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19th Jan 2023, 08:37
Replies: 419
Views: 59,413
Posted By Andy_S

Where? Not on PPRuNe. No one in this particular...

Where? Not on PPRuNe. No one in this particular conversation other than yourself has favoured the use of Penang.

Penang may have been the nearest option, but not by a significant amount. A few...
13th Jan 2023, 15:24
Replies: 419
Views: 59,413
Posted By Andy_S

GBO, With respect, maybe the time has come...

GBO,

With respect, maybe the time has come to give it a break.

You put a lot of thought into constructing an explanation as to the events that may have unfolded abord MH370. You did so with a...
13th Jan 2023, 14:43
Replies: 14,188
Views: 14,310,653
Posted By Andy_S

Which probably, considering the failure to...

Which probably, considering the failure to conquer Ukraine quickly, is Putin's best hope of getting something out of this.
6th Jan 2023, 16:09
Replies: 67
Views: 19,846
Posted By Andy_S

Surely the question should be are the new...

Surely the question should be are the new uniforms comfortable and practical for BA staff? If it helps them do their job more efficiently then that can't be a bad thing.
16th Dec 2022, 09:30
Replies: 419
Views: 59,413
Posted By Andy_S

I think there was a history of mental illness...

I think there was a history of mental illness with the perpetrator of the GermanWings crash.

It's been suggested that if, as has been speculated, the Captain of MH370 had taken control of the...
15th Nov 2022, 08:35
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Andy_S

It's working OK for me. EDIT. No it's not!...

It's working OK for me.

EDIT. No it's not! Accessed it no problem about 30 minutes ago, but it's gone wrong again. Appears to be the same problem as before.
8th Nov 2022, 22:31
Replies: 159
Views: 25,369
Posted By Andy_S

David Stirling had a bit of a reputation for...

David Stirling had a bit of a reputation for telling tall stories. Especially involving himself.
1st Nov 2022, 16:39
Replies: 159
Views: 25,369
Posted By Andy_S

My suspicions were raised when they showed...

My suspicions were raised when they showed Stirling in cahoots with Mayne and Jock Lewes. I wasn't aware that in real life they were known to each other before 'L Detachment' was formed.

I hope...
12th Oct 2022, 08:35
Replies: 281
Views: 39,509
Posted By Andy_S

Exactly this. Quite apart from the fact I...

Exactly this.

Quite apart from the fact I can't see him trying to destroy a powerful symbol of Russian dominance in the region, if he really needed a pretext for 'retaliatory' missile strikes...
13th Jan 2020, 11:03
Replies: 28
Views: 14,130
Posted By Andy_S

Maybe I'm being picky, but Walsh is boss of IAG....

Maybe I'm being picky, but Walsh is boss of IAG. IAG are not a British Company........



One interesting observation in Sunday's press is that Walsh had already announced his plans to step down,...
23rd Aug 2019, 12:53
Replies: 4,660
Views: 1,874,311
Posted By Andy_S

This refers to Eddie Stobart, of course, rather...

This refers to Eddie Stobart, of course, rather than Stobart Group. Shouldn't make any difference to Stobart Group day to day business, although I believe they still own part of Eddie Stobart so...
3rd Aug 2019, 20:25
Replies: 32
Views: 24,834
Posted By Andy_S

I said upsizing rather than upgauging. But yes,...

I said upsizing rather than upgauging. But yes, that's exactly what I meant.



Thanks! (I think........)



I think even Emirates were going lukewarm on the A380. That alone should tell you...
3rd Aug 2019, 08:16
Replies: 32
Views: 24,834
Posted By Andy_S

Absolutely. And the advocates for the A380 always...

Absolutely. And the advocates for the A380 always seem to overlook this.

There are many, many options for upsizing aircraft before you need to consider the A380.
2nd Aug 2019, 21:53
Replies: 32
Views: 24,834
Posted By Andy_S

Unfortunately, the manufacturer disagrees.

Unfortunately, the manufacturer disagrees.
24th Jul 2019, 13:57
Replies: 47
Views: 33,239
Posted By Andy_S

At least up to the point where he struggled to...

At least up to the point where he struggled to distinguish a 727 from a 737.....
24th Jul 2019, 12:46
Replies: 32
Views: 19,922
Posted By Andy_S

Wasn't it just. It might have been better if...

Wasn't it just. It might have been better if they'd had a couple of presenters who were a) not massively over-excitable and b) actually had a clue. Peters apparent inability to distinguish a 727 from...
21st Jul 2019, 15:18
Replies: 63
Views: 47,022
Posted By Andy_S

Or magnified them.

