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by UAL777UK
Thu May 10, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway
Replies: 67
Views: 7144

Re: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway

I agree with other comments on here, advise that you will be fined if you take personal belongings. Some might have an issue with that but I sure as hell know they will have a bigger issue if someone they knew perished in an accident because they were impeded on their exit due to the stupidity of ot...

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by UAL777UK
Thu May 10, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United adjust Mexico network - ends service to HUX, MZT, & VSA
Replies: 56
Views: 6654

Re: United adjust Mexico network - ends service to HUX, MZT, & VSA

Looking at this from over the pond, tourism to Mexico is falling off a cliff, primarily due to the high crime rate, maybe that's having a knock on effect with the US passengers going there there as well now. Having been to Dominican Republic in January I would say that place with the amount of traff...

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by UAL777UK
Tue May 08, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to Initially Base 787-10 at EWR
Replies: 51
Views: 8941

Re: UA to Initially Base 787-10 at EWR

Please bring this bird to LHR!!

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by UAL777UK
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United DC-10 International Routes?
Replies: 34
Views: 4379

Re: United DC-10 International Routes?

adambrau wrote:
Here are ones I remember:

SEL
MNL
NRT
HKG
MEX
LHR?


I don't think she ever saw the tarmac at LHR. I don't think she ever saw Europe.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 10041

Re: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed

Looks great. I am looking forward to seeing the this product at LHR. I really hope we see it on the ORD route sooner rather than later as well.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years
Replies: 186
Views: 30582

Re: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years

Whilst I cannot wait for a new livery, basing this on a rumour, we could be waiting absolutely god knows how many years!

We may as well state , UA is to get a new livery......as we know they will some day, along with new aircraft etc etc

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man sues for mental anguish after flight lands at wrong airport
Replies: 51
Views: 9040

Re: Man sues for mental anguish after flight lands at wrong airport

God forbid if a flight attendant spilt water on his lap mid flight, His lawsuit would be running into millions.

The whole thing just staggers me!

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic cancels order for 6 A380s
Replies: 109
Views: 24594

Re: Virgin Atlantic cancels order for 6 A380s

Was never going to happen, I am just so surprised it took this long to cancel.

As much as I respect SRB this was one big publicity stunt at the time.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta gets boost from Air Berlin collapse in Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 9279

Re: Delta gets boost from Air Berlin collapse in Germany

jumbojet wrote:
LHUSA wrote:
Not to rain on DL's parade, but I'm sure every carrier flying from Germany could say this.


the OP never stated that it was solely DL's boost.


The title pretty much speaks for itself!!

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by UAL777UK
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018
Replies: 77
Views: 9990

Re: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018

Jesus, I cannot keep up with these announcements from them.

Can we second guess next weeks announcement?

I would say I hope they will succeed, a few people I know that have flown on them both long and short haul, raved about them.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago O'Hare - ORD - Summer 2018 Int'l Schedule
Replies: 71
Views: 8394

Re: Chicago O'Hare - ORD - Summer 2018 Int'l Schedule

Thank you for compiling this.

When is UA going to bring some 787 love to ORD?

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by UAL777UK
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Airline boss says US rivals 'need to grow up' and end the nastiest feud in the airline industry
Replies: 89
Views: 8921

Re: Emirates Airline boss says US rivals 'need to grow up' and end the nastiest feud in the airline industry

Writing this from a comfortable Business Class seat on board AA 777-200ER. Which about sums up what is good about them: the seats in J class, and WiFi. Whilst not all ME3 planes have 1-2-1 configuration in J (EK 777, QR A330s and B777s in old config) most do (EK 380s, QR 787 and A380 and A350, all ...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian planning Buenos Aires to Asia flights via Perth
Replies: 120
Views: 15702

Re: Norwegian planning Buenos Aires to Asia flights via Perth

PanHAM wrote:
I just heard that they are also planning fllights from Cochabamba to Tiruchirapally.with a stop at Tuwoomba.


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

These guys are popping up all over the place. Surprised LON to South Africa has not cropped up yet.....yet!

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by UAL777UK
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 84
Views: 14541

Re: United to introduce premium economy

I am of the view the seat looks really nice and I also like the introduction of the new colour, it sets that cabin apart for Y= and Y. Really like it and look forward to trying it out. Lets just hope the roll out is not too long!!!

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by UAL777UK
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W
Replies: 75
Views: 9538

Re: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W

... that's one hell of a long route home ... FYI: - AKL - DXB = 8,824 mi - AKL - DPS - DXB = 8,844 mi (+ a mere 20 mi) The routing via DPS is shorter than the existing one-stop routings via BNE and MEL, and would be shorter than via SIN too. Cheers, Hi. Noted on the miles but whats that door to doo...

