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he's not wrong [President of Ghana commenting about BA's Accra route]

he's not wrong [President of Ghana commenting about BA's Accra route]

Old Apr 25, 17, 7:51 am
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he's not wrong [President of Ghana commenting about BA's Accra route]

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Old Apr 25, 17, 7:54 am
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I thought the main (and relevant) part of his complaint was the flights not using T5.

He clearly has too much time on his hands
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Old Apr 25, 17, 7:57 am
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Originally Posted by mutwadadi View Post
i don't post too often, but travel a fair bit on this route and to other parts of Africa. On this at least, I suspect the Ghanaian President speaks for a great many more humble passengers. BA crews typically are great, on what is not always an easy journey. But the planes are old, frequently late and costs tremendously expensive compared with other carriers and other routes. Perhaps that is just what happens when there is no direct competition

http://www.ghana.gov.gh/index.php/ne...ervice-quality
The link isn't loading for me. Perhaps he should focus on upgrading the service quality of his government's web presence first.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 7:59 am
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Originally Posted by bioblot View Post
The link isn't loading for me. Perhaps he should focus on upgrading the service quality of his government's web presence first.
Haha Me neither
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:00 am
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Fine here on iPad. Let me try to get a different link for you.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:00 am
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Originally Posted by T8191 View Post
I thought the main (and relevant) part of his complaint was the flights not using T5.

He clearly has too much time on his hands
Honestly, I don't see that as a valid complaint. I generally find T3 more efficient than T5 - comparison slightly changed given the new First Wing. I find the CX F lounge equally enjoyable to the CCR (each has pros/cons).
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:04 am
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Perhaps in the longer term BA might move flights without F class to T3 - that way the existing T3 facilities (Club and F lounges) would better meet the product portfolio offered, and F class passengers would always rightly have access to the F wing and CCR at T5.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:04 am
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https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/4...5-aa7f1ff8d93b

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...president.html

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily...81917362961090

‘There are complaints about the quality of the planes on the route and the service,’ said Mr Akufo-Addo. ‘In some quarters, there is a feeling that you are taking us a little for granted in the way in which we are receiving your services.’
He should try flying long-haul on some of the Gatwick fleet
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:07 am
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Thanks T8191, BA are certainly getting a bashing in the press lately!
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:14 am
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Originally Posted by Flexible preferences View Post
Thanks T8191, BA are certainly getting a bashing in the press lately!
not sure this one counts as a 'bashing'. More a presumptuous burble by the new President of Ghana, who clearly expects only brand-new aircraft flying to ACC ... from T5.

The Media chose to pad the piece with xontextual irrelevancies.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:17 am
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There is quite a lot of criticism in the article that hasn't come from the President of Ghana, such as 60 schoolchildren being denied tap water on a flight to Naples, and an elderly lady being offered 40 compensation after being forced to sit in urine soaked clothes for the flight, or so the article says anyway.

Edited to add: are we reading the same article? I'm reading the one you linked from pressreader

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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:19 am
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How bizarre . I think his main point about the quality of the planes was distracted from by the irrelevant T3 argument. Imagine if all country presidents started complaining of the same in such a public fashion, its like an episode of Yes Minister.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:24 am
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My last two flights to Accra have been on the refurbished Super J B744.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:30 am
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My last two flights to Accra have been on the refurbished Super J B744.
Please e-mail the President and tell him!
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Old Apr 25, 17, 8:44 am
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Which terminal do "Ghana Airways" fly into and what equipment do they use? ;-)
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