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  1. We went to Kings Day last week in Amsterdam. I think it’s my favorite party around.

  2. If there is a ban on codeshares outside the alliance, how does KE (skyteam) code share with AA (oneworld)?

  3. Well that is fine for Bangkok Air if they want to save money, but they really need to get in on honouring the elite benefits of their partners. We have high status on Etihad, Qantas etc and really do not appreciate the lack of access to their business lounge and to have to wait in line here there and everywhere when flying on one class planes on Bangkok Air…

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