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23rd Sep 2019, 22:04
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Posted By newfoundglory

What has shocked me is some of the news articles...

What has shocked me is some of the news articles i have read today, including claims that Thomas Cook had to sell 3 million holidays per year just to service the interest on its 1.7bn debts. I have...
22nd Sep 2019, 20:49
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Posted By newfoundglory

Presumably they will wait until they are all in...

Presumably they will wait until they are all in the air and heading towards the UK before pulling the plug?
22nd Sep 2019, 16:37
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Posted By newfoundglory

Exactly what i thought, and then i was wondering...

Exactly what i thought, and then i was wondering how BA and EZY were able to do it the last time around?
22nd Sep 2019, 15:28
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Posted By newfoundglory

Makes sense that Malaysian and Qatar have got...

Makes sense that Malaysian and Qatar have got spare aircraft available for charter.

Anyone know what sort of spare capacity BA and EasyJet will have in terms of charter?
22nd Sep 2019, 09:27
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Posted By newfoundglory

I am wondering where this might leave the...

I am wondering where this might leave the caa/atol and the air travel trust. The figures being banded around are about 170million in the trust currently, plus a further insured 400million (whether...
21st Sep 2019, 18:11
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Posted By newfoundglory

Angel Reading the article on the BBC, when a customer...

Reading the article on the BBC, when a customer called TC to ask if they had to pay the remaining payments of their holiday with the future of the company uncertain - caller claims the TC call centre...
26th Aug 2019, 16:58
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Posted By newfoundglory

I had a think about this, and decided against it...

I had a think about this, and decided against it - only because there is only 1 Arrow and at a busy club it can sometimes be tricky booking an aircraft and/or instructor when there are loads of...
25th Aug 2019, 15:00
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Posted By newfoundglory

PPL and 'complex' aircraft

Only just started the PPL, so about 4 hrs in, sticking with the PA28 Warrior which is the aircraft of choice at the club.

But I notice there seems to be a PA28 Arrow, which has a retractable...
20th Aug 2019, 19:57
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Posted By newfoundglory

Further to my original post about what a PPL...

Further to my original post about what a PPL student should do, on a lesson today I noticed the aircraft is fitted with a stick on CO detector (changing colour dot type). I think this is probably...
14th Aug 2019, 21:15
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Posted By newfoundglory

I am currently doing the PPL, and very recently...

I am currently doing the PPL, and very recently read in ground material about the possibility of fumes and/or CO entering the cockpit.

I had felt this was perhaps an exaggeration in the written...
16th Apr 2017, 09:16
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Posted By newfoundglory

The lawyers for the plaintiff, from the video,...

The lawyers for the plaintiff, from the video, are saying the captain is responsible. Are airlines going to argue, in front of a county or federal court, that the captain is not completely in command...
15th Apr 2017, 22:33
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Posted By newfoundglory

But why is there going to be a lot of de boarding...

But why is there going to be a lot of de boarding going on?

I am struggling to think of why this would be an issue. If checkin for the flight is closed, with no further pax being accepted for the...
15th Apr 2017, 20:06
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Posted By newfoundglory

Watch the lawyer video, it sort of implies the...

Watch the lawyer video, it sort of implies the responsibility of the Captain and the airline are analogous.

(I have no idea whether a captain would have personal liability or not)
15th Apr 2017, 19:38
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Posted By newfoundglory

The full video:...

The full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBduIyGsrtQ

The question about the Chicago aviation 'police' and the captain being in charge: https://youtu.be/rBduIyGsrtQ?t=1085
15th Apr 2017, 18:30
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Posted By newfoundglory

The aviation lawyer said, on live TV, that the...

The aviation lawyer said, on live TV, that the captain was the one in charge. That was a clear statement which was made.

While I think the chain of command on the ground at the gate is unclear, I...
15th Apr 2017, 15:06
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Posted By newfoundglory

There is a hearing in Chicago court on Monday, I...

There is a hearing in Chicago court on Monday, I would imagine that must be about the emergency evidence preservation request.

If you recall they have asked for pax/crew lists, CVR (although we...
14th Apr 2017, 22:48
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Posted By newfoundglory

Everyone on the flight was offered a cash refund...

Everyone on the flight was offered a cash refund which is rather extraordinary, don't you think?

(And its probably not for the reason you are thinking......)
14th Apr 2017, 19:46
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Posted By newfoundglory

I dont think we should underestimate the...

I dont think we should underestimate the complexities of the legal issues at play here.

I would imagine there could be several lawsuits involving the airline (who the pax likely had the contract...
14th Apr 2017, 12:19
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Posted By newfoundglory

I completely agree that drunk, violent and...

I completely agree that drunk, violent and aggressive behaviour can and should be removed (but this can be dealt with under other areas of the law). If the plane is tech or there is a security...
14th Apr 2017, 10:43
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Posted By newfoundglory

It seems that airlines (in general) have not been...

It seems that airlines (in general) have not been particularly bothered about terminating contracts, using Captain's authority and law enforcement if necessary.

I would suggest that any court will...
14th Apr 2017, 10:16
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Views: 360,348
Posted By newfoundglory

Interesting comments from the professor of law. ...

Interesting comments from the professor of law.

But isn't the captain the one responsible - not wanting to pass blame on any particular person of course - there have been plenty of instances when...
13th Apr 2017, 23:26
Replies: 1,174
Views: 360,348
Posted By newfoundglory

How can we find out what has happened to the...

How can we find out what has happened to the emergency court petition ?
13th Apr 2017, 20:43
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Views: 360,348
Posted By newfoundglory

The (aviation) lawyer talking on the live...

The (aviation) lawyer talking on the live broadcast, if you didn't see, did make a clear firm statement about how the captain was the one in charge. He joined this up by saying the CEO had then been...
13th Apr 2017, 12:13
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Posted By newfoundglory

Agreed. This is why you absolutely buy pax...

Agreed.

This is why you absolutely buy pax out of the contract using cash.

This could silence captains authority in non-safety related matters, create some case law, change policies etc.

(I...
12th Apr 2017, 22:06
Replies: 1,174
Views: 360,348
Posted By newfoundglory

Wasn't it an $800 voucher ? Has to be more,...

Wasn't it an $800 voucher ?

Has to be more, and only as cash in hand - Voucher is no good.

What gets me is, this situation should never occur.

You don't board people onto an aircraft, until...
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