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by findingnema
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, UA, DL TATL Service History
Replies: 79
Views: 5701

Re: AA, UA, DL TATL Service History

Regarding the crew bases that were in London, did the Pan Am London base crew get transferred over to United with the new route authorities or did everyone lose their job and have to reapply? I know that there are some ex Pan Am people at the United station here in London but not sure of their story...

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by findingnema
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 202
Views: 33192

Re: Airlines unpaid leaves and layoffs thread

It's especially rich that someone like John Samuelsen at TWU does his socialist "workers of the world unite" bs and then takes home a $400K salary and flies around in first class. Such hypocrisy... I suppose the question is what would you deem to be an appropriate salary for a trade union...

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by findingnema
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe on verge of collapse again?
Replies: 8
Views: 3075

Re: Flybe on verge of collapse again?

Could IAG perhaps create a connector or "local" airline to feed its hubs and also fly other routes that Flybe may have once flown? Thinking out of the box, use EI and furnish them with regional equipment? Or VS simply start its connection airline it was going to? Just a couple of off the ...

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by findingnema
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Role of in-airport ticketing counters?
Replies: 75
Views: 11705

Re: Role of in-airport ticketing counters?

I’m not sure how it’s still done, but going back just over 15 years when I started working for a handling agent in the U.K., ticketing was classed as a particular role and completely separate to the customer/passenger service agent function. The training course at the time was about three weeks to g...

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by findingnema
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

Yes, I remember when BA hired its first SCAB flight attendants as Mixed Fleet in 2010. It’s not quite as clear cut as to say that the Mixed Fleet launch was completely crewed by scabs from the 2010 strikes. Internally, most of those that transferred initially from the other fleets will have scabbed...

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by findingnema
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

However, where I get confused are the terms “new contract” and “old contract” from the 90s and early years of the Millennium. I was at a party before Christmas 2002 in the Hollywood Hills where I got to talking to 2 BA flight attendants who were on layover. They explained that one was “old contract...

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by findingnema
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

In which group did the ex-BMI crew end up when BA took over BMI in 2012? It depends. If you were bmi mainline based at LHR you were given the option of either Eurofleet or Mixed Fleet. If you took MF, you were given a payment made in two parts (one immediately and one after so much time spent) to b...

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by findingnema
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

findingnema What does “ICCs” mean? International Cabin Crew. These are non-UK based cabin crew, based in locations where typically there was a linguistic and cultural need for having native speakers on the route. They form part of the crew complement on that route and usually work in set positions ...

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by findingnema
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

I'm surprised BA have taken TCX crew who always used to have a somewhat militant reputation, ironically dating back to British Airtours days. I think that it was a PR stunt more than anything else. Jet2, EasyJet, Virgin and Qantas had all made a big deal of their recruitment campaigns to get some o...

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by findingnema
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

[twoid][/twoid] At the time Mixed Fleet was attractive to many for a combination of: - Year round contract, Monarch, TUI and Thomas Cook winter lay offs were a worry for many - Longhaul and overnight variety compared to EZY or RYR - Relative stability in an industry with a history of collapses My im...

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by findingnema
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

Does BA have any crew base inside USA? (JFK for example). No, as BA has historically had international cabin crew bases for linguistic and cultural expertise. From memory, when OpenSkies started in 2008 there was a New York and a Paris crew base, but I’m not sure now that EC services are branded as...

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by findingnema
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10687

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

BA777FO pretty succinctly explained the differences above and there’s not much more to say on the issue as otherwise all cabin crew are trained in exactly the same way to deliver the same service. The only amendment I’d make is that the pay is far more comparable to Virgin than EasyJet, as EZY have ...

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by findingnema
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes
Replies: 171
Views: 28860

Re: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes

FlyCaledonian wrote:
MT, used by the late Thomas Cook Airlines, came from My Travel (The former Airtours International).


Not quite. MyTravel used VZ. MT was from the legacy Thomas Cook side, originating with Flying Colours Airlines. I’m not sure why they used MT though.

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by findingnema
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 219948

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Here's hoping Condor comes out of this strong. They don't deserve to go down. Neither do all of the colleagues from Caledonian, Peach Air, Airworld, Flying Colours, IEA, JMC Airlines, Mytravel Airways and legacy Thomas Cook that make up MT/TCX in the U.K. The airline is a consistently profitable pa...

