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9th Dec 2019, 13:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By Tigger4Me

Nor me atakacs, but she is totally convinced that...

Nor me atakacs, but she is totally convinced that a gate agent comparing the name on a passport with that on the boarding card is enough to keep a terrorist from getting on the plane. I kid you not!...
8th Dec 2019, 13:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By Tigger4Me

Your reply makes a lot of sense to me thank you...

Your reply makes a lot of sense to me thank you Sobelena but not to my GF. Thanks for trying though!
8th Dec 2019, 09:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By Tigger4Me

Lufthansa boarding at the gate

We've just boarded a flight at Munich passing through an electronic gate with no need to show any ID.

I'm getting grief from my GF about lack of security. Without compromising security, can...
1st Mar 2019, 22:00
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By Tigger4Me

Low flying Canadair

This Canadair was caught on video recharging it's tanks at La Concha beach in San Sebastian today. I appreciate he was trying to catch the calmer water in the bay, but the operation seems a bit...
3rd Jan 2019, 15:27
Replies: 9
Views: 2,685
Posted By Tigger4Me

Thanks to you all for the very informative...

Thanks to you all for the very informative replies.
30th Dec 2018, 18:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,685
Posted By Tigger4Me

Low visibility landing

That was a first. This afternoon I landed at Luton with Easy on an A319. On approach the captain informed us that, due to very poor visibility, he would have to use the 'low visibility procedure' and...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2018, 10:22
Replies: 37
Views: 13,180
Posted By Tigger4Me

Just being reported that the radio had failed in...

Just being reported that the radio had failed in the he heli. They were only able to locate the wreckage after triangulation of the mobiles of those on board.
26th Jun 2018, 08:55
Replies: 44
Views: 11,901
Posted By Tigger4Me

Wiggy My flight was actually TLS/LIS, not...

Wiggy

My flight was actually TLS/LIS, not UK.

On the 10th there were 137 flights scheduled to operate from TLS, of which only 18 (13.14%) were cancelled.

FR were scheduled to operate 9...
22nd Jun 2018, 10:42
Replies: 44
Views: 11,901
Posted By Tigger4Me

Regarding the mention of the Toulouse...

Regarding the mention of the Toulouse cancellation, I submitted a claim for compensation which was agreed and the following explanation was offered:

"We sincerely regret the cancellation of your...
8th Jun 2018, 21:07
Replies: 44
Views: 11,901
Posted By Tigger4Me

We are holidaying for just a few days in France...

We are holidaying for just a few days in France and part of our itinerary today was a trip on the Little Yellow Train up into the Pyrenees. That was a no go as the railway workers were on strike....
18th Apr 2018, 16:17
Replies: 26
Views: 19,095
Posted By Tigger4Me

The last we heard on the news here was that there...

The last we heard on the news here was that there was to a meeting on 24 April to discuss further action on a Europe wide basis. Portuguese union officials are reported to be in touch with their...
22nd Aug 2017, 21:30
Replies: 2,722
Views: 1,232,601
Posted By Tigger4Me

It was reported that they have been offered 1.5%...

It was reported that they have been offered 1.5% in addition to their automatic annual rise of 1.8% but are demanding 10.7%!

No sympathy here, that's for sure.
22nd Aug 2017, 13:46
Replies: 2,722
Views: 1,232,601
Posted By Tigger4Me

Now we have the threat of a strike by TC pilots....

Now we have the threat of a strike by TC pilots. What are the chances of that coming off I wonder.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2017, 18:28
Replies: 2
Views: 2,398
Posted By Tigger4Me

Thanks for your kind comments Etudiant. In fact...

Thanks for your kind comments Etudiant. In fact the figures are even worse with over 100 dead in one fire alone. It was reported last week that, so far this year, there have been in excess of 10,116...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2017, 15:52
Replies: 2
Views: 2,398
Posted By Tigger4Me

Fire fighting helicopter down in Portugal

Sadly, today we have lost one of the pilots helping to fight the wildfires ravaging Portugal. I have witnessed the amazing flying skills of these pilots at very close quarters and cannot speak highly...
8th Aug 2017, 16:04
Replies: 112
Views: 31,681
Posted By Tigger4Me

Cascais Aeródromo Cascais...

Cascais


Aeródromo Cascais (http://aerodromo-cascais.pt/)
4th Aug 2017, 16:53
Replies: 112
Views: 31,681
Posted By Tigger4Me

This was not his aircraft. The flight school...

This was not his aircraft. The flight school concerned were renting the a/c from the school that owned it.

