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User currently offlineSkystar From Australia, joined Jan 2000, 1363 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 20671 times:

We need a bit of humour, so tell us your airline acronyms  Smile

Here's a few that I can remember.

SABENA
Such A Bad Experience Never Again

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Same As Sabena
Suave And Sexy

Air Portugal (TAP)
Take A Parachute

Pakistan International (PIA)
Please Inform Allah

Air India
Allah Informed

Austrian Airlines (AUA)
Almost Unknown Airline

El Al
Every Landing Always Late
Everyone's Luggage Always Lost

Garuda
Good And Reliable...Under Dutch Administration

QANTAS
Quick And Nasty Terrible Australian Service
Queens And Nymphos Trained As Stewards
Queasy And Nauseous Tired And Sick

Ansett
Aircraft Nosewheel Stuck Expect Tricky Touchdown (after 94 -INJ nosewheel landing)
Always Notoriously Superior Everytime Truly Terrific

China Airlines
Choose Another

BWIA
But Will It Land
Baggage Wandering In Africa

Malaysia Airlines (MAS)
Mana Ada Sistem (where is the system - ironically arose after MH won an award from Boeing for its 737 operations).

Alitalia
Always Late In Takeoff Always Late In Arrival
A Little Italian Tit And Lotsa Italian Ass

Air Canada
Air Costly

Korean Airlines
Kaput Already?

JMC
Just More Crap

Lufthansa
Let Us Fiddle The Hostess And Not Say Anything
Lousy Useless Fliers: They Haven't Any Nice Service Aboard

Northwest
Nobody Out Ranks This Horribly Woeful Excruciatingly Sloppy Transport

Got anymore?

Cheers,

Justin


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User currently offlineQuebecair727 From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 328 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 20518 times:

BOAC Better On Air Canada; Better On A Camel; Bring Over American Cash.

SAS Sex And Satisfaction

SABENA Such A Bloddy Experience Never Again


User currently offlineCroFlight From Croatia, joined Jul 2001, 275 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 20501 times:

Yugoslav Airlines (JAT) - Joke About Time

That's a very old one... from 70's...

CroFlight


User currently offlineAirCanadaMan From Canada, joined Feb 2000, 465 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 20484 times:

PWA, Pacific Western Airlines

Please Wait A while.

You see, before they were absorbed into CP, they had a 0% on time departure rate, literally!



User currently offlineDragonRapide From Belgium, joined Sep 2001, 133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 20477 times:

For the dutch speaking amongst us:
SABENA: Seks Aan Boord En Niksken Anders


User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2396 posts, RR: 24
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 20477 times:

TAA was always Take Another Airline.
Although not an airline acronym in the South Pacific there is a saying when something goes wrong with air travel, it is known as a tangfu. Sounds exotic? Stands for Typical Air Niu Gini F*** Up.


User currently offlineLY772 From Israel, joined Aug 2001, 1340 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 20466 times:

TWA
The Wrong Airline


User currently offlineAerialpingpong From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 103 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 20464 times:

Pakistan International, PIA

Perhaps I'll Arrive


User currently offlineCoyoteguy From Mexico, joined Oct 2001, 446 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 20460 times:

DELTA - Don't Expect Luggage To Arrive

DELTA - Doesn't Ever Leave The Airport

ALITALIA - After Landing In Turin All Luggage In Atlanta



User currently offlineA330DAT From Belgium, joined Nov 2001, 469 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 20452 times:

SABENA - Sex And Booze Every Night Again  Big grin
TAP - Take Another Plane
UTA - (in French) Une Triste Affaire
Lufthansa - Let Us F*** The Hostess As No Steward Available


User currently offlineMd-11er From Belgium, joined Nov 2001, 201 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 20430 times:

SABENA:
Swissair A Bien Encaisser Notre Argent (Fench)
means: Swissair took all are money


User currently offlineDeltaAsa16 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 20408 times:

Taca: Take a chance Airline


Adam
 Smile


User currently offlineAndyEastMids From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 1019 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 20391 times:

SAHSA (Honduras) - Stay At Home Stay Alive


User currently offlineMd-11er From Belgium, joined Nov 2001, 201 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 20383 times:

KLM: Kleine Lullen Maatschappij (dutch)

User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Reply 14, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 20370 times:

BA - Bloody Awful

SIA - Sex In the Air

Urgghgh!