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by findingnema
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 219948

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I should have clarified, I'm not saying the company as a whole is/was unstable, I recognize their long history, I'm saying their airline operation is/was unstable. Big difference between working on their travel/hospitality side and working on their airline side. Again, which part of the airline? In...

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by findingnema
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 219948

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

This is what happens when you work for an unstable operation. Plenty of legacy & stable ULCC"s in Europe to work for. With greatest of respect, many of the employees who have been with Thomas Cook for some time pre-date the ULCC competition. From the legacy TCX side, Caledonian Airways was...

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by findingnema
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22296

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

))) No idea where they will fly all those MAX's to then ;) To Gatwick, Madrid and Dublin Oh, so there are airports where containerized baggage is not mandatory. Shocking... No, however per the original post about IAG’s 737 MAX LOI, Terminal 5 is only geared up for containerised luggage - which was ...

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by findingnema
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22296

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

As a Canadian this concept of "scheduled strikes" is foreign to me, is there a particular reason for this style of job action? In Canada they would go on strike until things are settled. In the U.K., the Conservative government (who are anti-trade union by nature), introduced the Trade Un...

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by findingnema
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22296

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

Questions: - If/when strike happens, what happens with the crew at outstations? Are they still on BA's dime or does the Union take up accommodating them? Certainly during the cabin crew strikes, you only strike “at base.” Therefore, if you’re downroute and there’s an aircraft to bring back, you bri...

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by findingnema
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair UK-based pilots vote to strike.
Replies: 28
Views: 4710

Re: Ryanair UK-based pilots vote to strike.

I do understand and respect that the pilots want to improve their work conditions but why is this always done over the backs of the normal costumers who are no part in the conflict. I'm booked on BA and they are also threatening with strike, as i have to fly for business this is something i can do ...

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by findingnema
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG deciding between A220 and Embraer E2 for BA Cityflyer
Replies: 298
Views: 65519

Re: IAG deciding between A220 and Embraer E2 for BA Cityflyer

Unite (the union) are fighting with the airline to get rid of the “no more than 100 pax rule” on behalf of BA “mainline” crew who have complained that LCY flights are fatiguing. I’m guessing they want BACF crew to operate JFK. This could potentially be a factor, as this could swing it in favour of ...

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by findingnema
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 398
Views: 71792

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

Am I being silly in thinking.. These can’t go to BA at Heathrow as they can’t take containers? Why are people so obsessed by containers on single aisle aircraft. Get over it. Does Ryanair have issues with containers? Do you know how expensive it is to carry a lot of baggage in Europe? Damn! Please ...

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by findingnema
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR - PM Boris Johnson
Replies: 33
Views: 3666

Re: LHR - PM Boris Johnson

....no need for Heathrow expansion IMO, careful and considered expansion of new rail links should be the method of increasing capacity at Heathrow, and this could be done relatively cheaply. All LHR flights to MAN/LBA/EDI/GLA/CDG/BRU could be converted to rail. Those six destinations alone would fr...

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by findingnema
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific cracking down on crews taking pax goodies, leftovers
Replies: 54
Views: 10059

Re: Cathay Pacific flight attendants caught stealing

At least three or four years ago, crew purchase was six miniature cans for about 90p. Bottles of wine, tins of beer/cider and miniature spirits were also at heavily rebated rates. The obvious benefit to BA was that as long as crew have purchased it and had a receipt, there was no problem. If they h...

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by findingnema
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific cracking down on crews taking pax goodies, leftovers
Replies: 54
Views: 10059

Re: Cathay Pacific flight attendants caught stealing

I don't know. But I certainly did not say it loud that how did the BA captain got this. Once arriving in T5C, on the train, I saw a BA captain with a clear plastic bag (the one used by cleaning crew), and that contains 2 cans of Sprit, one can of Coke in those BA miniature bottles (I think 125ml?)....