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by UAL777UK
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W
Replies: 75
Views: 9538

Re: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W

Who is going to fly to AKL vis DPS to Europe and vice versa? Apart from A.Nutters that's one hell of a long route home when you factor in DXB.[/quote] Did you contradict yourself? Plenty of people will do 2 stops to Europe if it’s significantly cheaper. Europeans coming to NZ on EK might go LHR-DXB-...

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by UAL777UK
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W
Replies: 75
Views: 9538

Re: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W

EK have lower costs than NZ, and can top up the flight with Europe connections, which it dominates.

Cheers,

Who is going to fly to AKL vis DPS to Europe and vice versa? Apart from A.Nutters that's one hell of a long route home when you factor in DXB.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to Resume Pakistan Flights - British High Commissioner
Replies: 57
Views: 12988

Re: British Airways to Resume Pakistan Flights - British High Commissioner

I would say it was only a matter of time before BA went back as clearly there is demand but the security of their staff is foremost. Not a place I think a lot of crews will volunteer to go to IMHO.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yet another emotional support animal controversy - Spirit vs. Hamster
Replies: 78
Views: 7332

Re: Yet another emotional support animal controversy - Spirit vs. Hamster

I mean like........words fail me.....is this story for real? Why did this person even think in the first instance that this poor little hamster was going to fly with her...and what happens afterwards......absolutely bonkers! She needs therapy!

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by UAL777UK
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will UAL fly their 787-10s?
Replies: 49
Views: 12859

Re: Where will UAL fly their 787-10s?

I am really hoping we will see them coming into LHR. I fly LHR-ORD quite a bit. Is UA going to replace the 763 used on those routes with the 787 anytime soon?

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by UAL777UK
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA IAH-SYD starts 18 January 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 8570

Re: IAH-SYD began yesterday.

Great stuff. I hope its a success.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air
Replies: 19
Views: 3033

Re: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air

Would like to see the source for this. Some bad blood between Flybe and LoganAir. You cannot just keep chopping and changing like this without someone paying some ££££.

Will wait and watch for an official announcement.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air announced a base and 17 routes from Vienna, Austria
Replies: 26
Views: 6721

Re: Wizz Air announced a base and 17 routes from Vienna, Austria

Will we see VIE - LTN or another London destination at some point??

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by UAL777UK
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe is starting the New Year with a brand refresh
Replies: 45
Views: 8801

Re: Flybe is starting the New Year with a brand refresh

if that's a re-brand and someone is getting pad for that then I am clearly in the wrong business!

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by UAL777UK
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13789

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

Lets come back here his time next year and see if DY exist in their current form or have hit the rocks. I personally think they will be here and will have expanded. I have not flown them myself yet but if the numbers are right when I go to NY in September then I will give them a go. I know a number ...

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by UAL777UK
Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EC aproves Lufthansa take-over of LGW
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

Re: EC aproves Lufthansa take-over of LGW

MoKa777 wrote:
Is the title not a bit ambiguous?


Just a tad! I wondered what the hell I was going to read then!

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by UAL777UK
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair cabin crew told to sell more scratchcards or face disciplinary action
Replies: 100
Views: 27687

Re: Ryanair cabin crew told to sell more scratchcards or face disciplinary action

Another reason to avoid this crass cheap outfit. Tell me, do they still play that tacky tune when they and on time?

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by UAL777UK
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 124
Views: 16338

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

I will not comment on the actual design of the uniforms but for the life of me I cannot understand the colour at all. Its so far removed from their brand I just don't get it. When did they merge with THAI?

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by UAL777UK
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 21054

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

It's funny, I was just talking about UA's lack of Southeast presence and their ignorance toward opening up more routes down here, even if they don't open a hub. UA's hubs are terrible for the most part and unless you live near them, they are inaccessible to most people and rely on a large Express n...

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by UAL777UK
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 839
Views: 163484

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

I don't see this being MAXed out. I see it being an available aircraft within a short space of time (Jan 2018)Possibly adding some refinements that are already certified. If you talk about adding new this and that tech then you're spending money on development that could be spent on a new design. I...

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by UAL777UK
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented
Replies: 60
Views: 8177

Re: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented

Yowzer!! New menu cards and cutlery. Well they have my business! (sarcasm button off!) Seriously man, you would have thought Delta reinvented the wheel the way you go on!