Anyone can fly, only the best Soar.
User currently offlinePecoua From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 300 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 20359 times:

TWA-Try Walking Across
Tired Women of America


User currently offlineGOT From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 1912 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 20334 times:

SAS - Swim and smile or, in danish, svenskt alt sammen, which means all swedish.

GOT



Just like birdwatching - without having to be so damned quiet!
User currently offlineLasbagman From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 367 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 20327 times:

TWA = Travel With American

User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5644 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 20307 times:

SABENA
Such A Bad Experience Never Again


You got the "never again" part right!



"Let me think about it" = the coward's way of saying "no"
User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3672 posts, RR: 5
Reply 19, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 20301 times:

Olympic-Onassis Likes Your Money Paid In cash

User currently offlineLufthansa747 From Philippines, joined May 1999, 3201 posts, RR: 34
Reply 20, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 20284 times:

SAS Sex After Service
TWA The Worst Airline



Air Asia Super Elite, Cebu Pacific Titanium
User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8171 posts, RR: 54
Reply 21, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 20269 times:

Seks Aan Boord En Niksken Anders

Translation please?



fly Saha Air 707s daily from Tehran's downtown Mehrabad to Mashhad, Kish Island and Ahwaz
User currently offlineNWAirlines From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 20256 times:

Delta = Delivers Everyones Luggage To Atlanta

User currently offlineCaptaingomes From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 6413 posts, RR: 55
Reply 23, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 20251 times:

For those who don't want to read this, then DON'T! Quit complaining that it has been covered before. Anyways ...

Royal Airlines = Rarely Organized, You're Always Late

Worldways = We Organize Really Long Delays, Wait And You'll See



"it's kind of like an Airbus, it's an engineering marvel, but there's no sense of passion" -- J. Clarkson re: Coxster
User currently offlineYWG From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 1147 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (12 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 20250 times:

DELTA- Delya everys luggage through atLANTA


Contact Winnipeg center now on 134.4, good day.
25 Tbird : Greetings: TWA-Terrorists Welcome Aboard TWA- Traveling With Angels U.S Airways- UScare Way's Thanx Tom
26 JT8D : DELTA Don't Ever Land in Thunder Again
27 Skystar : To those who are complaining about this thread. Please find me the most recent thread with the same content. You might illustrate the opposite of your
28 KONSTANTINOS : That was a good one about Olympic, Lewis. CRONUS - Cockroaches Run On Nasty Underpaid Stewardess. (No hard feelings to Cronus Stewardess, who had this
29 Kirstey : One for us Brit Aviators CAA - Campaign Against Aviation!
30 Post contains links and images Superfly : AA Alcoholics Anonymous Click for large versionPhoto © Jonathan Derden
31 DragonRapide : Seks Aan Boord En Niksken Anders Translation please? So on request of Cedarjat Sex on Board and nothing else
32 Fly-K : Turkish (THY) = They Hate You
33 Give it a GO : Civil Aviation Authority = Cash And Agrovation
34 Will_ATL : DELTA Don't Expect Lunch Today Aboard Departing Extremely Late Throughout America Distributing Enraged Liquored Travelers About
35 Greg : my favorite was SAHSA: Stay At Home, Stay Alive
36 Jgardner : COMAIR: Cancel Or Make Appropriate Itinerary Revisions
37 Tripple7 : LIAT, Leaves Island Any Time
38 Redwarf : Here's some short ones for ya: BA Bureaucracy, Always! CAL (China Airlines) Cockroaches And Lemons
39 Apollo13 : BA: Bitch airways
40 Phlflyer : BWIA Britain's Worst Ivestment Abroad. But Will It Arrive Better Walk If Able LIAT Let It Arrive Today Air Jamaica Air Jamaybe
41 HHHramp : not an airline but.... SAAB Swedish Aircraft Always Broken
42 Post contains images Herman : BA = BITCH ALWAYS Heh
43 9V-SPJ : Philippine Airlines (PAL) Plane Always Late 9V-SPJ
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