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by findingnema
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair to launch EMA to BRU/INV
Replies: 8
Views: 1565

Re: Loganair to launch EMA to BRU/INV

https://westbridgfordwire.com/loganair-launches-routes-between-east-midlands-brussels-and-inverness/?fbclid=IwAR3v1tF5Q_WrI7R5BZTMNCBy0rKvrBjnn5_5Nis5AdNJwPE67K-CG-foNyc The local Nottingham press is reporting that Loganair will begin services from East Midlands Airport on the 2nd September with a ...

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by findingnema
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair to launch EMA to BRU/INV
Replies: 8
Views: 1565

Re: Loganair to launch EMA to BRU/INV

Loganair's operation is decent as of now where they are (mostly) based out of Scotland, operating for Scotland's internal and international needs. But this trajectory as sandyb123 mentioned, it seems to be a phoenix operation for BMI Regional. Im not 100% sure what exactly caused the BMI Regional o...

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by findingnema
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew
Replies: 101
Views: 27729

Re: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew

Delta always fighting against anything good for the workers. Immoral and unethical anti labor company with the dirtiest practices to make sure their employees don't unionize. And yet their employees are among the happiest and best compensated in the industry...weird. I'm a pilot at a major airline ...

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by findingnema
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 80425

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

flutter? extra cash? That is me seeking to provide for my retirement. You present it as something else to excuse the reprehensible actions of the Management and Consortium. you, capitalist you. How dare you try to figure out your own future. Get in line, work more, hope for a government pension. Th...

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by findingnema
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 80425

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Well, an update: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1419535#p21246283 looks like loyal employees are abandoning FlyBE. These are supposedly the people, who's interest was invoked as a reason good enough, to rob the shareholders, no? Yes, looking after your employees is the moral...

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by findingnema
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 80425

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Only the BaCon pensions are held in the IoM. Typical of the misinformation being thrown around to push this deal through. Irrespective of whose pensions are held where, it’s still loyal employees who would lose out on their retirements to fund short term shareholders. Well, an update: http://www.ai...

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by findingnema
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 80425

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

all of the legacy pensions would have been lost as their pension fund is registered in the Isle of Man and is not covered by the Pension Lifeboat fund. Only the BaCon pensions are held in the IoM. Typical of the misinformation being thrown around to push this deal through. Irrespective of whose pen...

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by findingnema
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 80425

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Let’s not forget that per the documents that were sent out when the deal was first tabled, if the company had been wound up on the call of the shareholders, all of the legacy pensions would have been lost as their pension fund is registered in the Isle of Man and is not covered by the Pension Lifebo...

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by findingnema
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to start Miami
Replies: 37
Views: 6147

Re: Norwegian to start Miami

I flew LGW-FLL three months ago. Was a simpler flight than LHR-MIA. Now if MIA were shifted back to T5 I'd probably prefer that, but the T3 thing somewhat negates the advantage of flying BA from Heathrow honestly. If you have status, give me flights out of T3 any day. Use of the AA, CX or QF lounge...

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by findingnema
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 80425

Re: Sky News: Virgin Atlantic and Flybe in talks

Although I’ve always admired Virgin Atlantic for keeping BA on their toes and encouraging them to up their game, it’s always worth considering that Virgin are known for a lot of hot air. Going back to the early 90s, there was much speculation - confirmed by Branson at the time - that they were serio...

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by findingnema
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe up for sale
Replies: 74
Views: 14015

Re: Flybe up for sale

IAG has had two previous opportunities in the last decade or so to run UK regional operations - they sold their merged regional entities that didn’t touch London to Flybe in 2007 and then bought two regional airlines (BMI Regional- and bmibaby) in 2012 which they subsequently disposed of. With that ...

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by findingnema
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future London to Africa routes...
Replies: 50
Views: 5137

Re: Future London to Africa routes...

I personally don't see SW at LHR. They did do LGW for a while (usually via FRA), but I'm not sure if they were ever at LHR...at least I know that I have never flown them to LHR, only LGW. Just not sure they have the money (or need) for LHR. They don't pull a ton of non-European connections, and tho...

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by findingnema
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future London to Africa routes...
Replies: 50
Views: 5137

Re: Future London to Africa routes...

LHR probably could not accommodate all of those routes, nor do all those airlines have cash sufficient to obtain the slots (I'd go as far as saying only TAAG and possibly Namibia have deep enough pockets, and the latter only barely) I personally don't see SW at LHR. They did do LGW for a while (usu...

