BA boarding music!

Old Mar 29, 2019, 4:42 pm
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Delta had Billie Eilish the other day, so super on trend yet inoffensive enough to not even bug the elderly
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Old Mar 29, 2019, 4:54 pm
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Originally Posted by zappomatic
On the CityFlyer Embraers just hope you dont get G-LCYV/W/X/Y as these have a more basic PBS which holds a shorter music loop than the rest of the fleet, and restarts from the beginning every time the PA is used!

I flew Vueling a few years ago and was amused by the inappropriateness of No Surprises by Radiohead as one of the songs. Ill take a quiet life, a handshake of carbon monoxide
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Old Mar 29, 2019, 5:06 pm
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The AY boarding music is totally dreadful and feels like it is never ending.

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Old Jun 1, 2019, 1:15 pm
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Sitting on todays BA31 to HKG on a A388 I find the music quite stressful. Far too energetic to relax you as you board. I can’t believe anybody at BA has thought about how stressful flying can be, and i speak as a regular traveller who generally enjoy the experience.
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Old Jun 1, 2019, 1:21 pm
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Originally Posted by pennineuk
Sitting on todays BA31 to HKG on a A388 I find the music quite stressful. Far too energetic to relax you as you board...
I've not stepped foot on a BA aircraft for a month, has the music changed? It is usually Antonn Dvořk: Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22:

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Old Jun 1, 2019, 1:47 pm
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I like the classical music - it feels very BA. BA is a quintessential British brand and in my view doesnt need to try to be all modern and on point. If you want pop bugger off to Jet2!
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Old Jun 1, 2019, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by Cap'n Benj
Delta had Billie Eilish the other day, so super on trend yet inoffensive enough to not even bug the elderly
I cant remember exactly what DL were playing on my last flights but it was giving a fairly chilled West coast vibe (we were in LAX). I recall that I really liked it. Same with VS on the way home.
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Old Jun 1, 2019, 2:36 pm
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Originally Posted by pennineuk
Sitting on todays BA31 to HKG on a A388 I find the music quite stressful. Far too energetic to relax you as you board. I cant believe anybody at BA has thought about how stressful flying can be, and i speak as a regular traveller who generally enjoy the experience.
Stressful, its funeral music but I have to say do like it, I do wish we had other music to play for disembarkation?
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Old Jun 1, 2019, 3:00 pm
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Originally Posted by IAMORGAN
I like the classical music - it feels very BA. BA is a quintessential British brand and in my view doesnt need to try to be all modern and on point. If you want pop bugger off to Jet2!
Yeah, but Britain isn't famous for its classical music (das land ohne musik!), but is famous around the world for its pop output.
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Old Jun 1, 2019, 5:57 pm
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Stressful, its funeral music but I have to say do like it, I do wish we had other music to play for disembarkation?
We had a trial of some up tempo disembarkation music on the 767 luxury liner a couple of years ago to try and speed up people getting off. It had absolutely no effect whatsoever, and we quickly reverted back to the Eurofleet norm of no music whatsoever!
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Old Jun 1, 2019, 9:07 pm
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Originally Posted by Can I help you

Stressful, its funeral music but I have to say do like it, I do wish we had other music to play for disembarkation?
Like this?

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Old Jun 2, 2019, 3:43 am
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Originally Posted by tigertanaka
The AY boarding music is totally dreadful and feels like it is never ending.
Which makes it all the more ironic/sad that the boarding music AY had before switching to that one, is still one of my favourite pieces of boarding/elevator music I've heard:

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Old Jun 2, 2019, 3:52 am
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Yes the Finnair one really gets annoying after about 2 minutes on loop... make it end!
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Old Jun 2, 2019, 4:06 am
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Yeah, but Britain isn't famous for its classical music (das land ohne musik!), but is famous around the world for its pop output.
Very true, but pop music doesnt fit with BAs brand.
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Old Jun 2, 2019, 4:11 am
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Very true, but pop music doesnt fit with BAs brand.
Really? They like to have pop stars in the safety video!
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