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Your Favorite Airline

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by JetBlast, Apr 2, 2007.

  1. JetBlast

    JetBlast Senior member

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    I'm bored at school and thinking of all the airplanes taxiing out, I was wondering what everyone's favorite airlines are. Mine, in no particular order-

    1. British Airways
    2. Cathay Pacific
    3. Singapore Airlines
    4. Virgin Atlantic
    5. United Airlines
    6. Korean Air
    7. ANA All Nippon Airways
    8. Austrian Airlines
    9. Lufthansa
    10. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

    JB
     
  2. DNW

    DNW Senior member

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    What do you do for work?
     
  3. JetBlast

    JetBlast Senior member

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    I work as an intern in BA International Transfers, based at Dulles. If you are moving from a domestic USA flight to one of our international flights your ticket will come through us at some point just to make sure you've cleared customs and all that good stuff. I want to work as a pilot for BA someday so it's a start.

    JB
     
  4. DNW

    DNW Senior member

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    I work as an intern in BA International Transfers, based at Dulles. If you are moving from a domestic USA flight to one of our international flights your ticket will come through us at some point just to make sure you've cleared customs and all that good stuff. I want to work as a pilot for BA someday so it's a start.

    JB


    Are you going to join the USAF or the RAF?
     
  5. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    Emirates far and away the best I have flown.

    Singapore are good, Cathay are good.

    Never flown on any US, Euro nor Australian airline that I would put in the same class as those. Air New Zealand is OK.
     
  6. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    I'm bored at school and thinking of all the airplanes taxiing out, I was wondering what everyone's favorite airlines are. Mine, in no particular order-


    5. United Airlines


    JB


    The antichrist. Beyond that, I'm fairly agnostic.
     
  7. Pink22m

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    When I was training to get my private pilot's license, and I had aspirations of flying commercially, I also wanted to fly for British Airways.

    You should consider applying to Embry Riddle.
     
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    Matt Senior member

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    The antichrist. Beyond that, I'm fairly agnostic.
    yeah Ive long hauled on United once, and taken a bunch of 3 hr Hong Kong flights with them too - wholeheartedly not recommended.
     
  10. visionology

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    I like the airlines that gets me to my destination alive and on time.
     
  11. JBZ

    JBZ Senior member

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    I like the airlines that gets me to my destination alive and on time.

    Or at least on time. I hate to be late.
     
  12. muelleran

    muelleran Senior member

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    It's "OK".
    It was made possible by my tax money.
    After we ran the Swissair into the ground, you see.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Which airlines still have appearance and weight requirements for their stewardesses? I've noticed that Asiana does; I assume others in the Far East do so as well.
     
  14. briancl

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    I think Continental is good for a domestic.
     
  15. amerikajinda

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    Which airlines still have appearance and weight requirements for their stewardesses? I've noticed that Asiana does; I assume others in the Far East do so as well.

    Even if physical hiring requirements are not written in the company manual, it's obvious from personal experience that ANA, KAL, Asiana, Thai Air, etc. only hire beautiful to extremely beautiful single women between about 5'4" and 5'11" and between 100 - 125 lbs ranging in age from 20 - 29.

    Singapore Airlines hiring requirements for flight attendants:

    1. Female
    2. Asian
    3. Aged below 25 (retirement age for SA stewardess is 35)
    4. University graduate
    5. Minimum height of 158 centimeters (5 feet 2 inches)
    6. Fluent in spoken English
    7. Good vision.
    8. “Slim and attractive with a good complexion and warm personality” No visible blemishes scars or tattoos

    http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/...37;20girl.html
     
  16. LabelKing

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    I like the airlines that are closed.
     
  17. muelleran

    muelleran Senior member

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    I like the airlines that are closed.


    Like I said

    [​IMG]
     
  18. muelleran

    muelleran Senior member

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    Here is an airline with a tradition [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    imageWIS Senior member

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    Oh, yeah, their history is fantastic:

    Junkers G-38:

    [​IMG]

    Junker Ju-52:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Jon.
     

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