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by unitedgirlie
Mon Sep 05, 2005 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Hour Security Line Wat @IAD 9-2-05
Replies: 10
Views: 2854

RE: 2 Hour Security Line Wat @IAD 9-2-05

broken record....heathrow is bad full stop. Everything is held together with bag tag tape. The boarding pass printers, the bag tag machines everything has bag tag to keep it together. Our printer queues back up and can't be cleared and stop working for no reason, the baggage belts go down almost eve...

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Airliners. Net Photographer
Replies: 13
Views: 14656

RE: Airliners. Net Photographer

I thought it was those guys who spend all their time at the end of the runways!

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Tragic Trip.... Subject To Further Delay
Replies: 7
Views: 3723

RE: My Tragic Trip.... Subject To Further Delay

are you the person who they rang and you basically agreed to a change? at the end of the day you are booked on that flight now as you agreed to be (from what i can remember excuse me if you are the wrong person) I guess you will sent whatever way they can send you when it is safe to send you. At a g...

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

grrr maybe you should WRITE to tony.....please excuse my tired typing!

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Hour Security Line Wat @IAD 9-2-05
Replies: 10
Views: 2854

RE: 2 Hour Security Line Wat @IAD 9-2-05

it is often like this at heathrow in the evenings. This is when lots of the asian carriers go out and are packing full loads, lots of pax's get left behind as they don't do what they are told and go direct through security! They don't seem to believe us about the time it takes or the queues, the fac...

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Uniforms
Replies: 39
Views: 4828

RE: AF Uniforms

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

cheers kai for more detailed info on why there is problems with this flight etc, it is a shame there are so many kids about with little to say people like flyguy who is most likely just a plane spotter.

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

gosh and the 3rd......I am going to start hiding under my desk!

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

anyone who works for united and can log on the intranet at home, look at weblist at the 905 from lhr for nov 2....

I will be very interested to see how this is all going to pan out!

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To File Business Plan Wednesday!
Replies: 26
Views: 4387

RE: UA To File Business Plan Wednesday!

do you reckon they may celebrate and give us some fee free tickets????

I live in hope!!

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Hurricane Aid!
Replies: 19
Views: 2641

RE: United Hurricane Aid!

is it my imagination or has the page this links to changed? I looked the other day and read it andnow its different isnt it?

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

AA??? flew them before and vowed never again really dont want to be fluffing about with connections and would prefer a direct route with 4 kids etc. it's just annoying that when you think you have plans laid down etc....most likely means my sisters and their families wont be able to go out for our b...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

RE: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

damn so that means staff wont ever get a decent chance of getting to nyc without going via elsewhere grrrrrr. Will have to no doubt get a ID90 on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> at least they have numerous chances per day! New york is half the reason I started working there in the firs...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4167

Cancelled LHR-JFK 957 Restart It For Summer?

united are cancelling the 975 out of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> which leaves at 6pm from the 28 oct....someone needs to tell their website as they are still selling tickets for this service on the 2nd november but that's another story. This is a goo...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Crew In NYC
Replies: 60
Views: 16964

RE: Emirates Crew In NYC

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Crew In NYC
Replies: 60
Views: 16964

RE: Emirates Crew In NYC

length yeah isnt an issue as they could be anywhere in nyc but location? yes surely that is out of order.

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Crew In NYC
Replies: 60
Views: 16964

RE: Emirates Crew In NYC

I think if someone wanted to follow them (stalk them) thats one thing but to give random info out over the internet is not too great in my opinion. if it was your sister etc, would you like her whereabouts being broadcast etc? maybe not such a security issue as such but it would be thoughtful maybe ...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Uniforms
Replies: 39
Views: 4828

RE: AF Uniforms

white dot shirts are discontinued, we were allowed to order them when we started just stripey and plain white with the grey bits on collar and grey U

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Sep 03, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Uniforms
Replies: 39
Views: 4828

RE: AF Uniforms

we dream of gettin a new uniform, amongst <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and virgin we look like the poor relation on the parking buses and feel so shabby and outdated!! we need something smarter and soon.....if only there was the money! they have cut back on the points we are allowed...

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways To Start DEL-LHR Flight
Replies: 28
Views: 11222

RE: Jet Airways To Start DEL-LHR Flight

yep this means a nice very early morning for me as I check in this airline at heathrow as we ground handle. We were told october but now november although january has also been spoke of! chances are first we will know is when we are rostered a super early morning!! also talk of going to new york and...

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by unitedgirlie
Wed Aug 31, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Check In Procedures
Replies: 9
Views: 3049

RE: United Check In Procedures

broken record, seriously some people do not have a clue and it is people like you who make our life easier. SOme people don't even realise you have to have the ticket or passport out! God knows what they think check in is for....oh yeah bags....they are obsessed with trying to squash all the bags in...

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by unitedgirlie
Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Check In Procedures
Replies: 9
Views: 3049

RE: United Check In Procedures

we tell overweights at LHR to move away and go to the scales and repack and carry on! its the only way or as you say the lines build up so easy!

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by unitedgirlie
Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA895 ORD-HKG On August 20...why Cancelled?!
Replies: 3
Views: 3418

RE: UA895 ORD-HKG On August 20...why Cancelled?!

didnt someone ask this question in a very similar style the other day and wasnt it suggested it may have had something to do with the aircraft on its butt ?

