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24th Sep 2020, 14:09
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By PAXboy

I will not be flying the Max for the main reason...

I will not be flying the Max for the main reason that Boeing do not deserve to succeed with this. Further, I will not travel on Southwest Airlines (any aircraft) as they are one of the large...
18th Sep 2020, 13:39
Replies: 106
Views: 11,039
Posted By PAXboy

I find the same in supermarkets. Outside, people...

I find the same in supermarkets. Outside, people dutifully observe the distance markers but, once inside, revert to standard behaviour. The other week I was at petrol station and they have installed...
18th Sep 2020, 01:21
Replies: 63
Views: 37,055
Posted By PAXboy

From the South African: Daily Maverick...

From the South African: Daily Maverick (https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-09-17-saa-faces-liquidation-again-as-r10-4bn-state-lifeline-fails-to-appear/)
10th Sep 2020, 13:12
Replies: 893
Views: 621,424
Posted By PAXboy

As we all know, every company is fighting 2020 in...

As we all know, every company is fighting 2020 in the way that have fought previous probelms. The problem is that this problem is different to every problem since the Stock market crash of 1929....
6th Sep 2020, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By PAXboy

The Mosquito carried one and the fuselage was...

The Mosquito carried one and the fuselage was slightly easier to break! My father and his pilot had to use one after a crash in January 1945, following a crash on departure. The port engine developed...
5th Sep 2020, 21:57
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By PAXboy

Airport testing reduces rates of infections...

Airport testing reduces rates of infections better than quarantine, data shows

The analysis by The PC Agency shows Greece, Denmark, Iceland, Germany, Cyprus and Singapore all reduced their rates
...
5th Sep 2020, 21:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By PAXboy

I agree but, each year they have a new set of...

I agree but, each year they have a new set of customers who leave school and want to travel as cheaply as possible. They have a fabulous approach and system. They are the first company I have seen...
5th Sep 2020, 17:54
Replies: 106
Views: 11,039
Posted By PAXboy

Here is another clver clogs: Man avoids wearing...

Here is another clver clogs:
Man avoids wearing face mask on Tenerife flight by making tube of Pringles last four hours ...
4th Sep 2020, 16:59
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By PAXboy

I bought an ex-Concorde HP turbine blade for my...

I bought an ex-Concorde HP turbine blade for my nephew, a commercial pilot. Plus one or two other odds and ends and some great napkin rings from my one and only sector on board the machine!
3rd Sep 2020, 15:00
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By PAXboy

Getting a flying fix without going abroad

Qantas is not planning to offer international flights until next year, but you can purchase pyjamas from the airline along with amenity packs. Many of the items for sale would be found in the...
3rd Sep 2020, 12:40
Replies: 556
Views: 419,816
Posted By PAXboy

Virgin Atlantic’s $1.6 Billion Rescue Approved by...

Virgin Atlantic’s $1.6 Billion Rescue Approved by U.K. Court
Bloomberg
31st Aug 2020, 15:11
Replies: 51
Views: 8,736
Posted By PAXboy

Hokulea I think it's fine to post here. Not...

Hokulea I think it's fine to post here. Not least, other topics are quiet at the moment! My father was also Nav/Rad operator in Mosquitos and Beaufighters.

In my work with bereaved people across...
30th Aug 2020, 23:58
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By PAXboy

There are several cultural strands involved, I...

There are several cultural strands involved, I suspect. Some might be:

What the person has been used to in their home country and an inability to see the world any other way.
'My way of life'...
29th Aug 2020, 01:47
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By PAXboy

We need an airline to sue for costs of diversion....

We need an airline to sue for costs of diversion. Perhaps, in the rougher financial territory of Covid, a carrier will at last try to set an example.
28th Aug 2020, 20:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By PAXboy

Would you want to sit alongside that person for...

Would you want to sit alongside that person for the duration of the flight? I think this falls into the category 'white male privilege'.
28th Aug 2020, 03:13
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By PAXboy

I suspect that some of those people consider...

I suspect that some of those people consider their preferences to be the word of god and therefore above all else. I see in the article that El Al had a successful case against them for this a couple...
27th Aug 2020, 21:50
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By PAXboy

Passenger sues easyJet after crew told her to move seats to satisfy Orthodox Jews

I'm posting here, rather than in the easyJet thread as this is a new turn of events and might face other operators to Israel.
The Guardian...
25th Aug 2020, 18:59
Replies: 124
Views: 29,440
Posted By PAXboy

One of the amazing things about human beings is...

One of the amazing things about human beings is to hold on to the past - long after it has past.

I adored the VC-10, it was magnificent but it is gone.
Look at marks & Spencer - for years they...
20th Aug 2020, 15:34
Replies: 23
Views: 15,186
Posted By PAXboy

Nice try. They worked hard to create the name...

Nice try. They worked hard to create the name 'Dreamliner' so they worked hard to create a unique marketing name here as well. Many of us will not forget and I trust that the media will not forget.
...
19th Aug 2020, 18:16
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By PAXboy

Heathrow's rapid Covid test centre ‘could replace quarantine’

Travel industry pins hopes for an end to 14-day isolation on new two-stage testing scheme at airport, with results delivered in hours


The proposed pilot scheme would use a two-test model, which...
19th Aug 2020, 12:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By PAXboy

Extension lap belts are usually available from...

Extension lap belts are usually available from the cabin crew.
18th Aug 2020, 18:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By PAXboy

In-Flight Seat Belts

Decoding The Seat Belt (https://getpocket.com/explore/item/decoding-the-design-of-in-flight-seat-belts?utm_source=pocket-newtab-global-en-GB)
14th Aug 2020, 13:19
Replies: 106
Views: 11,039
Posted By PAXboy

One of the ways you know that you are back home...

One of the ways you know that you are back home at LHR - the toilets are rarely clean.
10th Aug 2020, 13:58
Replies: 10
Views: 2,939
Posted By PAXboy

Very lovely. It would have been nice to have a...

Very lovely. It would have been nice to have a map of the route and captions along the way.
7th Aug 2020, 14:10
Replies: 893
Views: 621,424
Posted By PAXboy

BA, like many long established corporates has a...

BA, like many long established corporates has a 'culture' and each new generation of staff who join find themselves unable to break through that culture. I have seen this in many enterprises, not...
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