The comment is foolish especially when identifying yourself. It is hardly offensive though.Jump to post
I have a FR MAN-BCN booked for the weekend. Should it be cancelled and I can't get hold of FR, I will book on Vueling. Am i entitled to the money back if I book without speaking to Ryanair first? If so, am I entitled to 225 Euros, and the cost of the Vueling flight? I take it I wouldn't get the mon...Jump to post
To be fair, I have been Platinum on American for 10 years or so and therefore I prefer to fly BA whenever possible from the UK, but I have been on about 30 or so Ryanair flights and never had a problem. They have a decent on time record, fly to interesting places and only charge you £50 return to do...Jump to post
I have a FR MAN-BCN booked for the weekend. Should it be cancelled and I can't get hold of FR, I will book on Vueling. Am i entitled to the money back if I book without speaking to Ryanair first? If so, am I entitled to 225 Euros, and the cost of the Vueling flight? I take it I wouldn't get the mone...Jump to post
There are signs all over the fence. That should be sufficient to stop you holding onto it when a 767 is taking off. If you decide to disregard the sign and hold onto the fence behind a departing 767 then there is a fair chance you may be injured. The protection is there already, people just decide t...Jump to post
We live in a world where people are still killing other people because they believe their imaginary friend is better than the other fella's imaginary friend. It is therefore no surprise that some crack pot is sat on a plane with a bin bag on his head or some other crack pot wont sit next to a woman ...Jump to post
I have been to Spain 4 times on FR this year and have not paid more than £60 return for a trip. In Spain beer is the same price as it is in Tesco in Manchester.
I did MAN-LPA-MAN return for £49 last week. I have 3 more cheap trips booked for the Autumn.
I am not a us Citizen but do have 37 US entry stamps in my passport. The procedure usually goes something like this... CBP-What is the purpose of your visit to the United States? Me-To drink bourbon in Kentucky sir. CBP-Sounds good, you traveling alone or with a friend? Me-With a friend sir, althoug...Jump to post
Why do you care?Jump to post
A gun is hardly some magical never before seen thing, it is a gun. There are many millions of people in the world who own them. I live in the UK and own one, The normal behaviour of any person who found a sidearm in an airplane bathroom would be to leave it in situ and call the cabin crew. It is a g...Jump to post
The alpha-male wannabe passenger was out of line for escalating things, but for the love of God, what was that AA gate agent thinking by escalating it even further?!? If I'm seeing this and I'm his manager, he's being withheld from service pending an investigation, as his behavior is simply inexcus...Jump to post
Just seen the video on Sky News in the UK. I hope the passenger spent some time in the county jail. Well done to the crew.Jump to post
More reason to only fly non US frames to the US. Being on a jet with someone toting a gun does not make me feel safer. I am presuming that these Marshals can only fly on US registered planes. Mind you I hope the others are a damn sight more professional than this one! Whilst it was careless to leav...Jump to post
Mistakes happen. I doubt she will make that mistake again.Jump to post
I guess we will know the answer when BA publish their profits a reasonable amount of time after the introduction of SH BOB. I cannot imagine anyone would ever dream of tipping cabin crew in the UK. Is this even done in the USA? Tipping everyone for doing their job in the USA seems so bizarre to the ...Jump to post
No, IAH is mostly 744/772 everyday, occasionally switching to 77W. Other days have had twice daily 744. The LHR-IAH market is growing again, along with oil rising, it's bound to be at its best. The market is huge and I believe it can support the A388/789 daily in the future. I would put this flight...Jump to post
DFW maybe SEA maybe IAH is a no no, all the oil traffic dried up it's only 772/789 now ORD is also a no no otherwise AA wouldn't be putting 788s on it. If anything I'd say only current mid-J routes could support A380. No, IAH is mostly 744/772 everyday, occasionally switching to 77W. Other days hav...Jump to post
I can't see the problem with it from the video. The TSA agent seem to be explaining to the kid what is going on and the kid doesn't seem to care.
The mother would be better off worrying about the state of her own coronary arteries than something so trivial.
I have a trip to Texas booked later this year. I intend to travel and don't foresee any problems whatsoever.Jump to post
The visa requirement for people born in five eastern EU member states, feels like discrimination of the worst sort. Remember that people born in these member states belong to a different ethnic group. They are? In the EU, your passport is issued by the member state where you were born. If you move,...Jump to post
Will this lunacy impact on all EU member states or just those crazy enough to be inside the Schengen area? What I really mean to say is will this effect the United Kingdom? This is exactly the sort of reason the UK should not be in the EU, falling out with the US over countries as insignificant as B...Jump to post
Homelessness is on the rise in the UK. I am a police officer and should we find homeless people in public areas we move them on.
The vast majority are drug users and thieves with just few notable exceptions. The cure would be the chain gang but unfortunately that is not used here.
