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25th Jul 2022, 17:13
Replies: 630
Views: 198,483
Posted By nebpor

Edinburgh was fine on Sunday, except Delta took...

Edinburgh was fine on Sunday, except Delta took 1.5 hours to the check-in desk (Boston and NYC go roughly the same time) - security etc was good and well-organised as well
22nd Jul 2022, 10:19
Replies: 630
Views: 198,483
Posted By nebpor

My sister in law had a 5 hour delay going to Cork...

My sister in law had a 5 hour delay going to Cork last Wednesday.

I note this morning looks like everything was departing an hour late or so, airline independent.
20th Jul 2022, 09:24
Replies: 630
Views: 198,483
Posted By nebpor

As expected - i'm going to be sure to use the...

As expected - i'm going to be sure to use the toilet before we land back in EDI! Thanks!
18th Jul 2022, 13:34
Replies: 630
Views: 198,483
Posted By nebpor

Flying EDI to Boston on Sunday on the 11:55am...

Flying EDI to Boston on Sunday on the 11:55am flight - any insight into Edinburgh transit times just now? Safe to arrive at 10 or is that cutting it fine? Hand baggage only. Thanks!
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2020, 12:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By nebpor

Not sure what you mean John - he's just looking...

Not sure what you mean John - he's just looking for a more powerful 4G antenna to get better bandwidth, not turning into a radio transmitter, which as you say would attract a license. These are all...
14th Mar 2020, 16:53
Replies: 153
Views: 164,093
Posted By nebpor

It's now announced - UK and Eire banned from...

It's now announced - UK and Eire banned from Monday. Dead skies indeed .....
13th Mar 2020, 18:09
Replies: 153
Views: 164,093
Posted By nebpor

Delta removing 40% of it's capacity - only...

Delta removing 40% of it's capacity - only European flights will be to London

Twitter link...
29th Oct 2019, 11:08
Replies: 29
Views: 23,156
Posted By nebpor

This is a fallacy - there are now numerous...

This is a fallacy - there are now numerous examples of core Internet infrastructure built on open source / free software, where everyone thought everyone else was auditing it - the reality is that no...
19th Aug 2019, 11:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,922
Posted By nebpor

Thanks Dave - maybe I'll brave Legoland with the...

Thanks Dave - maybe I'll brave Legoland with the weans ;)
19th Aug 2019, 09:37
Replies: 10
Views: 2,922
Posted By nebpor

Wonderful - thank you everyone, mystery solved! ...

Wonderful - thank you everyone, mystery solved!

SunAir makes sense - they are not listed on the CitiFyler fleet pages anywhere.

Are they used on Scandi routes from LCY? I might try and fly in...
19th Aug 2019, 08:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,922
Posted By nebpor

Oh - it appears they made two twin-engined...

Oh - it appears they made two twin-engined 146NRAs - is that what CitiFlyer are using?
https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1990/1990%20-%203696.PDF
19th Aug 2019, 08:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,922
Posted By nebpor

Help me identify BA CityFlyer plane - like an Avro twin

Frequent BA flyer here, "fondly" remember the Avro RJ GLA->LCY but thank god it's now the much more comfortable Embraer!

First time I spotted this a few months ago I thought my eyes were mistaken,...
1st Jul 2019, 16:25
Replies: 2,137
Views: 1,200,513
Posted By nebpor

Thanks for this, heading to Seoul soon and great...

Thanks for this, heading to Seoul soon and great circle shows Scandi is the fastest route ... but I didn't think of Finnair!
5th Oct 2016, 10:04
Replies: 6
Views: 4,279
Posted By nebpor

Thanks Gibon - much appreciated :)

Thanks Gibon - much appreciated :)
4th Oct 2016, 14:36
Replies: 6
Views: 4,279
Posted By nebpor

Cheers, I suspected as much - it's not something...

Cheers, I suspected as much - it's not something that can be fully avoided.

Plane took it in it's stride ... in a A319, will the plane itself have countered the roll, or would the PF do it? :p
4th Oct 2016, 14:09
Replies: 6
Views: 4,279
Posted By nebpor

Wake turbulence "incident"

Flying into Paris on Friday on an AF A319, we were on approach to CDG and the plane suddenly banked hard, then banked back the other way - A319. Airbakes came on and we obviously slowed a bit....
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17th Feb 2016, 03:59
Replies: 6
Views: 3,633
Posted By nebpor

Yep, I asked on here about this last year after...

Yep, I asked on here about this last year after flying with my family and being unable to use all three seats in the manner we've always been used to.

The seat back is wider, so the armrest is...
16th Feb 2016, 01:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,954
Posted By nebpor

Thanks everyone - a mine of information as always!

Thanks everyone - a mine of information as always!
10th Feb 2016, 22:30
Replies: 5
Views: 2,954
Posted By nebpor

GLA-LCY route extended by 130 miles?

