Sure, send you a PM with my address, looking forward to receiving it. I will make the first toast to your health. And the second to me. ;) Spyhunter, I'm joining you in the ranks of published author pretty soon. :) Two years in the making, including more than a year of production delays due to spon...Jump to post
ytz wrote:I would love to see how the bootlickers react to that.
Chaostheory wrote:I recommend Asimov's The Dawn of Robots too. A fantastic read.
Now, now, let's be nice to UAL747422. Since he just became a member he hasn't had time to read 2,000 posts. He could very well have read them all as a lurker and just registered to let off his accumulated steam. Either way, why let the truth cloud his misguided Alternative Facts. Leave him to his d...Jump to post
To mark the start of operations, Norwegian intends to offer one-way Singapore-to-London fares starting from S$199 for economy class, and premium-class tickets from S$839, inclusive of all fees and taxes, according to the press release. Saw this on the local Channel New Asia site and went to check i...Jump to post
BravoOne wrote:Are you an attorney?
Some facts here.....they weren't United Crew members who were deadheading....they were United Express Crew Members who work for an airline called Republic Airlines. Not United. They fly for under contract for United as United Express. Another thing.....United employees didn't beat the Dr. up. It wa...Jump to post
What Messiah! I'm parodying Anakin.Jump to post
For the past 30 odd years passenger's rights and privileges have been eroding, legal fine print and policies has become more and more anti-consumer, and this incident will be the tipping point to rebalance the airline and passenger relationship. Dr David Dao is the Chosen One. He is bringing balanc...Jump to post
Meanwhile:; http://www.cbsnews.com/news/united-airlines-pilots-infuriated-by-grossly-inappropriate-dragging-of-passenger/ "They say they are “infuriated” by what happened and blamed the debacle on the “grossly inappropriate” actions of the security officers. “This violent incident should never ...Jump to post
More stories are being dug out, this one from 2013:
http://nypost.com/2017/04/15/former-bea ... ight-suit/
“It’s about the culture of United,” Carmen Maria Montiel said. “They treat the customer as the enemy.”
Oh dear, did I promise a bottle? May I take the unsolicited, self-granted liberty of chipping in as a follower of the exchanges between you two fine gentlemen? The bet was agreed circa five months ago and as we are not getting any younger, (I am assuming all three of us are above fifty), details of...Jump to post
Gentlemen, hope this helps: A law enforcement officer (LEO) is any individual who is sworn in as a police officer, sheriff deputy, state trooper, or a federal agent to enforce the laws of the jurisdiction he or she serves. Some other careers that are considered LEO positions include: Air Marshal AT...Jump to post
NorthTerminal wrote:Why do people keep saying this?
Its getting more complicated. According to the two links below, it looks this United Dr David Dao is the same as the Dr David Dao with a record after all. If so, he has paid his dues and has been re-instated. Please read the articles if you want to know more and form your own conclusions. It might n...Jump to post
By the WAY? WAS he a Licensed Doctor? REALLY?? I've heard he was "Defrocked". Hmmm! This bears close Scrutiny! Something Isn't smelling right.. By the WAY, ARE YOU humanr? REALLY?? I've heard you were sodomized and traumatized. Hmmm! This bears close Scrutiny! Something Isn't smelling rig...Jump to post
dc9northwest wrote:Can we call this debacle Gategate?
I was referring to travel industry salaries, which have been in relative decline for the last 20 years and will have an effect on staff quality, but I do like where you went with the analogy :rotfl: My bad for not paying attention, thereby hitting my head on the seat rest and dragging myself down t...Jump to post
Alas, pay peanuts, get monkeys :-( That's fine unless like Dr Dao, you get more than you paid for.....ending up with three gorillas knocking you out and dragging u away. I was referring to travel industry salaries, which have been in relative decline for the last 20 years and will have an effect on...Jump to post
NorthTerminal wrote:Alas, pay peanuts, get monkeys
"Two different folks. David Anh Duy Dao is the person in Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure letters. The UA victim is David Thanh Duc Dao". The above is from the comments section of this article: http://heavy.com/news/2017/04/david-dao-united-doctor-airlines-louisville-kentucky-passenger...Jump to post
I thought nobody volunteered, and those were just the three of the four that were picked? 3 volunteered Actually, no. Nobody volunteered. 4 were picked "randomly" but now we learn that by freudian slip UA have admitted that the passengers chosen by UA were the ones that paid lowest fare, ...Jump to post
jbs2886 wrote:These "facts" are not even close to facts.
