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PaperTiger
28th Mar 2002, 00:34
I've already vented in the Canada forum, but it's not enough it seems - still seething.. .klMUK, buzz, basiq, tui, mytravel, tango, anything with 'jet' in it, and now jazz !. .OK, what I want to know is who started all this ?. .. .Your nominations please for the original Silly Airline Name.

SFly
28th Mar 2002, 01:06
I must have taken something . . . for a moment I thought I was in Rumours and News and I read the inital post and thought 'How did this survive in R&N for more than 5 minutes?'!!! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" /> Then I saw the 'The watch on your wrist' and 'Music Quiz' thread and knew it was OK.. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Embarrassed]" src="redface.gif" /> . .. .My vote goes to MyTravel and possibly JetBlue. I'm sure there are plenty of others, I just can't think of them.. .. .SFly <img border="0" title="" alt="[Embarrassed]" src="redface.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Razz]" src="tongue.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

Grainger
28th Mar 2002, 01:25
bmibaby <img border="0" title="" alt="[Roll Eyes]" src="rolleyes.gif" /> has to take the biscuit...

Kalium Chloride
28th Mar 2002, 04:21
"British Airways"...well, honestly, everyone already knows it's bleedin' British, based at Heathrow innit, coulda thought of summit more original, gawd... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

Slasher
28th Mar 2002, 05:46
Suckling Airlines always draws a smile from me!

PaperTiger
28th Mar 2002, 08:52
Suckling was the founders' name, so it can't really be called silly without insulting the gentleman himself.. .No, I'm after the first one who when presented with an assinine suggestion said 'Oooh yes, that's what I want to call my airline !'. Tempting to award it to easyJet (which isn't one of the worst) or Jet America, both of which break my 'jet' rule. Wasn't there any silliness prior to that though ? Seems like it's been going on much longer.. . . . <small>[ 28 March 2002, 04:54: Message edited by: PaperTiger ]</small>

LowNSlow
28th Mar 2002, 09:16
I've seen a great pic of a Virgin aeroplane and parked next to it is an aeroplane with the same style livery but in blue. The blue airline's name? Slut. Made Oi larf it did. . .I'm sure Slut Air would be a success on the Club 18-30 Med runs <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

Boss Raptor
28th Mar 2002, 16:28
The wonderful 'Skypower Express' from West Africa...Touch & Go Airlines from Kjjiglywiglystan, I did see one called 'ARSE' once in South America, Aerolineas something something something!

RampTramp
28th Mar 2002, 16:42
LowNSlow,. .. .Unfortunately Slut Airlines does not really exist! The piccy was 'composed' after the Sabena failure when Virgin & DAT were talking of merging. Virgin - Slut, geddit??

PilotsPal
28th Mar 2002, 17:04
Slash. .. .Don't forget Love Air.. . . . <small>[ 28 March 2002, 13:05: Message edited by: ********* ]</small>

gyrohead
28th Mar 2002, 19:13
....and Hello Fly! in Italy... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" />

Kalium Chloride
28th Mar 2002, 20:13
Boss Raptor,. .. .Think you're referring to the organisation for which Aerolineas Argentinas was an operating unit, known as Aerolineas Argentinas Sociedad del Estado and which was officially know, as you say, as ARSE <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

RW-1
28th Mar 2002, 21:17
L&S,. .. .Here 'ya go:. .. .http://www.dynamicflight.com/dl/slutlines.jpg. .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

fantom
28th Mar 2002, 22:14
StumbleAir and Plummet Airlines. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Razz]" src="tongue.gif" />

Slasher
29th Mar 2002, 00:27
Yeh but PP "Love Air" doesnt sound silly. Just whenever I read or hear the name "Suckling Airways" I cant help but imagine a pax gettin a boob in his face from the stewardess instead of coffee! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> . .. .PS not meant to insult. Just sounds funny!

PaperTiger
29th Mar 2002, 01:15
The old synapses may have slowed, but they still get there in the end.. .. .Busy Bee is the first airline name I recall guffawing at, some 20 years ago. Since they were (are ?) Norwegian maybe it lost something in the translation. Bit like GM trying to figure why sales of the Chevy Nova were poor in California and Florida (no va).