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Bally Heck
3rd Oct 2001, 21:00
OK. I'll go first.

Lufthansa: Let us f*** the hosties and not say anything.

Sabena: Such a bad experience, never again!

Quantas: Queers and nymphomaniacs trying as stewards.

Emirates: Each man is rewarded amply through energetic sex

3rd Oct 2001, 22:35
I always thought that the Lufthansa one ended with "as no stewards available"

BEA (remember them?) Back Every Afternoon

BOAC.... B***ers Overseas Avoiding Conscription

TWA.... Try Walking Across

4th Oct 2001, 02:41
Yay... Velvet was trying to remember these all at the CovBash on Saturday :) Good timing!!!

Only one I can remember not already posted is:

BOAC - Better On A Camel

4th Oct 2001, 04:06
PIA please Inform Allah!

AI ( Air India) Allah Informed!

Topical if nothing else.

4th Oct 2001, 04:45
BWIA - Better Walk If Able or But Will It Arrive?

4th Oct 2001, 06:39
TAP - Take Another Plane


4th Oct 2001, 12:49
BOAC: Bend Over Again Christine.

We seem to have seen all this before but the old ones are the best.

Charlie Foxtrot India
5th Oct 2001, 09:32
Alitalia: Aircraft landed in Tokyo, all luggage in Athens.
Qantas: Quite a nice touchdown, any survivors?

5th Oct 2001, 09:52
alitalia - always late in takeoff, also late in arrival

TG - tomorrow go
and someday in the 90's in BKK somebody followed that with
NG - no go (tasteless, i know)

5th Oct 2001, 13:40
QANTAS - Queers And Nancys Train As Stewards (Sorry all you sandwich technicians I was forced at gun point) :D

Bally Heck
5th Oct 2001, 23:25
Before Requiring Immense Therapeutic Injections Shareholders Have Always Ideally Required Wailing Ayling’s Yes-men’s Sanction.

(Yeh yeh I know. But it was an ambitious project. And I'd like to see you do better!)

7th Oct 2001, 00:14

in German: Swissair Angestellte Bezahlen Einen Neuen Anfang

translation: Swissair Employees Paying For A New Beginning

7th Oct 2001, 01:02
USAir....Underwater Seats Available In the Rear

Delta....Didn't Even Leave The Airport

PSA...People Scattered Allover

TWA Terrorists With Airplanes

7th Oct 2001, 03:27
Naff all to do with acronyms (or anagrams come to that, Reimers!), but ironbutt's post reminds me of the question from the cabin crew:
"Would you like TWA Coffee, or TWA Tea, sir?"
To which the obvious answer would be:
"I'd like the T.W.A.T. please" :D

9th Oct 2001, 10:11
TWA - Travel With Arabs
DELTA - Don't Even Let Them Aboard
(-Gallagher 1983)


ASA - After School Airlines

Conky Joe
10th Oct 2001, 03:53
Ariana - Afghans Rule in Asia & North America :eek:

Saudi Arabian ... SV... Sans Vin

Dan Air - Doing Alright ... Not Alright ... In Receivership (an oldie!)

BCAL - Be Careful At Luton (another oldie!)

10th Oct 2001, 11:06
SAS = Same As Sabena

11th Oct 2001, 16:22
El Al Every landing Always late
AA Absolutely Awful
SAA S**t - And Again

Mike Southern
12th Oct 2001, 19:18
Another variation on AlItalia - Arrive late in Turin all luggage in Athens,

SAS - Same As Sabena

(we already know Sabena was Such A Bad Experience Never Again)

12th Oct 2001, 21:51
Now we are showing our age....

BUA - Balls up again
BOAC - Better off at Caledonian
BEA - Britain's Excuse for an Airline