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6th Feb 2019, 09:58
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Posted By Homo Simpson

Qatar are not run like a normal business. It's...

Qatar are not run like a normal business.
It's partly a huge vanity project.
I know the Middle East well and I can tell you that pride and winning at mine is bigger/better is everything and being...
5th Feb 2019, 13:27
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Views: 1,047,197
Posted By Homo Simpson

Be under no illusion about Qatar's strategy. ...

Be under no illusion about Qatar's strategy.
This is one great big member waving exercise.
The spat between Qatar and the rest is getting worse and even if the route isn't making money they will...
4th Oct 2018, 14:27
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Views: 1,047,197
Posted By Homo Simpson

I believe they are not in the best shape...

I believe they are not in the best shape financially.
Winter is becoming a very popular time of year to visit Iceland.
4th Oct 2018, 12:48
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,047,197
Posted By Homo Simpson

According to my Icelandic friends WOW are to...

According to my Icelandic friends WOW are to discontinue the Edinburgh flights.
Just passing on what I was told.
15th Aug 2018, 12:15
Replies: 4,095
Views: 2,875,427
Posted By Homo Simpson

From a passenger perspective the 787 is better....

From a passenger perspective the 787 is better. Certainly in business where the 777/330 business hard product simply isn't that good anymore.
17th Apr 2018, 12:33
Replies: 4,095
Views: 2,875,427
Posted By Homo Simpson

The 1903 lounge is good. It is for 16 years of...

The 1903 lounge is good.
It is for 16 years of age and above and you can't have a group of more than 4. Not allowed even on different bookings although you can contact them before if you are which...
4th Dec 2017, 17:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,383
Posted By Homo Simpson

From Skytrax is the following: ” A key...

From Skytrax is the following:

” A key factor behind Lufthansa gaining 5-Star Airline Certification is the recently announced new business class cabin and seat that will be delivered when the...
27th Oct 2017, 21:51
Replies: 1,353
Views: 1,168,011
Posted By Homo Simpson

I would say that people prefer other airports...

I would say that people prefer other airports because they are better than Heathrow.

The idea that Heathrow is it for the UK and we must use it is clearly not being listened to by millions of...
13th Sep 2017, 12:25
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,805,365
Posted By Homo Simpson

I believe Edinburgh are losing one of their...

I believe Edinburgh are losing one of their Newark services to add Washington. It's shuffling aircraft around most likely due to Norwegian.
20th Aug 2017, 12:46
Replies: 565
Views: 406,895
Posted By Homo Simpson

I would be very surprised if in 6 months you have...

I would be very surprised if in 6 months you have even half that amount of flights.

This is a member waving contest between the two airlines involved.
19th Aug 2017, 22:13
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,805,365
Posted By Homo Simpson

Flew BA Club from London to Manchester last week....

Flew BA Club from London to Manchester last week. I believe this is a newish thing where on domestic the centre seat is blocked and the curtain is pulled. Service and food and drink even on that...
3rd May 2017, 12:23
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,805,365
Posted By Homo Simpson

Regards Brunei and Kuwait my understanding is you...

Regards Brunei and Kuwait my understanding is you can consume your own alcohol on board (in moderation). However that will never be enough to entice loads of Westerners to fly with them.
21st Jan 2017, 13:08
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,805,365
Posted By Homo Simpson

You obviously believe that an airline or airport...

You obviously believe that an airline or airport should only advertise in their own back yard.
Got to be one of the dumbest posts I have seen in a long time.
Pretty sure Birmingham would do...
29th Dec 2016, 14:39
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,805,365
Posted By Homo Simpson

Where in T3? If anyone knows that is.

Where in T3? If anyone knows that is.
28th Dec 2016, 16:47
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,805,365
Posted By Homo Simpson

BA are possibly waking up to the fact that...

BA are possibly waking up to the fact that Manchester is not quite the backwater they thought of in the past.
It does not mean they should or will have any substantial operation from there again but...
28th Dec 2016, 16:28
Replies: 2,038
Views: 602,865
Posted By Homo Simpson

With respect there will not always be a need for...

With respect there will not always be a need for DTV or some others.
It may well be able to carve out some business in certain areas but as a commercial operation its as good as dead.
People and...
28th Dec 2016, 11:46
Replies: 2,038
Views: 602,865
Posted By Homo Simpson

Prestwick is being kept alive purely for the SNP...

Prestwick is being kept alive purely for the SNP to look like they are the good guys. It's a vanity project nothing more. If it can't succeed then it should be left alone and let the bits that can...
28th Dec 2016, 04:14
Replies: 2,038
Views: 602,865
Posted By Homo Simpson

Nothing ignorant about it. People want to hang...

Nothing ignorant about it.
People want to hang on to something for sentimental reasons not because of a real business case. It may well be that the airport can generate business from other...
27th Dec 2016, 14:17
Replies: 2,038
Views: 602,865
Posted By Homo Simpson

It may well be uncomfortable for some to accept...

It may well be uncomfortable for some to accept the truth, but there are airports up and down the UK that are not needed. Not every town or city deserves one. People's livelihoods depend upon these...
25th Dec 2016, 19:01
Replies: 970
Views: 280,958
Posted By Homo Simpson

The issue was passengers did not have...

The issue was passengers did not have accommodation in Amsterdam and that is why Flybe pulled the route?
19th Nov 2016, 02:11
Replies: 1,681
Views: 685,235
Posted By Homo Simpson

Edinburgh isn't and won't be anytime soon a big...

Edinburgh isn't and won't be anytime soon a big transit hub.
Trying to extrapolate that because Edinburgh is bigger than Iceland it will become a point of transit is nonsense. That's too...
18th Nov 2016, 17:46
Replies: 1,681
Views: 685,235
Posted By Homo Simpson

What has that got to do with it? Edinburgh has...

What has that got to do with it?
Edinburgh has a limited number of transatlantic flights and you are talking about transit passengers from Eastern Europe. It's not a serious contender for that type...
18th Nov 2016, 16:56
Replies: 1,681
Views: 685,235
Posted By Homo Simpson

Edinburgh doesn't have the frequency and...

Edinburgh doesn't have the frequency and destinations in America to be a serious transit port. There are simply too many other airports with much more to offer.
16th Nov 2016, 08:20
Replies: 2,775
Views: 888,509
Posted By Homo Simpson

The reason the railway station is busy is because...

The reason the railway station is busy is because Leeds only has one main station. Nothing to do with some magical population number.
LA you have been asked many times and never given an answer as...
1st Nov 2016, 13:38
Replies: 1,681
Views: 685,235
Posted By Homo Simpson

Load factor is not an indication of how well the...

Load factor is not an indication of how well the route is doing if the passengers are on discounted tickets or promotions or using miles. Not forgetting staff travel too.
Flown on it several times...
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