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9th May 2014, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,287
Posted By Anansis

Sorry - England. Was about to write UK, but the...

Sorry - England. Was about to write UK, but the distinction might become significant in a few months :E
9th May 2014, 13:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,287
Posted By Anansis

Travel Insurance - Best Policies?

Hi Folks,

It's come to that time of the year where I need to renew my travel insurance policy. Over the years I've generally found that most policies offer similar coverage, no matter how much you...
9th May 2014, 12:50
Replies: 1
Views: 2,171
Posted By Anansis

Hi EXxB. In law, human error and employer...

Hi EXxB. In law, human error and employer liability are not mutually exclusive. The concept of 'vicarious liability' means that an employer is liable for all of acts and omissions of their employees...
12th Jan 2014, 15:22
Replies: 671
Views: 257,200
Posted By Anansis

Hi Ametyst1, I suppose the thrust of my...

Hi Ametyst1,


I suppose the thrust of my post was my frustration at the relatively good public links between Liverpool city centre and MAN in the context of limited links between the city centre...
12th Jan 2014, 14:11
Replies: 671
Views: 257,200
Posted By Anansis

Liverpool's case isn't helped by its lack of a...

Liverpool's case isn't helped by its lack of a coherent public transport strategy.


Around 2008 and '09, the N86 linked the airport with the city centre late at night and early in the morning. I...
20th Dec 2013, 17:32
Replies: 26
Views: 7,058
Posted By Anansis

I am sure there is more to this than is being...

I am sure there is more to this than is being reported, particularly as flight ops in Karachi approved the request (and subsequent delay). The fact that a Boots butty wasn't good enough and the...
26th Nov 2013, 20:19
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,501,351
Posted By Anansis

Pee

I think this is what EI-BUD was referring to:

Yahoo News UK & Ireland - Latest World News & UK News Headlines...
8th Nov 2013, 20:53
Replies: 43
Views: 9,394
Posted By Anansis

Great thread guys! Perfect example of the...

Great thread guys! Perfect example of the collective knowledge that makes PPRuNe so interesting to read :ok:

Would I be right in assuming that it is possible to get your boarding card issued if...
6th Oct 2013, 19:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By Anansis

The point is that if these airlines are...

The point is that if these airlines are profiteering from credit card charges, then they are flouting the law. If true, then it should certainly not go unchallenged. :=

Which have been pretty...
23rd Apr 2013, 23:50
Replies: 5
Views: 2,962
Posted By Anansis

This is a way of transiting straight to Macau...

This is a way of transiting straight to Macau from a flight which arrives at HKG without passing through Hong Kong customs (very convenient if Macau is your final destination). The only things I'd...
4th Apr 2013, 21:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,454
Posted By Anansis

Call them and ask - they might surprise,...

Call them and ask - they might surprise, especially if the baggage is paid for on the same booking. I recently had to change the spelling of a name on a booking. I was resigned to paying a fortune,...
3rd Apr 2013, 02:23
Replies: 20
Views: 2,769
Posted By Anansis

April fools joke surely? That photograph has been...

April fools joke surely? That photograph has been knocking about on the internet for years :}
27th Mar 2013, 19:53
Replies: 28
Views: 4,814
Posted By Anansis

Alas PAXboy; if only moving my custom to another...

Alas PAXboy; if only moving my custom to another airline would make a jot of difference... :(
27th Mar 2013, 19:24
Replies: 28
Views: 4,814
Posted By Anansis

Hi Lance Murdoch, From what I can gather,...

Hi Lance Murdoch,

From what I can gather, the amount of skywards points required to book an easy jet flight is proportionate to the selling price on the easy jet website. I'm not sure exactly what...
11th Feb 2013, 19:41
Replies: 32
Views: 6,967
Posted By Anansis

What specifically is wrong with flying via...

What specifically is wrong with flying via Moscow? I've read some horror stories about Aeroflot, but they have been offering some ridiculously cheap fares between mainland Europe and Hong Kong which...
21st Jan 2013, 08:37
Replies: 47
Views: 9,589
Posted By Anansis

Thanks DaveReidUK. I don't disagree with your...

Thanks DaveReidUK. I don't disagree with your hypothesis per se, but I don't understand why they would take so much extra fuel on such a short sector that MTOW would become a factor. It doesn't make...
21st Jan 2013, 01:13
Replies: 47
Views: 9,589
Posted By Anansis

I doubt that this aircraft was structurally...

I doubt that this aircraft was structurally overweight. Past comments suggest that the male/female ratio would have had a negligible affect on the overall weight of the aircraft. The journey itself...
20th Jan 2013, 01:34
Replies: 47
Views: 9,589
Posted By Anansis

In around 2006 I took an Easyjet flight out of...

