No more Hillier grams!

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Old Mar 14, 19, 9:02 am
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No more Hillier grams!

According to @Raffles and Head for Points the era of the Hillier gram is soon to be at an end as he will be departing BA / BAEC this month.
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Old Mar 14, 19, 9:08 am
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Hooray !
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Goodness, the end of an era, 29 years of service to the company and almost all of it in BAEC.

Happy retirement James Hillier! I shall miss our weekly epistle.
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But who will take over. Or has the job role been 'enhanced'?
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I tell you he was not a “real” person. There have been at least 7 “James” all members of the secret order of the Avios who actually run the airline. Cruz is just their puppet.
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Old Mar 14, 19, 12:28 pm
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Happy retirement James! Your name for me is still synonymous with my earlier days with BAEC, perhaps from a time when I still read emails.

I once met James at a Taste of London event when we were both hiding from any frequent traveller who might visit this forum and who would be on the warpath about a change which has been lost in the depths of time. It was nice to be able to enjoy a champagne picked by Jancis Robertson with you, and I think and hope your future life is similarly well curated.

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Old Mar 14, 19, 12:51 pm
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Originally Posted by UKtravelbear View Post
According to @Raffles and Head for Points the era of the Hillier gram is soon to be at an end as he will be departing BA / BAEC this month.
Better get a souvenir letter from him then, need some more tags for my DYKWIA activities anyway...
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Old Mar 14, 19, 1:39 pm
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Goodness, the end of an era, 29 years of service to the company and almost all of it in BAEC.

Happy retirement James Hillier! I shall miss our weekly epistle.
James appears way way way too young to retire. Does he have a daily moisturising regime? If so, I demand to know all about it.

Congratulations Mr Hillier
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Old Mar 14, 19, 1:47 pm
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Conflicting views on the Real Mr Hillier, it seems.

I will miss the pointless, badly-targeted, messages that we used to complain about here.

The World of BAEC is a smaller place without him.
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Old Mar 14, 19, 4:38 pm
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I'm always amused to note that seemingly Mr. Hillier actually exists. For all of the giddy heights of unobtainable BAEC luxury from him that seemed to end up in my inbox, he might as well have been Tom Champagne from Readers' Digest.

Anyway, I trust that he will indeed enjoy a long and happy retirement.
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I'm always amused to note that seemingly Mr. Hillier actually exists. For all of the giddy heights of unobtainable BAEC luxury from him that seemed to end up in my inbox, he might as well have been Tom Champagne from Readers' Digest.

Anyway, I trust that he will indeed enjoy a long and happy retirement.
V10 is obviously part of the conspiracy.
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