Bongodog49 wrote:This list has more holes than a swiss cheese, 2 minutes research can blow most of them out of the water,
Yes the BA centenary is much contrived involving about 5 name changes, nationalisation, privatisation, and a number of mergers along the way, but so are most others
Absolutely! This is as good a summary as it gets.
None of the contenders are without a few skeletons in their closet. And I say that after considerably longer than 2 minutes research into the various claims.
Continuous operation, even during WWII? Several candidates only just manage to wriggle their way through that period.
Still the same legal entity? Crash bang wallop, and the whole field fall at the first fence.
Original shares still trading on the stock exchange?
Still operating under the same original name? Even Qantas struggles with that one.
I started writing a comprehensive listing of the faults to be found in each case, but when I reached page four, I realised no-one would bother reading it.
Of course, if you can't be bothered to do any actual research, there is always...
OA940 wrote:Regardless of what BA tells itself it was founded in 1974 and is a different entity from its predecessors. But hey we get the specials so they can keep hallucinating
Stunning. I can't imagine why your powerful
IMHO we need to ask ourselves what criteria are actually genuinely important, and not mould those criteria to fit the particular profile of our favorite airline.