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10th Oct 2016, 16:40
Replies: 38
Views: 24,862
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Some people haven't read the report. She appears...

Some people haven't read the report. She appears to have been cleared to cross the runway by ATC in error, as the Ryanair a/c was clearly on it's t/off roll. They maybe thought she was so far away...
29th Mar 2016, 10:41
Replies: 110
Views: 50,281
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Latest report says that there are 3 pax & 4 crew...

Latest report says that there are 3 pax & 4 crew still on board & that highjacker is demanding release of some (female?) prisoners in Egypt!
Concerning David Learmont's strange remarks - surely he's...
29th Mar 2016, 09:21
Replies: 110
Views: 50,281
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

All pax & Crew now safely off the A/C. The only...

All pax & Crew now safely off the A/C. The only person remaining on the A/C is the hijacker. As an aside, David Learmont interviewed on BBC2 as an 'aviation expert' saying the Egyptair Capt. was "at...
1st Mar 2015, 16:03
Replies: 1,689
Views: 801,620
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

I realise Willie Walsh isn't at the BA helm these...

I realise Willie Walsh isn't at the BA helm these days, but it's his business philosophy that prevails by the look of things. I flew under the BA banner (for a franchise operator) years ago & one was...
28th Feb 2015, 11:19
Replies: 1,689
Views: 801,620
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

BA needs to 'Buck Up'

Flew to Mia & back BA Club Class in Dec '14. My how the mighty have fallen. I've traveled Club on a number of long haul flights in the past, & my first experiences were pretty good, but the airline...
3rd Dec 2011, 12:54
Replies: 11
Views: 4,258
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Years ago, I experienced a nasty case of food...

Years ago, I experienced a nasty case of food poisening after eating a pork meal on a United flight from Auckland to LA. I didn't eat anything else before becoming violently ill in my hotel some...
1st Sep 2011, 10:50
Replies: 104
Views: 11,677
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

It's all very well for you to indulge your...

It's all very well for you to indulge your preference, but have some sympathy for the next pax to occupy that seat and having to deal with potential 'skid marks'!!
3rd Nov 2010, 09:06
Replies: 15
Views: 4,444
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Notice back on Easyjet website as from 9.00 am...

Notice back on Easyjet website as from 9.00 am this morning, but suggesting minimal effect. ( I assume most if any disruption will be on Sat.)
3rd Nov 2010, 08:04
Replies: 15
Views: 4,444
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Interestingly enough, the warning on Easyjet's...

Interestingly enough, the warning on Easyjet's website was toned down last night suggesting that the effects of any action was going to less than previosly expected and mentioning the possibility of...
8th Aug 2008, 15:14
Replies: 38
Views: 23,955
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Al Park and Mike Flynn - Flybe Paul Wickman,...

Al Park and Mike Flynn - Flybe

Paul Wickman, Paul Deakin, Stuart Easson, Jack Morrison - Loganair.

James Morgan - Globespan.
8th Aug 2008, 14:58
Replies: 2,748
Views: 733,128
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

So why isn't wee Willie Walsh on that list?? As...

So why isn't wee Willie Walsh on that list??
As CEO he surely doesn't claim that he had no idea what his Directors were up to?
The OFT can't be that naive!
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2007, 17:03
Replies: 55
Views: 16,846
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

The Spanish equivalent of Balpa should be making...

The Spanish equivalent of Balpa should be making strong representations to Chad, also involving all other Balpa type organisations world wide, to give Chad an ultimatum.
Release these people, who...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2007, 09:23
Replies: 78
Views: 31,977
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Scooby - sounds like your operations are in a...

Scooby - sounds like your operations are in a high altitude country - maybe somewhere in Africa - where tubes like this guy think they can get away with lying about their experience.
Once came...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Sep 2007, 08:19
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Fact is, it displays the collosal stupidity of...

Fact is, it displays the collosal stupidity of those who even consider the idea of placing these turbines anywhere near an airport. With any of the previously mentioned risks being possible, why are...
14th Mar 2007, 16:12
Replies: 21
Views: 4,271
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Sallyann. Watch the programme if you haven't yet...

Sallyann. Watch the programme if you haven't yet seen it - it's an eye opener!
Dan Air - Gordon Brown never did have any intention of investing the additional air taxes in any kind of environmental...
13th Mar 2007, 10:08
Replies: 21
Views: 4,271
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Skipness - I also saw that program last week on...

Skipness - I also saw that program last week on Channel 4.
Every Govt Minister should have been forced to watch it. But you just know they're not interested in being presented with "facts" anyway....
30th Nov 2006, 16:03
Replies: 24
Views: 6,806
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Loganair are always interested in type rated Saab...

Loganair are always interested in type rated Saab 340 pilots.
They operate out of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen as a British Airways franchise.
Definately worth a call.
14th Apr 2006, 08:16
Replies: 223
Views: 49,905
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Oshkosh George I know the newspaper article...

Oshkosh George

I know the newspaper article makes it look like SG was imlying a possible franchise re-negotiation, but I have it on good authority that the subject matter was supposed to be...
12th Apr 2006, 17:07
Replies: 223
Views: 49,905
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Lots of very interesting "ifs and buts" being...

Lots of very interesting "ifs and buts" being posted here, but it's all about fiction.

As I posted before - this is just journalistic licence, the franchise works well for both sides and no reason...
12th Apr 2006, 10:46
Replies: 223
Views: 49,905
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

This has just been another case of a Journo...

This has just been another case of a Journo twisting the facts and making 2+2 equal 5.

There is no intention on the part of BA or Loganair to change the Franchise arrangement unless, when 2008...
7th Jan 2006, 09:49
Replies: 36
Views: 6,615
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Re: Ryanair slated on ITV

Many of us who have experienced the cancellation of a Flight by Ryanair will possibly be aware as I was, that the reason given for the cancellation (if indeed they even bother to give a reason) can...
2nd Dec 2005, 10:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Of course Ryanair don't care about passengers. ...

Of course Ryanair don't care about passengers.

O'Leary clearly stated that on national television over a year ago when he was being interviewed on BBC's 'Watchdog'.

He quite calmly said, that...
15th Sep 2005, 18:35
Replies: 25
Views: 5,763
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

I don't think this is that unusual an occurence....

I don't think this is that unusual an occurence. Happened to us in Rome in June.

Turned up at check in - told the flight was on time (it hadn't left UK!!) and told to go through to departures. The...
23rd Aug 2005, 10:38
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

O.K. you probably guessed I have a personal axe...

O.K. you probably guessed I have a personal axe to grind with Mr. O'Leary and his Airline.

I don't happen to think that 'legitimate' Airlines are in the habit of cancelling flights for no offered...
21st Aug 2005, 18:46
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Bigscotdaddy

Who gives a crap if Ryannair have to stop...

Who gives a crap if Ryannair have to stop operating out of ADN.

It's a total nonsense that taxpayers are expected to fund runway extensions just to allow scumbag O'leary to shove a few more...
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