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User currently offlineSpike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1170 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4502 times:

BOAC - Better On A Camel
PIA - Perhaps I'll Arrive / Pain In the Arse
NWA - Neglect With Altitude

Any others...?

44 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineCO737 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 143 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4476 times:

Delta- Don't ever leave the airport.

Trying to think of some more...

CO737



Every takeoff is optional, but every landing is mandatory.
User currently offlineSocalatc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 524 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4475 times:

WN= the Will Not airline

User currently offlineKBUF737 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 779 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4448 times:

not an airline but:
ETOPS: Engines Turning or Passingers Swimming




The tower? Rapunzel!!!!!!
User currently offlineAirxliban From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 4506 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4438 times:

MEA: Miss Every Appointment

CyA: Chicken Airways (cyprus airways)




PARIS, FRANCE...THE BEIRUT OF EUROPE.
User currently offlineSpike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1170 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4424 times:

KBUF737: That is a classic. ROTFLMTO!

User currently offlineWilco From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 355 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4419 times:

TWA
travel with a$$holes



"Ever seen a grown man naked?"
User currently offlineCactus739 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2441 posts, RR: 31
Reply 7, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4419 times:

Delayed
Even
Longer
Than
American



You can't fix stupid.... - Ron White
User currently offlineWrenchBender From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1779 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4402 times:

Pacific Western Airlines -
Pray Whilst Aloft or Peter Wabbit Airlines

Air Canada -
Always Crabby (their F/A's)



Silly Pilot, Tricks are for kids.......
User currently offlineSpike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1170 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4392 times:

PAL - Plane Always Late

User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 10, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4375 times:

DELTA = Driving Every Last Traveler AWAY!


You can cut the irony with a knife
User currently offlineKalakaua From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1516 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4373 times:

OH God, not these again... I was bored so I just made one up.

Leave
Unexpected
For
The
Hangar
At
Nine
Sixteen
A.M.

 Big grin

*edit: Unexpected sounds better than unnoticed.

[Edited 2004-03-08 04:14:49]


Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who set the planets in motion.
User currently offlineFanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1960 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4355 times:

SABENA = Such A Bloody Experience Never Again
TACA + Tenemos Accidente Cada Año (We have an accident every year)



The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2669 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 4303 times:

Alitalia - Always Late In Takeoffs, Always Late In Arrivals.
Delta - Direct Everybody's Luggage To Atlanta.
Malev - Many Awful Landings Encourages Vomiting.
Tarom - Those Awful Russian Operated Machines.
USAir - Unfortunately Still Allegheny In Reality.
Ted - Tardy Every Day.



User currently offlineGulfstreamGuy From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 646 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4180 times:

Although this is not an acronym, it's still funny.. A captain with Northwest Airlink's Pinnacle Airlines calls it "Pinch Nickel Airlines" Big grin


GulfstreamGuy



"If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane. " -Jimmy Buffett
User currently offlineA330Fan1 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 856 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4122 times:

(not from experience, but I have heard this one):

DELTA: Don't Expect Luggage To Arrive

...

guess my friend had some delta / luggage problems!!!

-A330Fan1


User currently offlineFBU 4EVER! From Norway, joined Jan 2001, 998 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4112 times:

TAP= Take Another Plane
SAS= Salmon,Always Salmon!
Not an acronym but... "Take a chance,fly Air France"!



"Luck and superstition wins all the time"!
User currently offlineSpike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1170 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 4026 times:

Fantastic! SAS by FBU 4EVER, all the DELTA ones (good grief!), Sabena and Alitalia! I hope the carriers know these.

SAA - Safest of Anything African?


User currently offlineVC745d From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 214 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3957 times:

Might as well add BWIA: Better Walk If Able. (So true.)

User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3948 times:

SAL (Afrikaans for SAA) : Sommer Altyd Laat (= Pretty Much Always Late).

User currently offlineTexan From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 4272 posts, RR: 52
Reply 20, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3924 times:

AA: Always Awful
BA: Bloody Awful
Delta: Don't Even Let Them Aboard
TWA: Try Walking Across
Can't remember all of SABENA, just remember Such A ? ? Never Again

Texan



"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."
User currently offlineVC745d From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 214 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3914 times:

Texan--Such A Bad Experience Never Again

User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3876 times:

Stay
At
Home
Always
-------------
Under
Stress
-----------
Always
Aging
--------------
Worst
Night flight
----------------------
Never
Wonder
----------
Does
Everyone
Think
Like
Asses
--------------
Air
Flop
-------------
Breaks
Always

[Edited 2004-03-08 18:24:20]

User currently offlineSpike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1170 posts, RR: 5
Reply 23, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3876 times:

Texan - Takin' every xenophobic arsehole nowhere? Bush?

User currently offlineMarcopolo747 From Brazil, joined Mar 2001, 460 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3858 times:


People into anacronyms should visit www.crewstart.com


25 ArmitageShanks : ASA/Delta Connection- A Shitty Airline
26 Post contains images AviationMaster : BWIA - Bagagge wandering in Africa Christian
27 KYIPpilot : UA = Under Average ..............
28 Post contains images AirplanePeanut : Just Enragingly Trying To Be Like United Express Not True Tho AIrplanePeanut
29 SJU767 : LIAT - Leave Island Any Time.
30 CRFLY : ha ha ha that reminds me of the latin joke "Welcome aboard TACO Airlines with destination Guacamole City"... on a TACA flight from Miami to Guatemala.
31 MEA321 : LOL @ FBU 4EVER! SAS= Salmon,Always Salmon! That is very true by the way! They always serve laks on their flights. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner! I woul
32 Wmupilot : Delta: Doesn't Ever Leave Atlanta
33 RonE : EL-AL: Every Landing Always Late LUFTHANSA: Let Us F*ck The Hostess As No Stewards Available TWA: Try With Another BOAC: Better On A Camel OLYMPIC: On
34 XJRamper : WMU, wheres the "t"?
35 ThaiAggie : Thai airways international: TG = Tomorrow Go
36 Motorhussy : Quaint And Not Terribly Abrasive Sheilas
37 Motorhussy : A Seat Is A Narrow Aperture
38 LHcapt2007 : TAP - take a parachute USAir - underwater seats available in rear EL AL - every landing always lousy SAHSA - stay at home, stay alive TWA - travel wit
39 DC9 : Heard on for SAS a while back SexAndSatisfaction TopHostesessAlwaysInterested LousyOverseasTransport
40 747400F : Sorry About Service
41 Slider : TWA= Trans Wobbly Airlines Teenie Weenie Airlines Travel With Arabs
42 DB777 : These are old but haven't been mentioned: TACA - Take A Chance Airways BWIA - Britain's Worst Investment Abroad LTU - Lufthansa Training Unit
43 PVD757 : BOS's Logan Airport: Late On Ground As Normal Below Optimum Satisfaction
44 KBUF737 : U underpowered N nacelles I in T trashy E european D designs B built O our E engines I in N north G grozny A arrives T tardy A always T take W whateve
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