doing that with a.........

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Hog

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

bits swallowed and then passed.........

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Sadomasochism

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway bird found on Singapore Airlines flight
Replies: 24
Views: 3340

Re: Stowaway bird found on Singapore Airlines flight

ABpositive wrote:
It was an Unaccompanied Mynah

Ohhh why didn't I think of that :banghead:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

them, were toys ever safe........

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Burp

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran
Replies: 76
Views: 17588

Re: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran

Seems part of the fuselage held up well, as did the house.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway bird found on Singapore Airlines flight
Replies: 24
Views: 3340

Re: Stowaway bird found on Singapore Airlines flight

Mynah bird told immigration it would not be staying, "it was just a flying visit" :rotfl:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family sit on floor during flight, not enough seats.
Replies: 48
Views: 13282

Family sit on floor during flight, not enough seats.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-46858249 The family returning from holiday were flying from Mahon in Menorca to Birmingham with TUI airlines.A "last minute" change of aircraft ment that there were not enough seats. "The Civil Aviation Authority says while passengers are allowed ...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF KC2 Voyager departing VCV
Replies: 2
Views: 1481

RAF KC2 Voyager departing VCV

https://www.flightradar24.com/RRR2123/1f28cd37

Curious, has this been stored at VCV or just a visit? FR24 does not display age.
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https://www.flightradar24.com/RRR2123/1f28cd37

Curious, has this been stored at VCV or just a visit? FR24 does not display age.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas
Replies: 27
Views: 1965

Re: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas

I guess they get a refund as the cruise is cut short, and hopefully a deep clean before the next lot of souls get onboard.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1043
Views: 30325

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Is the shut down effecting international arrivals at airports, are lines longer and people taking longer to clear?

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sharm el-Sheikh: UK should end flight ban.
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Sharm el-Sheikh: UK should end flight ban.

In the UK the Egyptian ambassador has gone public on radio saying that he wants the government to lift the ban on direct flights. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46846042 After the Russian crash numbers dropped from 900,000 to around 230,000 a year and have not recovered. His point is that the Egyptia...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

DNA

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA A380 - will there be route proving flights?
Replies: 8
Views: 3397

Re: ANA A380 - will there be route proving flights?

I see they are offering a 4 seat couch for one person at £660, think that is a really good price

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maintenance Truck Wedged Under A320 at PHL.
Replies: 17
Views: 6324

Re: Maintenance Truck Wedged Under A320 at PHL.

Did the driver reverse into that postion?

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8167

Re: Capital punishment in the US and Its future

Do I have this right? And l let me know if I don't
Society created prison for people who would not live within the rules of that society, that they had voted for to protect themselves. (trying to keep it simple)

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Sting

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

inside our dreams are kept............

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Negotiate

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Mankind

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flightradar24
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: Flightradar24

Now working again, oh well !

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flightradar24
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Flightradar24

Has this site got a problem, unable to get aircraft on a PC or on iPad? Maps show up fine just no traffic?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

shape or form, look to.......

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Evening

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH428 diverting to LHR?
Replies: 1
Views: 967

LH428 diverting to LHR?

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH428/1f1da895

MUC-CLT turned back over Wales and heading Heathrow keeping quite low. Mx?
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https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH428/1f1da895

MUC-CLT turned back over Wales and heading Heathrow keeping quite low. Mx?

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 LGW to MNL
Replies: 22
Views: 7100

Re: BA A380 LGW to MNL

cedarjet wrote:
No cabin crew to look after 2/3 pilots (who are OF COURSE in uniform) but back in the 60s when BOAC has dedicated 707Fs, they had a steward in a white jacket to look after the crew.

It was him !

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2680

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

with others, lead by example......

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 82376

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

It was rather good.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Coming of Age movie
Replies: 32
Views: 1582

Re: The Correct Coming of Age movie

I would pick Stand by me.

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Growing up sucks ! Hence my signature.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 43
Views: 2214

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

Only ever found two I liked
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and

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 4186

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Invincible

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s
Replies: 90
Views: 37443

Re: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s

You know, this is kind of sad. This comes from a Boeing guy. A second hand A380 I thought it could have made itself profitable on low yield tourist routes at low frequency to destinations like MCO in a sardine can config. With relatively low acquisition cost, could potentially work for a new type o...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 805
Views: 195965

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

There is life after death and Alitalia proves it. :duck: The Pope must be happy.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5+ Hour delays into SFO
Replies: 91
Views: 15968

Re: 5+ Hour delays into SFO

Gotta say it's one of my favorite cities to be stranded in, but I understand the frustration.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Dubai on the A343
Replies: 14
Views: 6290

Re: BA to Dubai on the A343

The J cabin does look a tad nicer than BA. Extended service for three months, get your finger out RR.

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