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10th May 2010, 21:16
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Posted By sussex2

I'm banned from posting on the BAvBASSA thread...

I'm banned from posting on the BAvBASSA thread because the mods think that despite a lifetime in aviation, and being the partner of a long serving BA crew member that I do not qualify. That is their,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Mar 2010, 11:45
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

A fair point, I was talking more from the...

A fair point, I was talking more from the perspective of the public. I suppose however that because we are interested personally in what is going on, our perspective could be very different from the...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Mar 2010, 11:36
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Haven't Virgin been running an ad recently...

Haven't Virgin been running an ad recently celebrating their 25 years of flying, or thereabouts? Easy started in, when was it '95.
Those numbers should give anyone a hint as to why some BA cabin...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Mar 2010, 11:18
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Andyismyname: The length of the strike has...

Andyismyname:

The length of the strike has been well publicised.

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It is initially for just three days, thus no worse than severe weather or perhaps the grounding of an...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Mar 2010, 17:48
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Ah, but my experience of being within the cockpit...

Ah, but my experience of being within the cockpit door is limited to the 1-11, a true aviators aircraft, and I loved the time dearly. Oh and yes I forgot, the occasional 707 before that.
No powered...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Mar 2010, 17:13
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Flight deck crew do not work in exactly the same...

Flight deck crew do not work in exactly the same environment as the cabin crew, that is the difference.
I've flown transatlantic as a pax on the 767 and 777 and there is a tangible difference, a...
Forum: Cabin Crew
7th Mar 2010, 15:05
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Plus, and yes, you can use the flying in an...

Plus, and yes, you can use the flying in an aluminium tube argument. If there is anything on these forums, as a total, it is that flying in an aluminium tube is different, very different, not at all...
Forum: Cabin Crew
7th Mar 2010, 15:02
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Plodding along There is an enormous difference...

Plodding along
There is an enormous difference between flying and ground crews, shall we go into the the damage the 777 does?
Forum: Cabin Crew
7th Mar 2010, 14:26
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Plodding along.. I complete agree with you and...

Plodding along..
I complete agree with you and honestly think that all cabin crew should be whipped until they perform better.
I also think that the effects of spending your working life in a...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2010, 11:11
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

There are very few industrial dispute in which...

There are very few industrial dispute in which the blame can be attributed solely to one party, and this one is no different.
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2010, 10:32
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Yes I do have a relationship with cabin crew, and...

Yes I do have a relationship with cabin crew, and pilots, and ground crew, and office staff.
I've been actively involved in the airline business since I grew hairs I can sit on, and I've seen it all...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2010, 09:26
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Quote Freddielaker ' Originally...

Quote Freddielaker

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Forum: Cabin Crew
4th Mar 2010, 17:26
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

I have just flown two sectors with BA across the...

I have just flown two sectors with BA across the Atlantic, and I have this to say; that I have never flown with such professional and considerate cabin crew. Yes, many of them had their sell by date...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Feb 2010, 16:02
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

BA has been around longer than the airlines used...

BA has been around longer than the airlines used for comparison, and of course the staff may have been there for a longer time, and earn more as a result.
If I shop in Waitrose and see staff I have...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Feb 2010, 14:01
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Read para 42 of the judgement and you will see...

Read para 42 of the judgement and you will see that this was not a blanket victory for the company, civil cases rarely are.
The para is about as sensible as it comes and by no means gives either...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Feb 2010, 13:50
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Lexoncd has it right; the judges words in summing...

Lexoncd has it right; the judges words in summing up need careful reading. He did not by any means give BA a green light to ride roughshod over people.
Look carefully at the exact wording and if...
18th Feb 2010, 14:58
Replies: 27
Views: 9,717
Posted By sussex2

I worked for AA on the ground for a good while. ...

I worked for AA on the ground for a good while.
They decided to reduced flights into BRU and make staff redundant. What they could not understand was that the staff to be made redundant were...
Forum: Cabin Crew
12th Feb 2010, 13:52
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

I understand the need for flexibility, if you are...

I understand the need for flexibility, if you are on standby. But, given that rosters are published well in advance, you can take advantage of a firm seat on another carrier, for a price better than...
Forum: Cabin Crew
11th Feb 2010, 12:46
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Booked in plenty of time a ticket on EZY from BCN...

Booked in plenty of time a ticket on EZY from BCN to LGW is cheaper, much cheaper, than staff travel. You can complete the journey on to LHR for around a tenner, if you book in advance. The airline...
Forum: Cabin Crew
9th Feb 2010, 17:28
Replies: 3,713
Views: 955,774
Posted By sussex2

Beats me rigid this business about stopping staff...

Beats me rigid this business about stopping staff travel for those that execute their legal right to go on strike, and yes I understand staff travel is a concession.
Considering the very high...
Forum: Cabin Crew
23rd Jan 2010, 08:39
Replies: 3,879
Views: 514,171
Posted By sussex2

Staff travel

If ST is taken away from anyone going on strike, and given that BA depends heavily on commuters for crew, then how are they going to crew aircraft, even in the short term. There's not an endless...
3rd Jan 2010, 08:31
Replies: 85
Views: 18,611
Posted By sussex2

The profiling system used on many U.S. bound...

The profiling system used on many U.S. bound flights on U.S. registered carriers, has been in existence for years, at least since 1990. It is entirely based on the Israeli system and is practiced by...
Forum: Cabin Crew
2nd Jan 2010, 20:36
Replies: 3,879
Views: 514,171
Posted By sussex2

Eh voila! Bankruptcy mooted for Japan...

Eh voila!

Bankruptcy mooted for Japan Airlines (http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2009/12/28/336626/bankruptcy-mooted-for-japan-airlines.html)
Forum: Cabin Crew
2nd Jan 2010, 06:36
Replies: 3,879
Views: 514,171
Posted By sussex2

Time to switch off Galley FM?

Time to switch off Galley FM?
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jan 2010, 18:08
Replies: 23
Views: 6,311
Posted By sussex2

I'm just glad that AA have finally learned the...

I'm just glad that AA have finally learned the lesson that the 757 can be profitable on long thin routes. CO with good effect have been doing this for years.
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