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6th Apr 2021, 08:31
Replies: 20
Views: 7,938
Posted By azhkman

I agree with this. It's a way to ban travel...

I agree with this. It's a way to ban travel without banning travel. Few people can, or would want to, spend 21 days in a hotel room with nothing but Netflix, and Internet-based Self Stimulation.
Forum: Middle East
18th Aug 2020, 02:55
Replies: 213
Views: 182,414
Posted By azhkman

Jack330 Saudization, haha. I remember living...

Jack330

Saudization, haha. I remember living in Saudia City with my Mom and Dad working for Saudia in late 80's and they were talking about Saudization then. Let's be honest, this is the fault of...
8th Jun 2020, 02:47
Replies: 69
Views: 42,987
Posted By azhkman

If Qatar were to boost its stake it would like...

If Qatar were to boost its stake it would like only be with a wink & nod to the mainland to go along to get along with the rebranding "Air China HK", or any number of initiatives the board may have...
19th Feb 2020, 12:49
Replies: 49
Views: 23,550
Posted By azhkman

This is the point though. Ignore the numbers in...

This is the point though. Ignore the numbers in China, and look at the illness outside of China. Infection rates are low, and fatality rates are low. Thankfully, and very thankfully, this does not...
19th Feb 2020, 12:43
Replies: 98
Views: 120,310
Posted By azhkman

When did Spirit Airlines start flying to HK? J/K...

When did Spirit Airlines start flying to HK? J/K - I hope they can pull out of this.
9th Dec 2019, 00:32
Replies: 62
Views: 55,139
Posted By azhkman

So for the passenger "experience", HK will be...

So for the passenger "experience", HK will be left with HK Express for shorthaul and regional? Cathay Paciic for longhaul and Tokyo & Singapore? And as a competitor, a HK Airlines, flying to...
26th Apr 2019, 01:52
Replies: 22
Views: 17,403
Posted By azhkman

It's not where hope goes to die. In fact, after...

It's not where hope goes to die. In fact, after living in SoHo, DB, Wan Chai, K-Town, and now TC, I prefer TC the most, but I have kids now--it's not crowded and there's plenty for them to do. To...
Forum: Middle East
12th Mar 2019, 02:26
Replies: 23
Views: 12,627
Posted By azhkman

Just have them book travel separately, go through...

Just have them book travel separately, go through immigration separately, and the child travel with only one parent. If they are staying with you, more than likely it wouldn't be an issue but best...
19th Feb 2019, 05:43
Replies: 14
Views: 10,789
Posted By azhkman

4m x 5m?! Someone hit the Mark Six.... Try 4ft...

4m x 5m?! Someone hit the Mark Six.... Try 4ft by 5ft with the kitchen and bathroom being the same space.
Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2019, 06:43
Replies: 32
Views: 26,620
Posted By azhkman

If nothing else, the BBC reporter certainly has a...

If nothing else, the BBC reporter certainly has a story in the mental state of pilots (or attic dwelling teens) that would terrify the flying public.
5th Dec 2018, 00:22
Replies: 9
Views: 8,399
Posted By azhkman

I thought a law, in this context, existed because...

I thought a law, in this context, existed because a freely unregulated industry is prone to make financial decisions without regard to safety and impact on public health and state costs to pick up...
2nd Dec 2018, 05:54
Replies: 3
Views: 4,240
Posted By azhkman

I saw that in Fusion at Caribbean Coast too. ...

I saw that in Fusion at Caribbean Coast too. Insane. Personally, I blamed fuel surcharges on Cathay Freight myself!
27th Jul 2018, 13:42
Replies: 82
Views: 20,084
Posted By azhkman

All of this may be true, but Oakland still sucks....

All of this may be true, but Oakland still sucks. And the more I read about the Bay Area though, I think you should keep the check-in equipment on the plane, unload it upon landing to handle the...
25th Jul 2018, 09:34
Replies: 82
Views: 20,084
Posted By azhkman

Maybe after unloading fly the plane to Vegas for...

Maybe after unloading fly the plane to Vegas for the crew layover and let the return crew pick it up from there.
21st Jun 2018, 07:02
Replies: 35
Views: 22,565
Posted By azhkman

As awesome as this would be, would Singapore have...

As awesome as this would be, would Singapore have to establish a HK Entity through an investment with a local stooge playing the part of fat-cat business owner with at least 34% on paper? Not saying...
19th Jun 2018, 06:10
Replies: 35
Views: 22,565
Posted By azhkman

Surely the entire operation would not go kaput...

Surely the entire operation would not go kaput overnight. One would think that they could sell off bits and pieces including HKE and HKA which have both had rumors of buyers since news broke that...
30th May 2018, 10:08
Replies: 34
Views: 12,840
Posted By azhkman

Especially when those other people are your...

Especially when those other people are your family :-)

I've lived in the mid-levels, Discovery Bay, Wan Chai, Kennedy Town, and now Tung Chung. I honestly like Tung Chung the best, but they all...
26th Apr 2018, 13:13
Replies: 383
Views: 504,280
Posted By azhkman

The times I have flown them (2 r/t flights, all...