In around 2006 I took an Easyjet flight out of LPL. After a short delay post boarding, the captain announced that an error light was indicating that one of the overwing exit slides was faulty. Long...
16th Dec 2012, 12:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,116
Posted By Anansis

I echo all of the above- you most certainly...

I echo all of the above- you most certainly should not be aiming to arrive at the airport in the full knowledge that you are going to miss check in for all the reasons outlined by others.
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13th Nov 2012, 00:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By Anansis

Radeng:

In theory yes. In practice it's difficult, for the reasons I outlined above.

The closest I've come is booking a very cheap (i.e. 'free online checkin') Ryanair flight from the UK to Germany in...
11th Nov 2012, 09:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By Anansis

radeng:

There would be no problem with doing that from an APD perspective. However, the cost of purchasing two point-to-point tickets is usually significantly higher than buying one through ticket with a...
10th Nov 2012, 23:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By Anansis

True- something I've tried to use to my advantage...

True- something I've tried to use to my advantage a few times (via a multi-destination search) but never quite managed to make work.

I believe that it has something to do with ICAO regulations....
3rd Nov 2012, 12:20
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,501,351
Posted By Anansis

Because in my experience, these countries tend to...

Because in my experience, these countries tend to be where the rules are most strictly and arbitrarily enforced. I often fly between the UK and Eastern Europe with FR. On the way out pax tend to have...
2nd Nov 2012, 21:19
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,501,351
Posted By Anansis

Jorik: Good question. I doubt it personally,...

Jorik:

Good question. I doubt it personally, although in theory there's no reason why flights which do not either (a) originate in the UK or (b) do not involve a sale on UK territory need to be...
2nd Nov 2012, 20:22
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,501,351
Posted By Anansis

End of 'free' admin charges with the Ryanair cash passport

I knew this day would come sooner or later, once the OFT made their ruling a few months ago. The bottom line is literally the bottom line; if a flight, including charges, is'nt value for money, fly...
29th Sep 2012, 21:02
Replies: 12
Views: 6,880
Posted By Anansis

You should be fine (assuming your inbound from...

You should be fine (assuming your inbound from Harare is on time). Once you disembark you'll have to clear DXB airport security. This is normally pretty quick and it's centrally located. This means...
10th Sep 2012, 23:18
Replies: 16
Views: 2,749
Posted By Anansis

I doubt it would have been allowed simply because...

I doubt it would have been allowed simply because he was wearing it so it became part of his clothing. I suspect that the chances are he checked in online and it wasn't questioned by security or gate...
6th Sep 2012, 09:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,775
Posted By Anansis

Qantas and Emirates Partnership

About Qantas - Media Room - Media Releases - The World's Leading Airline Partnership Alan Joyce, Qantas Group CEO (http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/media-releases/sep-2012/5442/global/en)
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29th Jun 2012, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 2,327
Posted By Anansis

True, this could pose problems (e.g. many...

True, this could pose problems (e.g. many restaurants etc will be closed until evening). However, Dubai is a tourist friendly city and reasonably accommodating of non Muslims. Last time I was there...
29th Jun 2012, 14:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,327
Posted By Anansis

I can't comment on the transit hotel (never used...

I can't comment on the transit hotel (never used it) but it's located within the terminal building with no access to the outdoors. As such I'm almost certain that it doesn't have the facilities to...
26th Jun 2012, 02:40
Replies: 14
Views: 9,985
Posted By Anansis

Glad to hear you got there but sorry to hear...

Glad to hear you got there but sorry to hear about the charges. It might be worth keeping your receipts and requesting reimbursement from Independent Holidays. If they've not supplied you with the...
26th Jun 2012, 02:28
Replies: 24
Views: 5,329
Posted By Anansis

As a happy Emirates customer I'm afraid I'm going...

As a happy Emirates customer I'm afraid I'm going to have to disagree with Tableview on this one.

It's true that Dubai can be a bit of a nightmare to transit- long overnight transfers are...
24th Jun 2012, 17:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By Anansis

Sepang International racing track (home of the...

Sepang International racing track (home of the Malaysian Formula One and Moto GP races) is adjacent to the airport- you might even see from the air on approach. They offer tours of the facilities for...
21st Jun 2012, 14:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By Anansis

Transferring between the main airport (KLIA) and...

Transferring between the main airport (KLIA) and the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) is not a straightforward process. Although they look like they are physically close, traveling between the two...
14th Jun 2012, 02:55
Replies: 25
Views: 4,804
Posted By Anansis

I dare you to write the naughty forbidden 'E'...

I dare you to write the naughty forbidden 'E' word! :E

Seriously though, this is an age old debate which has no right or wrong answer. I find that the best thing to do is to show a bit of...
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