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by unitedgirlie
Tue Aug 30, 2005 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Question
Replies: 6
Views: 2201

RE: UA Question

I think you will find they are worldwide and I believe airlines stopped giving out such info years ago.

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by unitedgirlie
Tue Aug 30, 2005 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good News For Heathrow Spotters! (For Once)
Replies: 1
Views: 4457

RE: Good News For Heathrow Spotters! (For Once)

this is only for bank holiday. There were loads of spotters around the other night when my husband dropped me off for work and on the way past we saw this so figured it must be something worthy as they only have this for special days ie concorde's last and on visitor open days. They informed my husb...

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by unitedgirlie
Tue Aug 30, 2005 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Question
Replies: 6
Views: 2201

RE: UA Question

I would suggest that fellow united employees be wary if you answer this question even in private as it is against the rules to give out such info and who knows it could be someone checking up!! sorry smc if I come over as being a misery but I would hate anyone to lose their jobs over such a question...

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by unitedgirlie
Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Have Experience Of Air New Zealand LHR-LAX?
Replies: 23
Views: 6201

RE: Anyone Have Experience Of Air New Zealand LHR-LAX?

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by unitedgirlie
Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Have Experience Of Air New Zealand LHR-LAX?
Replies: 23
Views: 6201

RE: Anyone Have Experience Of Air New Zealand LHR-LAX?

I have heard some people (friends from new zealand) prefer cathay pacific due to better on flight entertainment but other than that people I have known who fly with them say the service is good. the check in girls and gate staff are amongst some of the best at heathrow but then of course I am very b...

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by unitedgirlie
Sun Aug 28, 2005 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad Turbulence Stories
Replies: 82
Views: 25792

RE: Bad Turbulence Stories

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?
Replies: 41
Views: 22638

RE: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?

just that people (and rightly so) get very jumpy about being labelled as disabled, especially those who actually arent. Mind you, you most likely get some asking in a far ruder way. on personal experience we should exempt anyone who has a disabled attitude about demanding these seats but hey thats a...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?
Replies: 41
Views: 22638

RE: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

monkeyboi, yes thats how BA works and what I was thinking of, however united work in other ways and we have had this discussion on how bad it is the way they are paid etc at work.

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

ooo pps

I know why they make the extra its a make up bonus...al that lipstick and foundation to buy!

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

ps all that extra money and they still expect passengers to open the door in an emergency  Wink maybe they will break a nail...only kidding honest!

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

at our airline you start as a csr, then you can be a specialist (is in charge of the general check in or gate ie a supervisor) then service director who is in charge of making sure that flight goes etc ie he is say the manager and then there is a duty manager who doesnt deal on a day to day basis wi...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?
Replies: 62
Views: 7662

RE: Why Do F/A's Make More Than CSR's?

good point...us csr's deserve way more because at the end of our shift we dont often get a few days in a nice location either!! I was looking at the web site for new starters csr's in america and was shocked at the low rate. Someone said in the usa they get paid more but they sure dont going by the ...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 7:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?
Replies: 41
Views: 22638

RE: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?

glenn hi I have mailed you hope you dont mind. At <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> it depends on who the specialist is and the way they work, some do first come first served at check in, others ask for all requests to be commented with height and they wil...

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by unitedgirlie
Sat Aug 27, 2005 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prisoner Transport On Commercial Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 19366

RE: Prisoner Transport On Commercial Flight

we often check in deportees and quite often they have been violent etc and will have a guard next to them with another in front etc and we have to block off seats in front/around etc, often wonder what the passengers feel about this! we shipped tiger woods back to some carribean island the other wee...

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by unitedgirlie
Fri Aug 26, 2005 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Get $3 Billion In Exit Financing!
Replies: 75
Views: 10460

RE: UA To Get $3 Billion In Exit Financing!

lets hope they can afford us new uniforms now

not that I am shallow or anything

much!

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Aug 25, 2005 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: See What A UK Charter Airline Can Get Away With...
Replies: 96
Views: 16140

RE: See What A UK Charter Airline Can Get Away With...

me too not only the thought of all of that but sitting with a whole plane load of chavs turns my stomach......this to me would be a living nightmare.

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Handles Emirates At Gatwick?
Replies: 13
Views: 4369

RE: Who Handles Emirates At Gatwick?

it's ok it doesnt matter just that a friend was flying emirates to oz from gatwick and wondered if I could get them a nice pre assigned seat etc and had to explain we didnt do gatwick but that I would find out who did out of curiosity but he has gone now so dont worry!

thanks everyone who answered.

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Seat On An A/C During A Crash?
Replies: 27
Views: 4952

RE: Best Seat On An A/C During A Crash?

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Handles Emirates At Gatwick?
Replies: 13
Views: 4369

RE: Who Handles Emirates At Gatwick?

777 that sounds like globeground.

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Handles Emirates At Gatwick?
Replies: 13
Views: 4369

RE: Who Handles Emirates At Gatwick?

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by unitedgirlie
Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA JFK Terminal Opened Doors Today
Replies: 6
Views: 4213

RE: AA JFK Terminal Opened Doors Today

thats great to hear I couldnt believe how disgusting the old one was when we landed there in 2003, miami in 1979 was far better. I really couldnt believe an airport at somewhere like <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> was s...

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