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BA hacked but they're 'deeply sorry'

Old 8th Jul 2019, 10:37
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183M here and a couple hundred Mill with the future strike,and pretty soon we are talking real money.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 10:43
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They'll have to drop a couple of MAXs' from the order they've recently put in to Boeing.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 11:40
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I think you will find it was IAG and not BA that ordered all those MAXs.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 12:55
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Originally Posted by Bergerie1
I think you will find it was IAG and not BA that ordered all those MAXs.
I think you'll find that neither company ordered any MAX aircraft. A LOI is not an order.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 13:06
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They were warned.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 13:15
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pilotmike, you are indeed right!!!
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 15:46
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Originally Posted by Bergerie1
I think you will find it was IAG and not BA that ordered all those MAXs.
And I think you'll find (LOI or otherwise) BA and IAG are the same bl**dy thing.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 16:19
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Originally Posted by Auxtank
And I think you'll find (LOI or otherwise) BA and IAG are the same bl**dy thing.
..and I think you'll find in turn that statement will come as something of a surprise to many working at BA, Vueling, Iberia....
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 17:49
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Originally Posted by wiggy
..and I think you'll find in turn that statement will come as something of a surprise to many working at BA, Vueling, Iberia....
From Wikipedia.
I've highlighted the pertinent sentence in bold for you.

International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A., often shortened to IAG, is an Anglo-Spanish multinational airline holding company with its registered office in Madrid, Spain and its operational headquarters in London, UK. It was formed in January 2011 after a merger agreement between British Airways and Iberia, the flag carrier airlines of the United Kingdom and Spain respectively. As British Airways was the larger company, those holding shares in British Airways at the time of the merger were given 55% of the shares in the new, merged company. British Airways and Iberia ceased to be independent companies and instead became 100% owned subsidiaries of IAG.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 18:14
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I admire your nerve, arguing with people who actually work for the company in question.

Originally Posted by Auxtank
British Airways and Iberia ceased to be independent companies and instead became 100% owned subsidiaries of IAG.
Er, yes, but that doesn't mean that BA=IAG any more than it means IB=IAG (by that logic, BA=IB).

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Old 8th Jul 2019, 18:24
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Oh Gawd - looks who's wading in now.

The hair has been sufficiently split.

I withdraw.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 23:16
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Oh Gawd - looks who's wading in now.

The hair has been sufficiently split.
Nice try, but I don't accept any responsibility for a poster's inability to understand how airline groupings work.
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Old 9th Jul 2019, 04:41
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Originally Posted by barry lloyd
As luck would have it, I had booked a ticket with BA at just the wrong moment. Result? The bank has cancelled my card (but didn't bother to tell me), and is re-issuing. From BA? An apologetic email or even a snail mail letter (since I am a BA loyalty card holder)? Nothing, other than the 'very sorry' blanket apology.

As has been pointed out earlier, BA is merely an arm of IAG these days, and it shows. In the same way as many of our railway companies are now foreign-owned and offering a less than satisfactory service, but nevertheless raking in lots of Sterling.
That "less than satisfactory service" could be because of the privatization of the railways from a former government!
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Old 9th Jul 2019, 07:31
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Originally Posted by 568
That "less than satisfactory service" could be because of the privatization of the railways from a former government!
Thread derailed
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