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8th Jan 2023, 13:38
Replies: 135
Views: 52,091
Posted By Cuillin Hills

This sort of comment makes me laugh - arrogance...

This sort of comment makes me laugh - arrogance at the highest level.

I have seen some excellent ex-colleagues join Big Airways over the last 30 years - and I have seen others pass selection who...
28th Oct 2022, 12:23
Replies: 26
Views: 5,589
Posted By Cuillin Hills

About a dozen years ago we used to night stop in...

About a dozen years ago we used to night stop in Sharm at one of the Naama Bay Hiltons.

We would check in early evening and, as you do, proceed to the bar.

The bar would be surrounded by...
29th Sep 2022, 11:55
Replies: 383
Views: 180,142
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Disagree For example, several years ago I...

Disagree

For example, several years ago I was told I had passed everything by Qatar and was likely a DEC for the B787.

Nothing heard from Qatar for 8 months then informed of a start date which...
16th Sep 2022, 21:26
Replies: 119
Views: 25,581
Posted By Cuillin Hills

No Vulcan expert but donít the spoilers get...

No Vulcan expert but donít the spoilers get extended on landing (or RTOs) for additional weight on wheels (and increased braking efficiency)?
16th Sep 2022, 21:18
Replies: 793
Views: 254,857
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Basically, after about 1999, KLM lost almost all...

Basically, after about 1999, KLM lost almost all interest in London Stansted and managed to offload Buzz for a pittance to Ryanair a few years later.

They only wanted the UK connections in to...
18th Aug 2022, 09:23
Replies: 793
Views: 254,857
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Tottenham Hale is reached in 35 minutes from/to...

Tottenham Hale is reached in 35 minutes from/to London Stansted - this gives direct connections on to the tube network.

Not everyone wishes to go to Liverpool Street/Central London/Victoria

...
8th Apr 2022, 22:19
Replies: 53
Views: 40,379
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Not necessarily - I have had a Left Hydraulic...

Not necessarily - I have had a Left Hydraulic fail on a B757 and retained about 14% HYD in the Left system due to the standpipe. This 14% was enough to retain full control of the NWS and taxi clear...
18th Dec 2021, 17:10
Replies: 1,021
Views: 432,929
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Spain insisting on all over-12s being double...

Spain insisting on all over-12s being double vaccinated has meant a large number of families not able to travel to Spain, as a family, and delaying or cancelling their break over the Christmas and...
4th Oct 2021, 08:24
Replies: 1,798
Views: 410,723
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Just 20 minutes up the road is the delightful GA...

Just 20 minutes up the road is the delightful GA airfield of Fishburn - it also has a lovely cafe/restaurant that is popular amongst locals (and not so local people).

Views are available of the...
7th Aug 2021, 23:17
Replies: 98
Views: 18,787
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Just checked - join SVAS for £30 - unlimited...

Just checked - join SVAS for £30 - unlimited entry to the Collection for 12 months (apart from event days which still gain a discount).

No pleasing some people.
7th Aug 2021, 23:01
Replies: 98
Views: 18,787
Posted By Cuillin Hills

It has always been, quite rightly in my view,...

It has always been, quite rightly in my view, relaxed around Old Warden in respect of checking of who has bought a ticket and who hasn’t.

it was very easy to walk through the shop and onward to...
7th Aug 2021, 20:48
Replies: 98
Views: 18,787
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Flying in to visit Old Warden, I believe, is...

Flying in to visit Old Warden, I believe, is exceptionally good value

From the website:

ďThe landing fee of just £10 also grants you and you passengers free access to the attractions (normal...
27th Jun 2021, 08:53
Replies: 90
Views: 13,535
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Highly likely that it was a British Midland...

Highly likely that it was a British Midland Viscount (Midland 233/234/244 (tel:233/234/244)/245)


Most days of the week in the summer the Viscount would operate


East Midlands - Glasgow -...
22nd May 2021, 11:35
Replies: 195
Views: 47,199
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Covid variants are throughout Germany, Europe and...

Covid variants are throughout Germany, Europe and the world.

The UK is being unfairly penalised for being extremely efficient at finding these variants at an early stage - UK genome research leads...
11th Apr 2021, 13:01
Replies: 801
Views: 441,523
Posted By Cuillin Hills

I believe, as always, Jet2 are looking after...

I believe, as always, Jet2 are looking after their customers.

it may be disappointing news but any customer who is due to pay the balance for a holiday from early June until June 23 knows that...
11th Apr 2021, 07:55
Replies: 391
Views: 189,900
Posted By Cuillin Hills

davidjohnson6 i don’t think the problem is,...

davidjohnson6

i don’t think the problem is, generally, leaving the UK - it is how to get back in again without major expense and potential disruption (on a very small number of occasions where a...
15th Mar 2021, 17:13
Replies: 527
Views: 238,648
Posted By Cuillin Hills

I flew on a Swedish registered Air Ops A300B LGW...

