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Feb 21, 21, 11:44 am
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Posted By ProleOnParole

New EXO-CD24 drug shows promising results in...

New EXO-CD24 drug shows promising results in preliminary trials. The medicine works by preventing cytokine storms, allowing recovery within 3 to 5 days in moderate to serious cases:...
Feb 19, 21, 6:51 am
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Views: 1,056,301
Posted By ProleOnParole

An article from El País about an infection...

An article from El País about an infection cluster in a 16-story apartment building in Bilbao: 33 cases identified and 6 deaths (thus it's reasonable to say there were likely more cases not...
Dec 28, 20, 7:26 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,614
Posted By ProleOnParole

I recall Taiwan used to prevent their own...

I recall Taiwan used to prevent their own citizens from leaving because of unpaid taxes.

Separately, there was a case when a foreign national overstayed, refused to pay the fine upon departure,...
Replies: 137
Views: 14,568
Posted By ProleOnParole

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/326x138/argo_a727537cffa879b1059bdccc05e5868c102cd397.png

I wonder how many people will think it says "ARGO."
Nov 22, 20, 6:46 pm
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Views: 1,056,301
Posted By ProleOnParole

An article from the BBC...

An article from the BBC (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53188847) references (in particular) the hypothesis that people in certain parts of the world could possess "historical immunity," having...
Forum: China
Nov 1, 20, 7:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By ProleOnParole

Only a while ago you were arguing that even N95...

Only a while ago you were arguing that even N95 masks are not "100% virus-proof," which is quite a pedantic point to make, yet now you're declaring some flights "completely safe?" It's only fair to...
Forum: China
Nov 1, 20, 8:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By ProleOnParole

I never said it were. Anyway, the point is...

I never said it were.

Anyway, the point is that at the moment it is reasonable for any person on any flight to assume that anyone else on the same flight could potentially be "dangerous" to them....
Forum: China
Oct 31, 20, 10:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By ProleOnParole

Aren't flight attendants wearing (K)N95+ masks...

Aren't flight attendants wearing (K)N95+ masks anyway? In which case it wouldn't really matter much whether a particular route is more "dangerous" than others.
Oct 20, 20, 11:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By ProleOnParole

Welcome to FlyerTalk, VitaV! I'm not sure I...

Welcome to FlyerTalk, VitaV!

I'm not sure I understand your constraints: PRG and VIE are 4h apart by land and WAW is 7h from each of them. I'd understand just PRG and VIE if you were travelling...
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Views: 1,565
Posted By ProleOnParole

There are flights from TPE on China Airlines...

There are flights from TPE on China Airlines (Taiwan-based carrier) and Uni Air (EVA's regional carrier). Entering Taiwan isn't easy these days but as far as I know transfers up to 8h are allowed on...
Sep 17, 20, 5:54 pm
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Views: 164,393
Posted By ProleOnParole

It's not publicly disclosed but it appears they...

It's not publicly disclosed but it appears they have a daily quota of tests that can be performed at each port of entry, and they assign each of the passengers a risk score, and then rank them...
Sep 14, 20, 10:39 am
Replies: 908
Views: 156,902
Posted By ProleOnParole

From what I've heard (no personal experience),...

From what I've heard (no personal experience), it's either Mexico or IST (Turkey).
Sep 12, 20, 9:00 am
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By ProleOnParole

Note that the form you linked to is just an...

Note that the form you linked to is just an "example." Not sure if it's actually being used anywhere. The forms required for entry to Germany are here (in multiple languages):...
Forum: Europe
Sep 11, 20, 1:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By ProleOnParole

This is just a cross-selling attempt by the...

This is just a cross-selling attempt by the airline. I'd be wary of such offers, they tend not to be of great value. Instead, I'd suggest to look for insurance in your country of residence so that it...
Sep 11, 20, 11:28 am
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By ProleOnParole

No need to overthink it, just fill out the first...

No need to overthink it, just fill out the first two addresses. The most important address is the one where you'll be staying the first 24h after arrival as if you are selected for a test and in the...
Sep 11, 20, 11:06 am
Replies: 43
Views: 10,612
Posted By ProleOnParole

Chrome got popular because a while ago it was...

Chrome got popular because a while ago it was much faster than Firefox, so it gained momentum among power users as early adopters, and was also heavily promoted by Google (for example if you visited...
Replies: 94
Views: 19,001
Posted By ProleOnParole

Looks like they aren't expecting an early rebound...

Looks like they aren't expecting an early rebound for long-haul travel then?

Still it's puzzling to me as well, considering they are positioning their product as a premium offering and the A350s...
Forum: Asia
Sep 9, 20, 7:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By ProleOnParole

So you want to do HND-TSA-HND flying back on the...

So you want to do HND-TSA-HND flying back on the same plane? Why would you want to do that? Mileage run?

Anyway, I don't think this plan is going to work, especially now.

First of all, it's not...
Sep 8, 20, 5:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,158
Posted By ProleOnParole

Best plane would be one with less load (where...

Best plane would be one with less load (where nobody is seated next to you and ideally 1-2 rows behind you) and where the aircon isn't running at reduced settings to conserve energy (airline and...
Forum: Europe
Sep 7, 20, 7:43 am
Replies: 118
Views: 16,003
Posted By ProleOnParole

So far the requirements are that it must: (1) be...

So far the requirements are that it must: (1) be issued by a national or nationally-accredited lab (if private) - this is somewhat ambiguous but NHS definitely qualifies, (2) be written in English,...
Forum: Europe
Sep 7, 20, 6:36 am
Replies: 118
Views: 16,003
Posted By ProleOnParole

I think the worst-case scenario is they could...

I think the worst-case scenario is they could require a negative RT-PCR test result taken no earlier than 72h before the time of entry to Greece. So far such changes were usually announced with a...
Forum: Europe
Sep 7, 20, 6:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By ProleOnParole

If you don't show up for a flight, the remaining...

If you don't show up for a flight, the remaining flights on that itinerary will be cancelled.

You can get airport tax refund for flights you didn't take but usually there is a hefty processing fee...
Aug 23, 20, 2:20 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,788
Posted By ProleOnParole

Could this be just a way to monetize a flight...

Could this be just a way to monetize a flight that they would have to run anyway to keep pilots certified for the type?

This flight was on an A333. I guess the usage of these (short-haul) planes...
Aug 11, 20, 5:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,999
Posted By ProleOnParole

It could be that "R" is for "rong" in...

It could be that "R" is for "rong" in "Changrong," their Chinese name. But then "CR" would have also been available, it seems it was never used by any airline. Possibly "CR" could be associated with...
Forum: Europe
Aug 6, 20, 11:12 am
Replies: 118
Views: 16,003
Posted By ProleOnParole

Correcting a mistake in the PLF

I made a typo in my passport number while filling out the PLF (swapped the places of two adjacent digits), and only noticed it in the confirmation e-mail I got after I already submitted the form....
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