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Yesterday, 1:32 pm
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Posted By r2d2

Yes, it is. I got mine a bit over a year ago with...

Yes, it is. I got mine a bit over a year ago with the yellow fever vaccination. It's still 1970's style, basically a piece of cardboard where the vaccinations are written with pen and confirmed by...
Nov 17, 20, 1:22 pm
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

Spot on! I'll start discussing AY stuff again...

Spot on! I'll start discussing AY stuff again when it means something else to me than refund requests of cancelled flights.
Nov 17, 20, 12:00 pm
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Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

Continuing further OT: it's a real pity that the...

Continuing further OT: it's a real pity that the COVID tracer app at least in Finland (Koronavilkku) is so overly cautious about privacy that the location of exposure can't be shared even on a...
Nov 16, 20, 10:54 pm
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

No, they haven't tried. At least the Minister of...

No, they haven't tried. At least the Minister of Justice said the she doesn't consider it necessary.

Some professors of law have argued that the Infectious Diseases Act could be easily amended (by...
Nov 16, 20, 2:32 pm
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

We're getting OT here, but I mostly feel sorry...

We're getting OT here, but I mostly feel sorry for the "individualists" and find the Finnish government to be the irresponsible one here. Things would be so much easier if they would just introduce a...
Nov 15, 20, 10:22 am
Replies: 372
Views: 32,088
Posted By r2d2

I guess it's just a nice punchline to say that...

I guess it's just a nice punchline to say that mask usage is an IQ test :) If you don't trust the recommendations (which I guess not many Finns do after seeing how unreliable they have been), it's...
Nov 15, 20, 9:32 am
Replies: 372
Views: 32,088
Posted By r2d2

Yle just reported today that according to their...

Yle just reported today that according to their sources the government hasn't found any suitable alternatives to the current system. The government is going to make a decision next Thursday on how to...
Nov 15, 20, 6:04 am
Replies: 2,891
Views: 334,772
Posted By r2d2

Which is consistent with what our forum troll is...

Which is consistent with what our forum troll is doing all the time. Unfortunately here in the newbie thread people don't know that he/she is just trolling.
Oct 6, 20, 11:36 am
Replies: 372
Views: 32,088
Posted By r2d2

Better not to visit the mailbox at HEL T2...

Better not to visit the mailbox at HEL T2 non-Schengen. You might be denied entry when coming back.
Sep 30, 20, 1:16 pm
Replies: 5,299
Views: 688,077
Posted By r2d2

On the E190 in J you have to plan when to use the...

On the E190 in J you have to plan when to use the bathroom. The time to go is when the FA goes to help serving Y.
Sep 26, 20, 3:31 pm
Replies: 5,299
Views: 688,077
Posted By r2d2

Ilta-Sanomat has interviewed two members of this...

Ilta-Sanomat has interviewed two members of this forum and written about mileage runners during COVID-19: https://www.is.fi/kotimaa/art-2000006649769.html (in Finnish)
Sep 20, 20, 2:42 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 32,088
Posted By r2d2

That has been evident from the beginning of this...

That has been evident from the beginning of this crisis. Mr. Salminen was openly advocating for the herd immunity strategy for the whole spring, but the cabinet decided not to follow his advice and...
Sep 19, 20, 2:24 am
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

The upcoming winter season is anyhow lost for...

The upcoming winter season is anyhow lost for mass tourism. It won't restart until there is a vaccine available for tourists and it looks like it doesn't happen before the winter season is over...
Sep 19, 20, 12:53 am
Replies: 181
Views: 40,142
Posted By r2d2

I have to admit my ignorance that this is the...

I have to admit my ignorance that this is the first time I hear of Zhengzhou. Just wondering how much demand there would be for regular flights.
Sep 12, 20, 2:50 pm
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Views: 688,077
Posted By r2d2

I'm not old enough to remember him myself, but as...

I'm not old enough to remember him myself, but as there's this drama/comedy about him running on the Finnish TV right now, I will probably learn more as more episodes get aired :)
Sep 12, 20, 2:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,803
Posted By r2d2

I've had the same experience: the Plat line...

I've had the same experience: the Plat line refused to change the dates of a ticket booked from an OTA (and flights cancelled), but through the chat I've done it multiple times. I've only tried it...
Sep 3, 20, 4:18 pm
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

Just had a flashback of good very old times (of...

Just had a flashback of good very old times (of free flowing booze onboard) today. There was this Finnish guy seated on the front row who obviously had already had some salads before boarding the...
Sep 3, 20, 3:02 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 32,088
Posted By r2d2

Exactly. So Italy is now the preferred point of...

Exactly. So Italy is now the preferred point of transfer for foreigners wanting to enter Finland.
Sep 3, 20, 11:32 am
Replies: 372
Views: 32,088
Posted By r2d2

Seems like updating the entry restrictions has...

Seems like updating the entry restrictions has ceased after THL introduced their "traffic signal model" last week. The Schengen countries that were whitelisted in the last update of entry...
Sep 1, 20, 8:48 am
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

I just got the customer survey for a recent Norra...

I just got the customer survey for a recent Norra flight. I had exactly the same experience (friendly service in J, but no status recognition at all) and commented about it in the survey. OTOH that...
Aug 28, 20, 11:03 pm
Replies: 1,130
Views: 218,496
Posted By r2d2

At least in Finland soft drinks with sugar have a...

At least in Finland soft drinks with sugar have a higher tax than sugarless drinks. I assume airlines will get their drinks tax free anyhow so for them it doesn't matter.

I understood the answer...
Aug 26, 20, 2:53 pm
Replies: 848
Views: 102,492
Posted By r2d2

I understand the willingness to try to keep the...

I understand the willingness to try to keep the number of infections down. Exponential growth means that if the virus is allowed to spread freely, it wouldn't take long for the situation to get bad....
Aug 25, 20, 12:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,173
Posted By r2d2

What I've understood from the news is that there...

What I've understood from the news is that there are not much reservations to begin with and as the infection rates in Finland or in the destination country start going up, there are massive...
Aug 13, 20, 1:42 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 26,118
Posted By r2d2

YMMV. We had tickets with mrs. r2d2 for flights...

YMMV. We had tickets with mrs. r2d2 for flights in June that got cancelled, with mrs. departing 3 days later than me. I called back then to CS to rebook another ticket and in the same call asked to...
Aug 6, 20, 5:56 am
Replies: 5,299
Views: 688,077
Posted By r2d2

Because the world won't be the same after the...

Because the world won't be the same after the pandemic is over. Due to unemployment and temporary layoffs people don't have as much money to travel as they had before. Online meetings have become...
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