A PIA 777 departed LHR a few weeks ago with a completely fictional loadsheet, a load of unacompanied bags and passengers in the flightdeck. This outfit should not be flying to the UK, it is a disaster waiting to happen. The only PIA flight that should be allowed into the UK is the one operated by Sr...Jump to post
Philly was the launch destination for the 747-400 I think, and the jumbo is making a return on BA67/66 this summer season. Yes. The inaugural BA 744 commercial flight was BA219 (LHR-PHL-PIT) operated by G-BNLC on 28 July 1989. This flight on this routing was still being operated by a 744 as at the ...Jump to post
British Airways have flown all of their Boeing longhaul fleet over the last few years. Prior to the turn of the century I am not sure.
Philly was the launch destination for the 747-400 I think, and the jumbo is making a return on BA67/66 this summer season.
So basically, for an Iranian born British Citizen nothing has changed, but an Iranian citizen with a work visa who has been home for the weekend to Tehran might not get back in? Or has the whole thing blown over now anyway?Jump to post
blacksoviet wrote:Does his private jet have enough range? If he was already close to LAX, it may have been easier for him to get to the TBIT. Are protesters still blocking the entrance?
Has anyone been able to book the MAN-LCY as I am still getting an error message "Sorry, we don't fly from Manchester to London City Airport. Continue to see prices for Manchester to Heathrow (London)" EDIT: just seen this "All flights are on sale today on http://www.ba.com with the ex...Jump to post
Your friend who is a UK and Iranian national can still enter the United States on his UK passport. Similarly if Mo Farrah has a UK passport he can enter the United States on that.Jump to post
General Sam Houston said "Texas is the finest portion of the globe that has ever blessed my vision," and he was right. Texas is the best place on earth, why the hell anyone would not vacation in the US because of who they elected as President sounds crazy. I can imagine you might not want ...Jump to post
British Citizens who have dual nationality from the countries on the list can still enter the United States due to their UK passport. I don;t know if that is true of any other country.Jump to post
This is going to sound like a really stupid question, but does this affect Global Entry holders? I doubt very much that individuals of the countries in question are allowed to participate in the Global Entry program, so my answer would be, no. But someone else can correct me if I'm wrong. So much d...Jump to post
I have struggled to follow this story because of the awfully biased news reporting of this in the UK. My understanding is that Obama prevented foreign nationals with recent travel history to several Middle Eastern countries from entering the USA under the Visa Waver Program? It is the reason I cance...Jump to post
Most Airports in the USA do not have transit Zone. Take for example the Initial questioning is not considered sufficient and you are askd to sit and wait in the Office for further vetting, you might already get hand-cuffed like that terribly dangerous 5 year old kid at IAD. If then Uncle Sam decide...Jump to post
I guess BA thought the best one was the then "Chatham Historic Dockyard" tail which letter was changed ever so slightly into the current BA livery. My personal favourite was "Bloomsterang" which was on G-BNWU and others at the time. I have a fuselage section of 747-400 G-BNLC dis...Jump to post
It is with these countries with whom we share similar laws and customs we can once more stand shoulder to shoulder with them proud that the United Kingdom is free to run our own affairs rather than being legislated to by foreign socialists and communists of the EU institutions. Who are these foreig...Jump to post
Well it seems the Americans are wanting to start the ball rolling ASAP so it can be well on the way to being done by the time we leave!
http://news.sky.com/story/uk-us-trade-d ... e-10735340
Well, Spanish property developers on the Costas won't be happy about hindering UK access. Never mind, I suppose they'll just try and attract Russians instead! Perhaps mother Russia could replace the UK in the EU? The USSR and the EU have many similarities. They also have experience of socialist uni...Jump to post
Well Spanish hotel owners would be likely not to vote for any party in Spain which hindered UK tourists from visiting their resorts.Jump to post
I do not understand why "Schengen" is seen as a threat to the UK. For all flights from Schengenland to the UK, passengers have to Show their IDs before Boarding. Those who are npt citizens of Schengen countries plus UK citizens pf course must have a Visa or whatever is required for the Co...Jump to post
Way too optimistic, IMHO. All the EU countries will have to be treated the same. I cannot see any way that France, for example, ends up with different entry rules than the rest of the EU. That is, after all, the whole point of the EU. When the UK leaves the EU it will have nothing at all to do with...Jump to post
That would not prevent us making any individual deal with specific European countries to have more liberal access rather than a deal with the EU as a whole? Way too optimistic, IMHO. All the EU countries will have to be treated the same. I cannot see any way that France, for example, ends up with d...Jump to post
I quite agree, surely the best way to deal with this would be for a German to enter the UK in much the same way as a Canadian. Turn up at Heathrow, speak to a chap from Border Force who stamps their passport with a date by which time they must have left the UK. That would not prevent us making any ...Jump to post
I quite agree, surely the best way to deal with this would be for a German to enter the UK in much the same way as a Canadian. Turn up at Heathrow, speak to a chap from Border Force who stamps their passport with a date by which time they must have left the UK. That would not prevent us making any i...Jump to post
Of my 28 visits to the USA including every state I have not met any anti British feeling whatsoever. I usually am greeted with comments asking me where in the UK I am from followed by the name of the town in the UK the persons great great granma left from to sail to the US. The only anti UK feeling ...Jump to post