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6th Dec 2021, 16:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By PAXboy

We have postponed a trip for 8 weeks whilst we...

We have postponed a trip for 8 weeks whilst we wait for clearer information.
6th Dec 2021, 16:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By PAXboy

Once again people reporting poor arrangements for...

Once again people reporting poor arrangements for this. A couple returning from South Africa after Honeymoon are quoted in The Independent:

The article stated:
Travellers returning from red list...
5th Dec 2021, 20:39
Replies: 46
Views: 5,119
Posted By PAXboy

I do love watching the Law of Unintended...

I do love watching the Law of Unintended Consequences play out! Before Covid, you used to see similar things at Luton where the drop and collect is charged for.
4th Dec 2021, 21:11
Replies: 44
Views: 10,945
Posted By PAXboy

As PAX I want to ask, wth some SIM sessions, do...

As PAX I want to ask, wth some SIM sessions, do they not just get you 'depart and get to cruise' to nominated destination. THEN they throw things at you? Or do you always know what is about to happen?
29th Nov 2021, 02:37
Replies: 292
Views: 86,018
Posted By PAXboy

As I understand it - if you cross the border into...

As I understand it - if you cross the border into the UK from Transit - all UK regulations apply. There is not a secure AirSide hotel. Therefore - No, you saty at LHR for tests.
29th Nov 2021, 02:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By PAXboy

JNB is my most regular long haul route (just...

JNB is my most regular long haul route (just coming up on 56 years since my first flight there) and we have booked for the end of next March for a family reunion.
Scientists currently saying it will...
25th Nov 2021, 16:18
Replies: 12
Views: 6,455
Posted By PAXboy

Yes, a good advert. It would have been...

Yes, a good advert. It would have been interesting to know what breaking was set and ratio of reverse.
21st Nov 2021, 21:23
Replies: 1,024
Views: 229,040
Posted By PAXboy

As far as I know, Hertfordshire has said that it...

As far as I know, Hertfordshire has said that it would not allow expansion across the border? I'm guessing because it would be politically easier to say no and the major economic benefits would fall...
20th Nov 2021, 19:16
Replies: 292
Views: 86,018
Posted By PAXboy

I used the drop off lane charge for the first...

I used the drop off lane charge for the first time last week. I signed up and paid before hand. On checking the account three days later, it shows the transaction but the date of the visit is blank....
13th Nov 2021, 21:54
Replies: 1,024
Views: 229,040
Posted By PAXboy

I recall in the early 1990s there was a business...

I recall in the early 1990s there was a business fashion that said: How many staff does it take per £/$ earned? They were soon boasting "We have 34 staff per £" or whatever it was. So the next had to...
13th Nov 2021, 21:46
Replies: 30
Views: 4,484
Posted By PAXboy

I agree with an earlier poster who said that a...

I agree with an earlier poster who said that a bottle of alcohol bought on board would make a fine weapon. Also, a full sized laptop can weigh up to 2Kg. I have not tried it but I reckon that hitting...
11th Nov 2021, 00:41
Replies: 3
Views: 2,642
Posted By PAXboy

Boeing agrees deal with families of Ethiopia crash victims

BBC Web News (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59236437)
11th Nov 2021, 00:35
Replies: 46
Views: 5,119
Posted By PAXboy

Depends how lenient they are in the early days....

Depends how lenient they are in the early days. Be prepared to ask them to check the recording to see that you did not stop. My experience with these kinds of things is - they bill first and don't...
10th Nov 2021, 18:27
Replies: 283
Views: 124,956
Posted By PAXboy

I see the company is now actively recruiting...

I see the company is now actively recruiting across many fields. I doubt they will be oferring the same salaries as those they laid off ...
10th Nov 2021, 10:09
Replies: 292
Views: 86,018
Posted By PAXboy

Indeed DRUK. But think of all the (highly...

Indeed DRUK. But think of all the (highly transitory) free publicity ... :ugh:
10th Nov 2021, 10:07
Replies: 14
Views: 4,718
Posted By PAXboy

They are going to hang the whole enterprise on...

They are going to hang the whole enterprise on our dear friend Software...
I think that what will defeat this is practicalities:

the problem of getting competitor airlines to agree simultaneous...
10th Nov 2021, 10:00
Replies: 46
Views: 5,119
Posted By PAXboy

I can say that, the older I get the more I seek...

I can say that, the older I get the more I seek point to point. Dog-legs were fine 25+ years ago but I agree with SOF that the last short leg to home is painful. On my most regular long haul to South...
8th Nov 2021, 18:36
Replies: 292
Views: 86,018
Posted By PAXboy

Thanks for the feedback. Sky cutting away from...

