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Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2021, 19:43
Replies: 17,926
Views: 2,086,134
Posted By Curious Pax

There does seem to be a disconnect between...

There does seem to be a disconnect between surgery records and the central NHS system, as I have experienced the same. However they may just be going for the simplest approach of messaging everyone...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2021, 19:27
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By Curious Pax

We rescued a Vizsla via Dogs Trust 6 months ago -...

We rescued a Vizsla via Dogs Trust 6 months ago - they charge £185 (more for a puppy understandably), so quite a lot less. Looked at in purely monetary terms, that was >90% discount on the cost of a...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2021, 09:30
Replies: 51
Views: 3,557
Posted By Curious Pax

Forgive the presumption, but I’m guessing you may...

Forgive the presumption, but I’m guessing you may not be one of Radio 1’s target demographic! I suspect that the number of people on here who also tick that box can be counted on the hand of a...
2nd Dec 2021, 07:44
Replies: 1,026
Views: 348,099
Posted By Curious Pax

Always intrigued by the concept of airports...

Always intrigued by the concept of airports turning airlines away - that line crops up regularly on multiple airport threads. Are they actually allowed to do that? I get that it’s most likely they...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2021, 14:21
Replies: 12,315
Views: 1,652,245
Posted By Curious Pax

Except Mondays. Monday was normally a variation...

Except Mondays. Monday was normally a variation on “Philip had Diana murdered”.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2021, 16:20
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

Oh well, I suppose we had criticised Johnson for...

Oh well, I suppose we had criticised Johnson for lack of a vision for Britain’s long term future. At last all is clear - we’re all going to live in Peppa Pig World! Sunlit uplands and then some…..
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Nov 2021, 20:07
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

Not exactly. The government rewrote the job spec...

Not exactly. The government rewrote the job spec to try and improve his chances in the rerun, and recruited someone with close Tory links to run it. Applications for the rerun close in a couple of...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Nov 2021, 10:57
Replies: 46
Views: 3,245
Posted By Curious Pax

Quite easily I believe. Relative works for a...

Quite easily I believe. Relative works for a large cereal manufacturer, and they have the fire brigade out regularly, almost always minor though. Apparently it’s the dust generated that’s often the...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Nov 2021, 10:53
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

If that doesn’t work for his poll numbers then...

If that doesn’t work for his poll numbers then Johnson’s sole benefit to the Conservatives (that he wins elections) is over. Cue leadership challenge….
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2021, 12:02
Replies: 43
Views: 3,307
Posted By Curious Pax

Having read the predicable blather through the...

Having read the predicable blather through the thread, I went against my instincts, donned full PPE and actually read the Mail article. Nowhere in there does it suggest that any exhibits will be...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2021, 11:54
Replies: 12,315
Views: 1,652,245
Posted By Curious Pax

EU261 was, as I understand it, one of those...

EU261 was, as I understand it, one of those regulations that was replicated into UK law as part of the Brexit transition. There doesn’t seem to be any move by the government to drop it, so if you...
9th Nov 2021, 10:49
Replies: 1,026
Views: 348,099
Posted By Curious Pax

Doubt the Dash 8 that was delivered to Exeter...

Doubt the Dash 8 that was delivered to Exeter would have sported the new Flybe colours if it was going to be used for an ACMI contract.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2021, 11:37
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

Latest MORI poll just out gives Labour 36% and...

Latest MORI poll just out gives Labour 36% and the Conservatives 35%. Interestingly much of the fieldwork was done prior to the Paterson shenanigans.

Anyone else missing ORAC, and wonder what spin...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2021, 14:58
Replies: 23
Views: 1,914
Posted By Curious Pax

Can’t speak for Gatwick, but there is a drop off...

Can’t speak for Gatwick, but there is a drop off charge at Manchester Airport station in addition to the charge for each terminal.

Must admit when I read the original post of the thread I was...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2021, 12:46
Replies: 37
Views: 4,964
Posted By Curious Pax

Report I saw was that the authorities had the bit...

Report I saw was that the authorities had the bit of luck sometimes needed. Someone who knew the perp reported seeing him buying kids nappies which they thought a bit weird for a childless bloke!
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Oct 2021, 12:25
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

One of the easier solutions I would have thought....

One of the easier solutions I would have thought. Offer it back to those displaced at the same price it was compulsorily purchased for, plus cover their legal costs and waive stamp duty. Any that...
25th Oct 2021, 21:07
Replies: 849
Views: 314,878
Posted By Curious Pax

Not necessarily- previously had about 2 1/2 hours...

