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Misbehaviour on Sunwings - Expensive Party

Old 5th Jan 2022, 22:29
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Misbehaviour on Sunwings - Expensive Party

Words fail me.
https://globalnews.ca/news/8488036/s...ss-passengers/
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 00:49
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Sunwing have canceled their return charter. And now Air Canada and Air Transat have said they would deny them boarding.

Serves them right. I hope they have to hitchhike back to their new home... in prison.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montr...ight-1.6304854
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 01:24
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 01:41
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I find it improbable that this activity was not planned beforehand!
“We’ll be famous and get lots of likes and new followers!”
I hope they all get hit with the maximum fines possible.
Mayhap that will influence them.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 01:53
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Don’t be surprised to see behavior, as far as mask wearing, more in the near future. People everywhere are approaching a point of Covid indifference. Obviously every state in the US, and countries overseas who have strict mask guidelines are experiencing huge outbreaks. Vaccines don’t seem to protect either, so folks are just saying screw it. I have a 99% chance of surviving this virus, which is rapidly morphing into a bad cold. Watch the headlines in the next few months for more refusals to comply with this hysteria.
I’m not endorsing the behavior of these passengers, but I get the sentiment.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 02:03
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Originally Posted by albatross View Post
I find it improbable that this activity was not planned beforehand!
“We’ll be famous and get lots of likes and new followers!”
I hope they all get hit with the maximum fines possible.
Mayhap that will influence them.
Albatross, one report I saw indicated that they were all part of a club so I'm willing to bet that it was pre-planned. Nice to see Air Canada and Air Transat denying them seats now if Westjet steps up it will be a three way sweep.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 02:53
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(translated)
"Sunwing Party Flight smoker is a future airplane pilot"....."several Quebec pilots recognized her face and immediately contacted the Journal to denounce her."

Another is a student at Lachute Aviation.

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2022/01/...ion-1#cxrecs_s


Anumber of video clips and photos in this report from Nouvelles TVA. One can see why Transport Canada took notice.

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2022/01/...rty-en-avion-1
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 05:17
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Influencers of what you wonder.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 05:51
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Another group of "influencers" flaunting the rules that apply to us 'regular people'. Linked twitter video in the article shows a woman smoking an e-cig at around 00:30

Hope they all get fined thousands of dollars for this behaviour

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Old 6th Jan 2022, 06:37
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"Influencer" is pretty high up the list of words that make me reach for my revolver ...
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 07:34
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
"Influencer" is pretty high up the list of words that make me reach for my revolver ...
I work/ed in tourism in whitsunday's in australia. I have never had to deal with it but a friend is the one who deals with all the "influencers" asking for free shit. One they hired this influencer from Korea for a marketing campaign. I got picked to be the dogs body, help them out and stuff. Was dreading it just knew it was going to be a shit job !

But holy shit I was wrong, this women had a work ethic I dont think I have ever seen before, it was supposed to be a planned 7 day shoot or what ever term. They (her and her boyfriend phtographer) knocked off the schedule in 4, boss was happy for them to have 3 days off. They weren't they were being paid for 7 days and they were going to work for 7 days. Came to a compromise we took them to other locations on day 5 and then I took them out on the bosses yacht for 2 days. Purposely took them out of internet connection range
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Originally Posted by Chiefttp View Post
Don’t be surprised to see behavior, as far as mask wearing, more in the near future. People everywhere are approaching a point of Covid indifference. Obviously every state in the US, and countries overseas who have strict mask guidelines are experiencing huge outbreaks. Vaccines don’t seem to protect either, so folks are just saying screw it. I have a 99% chance of surviving this virus, which is rapidly morphing into a bad cold. Watch the headlines in the next few months for more refusals to comply with this hysteria.
I’m not endorsing the behavior of these passengers, but I get the sentiment.
This is not indifference. This is reckless lawbreaking never mind wearing a mask. I'm gobsmacked the pilot didn't emergency land and get them arrested for endangering a flight. Disgusting behaviour indifferent or not. Idiots like Djokovic don't help, he is clearly trying to get an anti vax message spread around. Not sure why he hasn't been removed already.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 12:03
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It has always amazed me why God created beautiful places like Canada and New Zealand and filled both with dickheads.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 13:52
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Well, we're not full of dickheads, but sadly, we have our share of them... Fortunately, beautiful Canada is immense, so getting away from dickheads is generally fairly easy (airliner cabins aside)!
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 14:48
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A good "news" article on the situation.

https://www.thebeaverton.com/2022/01...at-35000-feet/
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 15:20
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Not complaining but I do not understand why this got moved out of Rumours and News to the Canada thread.
It was after all an international flight.
If it had been a flight, for example, from LHR to Portugal or another tropical destination would it have been moved?
Just curious.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 15:24
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Originally Posted by Mostly Harmless View Post
A good "news" article on the situation.

https://www.thebeaverton.com/2022/01...at-35000-feet/
Very funny Mostly Harmless.
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 20:07
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Originally Posted by deja vu View Post
It has always amazed me why God created beautiful places like Canada and New Zealand and filled both with dickheads.
I see your location is Straya. Nuff said....
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Old 6th Jan 2022, 21:41
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FYI About the future airline pilot
Elle dit que ce n’était pas elle mais quelqu’un qui lui ressemble. She says it was not her but another passenger who resembles her.

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"Sunwing Party Flight smoker is a future airplane pilot"....."several Quebec pilots recognized her face and immediately contacted the Journal to

Another is a student at Lachute Aviation.

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2022/01/...ion-1#cxrecs_s


Anumber of video clips and photos in this report from Nouvelles TVA. One can see why Transport Canada took notice.

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2022/01/...rty-en-avion-1
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Old 7th Jan 2022, 03:46
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Originally Posted by albatross View Post
FYI About the future airline pilot
Elle dit que ce n’était pas elle mais quelqu’un qui lui ressemble. She says it was not her but another passenger who resembles her.
The links I posted yesterday were what was published yesterday. I am looking at one of them now and it seems some changes were made, including a different name now accompanies the photos of the woman vaping.

There is also this comment - which is similar to what I've seen on the Twitter posts of a number of Canadian pilots.

QUOTE:

"Grave erreur
Mehran Ebrahimi, directeur de l'Observatoire international de l'aéronautique et de l'aviation civile, soutient que Vanessa Cosi pourrait ne jamais avoir de carrière comme pilote dans le futur en raison de son manque de jugement.

«Les pilotes ont la vie de nos familles entre les mains. Parfois même par centaine. Le pilotage est une question de technique, mais beaucoup de discernement et de jugement. Je me dis que des gens qui font des erreurs comme ça, ils n’ont pas leur place sur un siège de commandant dans un avion», lance Ebrahimi. "

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2022/01/...ilote-davion-1


However, Nouvelles TVA still has the photo posted on their Twitter page. International media has run with it. And there is now a Wiki page https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scanda...1_Private_Club


My observation is that if this group had cancelled the trip - given "current conditions", and instead held a private party, photos might have been leaked and posted to social media and they would have been lectured and perhaps contacted by local police or public health. Had they not partied on the flight, there would not be so much outrage. I'm not judging and have no say in the matter. The optics just didn't help.


EDIT TO ADD:

Some great lines here....for perspective.

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/chr...ups-right-here

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