The times I have flown them (2 r/t flights, all A330s, one BKK and one YVR), I've had an Indian captain, American (or Canadian) captain, a Singlish speaking (I confess, could be Malaysian), and what...
23rd Mar 2018, 03:20
Replies: 21
Views: 14,770
Posted By azhkman

The ad explicitly says Australian or Aussie PR. ...

The ad explicitly says Australian or Aussie PR.

But, you can qualify for Australian PR on points, before you even move there, if you are young enough and have enough required skills.
21st Mar 2018, 08:44
Replies: 37
Views: 13,201
Posted By azhkman

Agreed, TC is not as nuts as other parts of the...

Agreed, TC is not as nuts as other parts of the SAR. 40k in TC should come with a gold plated door & window frames and live-in mainland girlfriend.
21st Mar 2018, 08:41
Replies: 26
Views: 12,081
Posted By azhkman

So will Air China change the logo, livery, and...

So will Air China change the logo, livery, and signage, with the re-brand to Air China HK? On the plus side, once it is Air China HK, there would no longer be a need to keep HX from going under with...
Forum: Middle East
21st Mar 2018, 03:36
Replies: 15
Views: 9,096
Posted By azhkman

I'm not sure about that anymore though. But...

I'm not sure about that anymore though.

But I agree, EK can pull out of the UK if they don't like the laws. But there is no harm in appealing--so they should not be attacked like a swarm of...
12th Mar 2018, 02:12
Replies: 49
Views: 17,686
Posted By azhkman

It's fairly true. All HKA is really missing for...

It's fairly true. All HKA is really missing for longhaul is Wi-Fi (I speak from my YVR r/t over Christmas), and a more thorough selection on IFE. Otherwise, the service is decent in Business Class...
29th Jan 2018, 14:32
Replies: 383
Views: 504,280
Posted By azhkman

HX is pretty good for the price actually. The...

HX is pretty good for the price actually. The hard product in business class is below CX, but the ticket is about 30% less. It's an interesting point though, if HNA Group as a holding company blows...
26th Jan 2018, 05:16
Replies: 7
Views: 6,256
Posted By azhkman

Yes, it is 7 years, and you need to be sponsored...

Yes, it is 7 years, and you need to be sponsored for the first five at least, then you can sort of coast on your last two years. Part of the process is to demonstrate you have paid taxes for every...
Forum: Middle East
17th Jan 2018, 06:21
Replies: 67
Views: 40,440
Posted By azhkman

What does the author mean at the end when he says...

What does the author mean at the end when he says he's halved the list price because customers don't pay for it?
1st Dec 2017, 08:52
Replies: 20
Views: 12,637
Posted By azhkman

Really? That's 5-6m passengers that would have...

Really? That's 5-6m passengers that would have to find a new port. If the HKMZ Bridge was not such a cluster fugazi, they should have put a train on it as well then closing the Macau airport makes...
28th Nov 2017, 12:54
Replies: 20
Views: 12,637
Posted By azhkman

Surely by now the fuel hedging loss is done, and...

Surely by now the fuel hedging loss is done, and they can buy some A380s to keep the line open. CX needs those planes to complete against SG, the Koreans and the Chinese, and the Emiraties, but will...
24th Nov 2017, 00:59
Replies: 68
Views: 35,810
Posted By azhkman

I think in time, it will be branded Air China HK...

I think in time, it will be branded Air China HK and the changes that occur with this will be as one expects.

China hates HK, its traditions, and its people. Why wouldn't the airline be forced...
22nd Nov 2017, 07:46
Replies: 33
Views: 17,840
Posted By azhkman

I disagree, I think the bubble is by design and...

I disagree, I think the bubble is by design and will continue. Mainlanders will continue to flood into HK until critical mass is reached and then a referendum held to end the 50 Years Rule early,...
Forum: Middle East
13th Nov 2017, 08:14
Replies: 1,883
Views: 971,302
Posted By azhkman

My parents both worked for Saudia in Jeddah from...

My parents both worked for Saudia in Jeddah from the early '70s to the late '80s and I recall my dad saying Nationalization was coming to the airline around 1987/88.

I just don't think it is...
7th Nov 2017, 05:57
Replies: 14
Views: 6,460
Posted By azhkman

This morning's landing in Singapore on A350 B-LRQ...

This morning's landing in Singapore on A350 B-LRQ was pretty hard, but the mirror was already cracked in the larger coach restroom before landing--also, I noticed the back panel in the same restroom...
6th Nov 2017, 02:05
Replies: 72
Views: 37,074
Posted By azhkman

Wow, that's pretty interesting. The board...

Wow, that's pretty interesting. The board meetings should be really interesting after this deal closes. SWIRE, Air China, Qatar, all would seem to have a separate interest in how to pillage...
4th Nov 2017, 22:35
Replies: 48
Views: 18,694
Posted By azhkman

It's fine, it's fine... Soon all Americans will...

It's fine, it's fine... Soon all Americans will be speaking Spanish anyways.
1st Nov 2017, 04:49
Replies: 35
Views: 15,542
Posted By azhkman

Not much, he's made that abundantly clear.

Not much, he's made that abundantly clear.
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