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24th Jan 2020, 12:31
Replies: 44
Views: 18,173
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Glenn Ford will be pleased. ...

Glenn Ford will be pleased.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyRiFAz4WLs
12th Sep 2019, 16:20
Replies: 32
Views: 15,891
Posted By Blind Squirrel

I await the new Discovery Channel series: The...

I await the new Discovery Channel series: The Deadliest Drink.
6th Jul 2019, 07:07
Replies: 65
Views: 60,081
Posted By Blind Squirrel

I've heard some of those stories (from ex-PAWA...

I've heard some of those stories (from ex-PAWA cabin crew, not BA), and they are indeed appalling. Those may have been the good old days for the people who were dishing it out. Definitely not for...
28th Mar 2019, 11:10
Replies: 32
Views: 49,962
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Kindly soul. I ought to get back the cost of the...

Kindly soul. I ought to get back the cost of the original booking from the credit card company, but the price of the replacement ticket will be eye-watering. Currently trying to arrange anything that...
28th Mar 2019, 09:34
Replies: 32
Views: 49,962
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Game over indeed. I'm currently stuck in LGW with...

Game over indeed. I'm currently stuck in LGW with a worthless WOW booking to BOS via KEF. People arriving at check-in are handed the following:-



This is an interesting complication to my day,...
13th Nov 2018, 03:28
Replies: 18
Views: 8,821
Posted By Blind Squirrel

From the article:- Glad they've got...

From the article:-




Glad they've got their priorities straight there.
11th Nov 2018, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 13,693
Posted By Blind Squirrel

If that is the assumption on which FR is...

If that is the assumption on which FR is operating, they're dancing on the edge of a volcano. Goodwill never matters until one actually needs it. It won't take a series of serious accidents to leave...
9th Nov 2018, 19:14
Replies: 29
Views: 13,693
Posted By Blind Squirrel

The directors of Ryanair are often prone to speak...

The directors of Ryanair are often prone to speak and act as though the laws of the land do not apply to them. That is, I believe, a mistaken calculation on their part.
2nd Oct 2018, 23:52
Replies: 50
Views: 25,408
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Not just the employees. From the Wikipedia page:-...

Not just the employees. From the Wikipedia page:-




I flew transatlantic with them in May ex STN. They struck me as a pretty chaotic operation.
27th Sep 2018, 16:32
Replies: 4
Views: 6,431
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Why do you say so?

Why do you say so?
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Jul 2018, 02:28
Replies: 0
Views: 1,006
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Cabin crew getting their #MeToo moment (Miami Herald)

Not before time. Very glad to see that this is beginning to receive attention.

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article214956635.html
14th Jul 2018, 13:21
Replies: 18
Views: 10,099
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Well, if the fuselage is visibly squished...

Well, if the fuselage is visibly squished afterwards, I'm guessing the sensors had the right of it...
15th May 2018, 04:57
Replies: 45
Views: 15,052
Posted By Blind Squirrel

As I say, it's a long time since I was in school....

As I say, it's a long time since I was in school. But when I was there, they taught me that 92 > 8. More than ten times as great, in fact. I believe they mentioned it in the context of a discussion...
9th May 2018, 14:04
Replies: 45
Views: 15,052
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Very true, ASquared, and I thank you for the...

Very true, ASquared, and I thank you for the correction. We are indeed speaking of a FA here. However, my point was not about the credibility of particular occupational categories -- I have no idea...
7th May 2018, 04:14
Replies: 45
Views: 15,052
Posted By Blind Squirrel

In fairness to Ascend Charlie, I believe his...

In fairness to Ascend Charlie, I believe his comment was intended to be set in ironic type, and read as such.

However, I'm not sure that any such excuse can be found for DS010. Contrary to his...
26th Mar 2018, 16:01
Replies: 36
Views: 28,536
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Didn't take long to prove me right. Unfortunately.

Didn't take long to prove me right. Unfortunately.
26th Mar 2018, 06:11
Replies: 36
Views: 28,536
Posted By Blind Squirrel

That's an easy one. 1. If the perpetrator...

That's an easy one.

1. If the perpetrator was attractive, did not cause physical injury, did not have transmissible diseases, and did not become pregnant and seek child-support payments as a...
19th Mar 2018, 03:05
Replies: 193
Views: 82,075
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Statistics help us very little when it comes to...

Statistics help us very little when it comes to sexual violence. These are what sociologists call "dark numbers." We will never know the true number of rapes and sexual assaults because we rely on...
16th Mar 2018, 03:44
Replies: 193
Views: 82,075
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Probably not. Unfortunately, some do exist. I've...

Probably not. Unfortunately, some do exist. I've run into the "Videotape, or it didn't happen" types among both sexes.

Oddly enough, this only happens with sexual violence. If I tell people, for...
16th Mar 2018, 02:01
Replies: 193
Views: 82,075
Posted By Blind Squirrel

The British male sexual-violence support...

The British male sexual-violence support organisation Survivors UK recently carried out a study on behalf of the Greater London Authority to find out reporting rates among men.

Of the 500 male...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2018, 18:58
Replies: 66
Views: 9,223
Posted By Blind Squirrel

This is part of a growing tendency in the U.S. to...

This is part of a growing tendency in the U.S. to politicise business decisions based on political antagonisms. A similar kerfuffle arose in 2012 when the mayor of Boston and an alderman in Chicago...
Forum: North America
14th Jun 2017, 22:56
Replies: 36
Views: 12,706
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Like this one? United flight almost took off...

Like this one?

United flight almost took off with jet fuel gushing out | New York Post (http://nypost.com/2017/06/14/united-flight-almost-took-off-with-jet-fuel-gushing-out/)
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2017, 14:33
Replies: 38
Views: 8,782
Posted By Blind Squirrel

I have to say that this is one of the most...

I have to say that this is one of the most brilliant pieces of internet trolling I've ever seen.
12th Feb 2017, 13:24
Replies: 95
Views: 61,619
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Such things happen, and always will as long as...

Such things happen, and always will as long as fallible humans are part of the equation. The problem, mercifully, was detected and appropriate action taken. I very much hope this unfortunate...
27th Jun 2016, 10:26
Replies: 45
Views: 10,686
Posted By Blind Squirrel

Well, well, as you please. All flying-school or...

Well, well, as you please. All flying-school or rental aircraft that have managed to pass an annual inspection, with compressions probably in the low-mid sixties, draggy and leaky doors and seals,...
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