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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 25, 2022 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

And Fred Flintstone prefers Wilma

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Red Bull Gives You Wings!

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UK airports could ditch luggage liquid rules by 2024.
Replies: 3
Views: 389

UK airports could ditch luggage liquid rules by 2024.

The equipment, similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, provides a clearer picture of a bag's contents. A previous installation deadline slipped due to the pandemic. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63737992 The technology has already been in use by US airports, such as Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jack...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Atlantic - latest UK startup
Replies: 45
Views: 8078

Re: Fly Atlantic - latest UK startup

Where is the money coming from for this start up, another billionaire who wants to be a millionaire?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Defiled

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Life was simpler 200yrs ago

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 22, 2022 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Flash Mobs, why do people

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 22, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Collector

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 20, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Only in America
Replies: 11
Views: 1034

Re: Only in America

OMG, when did Canada stop teaching common sense in schools. :o

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: [Video Only] SURPRISING VietJet A330 Business Class - INCREDIBLE Meal Service! SGN-HAN
Replies: 4
Views: 874

Re: [Video Only] SURPRISING VietJet A330 Business Class - INCREDIBLE Meal Service! SGN-HAN

Certainly very good service on a 2hr flight, can you imagine a european airline doing that! Good seat room and friendly staff certainly makes for a great trip, thanks for the video. :bigthumbsup:

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Disney Cruise Line will soon own one of the world's biggest cruise ships after surprise purchase
Replies: 37
Views: 3414

Re: Worlds largest newest cruise ship to be scrapped before maiden voyage

At least it has not gone to waste. I agree, very little pleasure being among all those people, dining must be a nightmare.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Outdated

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint ✈ Mint Suite ✈ Mint Studio
Replies: 6
Views: 2011

Re: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint ✈ Mint Suite ✈ Mint Studio

Seems like you must go Mint if flying coast to coast and you care about your well being, a great way to travel it seems. Great pics there, thanks.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Hacker

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

as ink jets, but hey

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 17, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Derby

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 16, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class: LHR-JFK (w/pics + vid)
Replies: 5
Views: 2549

Re: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class: LHR-JFK (w/pics + vid)

Hi, nice see one of your TRs again, you always take really good photos.quite a saving you made there on the trip.That lounge is really nice, once you got there, not to crowded. As you say the prawn dish looked a little lacking but the snack bites looked yummy.
Thanks for that, look forward to more.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 16, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Scrolls

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 15, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 259
Views: 60007

Re: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2022

World Cup football - Virgin staff can not pick their uniform for the charter flight to Doha it seems. VS615 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-63635191 Explaining why the gender-neutral uniform policy did not apply to Tuesday's flight, Virgin Atlantic said it was being rolled out in countries "more ...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 13, 2022 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 58
Views: 3244

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

Greed has its own reward.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 13, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Death of our Sun, life on earth
Replies: 45
Views: 2065

Re: Death of our Sun, life on earth

We have certainly managed to do some of the most terrible damage to the enviroment in just the last 200yrs, does not bode well.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Nov 13, 2022 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

remembering who you voted for

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 12, 2022 7:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did BA just have a bad hair day today at LHR?
Replies: 2
Views: 754

Did BA just have a bad hair day today at LHR?

Looking at a list of delayed departures to North America today, weather was nice, effect of a rolling knock on perhaps. Always thought BA was good on time when operating from home base. BA285-1:30 late BA223-1.10 BA193-3:00 BA225-1:10 BA227-1.25 BA067-2.37 BA197-1.25 BA289-2.39 BA095-1.25 BA269-2.55...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 12, 2022 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

an angle of 45 degrees

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 11, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

however gives me a hangover

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 11, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Offerings

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 11, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Cinnamon

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 10, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas advert RANT!
Replies: 24
Views: 1191

Re: Christmas advert RANT!

I really need to get this Rant off my chest. Early November and I am being bombarded by Christmas adverts already, TV newspaper supermarkets. All this has nothing to do with the birth of a child, if you happen to believe in it. I flick TV channels as soon as one comes on. Just raw commercialism for...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 09, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LGW-MCO leaves 2hrs early
Replies: 5
Views: 1363

LGW-MCO leaves 2hrs early

https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW43C/2e2635d4
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Didn't know they could do that, did everyone turn up early?

https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW43C/2e2635d4

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 09, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Magic

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by readytotaxi
Wed Nov 09, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas advert RANT!
Replies: 24
Views: 1191

Christmas advert RANT!

I really need to get this Rant off my chest. Early November and I am being bombarded by Christmas adverts already, TV newspaper supermarkets. All this has nothing to do with the birth of a child, if you happen to believe in it. I flick TV channels as soon as one comes on. Just raw commercialism for ...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 07, 2022 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Sewer

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

and got nothing in return

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by readytotaxi
Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Fish

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by readytotaxi
Sat Nov 05, 2022 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Silence

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 04, 2022 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Out-of-Control Chinese Rocket Forces Spanish Airspace Closure
Replies: 1
Views: 1350

Re: Out-of-Control Chinese Rocket Forces Spanish Airspace Closure

What goes up must come down, except aging.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 04, 2022 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Performance

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by readytotaxi
Fri Nov 04, 2022 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planned strike at LHR 18-20 Nov
Replies: 7
Views: 2593

Planned strike at LHR 18-20 Nov

Unite (Union) said 700 workers who work in the ground handling, airside transport and cargo side of the airport will go on strike for three days from 18 November. It said the strike action would cause disruption and delays at Heathrow terminals 2, 3 and 4. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-6351037...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 03, 2022 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

no evidence seen, I however

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by readytotaxi
Thu Nov 03, 2022 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Aroma

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by readytotaxi
Tue Nov 01, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 2717

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Thrust

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 31, 2022 7:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: catering items, off season - what happens?
Replies: 2
Views: 1092

Re: catering items, off season - what happens?

Had a friend who worked at a LGW catering firm before the Covid thing and got laid off. Said nothing went to waste, everything came home and was reused, very thin margines in this type of operation.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 31, 2022 7:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are transcontinental flights basically long haul flights?
Replies: 52
Views: 3953

Re: Are transcontinental flights basically long haul flights?

If the "crying baby" is next to you, 1hr + is looong haul. :rotfl:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 31, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trapped in Shanghai Disney due to Covid.
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Trapped in Shanghai Disney due to Covid.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-63456107

Happiest place on earth?? :o
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Many people remain confined to the theme park due to lock down.Rides are continuing to operate to take their minds off it.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-63456107

Happiest place on earth?? :o

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 31, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 66
Views: 2473

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

remember my dot matrix printer

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 31, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bridge Collapse in Gujarat, India
Replies: 18
Views: 1612

Re: Bridge Collapse in Gujarat, India

Yes, looks like something out of a Indiana Jones movie, perhaps to many got together in one place.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 31, 2022 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bridge Collapse in Gujarat, India
Replies: 18
Views: 1612

Re: Bridge Collapse in Gujarat, India

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia-india-63453828

Toll has risen to 141 and continues to rise.
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia-india-63453828

Toll has risen to 141 and continues to rise.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 30, 2022 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 795
Views: 206879

Re: British Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Recall that BA were to stop the "all at once" meal service in Club class in October, has that happened yet?

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 30, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead body found on Lufthansa flight from Iran
Replies: 1
Views: 2585

Re: Dead body found on Lufthansa flight from Iran

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/10/28/euro ... index.html

Seems there was an oxygen can with a mask was found next to the lifeless body.
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A bit more here.

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/10/28/euro ... index.html

Seems there was an oxygen can with a mask was found next to the lifeless body.

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