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Jun 28, 20, 7:54 am
Replies: 46
Views: 7,914
Posted By AndyFlyer

I flew into NCE on 15 June from LHR. Despite BA...

I flew into NCE on 15 June from LHR. Despite BA insisting we needed paperwork filled in, nothing was asked for upon arrival we walked right up to a desk, passport was looked at, a piece of paper...
Apr 19, 20, 8:50 am
Replies: 110
Views: 24,189
Posted By AndyFlyer

I flew LHR-EWR in one of those Super Club bench...

I flew LHR-EWR in one of those Super Club bench seats once. It was downright painful. Terrible legroom and as they were converted the 'bench' had a metal strip that came up into your legs making...
Apr 18, 20, 5:15 am
Replies: 50
Views: 9,891
Posted By AndyFlyer

Lots of airlines use it for pilot training, as...

Lots of airlines use it for pilot training, as subject2load says. Virgin (used to, not sure if they do anymore) use it for touch and gos in the 1990s.
Jan 2, 20, 4:10 am
Replies: 301
Views: 72,990
Posted By AndyFlyer

Enthusiast Fairs

You'll find quite a lot of stuff for sale at various aviaiton/aircraft enthusiast fairs (like aircraftenthusiastfair.co.uk - next date 10 May 2020), or the Amsterdam Aviation Fair (largest in the...
Dec 10, 19, 5:52 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,440
Posted By AndyFlyer

I find the 'not serving meals' due to upgrades to...

I find the 'not serving meals' due to upgrades to be very strange...pax who have booked and paid should get the full service regardless. I've been on CityFlyer when a pax with a broken leg was...
Oct 18, 19, 6:21 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,813
Posted By AndyFlyer

In order to do BoB, CityFlyer would need to add...

In order to do BoB, CityFlyer would need to add an extra crew member, apparently. Thus, it isn't economically feasible to introduce BoB.

Remember than the E170/190 fleet CityFlyer use are all 2x2...
Jul 31, 19, 3:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By AndyFlyer

Plus, if you change to a lie-flat seat on an...

Plus, if you change to a lie-flat seat on an alternative flight, there is no guarantee that it will remain in the same config. CX have a habit of shifting long/short haul configs around a lot. You...
Jul 15, 19, 6:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By AndyFlyer

Sometimes the AA team need to input your TSA Pre...

Sometimes the AA team need to input your TSA Pre Number, or your GE number, and it seems to pick it up just fine. It happens from time to time in both directions.
Jul 4, 19, 5:43 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By AndyFlyer

G-YMMU has been on the BKK route quite a bit...

G-YMMU has been on the BKK route quite a bit lately and seems to be an unwell aircraft, with lots of delays and yesterday it returned to LHR shortly after departure for Bengaluru.
Try a different...
May 25, 19, 12:13 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,923
Posted By AndyFlyer

36 Club Europe on a LCY-NCE E190 the other day...

36 Club Europe on a LCY-NCE E190 the other day (just before the start of the Cannes Film Festival). On ex-LCY, they don't top-up extra crew members for higher CE loads, so it was mostly the CSM who...
Jan 18, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By AndyFlyer

I asked this very question a while back and crew...

I asked this very question a while back and crew said it was that you might be called upon to assist crew in an emergency as only one crew member was seated at the rear of the aircraft (ditto row...
Jan 18, 19, 3:20 am
Replies: 102
Views: 17,876
Posted By AndyFlyer

Someone last year bandied the idea that BA loses...

Someone last year bandied the idea that BA loses £3-4 million per annum to 'guests' in the BA lounge network that should not really be there. One would like to think with tighter rules, that money...
Dec 6, 18, 11:43 am
Replies: 87
Views: 9,508
Posted By AndyFlyer

You could always buy a bottle or two at duty...

You could always buy a bottle or two at duty free, and if they run out on board, ask the crew to chill your bottles down and serve it just to you. And if they don't run out, you have some fizz for a...
Oct 10, 18, 1:10 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,306
Posted By AndyFlyer

My LGW-NCE was cancelled last evening. A friend...

My LGW-NCE was cancelled last evening. A friend confirmed it was due to ATC due to anticipated fog (although my flight was scheduled for 12:10). Hmmmmm. Rerouted to the LCY-NCE flight, which they...
Oct 1, 18, 12:09 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,972
Posted By AndyFlyer

Sam was terrific...very proactive and helpful. ...

Sam was terrific...very proactive and helpful. Wonder what he is doing now?
Aug 30, 18, 2:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By AndyFlyer

Plus, letters going to the CEO complaining...

Plus, letters going to the CEO complaining apparently get sent up to NCL for handling, as the CEO team were disbanded when Alex arrived, apparently. Email is best, and if you are lucky if additional...
Aug 28, 18, 8:08 am
Replies: 81
Views: 12,273
Posted By AndyFlyer

I find myself using the phrase "would you mind...

I find myself using the phrase "would you mind using your indoor voice" more and more these days, even to people shouting down the phone. It surprises people, but it seems less threatening, and...
Aug 15, 18, 4:04 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,375
Posted By AndyFlyer

I seem to recall that the reason BA (and Qantas)...

I seem to recall that the reason BA (and Qantas) pulled out of LON-BKK-AUSTRALIA flights in favour of continuing their one-stop services via SIN was due to service...they got terrific service and...
Aug 11, 18, 8:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By AndyFlyer

In F last week we had main meal options, and then...

In F last week we had main meal options, and then light meal options before landing. Crew were good in giving us time after takeoff to appreciate lunch.
Jul 6, 18, 4:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By AndyFlyer

Ditto, boyfrombiot...it is almost more hassle...

Ditto, boyfrombiot...it is almost more hassle than pleasure, sometimes, although the LCY flight seems to make things a little less like an ultra-crazed experience. The BA347 (early afternoon...
Jul 3, 18, 10:28 am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,860
Posted By AndyFlyer

It is very civilized, and transfer to the plane...

It is very civilized, and transfer to the plane was in a silver van which was quite comfortable. Boarded three minutes before general boarding, which meant sitting in the van for about 10 mins on...
Jun 24, 18, 5:00 am
Replies: 44
Views: 9,536
Posted By AndyFlyer

From what I understand, the aircraft was due to...

From what I understand, the aircraft was due to have been fixed yesterday afternoon and flight crew were flown out yesterday. It is scheduled to fly the BA002 back this evening (with 30 pax) and...
Jun 23, 18, 7:53 am
Replies: 35
Views: 12,294
Posted By AndyFlyer

Congrats on being on a new regime...it isn't...

Congrats on being on a new regime...it isn't really a diet, but a change in the way you eat. It works for so many people, and is much easier to stick to (permanently) than any 'diet'.

At LCY,...
May 15, 18, 3:34 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,808
Posted By AndyFlyer

The Besserat de Bellefon Rose (NV) is an IWC...

The Besserat de Bellefon Rose (NV) is an IWC Silver medal winner which is quite tasty, too. I tried some two years ago after a tasting at my local Waitrose. The sales rep suggested having it with a...
Mar 26, 18, 4:06 am
Replies: 41
Views: 9,836
Posted By AndyFlyer

Whilst BA still operate quite a large number of...

Whilst BA still operate quite a large number of 747-400s, they are not alone. Virgin, KLM, Air China, Korean, Thai and Qantas all operate 747s. True, they are a dwindling breed, but nevertheless...
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