Or magnified them.
21st Jul 2019, 11:28
Replies: 63
Views: 47,022
Posted By Andy_S

I honestly don't think that BA telling us that...

I honestly don't think that BA telling us that they are cancelling flights because they have received specific intelligence that (for example) 'baggage handlers are trying to smuggle a bomb onto a...
9th Jul 2019, 17:16
Replies: 139
Views: 38,972
Posted By Andy_S

I think we're absolutely on the same page....

I think we're absolutely on the same page. (Perhaps it was a mistake to prolong a discussion about a rail / airport cargo interface which was never really a practical proposition). Smaller point to...
9th Jul 2019, 14:14
Replies: 139
Views: 38,972
Posted By Andy_S

I believe your memory serves you well, but I...

I believe your memory serves you well, but I assume that a Parkway station would be for passenger use.

To handle rail freight in viable quantities, you would need a specialised facility.
8th Jul 2019, 12:50
Replies: 139
Views: 38,972
Posted By Andy_S

Trouble is, Manston isn't actually on the...

Trouble is, Manston isn't actually on the railway. You would either need to build a spur from the Canterbury-Ramsgate line (a mile or two I would guess, depending on start / finish point) or build a...
6th Jul 2019, 10:35
Replies: 65
Views: 65,258
Posted By Andy_S

Including the hotel guests who were trying to get...

Including the hotel guests who were trying to get some sleep.........

This crew were on BA business, staying in hotel accommodation paid for by BA. Damn right that BA took an interest.
5th Jul 2019, 12:45
Replies: 139
Views: 38,972
Posted By Andy_S

The problem I see with Manston as a passenger...

The problem I see with Manston as a passenger airport is that it's too far from London to be marketed as a 'London' airport but close enough that London airports are easily accessible to the...
21st Jun 2019, 12:53
Replies: 31
Views: 20,973
Posted By Andy_S

The majority of pax won't even be aware.

The majority of pax won't even be aware.
19th Jun 2019, 13:42
Replies: 49
Views: 45,660
Posted By Andy_S

You're quite right of course. But the underlying...

You're quite right of course. But the underlying point is still valid. Someone looked at the business model and decided not to leave it as it was, or to fine-tune it, but to fundamentally change it.
19th Jun 2019, 12:57
Replies: 49
Views: 45,660
Posted By Andy_S

It didn't seem to do Ryanair any harm.

It didn't seem to do Ryanair any harm.
19th Jun 2019, 10:59
Replies: 49
Views: 45,660
Posted By Andy_S

True. It may not be "broke" but it will become...

True. It may not be "broke" but it will become outdated if you fail to innovate or consider changing customer requirements.
19th Jun 2019, 08:26
Replies: 934
Views: 694,813
Posted By Andy_S

For goodness sake grow up. IAG are a business,...

For goodness sake grow up. IAG are a business, and they almost certainly played the situation with the 737 MAX to great commercial advantage.
18th Jun 2019, 22:18
Replies: 31
Views: 20,973
Posted By Andy_S

Being in Melbourne, that's probably not a big...

Being in Melbourne, that's probably not a big deal for you......
11th Jun 2019, 12:52
Replies: 72
Views: 68,309
Posted By Andy_S

I've just returned from an inclusive resort in...

I've just returned from an inclusive resort in the Caribbean, and I can assure you that drunken Americans are every bit as big a problem as drunken Brits.......
7th Jun 2019, 16:35
Replies: 4,660
Views: 1,874,311
Posted By Andy_S

Isn't that part of the problem, though? Stobart...

Isn't that part of the problem, though? Stobart have been paying shareholders a dividend that they couldn't afford.
19th May 2019, 21:14
Replies: 99
Views: 45,788
Posted By Andy_S

I don't think they regard it as a "right". Given...

I don't think they regard it as a "right". Given the circumstances it sounds more like precautionary advice.
19th May 2019, 14:43
Replies: 99
Views: 45,788
Posted By Andy_S

The last time I checked, about 2 minutes ago,...

The last time I checked, about 2 minutes ago, nobody had started a fight with Iran.



Can we please stop with the knee-jerk anti-American sentiment?
16th May 2019, 13:07
Replies: 185
Views: 155,965
Posted By Andy_S

How many 737 Max threads do we need? There seem...

How many 737 Max threads do we need? There seem to be three running simultaneously right now.....
15th May 2019, 12:56
Replies: 134
Views: 181,817
Posted By Andy_S

Except that building the A380 in the first place...

Except that building the A380 in the first place was arguably a prestige project......one that they persisted with until they could no longer ignore the "business perspective".

But I agree. Airbus...
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