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28th Mar 2010, 19:20
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

It's not as though it's 'The End of the World'. ...

It's not as though it's 'The End of the World'. Despite what some might think from some of my comments on PPRuNe, I'm not a serial complainer.

The revelations of the last few months on the CC...
28th Mar 2010, 18:55
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Peasant! := :ok: ... however, we...

Peasant! :=

:ok:

... however, we digress from the Thread Topic.
28th Mar 2010, 18:43
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

fincastle84

That may be a factor. LHR-IAD may not be popular for a variety of complex reasons.

Just checking my 'travel diary' ...

07-1 - "Food 3/10, staff 4/10".
07-2 - "No canapes, late start of DVD"....
28th Mar 2010, 17:54
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Excuse me Jethro - this just in from the CC...

Excuse me Jethro - this just in from the CC Thread ...
28th Mar 2010, 17:37
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Weird ... who are these people who are not on...

Weird ... who are these people who are not on strike?


Whichever, as usual it's complete borrocks. Although the Unite Broadcasting Service [aka BBC] said something a few minutes ago about only...
28th Mar 2010, 17:33
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

As ever, Finky, we are flying in close formation!...

As ever, Finky, we are flying in close formation!

Every flight I have had from LGW, on Domestic and European has been GOOD.
Every flight I have had from LHR, on LH has been 'disappointing'.
...
28th Mar 2010, 17:10
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

In Club, LGW-JER, you get a full [cold] lunch...

In Club, LGW-JER, you get a full [cold] lunch with wine. It's an eating competition to get it down your through before 'top of drop' abeam Alderney.

How the CC manage it, I don't know, but IMO...
28th Mar 2010, 16:52
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

@ Diplome ... 1. Spur of the moment...

@ Diplome ...

1. Spur of the moment business travel is a beeeech. Fortunately I can run my business without having to travel anywhere! :)

2. VS limited on destinations, BA schedules may not...
28th Mar 2010, 16:41
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

@ iwalkedaway ... I couldn't agree more. ...

@ iwalkedaway ... I couldn't agree more. Especially on the wine, which is either not available as per menu or, if white, insufficiently chilled ;)

However, the BA aircraft may be tired ... but so...
28th Mar 2010, 16:15
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Hi, Diplome! ;) Pre-booking cuts costs,...

Hi, Diplome! ;)

Pre-booking cuts costs, simples. OK, I/we are the "comfortable retired" who are flexible and can plan ahead, and our trips to our '2nd home' in Virginia usually get booked within...
28th Mar 2010, 14:58
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

@ jethrobee ... in the case of your forward...

@ jethrobee ... in the case of your forward booking, that might well be the case, as the cheaper seats have been sold already.

Do a comparison 3 months ahead of your planned date, and I would...
27th Mar 2010, 19:58
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

:cool: Possibly an unfair comparison, but I...

:cool:

Possibly an unfair comparison, but I did smile.
27th Mar 2010, 19:47
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Thanks, TruBlu and Finky ... sums up the...

Thanks, TruBlu and Finky ... sums up the 'balanced reporting' we expect from the Beeb, for which the people pay the licence fee.

It would have been nice if Ms Baldini [who I would ;)] had prepared...
27th Mar 2010, 18:50
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

@ VanHork ... i think that's unfair on several...

@ VanHork ... i think that's unfair on several counts.

1. "Allegedly".
Some people are 'allegedly' BA CC, and posting on that Thread. There is no reason to doubt people saying they have...
Forum: Cabin Crew
27th Mar 2010, 18:35
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

It is also particularly helpful when airlines use...

It is also particularly helpful when airlines use the overheads to stow crew equipment, like the safety demo kit and other things .

As the airlines play the 'baggage game' to the hilt, they need...
27th Mar 2010, 18:16
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Much will become clearer by mid-day on Monday. ...

Much will become clearer by mid-day on Monday.

At that stage everyone will have a better idea of how many flights BA have been able to operate. BTW, I will believe BA's figures, bacause as a...
27th Mar 2010, 12:33
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Thanks for the clarification, binsleepen. ...

Thanks for the clarification, binsleepen.

Those layovers [justified, of course] certainly add to the manpower requirements, and financial cost, of operating LH. It seems to represent 4 days work...
27th Mar 2010, 10:57
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

The following is from today's Daily Telegraph...

The following is from today's Daily Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/7528237/BA-strike-strike-for-one-day-lose-up-to-two-weeks-pay.html) - is this 'old news'? or inaccurate?...
27th Mar 2010, 10:24
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Pedantry and light humour.

My thanks to all of you who reacted to my quote from Churchill - especially those who failed to note the smiley!! :)

My attempt at socio-economic definitions was also intended as light-hearted,...
26th Mar 2010, 20:58
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Sharp post, PAXboy ... :ok: Professionals...

Sharp post, PAXboy ... :ok:

Professionals ... CC are not according to Wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional)


So perhaps they are the 'bourgeoisie' these days?
Another Wiki...
26th Mar 2010, 19:47
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

VERY late on this thread, may I just say as an...

VERY late on this thread, may I just say as an ex-ATCO [military] I wish you the very best of luck for the future?

I have seen, from Local, too many people who did not achieve what you did. I...
26th Mar 2010, 18:30
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Someone said that ... ;) From the inevitable...

Someone said that ... ;)

From the inevitable debris of this farcical IA will, IMO, arise a new and stronger BA. I will not compare WW with WSC, but they have the same clear focus on what needs to...
26th Mar 2010, 17:55
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Thanks, Diplome ... a useful cross-post for the...

Thanks, Diplome ... a useful cross-post for the banned and others.



For "academia" please read "Hard-Core Socialists completely detached from reality".

For the record, I'm perfectly happy...
26th Mar 2010, 16:22
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Because they are 'professors', and therefore very...

Because they are 'professors', and therefore very intelligent, and can therefore adjust their opinions in the light of evidence?

Shame they never considered the evidence beforehand. Still, they...
26th Mar 2010, 15:35
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Posted By Two-Tone-Blue

Absolutely, Karl. :D That fits WW...

Absolutely, Karl. :D

That fits WW perfectly, eh? What's your Plan B? Do you have one?

[ooops, you're dead, sorry Karl ... does BASSA have a Plan B?] :cool:
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