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3rd Jun 2009, 12:17
Replies: 947
Views: 1,049,687
Posted By Bangkokeasy

My apologies if this is drifting into the...

My apologies if this is drifting into the technical, but when looking at the debris field, bear in mind that wind and swell are both factors to consider, after the debris has entered the water, even...
26th Nov 2008, 13:32
Replies: 97
Views: 13,125
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Reliable sources I have report that certain of...

Reliable sources I have report that certain of the cargo sheds at Suvarnabhumi have been commandeered for use by security forces. I expect that there will be some action tonight to reclaim the...
11th Apr 2008, 08:31
Replies: 11
Views: 2,127
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Only ever experienced one, on a flight from...

Only ever experienced one, on a flight from Lourdes about 30 years ago, which was packed with catholic pilgrims (never heard so many hail Marys or seen so many rapid chest crossings at one time!). I...
3rd Sep 2007, 16:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,903
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Balloons in Bangkok

This would be funny, if it didn't have the potential to be at the very least, inconvenient.

A fairly substantial group (32 communities) are planning a day of disruption at Suvarnabhumi this...
24th Aug 2007, 04:44
Replies: 81
Views: 7,566
Posted By Bangkokeasy

I am a fan of that Discovery Channel programme,...

I am a fan of that Discovery Channel programme, "Myth busters". I recall one they did on the urban myth of the mobile phone and petrol stations. They experimented with progressively more extreme...
17th Aug 2007, 03:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By Bangkokeasy

T3 last Friday afternoon we got through...

T3 last Friday afternoon we got through "security", including seperate shoe scan and passport check on the way out within 10 mins. Admitedly, this was "fast track", but not having done it for nearly...
16th Aug 2007, 08:58
Replies: 4,933
Views: 1,485,087
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Ms Bangkokeasy and self flew in for annual hols...

Ms Bangkokeasy and self flew in for annual hols at T3 on 26th July and were gobsmacked when we found ourselves standing at the curbside waiting for the car hire shuttlebus not 20 minutes after the...
16th Aug 2007, 05:06
Replies: 57
Views: 7,982
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Normally when travelling, I am "in the zone", so...

Normally when travelling, I am "in the zone", so wouldn't notice even if Katherine Zeta Jones was nuzzling my ear (OK, yes I probably would).

However, I do recall some years back, sharing a...
24th Jul 2007, 11:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By Bangkokeasy

You are quite right of course. The UK is worse. ...

You are quite right of course. The UK is worse. It doesn't excuse any of it though. When I reach 50, I will probably give up flying altogether, as by then this rigmarole will all be beyond a mere...
24th Jul 2007, 04:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Yet another sad story. Indeed this is nothing to...

Yet another sad story. Indeed this is nothing to do with security and everything to do with pettiness and in this case, theft. And I am afraid you can't expect any flexibility from the French,...
22nd Jul 2007, 07:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,728
Posted By Bangkokeasy

I once sat next to a chap on KLM and discovered...

I once sat next to a chap on KLM and discovered during conversation that I had paid one third what he paid for the same ticket. I was happy, but I imagine he wasn't. Still, this is entirely normal...
22nd Jul 2007, 07:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Patpong is certainly possible and for a short...

Patpong is certainly possible and for a short transit still takes some beating. May take up to two hours to get there, but it's unpredictable and will be much quicker on the way back. You should be...
20th Jul 2007, 05:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Often the best way to avoid an emotion is to...

Often the best way to avoid an emotion is to replace it with another one. I would suggest, in your case, that you use your obvious animosity towards Rainboe and focus on that during the takeoff. By...
19th Jul 2007, 02:48
Replies: 15
Views: 5,343
Posted By Bangkokeasy

I would say this warrants more investigation It...

I would say this warrants more investigation It does depend on the airports you will be laying over in, but usually, it is possible to find a quiet, yet interesting spot to while away the hours and...
12th Jul 2007, 11:16
Replies: 51
Views: 4,932
Posted By Bangkokeasy

How could I forget to mention USM (Koh Samui)!! ...

How could I forget to mention USM (Koh Samui)!!

I think all airports should be like this - open air terminals (yes there is both an international and domestic terminal, carefully segregated with...
12th Jul 2007, 10:54
Replies: 20
Views: 3,793
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Last time I flew with FR, I couldn't understand a...

Last time I flew with FR, I couldn't understand a word of the safety briefing. Not sure what language the CC were speaking, but it didn't sound like English. Could have been hilarious, but I...
12th Jul 2007, 10:23
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Well, last year you could do that, when it was...

Well, last year you could do that, when it was just a question of walking from one desk to the other, but it is not so easy now. Air Asia fly out of Suvarnabhumi (BKK) while Nok Air fly out of Don...
5th Jul 2007, 02:39
Replies: 51
Views: 4,932
Posted By Bangkokeasy

If talking about the USA, I agree ORD is a good...

If talking about the USA, I agree ORD is a good example. I have entered the USA there a couple of times since 9/11 and the overall experience, including immigration in particular, is far better than...
5th Jul 2007, 02:25
Replies: 38
Views: 3,407
Posted By Bangkokeasy

From SLF point of view, having flown most...

From SLF point of view, having flown most flavours of loco, there doesn't seem to be any difference in the time taken to actually board the aircraft, whether seats allocated or not. Locos out here,...
4th Jul 2007, 03:01
Replies: 51
Views: 4,932
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Of course it is easier to run a smaller airport. ...

Of course it is easier to run a smaller airport. I like Auckland and Sydney (yes, that is still small!). The lesson to be learned from the Antipodes is security. These airports do security...
22nd Jun 2007, 08:57
Replies: 22
Views: 4,185
Posted By Bangkokeasy

Indeed. And I expect this one to run and run. ...

Indeed. And I expect this one to run and run.

:ouch:..I'll get my coat then.
22nd Jun 2007, 07:34
Replies: 22
Views: 4,185
Posted By Bangkokeasy

It is too much to expect people to moderate their...

It is too much to expect people to moderate their bladders, etc, for close to 7 hours, let alone sit within nose range of a backwardly malfunctioning closet. If this story is true, then CO deserve...
20th Jun 2007, 05:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bangkokeasy

It had to come sooner or later, I suppose. ...

It had to come sooner or later, I suppose.

I remember when the airlines spent megabucks installing pay per use phones onboard. Does anyone know, did they ever recoup their investment on those?...
20th Jun 2007, 02:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bangkokeasy

I too have travelled in Africa extensively. If...

I too have travelled in Africa extensively. If you are there for some time, you get used to it and after a while. don't even notice it. But it can come as a very unpleasant shock, when it is...
19th Jun 2007, 05:12
Replies: 24
Views: 3,138
Posted By Bangkokeasy

As you can see, there are a lot of airlines who...

As you can see, there are a lot of airlines who fit these cameras and integrate them with their IFE. It is a shame that so few allow us SLF to view these during take off and landing. I have only...
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