Clearly a PR catastrophe of epic proportions.The department head and his immediate team should be replaced. Hire someone with proven competence to repair the damage. This guy Rick Clements had impressed with his handling of the Mi186 and SQ006 disasters. He left SIA in 2009 after 24 years of service...Jump to post
Lucky for us, the world's longest place name was shortened, albeit erroneously, to a very pronounceable Bangkok. That's actually the name of a hamlet and not the Thai capital but it has stuck, so..... Anyway its correct pronunciation is "bun(as in bundle)-kok", not "bang-kok" but...Jump to post
Varsity1 wrote:"Proudly All Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer"
The notorious auto self-combusting Note 7 look set to make a comeback, Will the reincarnation rise from its battery ashes like the proverbial phoenix? If/when its on the market, after regulatory approval, will you buy it? I will in a heart beat if the price is low and I mean crazy low, otherwise no ...Jump to post
Tugger wrote:The canopy seems to have an issue, it appears to not be crystal clear. Looks a little like my old skylight after they got old. Maybe they forgot to use the UV resistant material...
FlyingSicilian wrote:L'ho fatto. In bocca al lupo.
Please allow me to piggyback on this thread since the original query has been answered. A week ago, I asked for help to identify a surveillance drone in the Military Aviation Forum but has got no reply as yet. That's probably due to the much lower traffic there. So, please bear with me for this litt...Jump to post
Its quite a common occurrence if one flies often on the same routes. I never keep track on the reg. no. but there are a bunch of TigerAir, JetStar and CebuPacific's A320s that I had flown, and still flying on, in the SIN-MNL-SIN sector. Also the now defunct Sempati Air's Fokker 100s on SIN-JKT-SIN i...Jump to post
Done as requested.
You are welcome!
SIN definitely deserves to be #1. My only major beef with Changi is public transport connectivity. Unlike HK's round the clock (albeit reduced quantity & frequency during the unholy hours) buses, SIN's stopped operating totally just after midnight for more than 5 hours. Obviously the ranking do...Jump to post
I don't even understand how Jakarta airport receive the world's most improve airport.... I guess that's because with T3, its really really a big improvement over the overcrowded chaos of T2 though as you said, T3 is a "joke" (I'm not really agreeing with you on that) by itself. Put anothe...Jump to post
., just like London is Londres and English speakers say "Parisssss" when the s is in fact silent in French. That brings to mind the Thai alcoholic beverage; Singha Beer. Non natives mispronounced it as "sing ha" but its really "singh" in a rising tone with the "a&...Jump to post
The only A330s with 3-3-3 I can think of ATM is Air Caraibes which shuttles people to French Caribic islands. There are a few others such as AirAsiaX and CebuPacific. I had been on the latter's once, soon after they took delivery of their first bird. It's fine for my 200mins flight. Not the most co...Jump to post
For that matter, the 779 wing which Boeing touts as its "biggest ever" -composite or otherwise- is a flat out lie. The 748 wing is a full 1000 sq ft/ 20% larger in area. The span has nothing to do with the size. That's no flat out lie. I'll grant you that its at most, I repeat; at most us...Jump to post
Hang on - remove the staircase? I know there is another one at the back, but I thought the staircase also acted as an emergency evac route which legally allows passengers in the front bit of the upper deck with no door in front of them. Perhaps they will install a ladder... Read again: it's "m...Jump to post
I wish Airbus had used one of the consortium partner's names. Aérospatiale would have so much more 'flavor' or identity. Aerospatiale would make it too French, which I don't think the Germans would like that much. I would think they compromised on the Airbus name because it's in English which do no...Jump to post
Then Airbus would not be called Airbus but "Eurobus" or whateever .... From what I understand which could be wrong, the name Airbus was finally chosen because of some one-upmanship over Boeing. As such, the letter A is a must. If the Airbus name was already trademarked by someone else the...Jump to post
I visited the Singapore Air Force Museum recently. Not much to see as there are only a handful of retired military aircraft. Two drones were hanging from the ceiling, one of which is the IAI Scout. The other of a conventional front single-engined propeller-driven high wing monoplane planform got me ...Jump to post