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Airline Acronyms

To alleviate the tedium of the "festive" season, does anyone know any acronyms for airlines?

I'll start the ball rolling with:

SABENA - Such A Bl00dy Experience Never Again
TWA - Try Walking Across

Any more?
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TAP Try another plane

BOAC Better On A Camel or Baggage On Another Continent.

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SAS = Same As Sabena

BWIA = Britain's Worst Investment Abroad
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EASYJET - Easy And Simple Yes Just Extremely Tacky .
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jet2 - just echoing the-other 2
Flybe - fly better elsewhere
cathay - c**ts and tits help aid yields

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QANTAS - Quite A Nasty Trip - All Spewing.

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DELTA: Dont Expect Luggage To Arrive
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AEROFLOT Airline Every Russian Or Foreigner Leaves on Terrified
Accidents Expected Regularly On F****** Lethal Old Tupolevs

AI Allah Informed
AIR FRANCE mAIRde France (merde is French for shit)
An International Reputation for Rude and Non Caring Employees

AIR ZIMBABWE After Independent Rhodesia, Zimbabwean Imbecile Mugabe's Black Airline Became Worst Ever.
After Independent Rhodesia, Zimbabwean Idiots Motivated Arseholes Before White Engineers

ALIA Arabs Like It Anally
ALITALIA Always Late In Takeoff And Lucky If Arriving
AUSTRAL Argentina's Useless Shitty Third Rate Airline
Argentinian Users Shun This Rotten Airline

AVIANCA A Very Inferior And Nasty Colombian Airline
BALKAN Bulgarian Aircraft Leaving Kiss Arse Now
BWIA Britain's Worst Investment Abroad
CAAC China Airlines, Always Crashing
CATHAY Commie Arseholes Took Hongkong AwaY
CSA Cute Stewardesses Available / Crappy Service Aboard
CUBANA Crashes Usual Before Arriving at Nearest Airport
Castro Usually Boards Another National Airline
DELTA Don't Expect Luxury Treatment Aboard
EMIRATES Expat Managed Indian Run and Thousands Exploited Sexually
GARUDA Gets Airborne Relying Upon Divine Assistance
IBERIA It Breaks Every Rule In Aviation
Its Badness Exceeds Records In Aviation
OLYMPIC Onassis Liked Young Male Pinups in Cockpit
PIA Please Inform Allah / Paki Illegals Aboard
QANTAS Queers And Nymphos Trained As Stewards
SAA Shitting All over Africans
South Africa's Apology for An Airline
SABENA Such A Bloody Experience Never Again
SAUDIA Saudi Airlines Underhand Deals Include Alcohol
SWISSAIR Swiss Wankers Insist on Sexless Stewardesses And Impeccable Reliability
TAP Transports All Peasants
TAROM Travellers Avoid this Russian Organised Mess
TWA The [email protected]' Airline
VARIG Virgins Are Rare In Guanabara
VIASA Venezuela's Insolvent Airline, Sadly Absent
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El AL - every landing always late.
LUFTHANSA - Let Us *uck The Hostesses And Not Say Anything
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and some old favourites

BEA - Back Every Afternoon
BOAC - Bend Over Again Christine (Keeler) or Better On A Camel

SWISS - So What, It's Still Swissair
LUFTHANSA - Luggage Usually Flies To Hannover And Never (the) Selected Airport
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ALITALIA - All Landings in Turin, All Luggage in Africa
TWA - Three-hundred Wet Americans (post TWA 800)
Emirates - European Managed, Indian Run, Australian Trained - Everyone Screwed
SAHSA - Stay At Home, Stay Alive
Delta - Don't Ever Leave The Airport
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BMI - Bast**d management, idiots.
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LIAT - Leave the Islands Any Time
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LIAT - Leave the Islands Any Time
But they actually use that for marketing!

More like Luggage In Another Terminal

BWIA = But Will It (Ever) Arrive?

BA - Bloody Arrogant
AA - Arrogant Ars*holes / American Assh*loes
TWA - T*t, W*nk, A*sehole
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World Airways-- We Organize Really Long Delays
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Nothing for Ryanair?

Really? You Are Now Actually In Rome!
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Really? You Are Now Actually In Rome!
More like 'Rome? You Are Now Actually in Rotherham'....

TA
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1Time-Is enough

Aer Lingus- Almost Equals Ryanair, Legroom Is Not Great, Uncomfortable Seats

Flugfelag Islands- Flying Low Under God, Flying Everyday Lifting Above Glaciers, Interesting Sights, Landing At Northerly Deserted Strips
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Nothing for Ryanair?
Ryanair You Are Nearly Always Ignorant Rude .
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Really, Yuri...

A little know fact about Ryanair's Russian ancestry:-

Really Yuri, All Nobheads Acknowledge I'm Russian
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