Video of the approach here:

https://goo.gl/pDddjg

Sorry, but you will have to sit...
18th Apr 2017, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 8,042
Posted By Tigger4Me

At 22 sec in twr instruct "after departure right...

At 22 sec in twr instruct "after departure right turn to intercept 330."

According to a witness, shortly after t/o there was an explosion and the a/c veered left and came down. At this point the...
17th Apr 2017, 13:13
Replies: 10
Views: 8,042
Posted By Tigger4Me

A Piper PA-31T on Swiss reg. Came down shortly...

A Piper PA-31T on Swiss reg. Came down shortly after take off from Tires. Sadly a fifth person on the ground now declared dead. He was the driver of a lorry making a delivery to Lidl. A witness...
21st Jul 2016, 17:56
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

That's interesting BN2A but I still don't...

That's interesting BN2A but I still don't understand how they can be on duty but not be paid. Like the lass said, she just considers herself lucky to have a job. Good for her.
20th Jul 2016, 23:37
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Unless you work for a certain LoCo carrier that...

Unless you work for a certain LoCo carrier that is. I was delayed over 4 hours on a flight from the UK to Portugal thanks to the French ATC strike. I got speaking to the cabin crew and asked how it...
22nd Mar 2016, 00:42
Replies: 110
Views: 61,631
Posted By Tigger4Me

Norwegian in San Juan

I realise this is a long shot but does anyone know who handles Norwegian in San Juan (SJU) please?
5th Dec 2015, 20:12
Replies: 3,499
Views: 1,305,496
Posted By Tigger4Me

Sorry Adfly. Just realised your post is headed...

Sorry Adfly. Just realised your post is headed "S16" and my flights are April. Wrist slap for me!
5th Dec 2015, 08:51
Replies: 3,499
Views: 1,305,496
Posted By Tigger4Me

And how about San Juan on Norwegian? If not my...

And how about San Juan on Norwegian? If not my holiday is getting off to a bad start!
15th Aug 2015, 11:09
Replies: 3,499
Views: 1,305,496
Posted By Tigger4Me

Guilty as charged m'lud! I needed to make a trip...

Guilty as charged m'lud! I needed to make a trip over from Spain towards the end of August last year. It actually worked out cheaper to fly into GLA and hire a car to get to EMA than fly direct. As a...
21st May 2015, 21:12
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Spanish TV reported very high winds in the...

Spanish TV reported very high winds in the Canaries today. Could be your answer.
22nd Feb 2015, 14:31
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Thanks Mickeymoo and Laarbruch. I was aware of...

Thanks Mickeymoo and Laarbruch. I was aware of the concept of whole aircraft charter, hence the question. In my days working with TC we received many complaints from folk who did not understand that...
22nd Feb 2015, 01:35
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

P & O Cruise Charters to Barbados

Is the level of cabin service on P & O long haul charters the same as on a normal Thomson flight or do P & O specify something else? Better or worse?
22nd Jan 2015, 22:07
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Interesting about the new seats. When I spoke to...

Interesting about the new seats. When I spoke to our crew last year they said that the extended armrests were as a result of customer feedback that overwhelmingly asked for power sockets to be...
19th Jan 2015, 17:48
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Sorry mtj I cannot help you but thanks for the...

Sorry mtj I cannot help you but thanks for the good news about the seat replacement. After trying 787 Premium last year I swore never again unless they changed the setup.

Alternative already...
9th Oct 2014, 13:20
Replies: 3,499
Views: 1,305,496
Posted By Tigger4Me

Sure hope you're right about the HNL. My credit...

Sure hope you're right about the HNL. My credit card is at the ready for that one!
26th May 2014, 09:34
Replies: 2,722
Views: 1,232,601
Posted By Tigger4Me

You have suffered a terrible experience and I...

You have suffered a terrible experience and I feel for you. It's not the way that you would wish to start your holiday.

To put a little balance on the subject though, I have to say that TC treated...
16th May 2014, 17:37
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Thanks oldbalboy.

Thanks oldbalboy.
16th May 2014, 14:09
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

Does anyone know why the TOM038 LGW/MBJ is...

Does anyone know why the TOM038 LGW/MBJ is operating with a 763 rather than 787 today?
15th Jan 2014, 11:48
Replies: 3,424
Views: 1,606,634
Posted By Tigger4Me

This from Thomson: "Of all the rumours I...

This from Thomson:

"Of all the rumours I hear I actually hope this one is true as I'd love to visit South Africa. Unfortunately we do not know what will be on sale next year until nearer launch...
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