Thanks for the feedback. Sky cutting away from Cop26 shows the real world in action. Watching a quick video of the departures, it was neat but underwhelming. However, full marks to the kids who...
7th Nov 2021, 23:53
Replies: 292
Views: 86,018
Posted By PAXboy

Thw twitter account '@Heathrow Noise' has stated...

Thw twitter account '@Heathrow Noise' has stated today (Sunday 7th):

Any ideas what the kids in marketing have thought up?
7th Nov 2021, 22:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By PAXboy

I'll ask the obvious question Is the 'Barking...

I'll ask the obvious question Is the 'Barking Dog' still carried in the NEO? This might not be the noise you heard but worth excluding from the enquiry! Searching for Airbus Barking Dog clarifies the...
7th Nov 2021, 03:19
Replies: 283
Views: 124,956
Posted By PAXboy

The company have changed our seat reservations...

The company have changed our seat reservations for trip to KEF. I had specifically chosen seats - and paid for them in advance. When I went to look where the new seats were, I saw that all the seat...
30th Oct 2021, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By PAXboy

As I stated, they DID take their own food, in...

As I stated, they DID take their own food, in case.
30th Oct 2021, 00:29
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By PAXboy

WestJet and food allergies

Two friends recently used the LGW-YYZ and return on WestJet and found all aspects (in Y) to be just fine. Execept food details.

Both of them asked what was in the meals oferred. The CC did not...
25th Oct 2021, 21:17
Replies: 283
Views: 124,956
Posted By PAXboy

Cheers. They were not that clear. Now I can book...

Cheers. They were not that clear. Now I can book seats.
25th Oct 2021, 05:42
Replies: 283
Views: 124,956
Posted By PAXboy

The 320s that operate to KEF, are they the...

The 320s that operate to KEF, are they the standard European fit? i.e. with 'biz' as standard with blocked middle?
Thanks.
24th Oct 2021, 19:03
Replies: 88
Views: 34,890
Posted By PAXboy

That is the nub of it. Corporate culture is not...

That is the nub of it. Corporate culture is not the same as what the Directors put on the website. By the time they get their feet under the boardroom table - they know not to put things in writing.
24th Oct 2021, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By PAXboy

The expansion of flight times to allow for delays...

The expansion of flight times to allow for delays spread outwards from LHR, I think. Now everyone does it. The other key change was placing the listed departure time much earlier, to try and ensure...
22nd Oct 2021, 13:30
Replies: 283
Views: 124,956
Posted By PAXboy

Scrapping the 74s was short term money. CEOs no...

Scrapping the 74s was short term money. CEOs no longer look even 5 years ahead.
20th Oct 2021, 03:24
Replies: 175
Views: 93,263
Posted By PAXboy

As PAX, I have found it interesting to see that -...

As PAX, I have found it interesting to see that - when the report comes out - checking what was said in R&N. You would be amused at the number of times the forum nails the problem very quickly.
19th Oct 2021, 18:52
Replies: 88
Views: 34,890
Posted By PAXboy

Sallyann1234 Indeed, I agree. For the last...

Sallyann1234

Indeed, I agree. For the last 40 years the UK has gone down the road of Lowest Price Wins. We have seen people abandon trusted suppliers to save a handful of pounds. The UK has fully...
19th Oct 2021, 02:46
Replies: 88
Views: 34,890
Posted By PAXboy

I think that Turbine D nails many points to the...

I think that Turbine D nails many points to the table. I worked in the corporate field (Telecommunications) for 27 years, including for an American Merchant Bank. I have worked in retail, finance,...
18th Oct 2021, 00:52
Replies: 59
Views: 31,518
Posted By PAXboy

One aspect of this might be, not replacing tyres...

One aspect of this might be, not replacing tyres until they are worn beyond use?
18th Oct 2021, 00:18
Replies: 88
Views: 34,890
Posted By PAXboy

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1198/boeing_fail_cb00fc327e1422458271da709ad8b2cf61b689f0.jpg
18th Oct 2021, 00:10
Replies: 34
Views: 4,419
Posted By PAXboy

The IT companies have been replaced by the new...

The IT companies have been replaced by the new integrators - online. No need for advertising them but there are some now well known names that are stitching the components together and selling them...
10th Oct 2021, 21:18
Replies: 102
Views: 57,398
Posted By PAXboy

The Eastern seasonal service to GIB - what...

The Eastern seasonal service to GIB - what equipment do they usually operat on this route?
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