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by findingnema
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Q3 results
Replies: 78
Views: 8403

Re: Air Canada Q3 results

Have you seen how many countries Canada actually have open skies agreements with? On top of that, under this government’s “Blue Sky Policy”, the Government of Canada has concluded new or expanded air transport agreements covering 104 countries. The policy encourages long-term, sustainable competitio...

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by findingnema
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct
Replies: 154
Views: 27074

Re: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct

7 days severance.... wow. That's bad even by most US corporate job standards. Do you know how Cathay gets rid of older flight attendants? After somewhere around 10 years of service they stop giving you money to help pay the high cost of rent in Hong Kong. These women (mostly) are then forced to qui...

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by findingnema
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct
Replies: 154
Views: 27074

Re: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct

https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-o ... a-hkg-crew
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Just as an FYI for those who are interested, there is a GoFundMe page which has been set up by the two cabin crew unions at Heathrow (BASSA for Worldwide and Eurofleet and MFU for Mixed Fleet) to raise money to send to the Hong Kong base;

https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-o ... a-hkg-crew

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by findingnema
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct
Replies: 154
Views: 27074

Re: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct

I imagine that at least some BA WW fleet (or Mixed Fleet, if HKG becomes an MF route) crew are happy to see the jobs reassigned to them. While most flight attendants would naturally feel personal sympathy for the termination of outsourced crews, at the end of the day, they are taking jobs from syst...

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by findingnema
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End Draws Near For Bmi
Replies: 21
Views: 10867

RE: The End Draws Near For Bmi

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by findingnema
Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thomas Cook Queries
Replies: 3
Views: 3700

RE: Thomas Cook Queries

The LTCX A330-200s are operating the Canadian Affair flights from LGW/MAN/GLA, whilst the LMYT A330s are operating the Thomas Cook Holidays services. I'm not familiar with Thomson Airways, but we have the same seat pitch at 33", in a 3-3-3 configuration in the Main Cabin. All entertainment is on a l...

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by findingnema
Fri May 07, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Quick Canaries Trip: HEL-MAN-TFS/TFN-LPA-MAD-RYG
Replies: 29
Views: 22698

RE: Quick Canaries Trip: HEL-MAN-TFS/TFN-LPA-MAD-RYG

As always, an excellent and well-written trip report. For some time I was wondering what you'd have written taking a trip with the airline I work for, Thomas Cook Airlines, and am so disappointed to see that you did not enjoy the experience. Although I can't comment on the booking fiasco you had, I'...

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by findingnema
Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR To Announce 2 New Bases. Finally EIN?
Replies: 16
Views: 5094

RE: FR To Announce 2 New Bases. Finally EIN?

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by findingnema
Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shy Or Lazy Cabin Crew?
Replies: 53
Views: 10025

RE: Shy Or Lazy Cabin Crew?

Did you find out anything about how many sectors that crew had done that day? Perhaps it was the fourth of four, having had to operate a number of flights, turnarounds etc. on realising that there's only eight people in the cabin there wasn't much need to disturb them and not very much commission is...

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by findingnema
Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Take SAS's Q-400's?
Replies: 12
Views: 4203

RE: Who Will Take SAS's Q-400's?

I would have thought either flybe or bmi regional might have been interested in them. flybe have had to incorporate the ERJ-145 into their fleet since taking over <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Connect, and with current delivery rates from Bombardier, are unable to move down to a dual...

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by findingnema
Sat Oct 06, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bus From Luffbrrra To EMA & About EMA
Replies: 7
Views: 3803

RE: Bus From Luffbrrra To EMA & About EMA

As a 12 year resident of Loughborough, just moving recently to Birmingham, it's highlights include a large Primark and the bell museum. To be fair, it has a large student population, which means the nightlife isn't too bad and it's fairly cheap. The Airline Shuttle is quite reliable, and you can buy...

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by findingnema
Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5767

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

Sort of, but that has more to do with the fact that I work in the industry, and although being around planes is always a lot of fun, the problems that go with a career in aviation mean that even the most die hard fan of the industry is going to get a little jaded. Dreadful hours, diminshing terms an...

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