BA223 renamed BA293

Old Feb 20, 04, 1:33 pm
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BA223 renamed BA293

According to Channel 4 News this evening, BA have renamed the BA223 Washington flight to BA293. I haven't been able to find confirmation on it or another news website. Hopefully this should stop it being cancelled!
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Old Feb 20, 04, 1:37 pm
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I only thought flights that crashed had their numbers erased or changed, maybe John Titor is now working for BA
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Website still shows 223 in August.
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Old Feb 20, 04, 3:46 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by Alpha Golf:
Website still shows 223 in August.</font>
Thats the whole point, your terrorist first stop is going to be BA.com (for the most up to date info)...he is still looking to target the 223..sees it in the listings...but lone behold BA have re-numbered it...that will confuse the buggers.

Being serious, if the 223 had been targeted, once the first flt had been cancelled, do you not think any terrorist is going to move on to a "softer target"????

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Exactly, but American "Intelligence" beg to differ.
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by Dave_C:
Exactly, but American "Intelligence" beg to differ.</font>
Silly me, of course you are bound to target an national airline and a security infrastructure, who has 20+ years experience of dealing with the IRA threat, rather than an American, internal or international flight.

Lets be honest here, the 21st century terrorist is looking for a soft target, they do not care who they kill in the process. If I was the FAA, I would be more worried about about a flight inbound from Africa to IAD, than the bloody BA 223.

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Just back from the pub so please forgive the mistyping.

ITV News just had James Mates on BA223, as of end of March 223 is going to be 293 to restore passenger confidence.

Had him in an empty WT+ cabin midflight showing the reason many people are not taking 223 are because they fear the delays that the flight has had over past weeks

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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by fbgdavidson:
Just back from the puv so please forgive the misytypoing.

ITV News just had James Mates on BA223, as of end of mArch 223 is going to be 293 to restore passenger confisdence.

Had him in an empty WT+ cabin midlfight showing the reason many people are not taking 223 are because they fear the delays ythat the flight has had over past wekes

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So fgb...can you explain, for us plebs...what is a puv?

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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by fbgdavidson:
Pub, place they serve alchoolldoic drinks :P

Whats TIA????
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*sigh* ...how much did your parents spend on your education?

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TIA = Thanks In Advance
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by fbgdavidson:
erm

2k a term for prep school and 5k a term for secondary school....although I was on an academic scholarship they didnt teach us the finer points of acronyms
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well then, they have fankly wasted their money!
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by speedbird2018:
well then, they have fankly wasted their money! </font>
Mine did too Three years of Latin - what an utter waste of time that was!
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