Relative, who takes this route regularly, just flew on it and Captain said the flight was now 130 miles longer due to a new routing and this was a permanent change - think they went way out over the...
7th Jan 2016, 05:03
Replies: 79
Views: 34,805
Posted By nebpor

The refitted QF 747 is good, using the same seats...

The refitted QF 747 is good, using the same seats and IFE as the 380 (I was a passenger on it a few times when it was running SYD-DFW), but I still prefer up the back of the 380 by a long shot....
3rd Jul 2015, 01:24
Replies: 11
Views: 15,830
Posted By nebpor

I was mildy disappointed that I couldn't notice...

I was mildy disappointed that I couldn't notice the more humid cabin, in comparison to say an A380 or even A330

Noise levels were nice.
18th Jun 2015, 15:55
Replies: 73
Views: 28,544
Posted By nebpor

Funnily enough, it was the flimsy and cheap...

Funnily enough, it was the flimsy and cheap toilets that I noticed when I took a LAN SYD-AUK recently on their 787 - the whole cabin felt a bit plastic, I was really disappointed after looking...
18th Jun 2015, 15:52
Replies: 24
Views: 14,667
Posted By nebpor

Champair, thanks for your response - at least I...

Champair, thanks for your response - at least I now know why even if I don't agree with it, it's a shame as I certainly didn't notice the extra seat width!

And sorry, but i don't fly Emirates...
9th Jun 2015, 16:49
Replies: 24
Views: 14,667
Posted By nebpor

Thumbs down Ridiculous BA A380 economy seats

Just came SIN-LHR and specifically picked the BA A380.

Travelling as a family of three and looking forward to some decent shut-eye, I was highly unamused to find the arm rests on the seats don't...
15th Jan 2015, 00:19
Replies: 9
Views: 5,154
Posted By nebpor

Talking Most modern TVs do indeed still have a...

Most modern TVs do indeed still have a traditional arial input, as they include a digital TV receiver - they will still read an analogue speccy input fine I would have thought.

You can get a cheap...
27th Dec 2014, 06:57
Replies: 172
Views: 63,196
Posted By nebpor

Talking We were sitting in the garden in Paddington and...

We were sitting in the garden in Paddington and 'er indoors said "that big plane is a bit low!", but my view was obstructed and I missed it.

I was rewarded 10 minutes later when QF767 came back...
28th Sep 2013, 23:24
Replies: 12
Views: 4,092
Posted By nebpor

Now I'm back I thought I'd post an update for...

Now I'm back I thought I'd post an update for you.

Syd -> Dallas flawless - lovely new 747 and legroom not bad considering I was up the back. Agreed that the silly 'foot net' things seem a bit...
21st Sep 2013, 00:32
Replies: 12
Views: 4,092
Posted By nebpor

If I suffer that on Monday, it's going to be a...

If I suffer that on Monday, it's going to be a long week ..... :{

Thanks (I think) for the latest intel!
20th Sep 2013, 00:05
Replies: 12
Views: 4,092
Posted By nebpor

Flying out on Monday, so I'll see if it is bad! ...

Flying out on Monday, so I'll see if it is bad!

I actually agree with you on plane choice - on the home leg, to avoid a stop-over in Brissy I'm going Dulles->LAX->Sydney on the QF 380.

Leaving...
13th Sep 2013, 00:57
Replies: 12
Views: 4,092
Posted By nebpor

Many thanks - I checked flight aware and it all...

Many thanks - I checked flight aware and it all looked good anyway, that's an even better figure you've pulled out!

Here's hoping I survive the boredom .... Sydney to Dubai is normally long enough...
11th Sep 2013, 01:17
Replies: 12
Views: 4,092
Posted By nebpor

QF Sydney to Dallas reliability

Booking a trip SYD-IAD and the QF DFW route looks tempting.

However, I remember reading about teething troubles with this route and the fact it appears there is very little wiggle room on fuel due...
17th Jan 2011, 01:03
Replies: 24
Views: 7,550
Posted By nebpor

If it helps, twice in the last year I've flown...

If it helps, twice in the last year I've flown Dubai-Sydney on the 1:45am flight - first meal was dinner, then breakfast about 8 hours later

Hope that helps!
3rd Jan 2011, 07:56
Replies: 20
Views: 6,718
Posted By nebpor

"You must think in Russian!" :E YouTube - Clint...

"You must think in Russian!" :E
YouTube - Clint Eastwood's Firefox : the dogfight (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVNaajyWqwY)
3rd Jun 2010, 12:12
Replies: 49
Views: 10,408
Posted By nebpor

Simple SLF here giving the view from the back ......

Simple SLF here giving the view from the back ...

When I arrived at Melbourne tonight for the 5pm QF Sydney flight, our Captain told us about Qantas having a bad day due to the early morning...
28th Apr 2010, 10:42
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By nebpor

Took EK 777 from Glasgow->Sydney in January. ...

Took EK 777 from Glasgow->Sydney in January.

Glasgow->Dubai leg was supremely comfortable, decent pitch and quite relaxing ambience, except for the 4 drunk idiots who ended up restrained at the...
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