Not necessarily- previously had about 2 1/2 hours at MAN between returning from Orlando and heading back out there again.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2021, 22:41
Replies: 75
Views: 8,122
Posted By Curious Pax

Not quite up to your requirements, but caught...

Not quite up to your requirements, but caught twice carrying is automatic jail time already. Suggests that throwing penalties at the problem doesn’t make much difference.
19th Oct 2021, 10:01
Replies: 350
Views: 151,578
Posted By Curious Pax

Don’t forget MAG went through a similar loop with...

Don’t forget MAG went through a similar loop with Ryanair at Manchester a few years ago. O’Leary took his toys away for a while, but have come back and then some.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2021, 13:36
Replies: 75
Views: 8,122
Posted By Curious Pax

And yet you probably get annoyed when Australia...

And yet you probably get annoyed when Australia is referred to as a nation of convict deportees!
16th Oct 2021, 22:25
Replies: 129
Views: 44,029
Posted By Curious Pax

Any indication on whether the PSO tender for...

Any indication on whether the PSO tender for London flights is likely to come to anything? Should be an announcement soon I thought?
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 16:13
Replies: 75
Views: 8,122
Posted By Curious Pax

Well I suppose martial law would obviate the need...

Well I suppose martial law would obviate the need for MPs, therefore removing the risk of them being assassinated 🙄

RIP Sir David. I suspect we would have agreed on little politically, but as a...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2021, 20:42
Replies: 12,315
Views: 1,652,245
Posted By Curious Pax

Troublingly neither Frost nor Johnson seem to...

Troublingly neither Frost nor Johnson seem to have the slightest comprehension of what the word ‘careful’ might mean!
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 12:10
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

Win-win for Johnson unfortunately. The current...

Win-win for Johnson unfortunately. The current scenario whereby the SNP domination of Scotland makes it harder for Labour to win enough seats to form a government, or alternatively if the strategy...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2021, 13:56
Replies: 431
Views: 29,592
Posted By Curious Pax

I seem to recall reading there are 150 army...

I seem to recall reading there are 150 army drivers qualified for tankers. Surely not a government statement that’s all style over substance!
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2021, 07:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,778
Posted By Curious Pax

Apologies for the one upmanship, but I can go one...

Apologies for the one upmanship, but I can go one better! Among the many ‘experience days’ available over the years, there used to be a session on the Concorde simulator at Filton. I received one...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Sep 2021, 17:19
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,199
Posted By Curious Pax

Indeed - chewing kangaroo anus live on prime TV...

Indeed - chewing kangaroo anus live on prime TV could even be a metaphor for a meeting of the new cabinet.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 13:10
Replies: 72
Views: 5,774
Posted By Curious Pax

Amused me to imagine the reaction of Kiltrash,...

Amused me to imagine the reaction of Kiltrash, Scout and others when Virginia Wade was being interviewed for her reaction to Raducanu’s win with the South African accent she acquired when living...
12th Sep 2021, 14:59
Replies: 350
Views: 151,578
Posted By Curious Pax

You’re quite right, a load of the -800s were...

You’re quite right, a load of the -800s were moved to 9H-. What surprised me was that these new ones are in the same 9H-VU* series as the Malta Air-liveried ones
12th Sep 2021, 10:22
Replies: 350
Views: 151,578
Posted By Curious Pax

Interesting that 3 of Ryanair’s 737s being...

Interesting that 3 of Ryanair’s 737s being prepared at Boeing have been changed from EI- registrations to 9H- despite being in full Ryanair livery. All other 9H- models have been in Malta Air livery,...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2021, 09:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Curious Pax

Absolutely - and you can include large private...

Absolutely - and you can include large private organisations in there too.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2021, 07:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Curious Pax

This piece in the Manchester Evening News is...

This piece in the Manchester Evening News is illuminating: GMP Investigation (https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/inside-greater-manchester-polices-culture-21522116)...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2021, 13:33
Replies: 37
Views: 2,778
Posted By Curious Pax

Yep - walking safari in the middle of the Masai...

Yep - walking safari in the middle of the Masai Mara in Kenya a few years ago, all fine; the road between Helston and Camborne in Cornwall not so much (though better than it used to be)!
6th Sep 2021, 19:05
Replies: 350
Views: 151,578
Posted By Curious Pax

By MOL’s standards that was a very polite,...

By MOL’s standards that was a very polite, measured statement that smacks of an expectation of talking again within a few months!
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 20:00
Replies: 73
Views: 4,937
Posted By Curious Pax

In many cases (the majority?) Bangladeshi would...

In many cases (the majority?) Bangladeshi would be more accurate than Indian. The delightful guy and his staff who have served my sub continent culinary take away requirements for many years...
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