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BOAC - Better on a camel

Old 22nd Jun 2013, 19:53
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ETOPS

Engines Turn or Passengers Swim.

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Old 22nd Jun 2013, 21:16
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Sex and Satisfaction
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Old 23rd Jun 2013, 11:30
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Garuda = Good AiRline Under Dutch Administration
"Good Airline Run Under Dutch Administration" I think it was.
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Old 23rd Jun 2013, 12:03
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LIAT - Luggage In Another Town.
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Old 23rd Jun 2013, 12:29
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In Denmark I think it was:
Svenskerne Alle Sammen

(means "Swedes all together" I think)
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Old 23rd Jun 2013, 14:46
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 09:53
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A great airline - but I remember it as Boys Overseas After Crumpet

A very sweet young Chinese lady in Orchard Road Singapore circa 1972 had been told by well known, very naughty BOAC steward a different version:


Boys Overseas After C***


She told me this in total innocence as I stood opened jawed in disbelief!
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 12:17
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Aircraft Lands In Tripoli: All Luggage In Athens.
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 23:14
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BOAC

British Overdue Airways Corporation

- from someone who couldn't get to HK on time ever
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Old 28th Jun 2013, 09:26
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TWA = Thieves Whores & Alcoholics
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Old 28th Jun 2013, 10:44
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Its case for $ in 1948 was Bring Over American Currency.

Take Another Plane.

Crashes All Across China.

Air Chance.

Always Late in Takeoff, Always Late in Arrival.

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Old 28th Jun 2013, 11:08
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LIAT was also Leaves Island at Any Time

PA was Pandemonium scAreways (okay that's not strictly PA but close)

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Old 28th Jun 2013, 13:31
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As before: Such A Bloody Experience Never Again
and SAS: Same As Sabena

QUANTAS: was Quite A Nice Touchdown All Survived in view of there almost 100% safety record.
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Old 30th Jun 2013, 16:42
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My favorite was SAHSA of Honduras 'Stay at home stay alive'. They did eventually go out of business at least partly due to their safety record, so there is many a true word spoken in jest.
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Old 2nd Jul 2013, 08:17
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AUA (Austrian)

Another Useless Airline
Another Unknown Airline
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 16:34
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Delta: Don't Ever Land There Again - referenced to their habit (admittedly some time ago) of landing at the wrong airport.

Our CRM classes at the time were anchored on Delta's less than auspicious experiences.

But fair enough, one length of tarmac looks very much like another. Best however to get the supposed localizer in the box.
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 20:06
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ETOPS

Some time about 1992 when I was at Boeing working on the 777 we were in a meeting in which a bunch of airline types were present. As the meeting progressed, the subject of ETOPS was presented. From the back of the room came the voice of one of the airline reps, " Hell, I know what that means! Engines Turn Or People Swim." That loosened up the meeting quite a bit.
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 23:28
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Glaswegion recalls his transatlantic flight

From a movie/ tv program (mid 70's ?), of which I don't remember the title, I never forgot a line where a Glaswegian character was asked which airline he had travelled on.
His answer was "Twah"
The camera then panned to show the red TWA logo....
Was it LHR ???
Anyone know which tv \ movie?
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Old 4th Jul 2013, 10:27
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Yes I remember that line. I think it might have been in an episode of Taggart but I also thought Minder as well.
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Old 4th Jul 2013, 11:13
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Such A Bloody Experience Never Again
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