I do not think UA and AA are going to be quaking in their boots with this announcement.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH makes formal offer for parts of Alitalia
Replies: 41
Views: 8862

Re: LH makes formal offer for parts of Alitalia

Jeez. LH is going for mainland Europe domination! Be interesting to see how this plays out. AZ has been a basket case for too long. Someone like LH with a sold background certainly needs to step in and sort her out.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 40931

Re: LH buys Air Berlin

Lets hope its a smooth transition and in particular the majority of AB staff get picked up by LH. So LH will end up being a powerful player in BER now I guess.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should United bring back the Tulip?
Replies: 115
Views: 11408

Re: Should United bring back the Tulip?

Whilst I loved the tulip, I echo what UA777lover has stated. That ship has sailed. The combined company needs to look forward and not back and if/when they do rebrand it needs to be something completely new or if not a brand that recognises both Continentals and United history in the brand. The last...

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by UAL777UK
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 26921

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

Well done for this thread, great work.

Will miss the 747s big time. Managed to bag many a flight on these beauties, mostly with UA across the pacific into HKG and out of LHR.

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by UAL777UK
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded
Replies: 392
Views: 65215

Re: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded

Such a sad day but seemed inevitable.

Had many a flight on monarch since the 1980s. Now have to add these to the list of the likes of Air Europe and Dan Air that carved out my love for flying from an early age and now all going the way of the dodo.

Good luck to all the staff.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Alitalia to move LHR flights to STN
Replies: 39
Views: 9160

Re: Unconfirmed: Alitalia to move LHR flights to STN

What a joke. Going from LHR to STN is just putting another nail in the coffin. Someone turn the lights off on the way out!

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian ends talks with Ryanair on flight connections
Replies: 18
Views: 4183

Re: Norwegian ends talks with Ryanair on flight connections

With the mess at Ryanair at present (cancellations) and a lot of pilots jumping ship from them to Norwegian, this was never going to work anyway in my view.

The spat between these two is going to grow and grow.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 90
Views: 14215

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes!

Wow....exciting times with route announcements coming out of UA with a few being left field.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin pilots now on sick leave strike
Replies: 137
Views: 14180

Re: Air Berlin pilots now on sick leave strike

Sad state of affairs. Time to turn the lights off and lock the door.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26230

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

Wow..................whatever next!

Excellent news, kudos to UA and the 787.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 35993

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Great news.

Where's all the A350 armchair CEO's now who said the A350 would never come to UA!

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by UAL777UK
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: September 1st, Loganair 'Independence Day'.
Replies: 12
Views: 1624

Re: September 1st, Loganair 'Independence Day'.

With the new codeshare in place with BA I am sure this strengthens Loganair big time in the highlands again and will see them compete vigorously with Flybe. Good luck.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilot Freaks Out Passengers With Horrific Tornado Warning
Replies: 40
Views: 12286

Re: United Pilot Freaks Out Passengers With Horrific Tornado Warning

Jeez. Can you get hold of the writer of this article and tell him I have a beach front villa in the Sahara to sell if he is interested. Absolute nonsense that the pilot made those comments.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 316
Views: 40424

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

smithbs wrote:

Count me out on those routes. 20 hours in coach? Not unless I've been cryogenically frozen.


:D I think you have just hit on a great idea!

Like you such a long flight does not appeal but I also take the view that there are a lot it will appeal to

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by UAL777UK
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freddie Mercury on Norwegians latest Boeing 787-9
Replies: 60
Views: 11321

Re: Freddie Mercury on Norwegians latest Boeing 787-9

CairnterriAIR wrote:
Upon the tail of that aircraft, I see a little silhouetto of a man.


Lets hope there is not "Thunderbolts and Lightning, very very frightening indeed" ;)

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by UAL777UK
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug
Replies: 40
Views: 8861

Re: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug

Makes no sense at all! As BreninTW stated its the norm to be used for training etc before it goes into revenue service.

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by UAL777UK
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU
Replies: 180
Views: 22103

Re: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU

[quote="AirbusA322"]Does anyone see the VS brand going in the medium term? We saw what happened over at VX so can't be ruled out. I myself do wonder where this leaves VS long term and staff, short term. I know VS shed a lot of staff when DL invested and what with this now I wonder if furth...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French airport worker punches British EasyJet passenger in the face
Replies: 71
Views: 11288

Re: French airport worker punches British EasyJet passenger in the face

The passenger has hit out at the airport staff and the staff member has defended himself. I am British and ashamed to see this, the passenger should have been arrested for assault, simple as. You simply cannot go around hitting people.......end of.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 85
Views: 14266

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

This is great news and one that took me by surprise. loved the direct flight previously but my god the 777 was way too much aircraft at that time. The 788 is as people have already stated perfect and I certainly hope the flights sticks to year round eventually.

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