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Forum: TravelBuzz
May 20, 15, 5:07 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,047
Posted By acunningham

A brand new airport in a quiet rural area of...

A brand new airport in a quiet rural area of southeast Asia where land is cheap. Preferably it would be in a country where the existing major airports are dysfunctional and an impediment to growth,...
Forum: Travel News
Feb 27, 14, 10:00 am
Replies: 40
Views: 7,550
Posted By acunningham

Why? If an overwhelming majority of US customers...

Why? If an overwhelming majority of US customers choose cost and frequency over service, why should airlines not acquiesce? If enough customers of non-US airlines are willing to pay for high-quality...
Forum: Travel News
Feb 17, 14, 5:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By acunningham

Because he doesn't want to spend the rest of his...

Because he doesn't want to spend the rest of his career working for Alitalia? :D
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 13, 14, 1:37 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,154
Posted By acunningham

...and I, for one, will gladly pay 10% to 20%...

...and I, for one, will gladly pay 10% to 20% extra to sit in the quiet zone, mostly due to infants rather than phone users.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 13, 14, 3:39 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,154
Posted By acunningham

Non-American here, but one who flies on US...

Non-American here, but one who flies on US airlines from time to time.

Am mildly opposed, even though the thought of being next to a cell phone chatterer for many hours is not a pleasant one. It...
Forum: Travel News
Feb 11, 14, 3:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,416
Posted By acunningham

Though bear in mind that the average passenger...

Though bear in mind that the average passenger will experience more crowded flights than the average load factor, because there are more people on busy flights to experience the crowding. No-one ever...
Forum: Travel News
Feb 3, 14, 4:39 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,285
Posted By acunningham

37, and think that the least bad solution is to...

37, and think that the least bad solution is to divide aircraft into noisy cabins (allowing calls, babies and small children, etc) and quiet cabins. Not a great solution, but better than anything...
Forum: Travel News
Jan 10, 14, 4:46 am
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By acunningham

One wonders how many airports this will be...

One wonders how many airports this will be installed in that don't already have an electronics shop selling Kindles.
Forum: Travel News
Nov 18, 13, 10:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By acunningham

Race? What race? If one aircraft manufacturer...

Race? What race? If one aircraft manufacturer gets orders for X billion dollars, and another gets orders for X billion plus one dollars, should the staff of the first manufacturer commit ritual...
Forum: Travel News
Nov 14, 13, 12:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By acunningham

To be pendantic, 5% annual growth for 20 years...

To be pendantic, 5% annual growth for 20 years results in 2.65 times the original, not twice.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 22, 13, 2:04 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 10,010
Posted By acunningham

10) Makes poor standby passenger miserable for...

10) Makes poor standby passenger miserable for entire flight in a hundred small ways, despite none of this being their fault?
Forum: Travel News
Oct 2, 13, 3:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By acunningham

We also need to multiply the 137 passengers in...

We also need to multiply the 137 passengers in the original calculation by the average load factor, as not every seat is occupied on every flight. The maths still don't add up unless WN gets an...
Forum: Travel News
Oct 1, 13, 4:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By acunningham

Bear in mind that the oxygen in the CO2 emitted...

Bear in mind that the oxygen in the CO2 emitted comes from the atmosphere rather than the fuel. Carbon has an atomic weight of approximately 12, and oxygen approximately 16, and of course CO2...
Aug 24, 13, 1:35 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 67,620
Posted By acunningham

Thanks!

Thanks!
Aug 24, 13, 1:09 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 67,620
Posted By acunningham

Does the outside panel lock when the main...

Does the outside panel lock when the main compartment is locked?
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 12, 13, 7:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By acunningham

Anyone travelling in the area should beware that...

Anyone travelling in the area should beware that traffic which would have gone via the tunnel is now taking the Brimnes - Bruravik ferry. I did it both directions yesterday. Southbound late afternoon...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 10, 13, 4:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By acunningham

Many thanks to those who have replied. I can...

Many thanks to those who have replied. I can confirm that the tunnel is closed. All the roads leading up to it on both sides have signs warning that it's closed. I've just driven from Aurland to...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 7, 13, 3:31 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By acunningham

Gudvangatunnelen closed due to fire?

On Monday there was a serious fire in Gudvangatunnelen (Gudvanga Tunnel) near Aurland:

http://theforeigner.no/pages/news/norway-tunnel-fire-aftermath-all-80-evacuated/

Fortunately no-one was...
Aug 4, 13, 4:05 am
Replies: 270
Views: 125,645
Posted By acunningham

Thank you for the promising mini-review! Please...

Thank you for the promising mini-review! Please do let us know how the flight goes, including trying to sleep on your side (which has always been my only real complaint with the QC15s).



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Jun 21, 13, 3:15 am
Replies: 180
Views: 20,270
Posted By acunningham

Fewer operators doesn't necessarily mean less...

Fewer operators doesn't necessarily mean less competition, because they're counting the number of operators throughout the whole of Europe but competition happens within individual countries. At the...
Jun 21, 13, 2:27 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,748
Posted By acunningham

Have been travelling non-stop for 6 years now, in...

Have been travelling non-stop for 6 years now, in all parts of the world, and wouldn't consider anyting but a hard sided suitcase. I currently have one of these in turquoise:
...
Jun 21, 13, 2:13 am
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By acunningham

There's probably a good reason for this: cancel...

There's probably a good reason for this: cancel for any reason policies suffer from a high rate of cancellations, and insurance companies need to avoid making a loss.

Worse, those customers who...
Jun 15, 13, 9:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 8,850
Posted By acunningham

Unfortunately so. I visited quite a few...

Unfortunately so. I visited quite a few department stores in central Tokyo last weekend, and none had the Torq range in stock.
Jun 10, 13, 5:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,217
Posted By acunningham

Argh! It has the two halfs the same width, so...

Argh! It has the two halfs the same width, so it's hard to leave open on a hotel room luggage rack. Why do suitcase designers insist on making this mistake?
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