I flew on a Swedish registered Air Ops A300B LGW to Dalaman about 1995.
13th Feb 2021, 22:04
Replies: 133
Views: 67,615
Posted By Cuillin Hills

That is one way of looking at it.

That is one way of looking at it.
11th Dec 2020, 09:05
Replies: 1,261
Views: 342,108
Posted By Cuillin Hills

GLCYZ It is still a considerable cost that...

GLCYZ

It is still a considerable cost that EZY, RYR, EXS etc generally don’t have and is proportionate to the size of the aircraft - plus you need standby cover etc and there is also associated...
9th Dec 2020, 22:39
Replies: 1,261
Views: 342,108
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Are they night stopping crews at SOU throughout...

Are they night stopping crews at SOU throughout the summer?

Sounds like an expensive overhead for a 100-seat aircraft with LCY and EDI based crews operating out of SOU.
26th Oct 2020, 08:57
Replies: 934
Views: 694,880
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Agreed - BA paid back my deposit and refunded...

Agreed - BA paid back my deposit and refunded Avios, when balance was due on a trip to Canada in September, at the earliest opportunity and without delay.
22nd Oct 2020, 18:42
Replies: 2,998
Views: 2,856,798
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Jet2 Holidays to the Canaries were only cancelled...

Jet2 Holidays to the Canaries were only cancelled up to the 31st October, Vokes - not ‘months of holidays’ to reinstate as you claim.
25th Aug 2020, 10:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Cuillin Hills

55th TFS - is that a Weathersfield-based squadron?

55th TFS - is that a Weathersfield-based squadron?
2nd Aug 2020, 21:01
Replies: 2,998
Views: 2,856,798
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Correct - but they would need to buy a ticket...

Correct - but they would need to buy a ticket from TUI like everyone else.

A bit different from Ďrecognising each otherís ticketsí - those days of honour and trust between certain airlines has...
2nd Aug 2020, 18:00
Replies: 2,998
Views: 2,856,798
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Imagine BA being considerate enough to provide...

Imagine BA being considerate enough to provide carriage for a Virgin passenger - how long do you think BA would have to wait before Virgin forwarded the due amount?

Imagine how long Jet2 would...
18th Jul 2020, 14:15
Replies: 934
Views: 694,880
Posted By Cuillin Hills

....... or Cosford Museum? No, hang on a...

....... or Cosford Museum?

No, hang on a minute, maybe not. 😁
16th Jul 2020, 09:52
Replies: 2,097
Views: 1,803,819
Posted By Cuillin Hills

For info, this is very similar to how it worked...

For info, this is very similar to how it worked when VR was available in Monarch at the end of 2014.

Senior Birmingham based Captains were denied VR due lack of Captains at Birmingham whilst...
29th Jun 2020, 15:54
Replies: 1,938
Views: 1,637,319
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Yawn.......getting really boring now - can we...

Yawn.......getting really boring now - can we have some useful input regarding TUI?
19th Jun 2020, 09:15
Replies: 2,097
Views: 1,803,819
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Not true - PILON subject to tax, as usual. ...

Not true - PILON subject to tax, as usual.

Pay a professional to help you with your next tax return and keep any outstanding taxes to a minimum.
13th May 2020, 20:04
Replies: 38
Views: 6,623
Posted By Cuillin Hills

With respect to longer Viscount sectors - one of...

With respect to longer Viscount sectors - one of my earliest passenger experiences was a return journey Newcastle to Toulouse Blagnac alongside a full load of teenage exchange students on board. We...
7th May 2020, 08:25
Replies: 55
Views: 19,110
Posted By Cuillin Hills

The front section (forward of the wing root) of...

The front section (forward of the wing root) of FJ is now at East Fortune Museum of Flight, near Edinburgh, and in exceptionally good condition.
16th Apr 2020, 09:14
Replies: 67
Views: 15,635
Posted By Cuillin Hills

........ a bit like the Aviaco DC9 that requested...

........ a bit like the Aviaco DC9 that requested a visual approach, at night, to runway 05 at Glasgow in the early Ď80s. ATC intervened and instructed him to go-around when they saw him line up on...
25th Mar 2020, 18:19
Replies: 1,292
Views: 968,430
Posted By Cuillin Hills

I donít disagree with the above, David, but...

I donít disagree with the above, David, but EasyJet are making it nigh impossible to claim your money back - no link on the website that can register your refund and directed to a Customer Service...
28th Oct 2019, 21:57
Replies: 2,998
Views: 2,856,798
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Oh well - pamann knows everything. Iíll move on. ...

Oh well - pamann knows everything. Iíll move on. (bashes head against wall).
28th Oct 2019, 18:38
Replies: 2,998
Views: 2,856,798
Posted By Cuillin Hills

Speed of boarding - boarding via two sets of...

Speed of boarding - boarding via two sets of steps is quicker than via a single airbridge access at the front - same with disembarkation.

Ryanair use steps for the same reason - except they do it...
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