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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets
Replies: 51
Views: 4724

British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets

Flights to Tel Aviv and Dubai where loaded wrongly, a return to Tel Aviv for £195. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44546400 "A BA spokeswoman said the contract with customers was not legally binding if the price was "manifestly incorrect". Well if it's too good to be true it's not true....

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

forever, eternal life, what a..........

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

K9

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

absorbed, Mummies don't need this.............

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Loom

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

so they can feed on...........

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

D.I.Y.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Philippine Airlines making a mistake with its effort to become a 5 star airline?
Replies: 8
Views: 2204

Re: Is Philippine Airlines making a mistake with its effort to become a 5 star airline?

If they really want to be a 5 star airline just pay Skytrax the money. :rotfl:

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: future AZ uniforms revealed when?
Replies: 24
Views: 2412

Re: future AZ uniforms revealed when?

Such a waste of money, like re-arranging the deckchairs on the Titanic.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A350 seat video
Replies: 11
Views: 1723

SQ A350 seat video

https://us.cnn.com/travel/article/singa ... index.html
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CNN has a short video clip of the seats being made for the flight. They look great but I still wouldn't 19 hours in one.

https://us.cnn.com/travel/article/singa ... index.html

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

the blood is topped up...............

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Recover

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

prone to falling, vampires however ...........

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Lubricant

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

coordination, dress sense or a.............

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Volcanic

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 193
Views: 33715

Re: LH A340 on fire in FRA now

N14AZ wrote:
Image
Reminds me a little bit of this jet...

;-)

New AirFrance test livery? :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8433

Re: Nastiest feud in the airline industry......New York-Milan

I quickly mis-read the title and thought this was the route that served the worse food. Shame on me. :banghead:

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s
Replies: 71
Views: 12638

Re: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s

More airlines should fly the 757 :old: ;)

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

and fall in, funny how.............

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Chippendale

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Camouflage

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

to society, they could even........

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Only a man can run an airline."
Replies: 137
Views: 10576

Re: "Only a man can run an airline."

His is talking about HIS job at qatar airways. In this specific case he might be right. A women there between all male arabs in a arab country might not be workable for a woman. Its easy to say from behind your computer that its nonsense but reality is different. Your quote as the title of this top...

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Only a man can run an airline."
Replies: 137
Views: 10576

"Only a man can run an airline."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44369163

And the theme of the IATA meeting was improving diversity.
Open mouth and put foot in it !
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Akbar Al Baker, International Air Transport Association chair and chief executive of Qatar Airways, said his job could only be done by a man.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44369163

And the theme of the IATA meeting was improving diversity.
Open mouth and put foot in it !

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 97
Views: 8899

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

The only real winners out of this will be the law firms, :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: this is going to drag on for ages.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 97
Views: 8899

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

BBC news states the government have now approved the 3rd runway.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 97
Views: 8899

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

And the legal minefield is where it will drag on and on, probably even be a change in government before it is finalised.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service
Replies: 71
Views: 12570

Re: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service

At first I was thinking this is a waste of money. Airbus has repeatedly said it will not issue an airworthiness certificate and I doubt EASA/CAA would either. Then it got me to thinking. There are plenty of vintage aircraft flying worldwide that are restored by hobbyists and flown at airshows. How ...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stansted airport luggage chaos due to staff shortage.
Replies: 10
Views: 1259

Stansted airport luggage chaos due to staff shortage.

It seems that due to storms over Europe delayed flights arriving into STN were met with few luggage handlers, staff had gone home after their shift. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-44356080 Swissport has apologised to passengers for what it admitted were "significant delays" and...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 56
Views: 11848

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

Imagine if had been on the PER-LHR non-stop :yuck:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service
Replies: 71
Views: 12570

Re: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service

If the aircraft manufacturer is refusing to get onboard it won't happen.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

hands,learn a skill and...........

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

ThunderBirds

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 63
Views: 1682

Re: How Long Have You Been On A.net?

12 years ago after I left work at LHR. I do miss the old site but then I am an :old: Fart. Lots of good people on here willing to share their knowledge.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV evangelist and their planes
Replies: 93
Views: 4423

Re: TV evangelist and their planes

Religion will be the Death of Us. :box:

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Wisdom

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

manner, all Zombies should be................

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Metropolis

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The West Wing
Replies: 8
Views: 356

Re: The West Wing

I have the whole series on DVD and it makes good viewing still after all this time. It was very well made at its time and like you I found it interesting and entertaining at the same time, a bit like Hill St Blues was. Good TV drama is hard to find these days.

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by readytotaxi
Wed May 30, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

is stagger at 2mph tops............

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by readytotaxi
Wed May 30, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Classical

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by readytotaxi
Wed May 30, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 22135

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

Curious about the J seat plan. Is it 1-2-1 as the current A350 and 67 is an odd number.

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by readytotaxi
Tue May 29, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 204
Views: 4901

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

genre, being a Zombie sucks.............

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by readytotaxi
Tue May 29, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 334
Views: 7349

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

X-factor

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by readytotaxi
Tue May 29, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perth to London Problems on Qantas?
Replies: 67
Views: 20353

Re: Perth to London Problems on Qantas?

The rest period is the same for the flight crew?

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by readytotaxi
Sun May 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Crown Flights
Replies: 32
Views: 7751

Re: British Crown Flights

What is the difference between the Royal Suite and the First Class? Are there any photos available? How long does it take to install? How long in advance will the Buckingham Palace give a notice to the BA? Or is any travel planned months/weeks in advance so planes are gradually taken off the flight...

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