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May 20, 20, 4:45 am
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Posted By Bearface

Is it true that cabin crew will be cleaning the...

Is it true that cabin crew will be cleaning the cabin à la EasyJet / Ryanair on turnarounds?
May 1, 20, 1:05 pm
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Views: 292,218
Posted By Bearface

BA had “support cabin crew” in the 1980s/1990s....

BA had “support cabin crew” in the 1980s/1990s. They were employed on a casual basis with no basic pay and were just paid for the flights they worked.

Mixed Fleet is still too expensive for BA. I...
Feb 12, 20, 10:16 am
Replies: 1,828
Views: 525,027
Posted By Bearface

FCO -LGW The gnocchi was quite stodgy with...

FCO -LGW

The gnocchi was quite stodgy with rubbery mushrooms.

...
Feb 12, 20, 10:11 am
Replies: 185
Views: 33,458
Posted By Bearface

No nightstopping crew then?

No nightstopping crew then?
Feb 10, 20, 12:51 pm
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Views: 525,027
Posted By Bearface

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/311e3029_0352_46b0_89f5_2654e43b8c9a_f21dab61d2f5b592d07e857be1aae884b9402b77.jpeg...
Jan 2, 20, 1:33 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 27,910
Posted By Bearface

What dreadful news. I am former BA cabin crew and...

What dreadful news. I am former BA cabin crew and felt compelled to donate. Bless them all. :(

Flying is such a special and unique job, I miss the fantastic crew on Eurofleet.
Apr 3, 19, 12:44 am
Replies: 65
Views: 12,405
Posted By Bearface

I’m sure some of the trainers were the cabin crew...

I’m sure some of the trainers were the cabin crew we later saw on the flight - this time with wings on. Unless...it wasn’t an actual flight but just filmed in a mock up cabin?! The timings seem a bit...
Apr 2, 19, 3:25 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 12,405
Posted By Bearface

I haven’t been cabin crew for a few years...but...

I haven’t been cabin crew for a few years...but why did the cabin crew in the training centre have brevits on rather than wings? And then wings on once they were flying? :confused:

They could have...
Sep 29, 18, 6:34 am
Replies: 269
Views: 40,791
Posted By Bearface

All those years of service and loyalty and then...

All those years of service and loyalty and then treated like this. Exactly why I went self-employed - I wouldn’t trust any company, let alone BA!
Dec 13, 16, 3:10 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 680,542
Posted By Bearface

^ Next step for BA - Mixed Fleet version 2 -...

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Next step for BA - Mixed Fleet version 2 - pay to work as cabin croooooo.
Dec 13, 16, 11:52 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,884
Posted By Bearface

Crew can't win wherever they put their bags.

Crew can't win wherever they put their bags.
Nov 29, 16, 12:41 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,556
Posted By Bearface

Best crew - guy was was on my cabin crew training...

Best crew - guy was was on my cabin crew training course - met him on a EF flight after I left. He filled up my bag with miniatures and champagne for me and I spent the flight chatting to him in the...
Nov 29, 16, 12:39 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,556
Posted By Bearface

I would find that....a bit weird. And I think he...

I would find that....a bit weird. And I think he has a bit too much time on his hands!
Nov 29, 16, 12:27 pm
Replies: 3,773
Views: 527,278
Posted By Bearface

And fish and chips! I imagine it won't be...

And fish and chips!

I imagine it won't be too long until the cabin crew are doing "cabin tidies" on short-haul turnarounds just like the low-costs do in 7 minutes. Why waste money on cleaners I...
Nov 24, 16, 12:59 pm
Replies: 3,773
Views: 527,278
Posted By Bearface

I feel sorry for the cabin crew. Minimum crewing...

I feel sorry for the cabin crew. Minimum crewing and trying to sell BoB on short flights. Will the pursers come out from behind the curtain at all? As well as selling the stuff, I imagine there will...
Nov 24, 16, 12:54 pm
Replies: 369
Views: 95,204
Posted By Bearface

There is certainly a life out there beyond...

There is certainly a life out there beyond BA...good luck BBB :)
Nov 16, 16, 10:32 am
Replies: 3,463
Views: 680,542
Posted By Bearface

I used to fly on Eurofleet. There is no fridge...

I used to fly on Eurofleet. There is no fridge space to put purchased food in. I am presuming this is the same on longhaul. I wouldn't fancy eating something hours after it has been out of a fridge....
Nov 15, 16, 3:07 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 680,542
Posted By Bearface

I imagine somewhere at Waterside, there is a...

I imagine somewhere at Waterside, there is a whole team working on automating the cabin crew role and replacing them with robots!
Nov 15, 16, 3:04 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 680,542
Posted By Bearface

I imagine they'll soon have a new fleet called...

I imagine they'll soon have a new fleet called "Apprentice Fleet" formed entirely of those aged 18-19 years old working towards an NVQ Level 3 in Customer Service.

Or perhaps they will have the...
Nov 15, 16, 12:24 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 680,542
Posted By Bearface

I have friends at other airlines who take home...

I have friends at other airlines who take home more than MF after tax.

MF crew member - averages £1200 a month after tax
Qantas LHR - £1800
Virgin - £1500
easyJet - £1600 winter, £1900 summer...
Nov 15, 16, 12:02 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 680,542
Posted By Bearface

BA HR references, like the references from most...

BA HR references, like the references from most large companies these days, merely state something like "so and so worked here from this date to this date as <insert job title>"
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 15, 16, 2:08 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 157,179
Posted By Bearface

Banking - all travel within Europe is Y. ...

Banking - all travel within Europe is Y.

Flights over 5 hours - can book C.
Oct 15, 16, 2:06 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 16,019
Posted By Bearface

Cabin crew should of course be polite, helpful,...

Cabin crew should of course be polite, helpful, friendly and professional. I always used to think of it as if they can't professionally handle customers, how will they be in an emergency?

I used...
Sep 29, 16, 9:05 am
Replies: 3,773
Views: 527,278
Posted By Bearface

How is this going to work with minimum crew with...

How is this going to work with minimum crew with one working in Club?

One it comes to LCY service I'm not sure how the sole CC working in Y is going to get a full BoB service done...
Sep 19, 16, 12:41 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 13,122
Posted By Bearface

One of the reasons I left BA and cabin crewing...

One of the reasons I left BA and cabin crewing was because of the behaviour of some passengers. Swearing, shouting etc is not acceptable. However nice, polite and helpful crew are, some people's...
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