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Aug 1, 20, 12:35 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By roberino

You don’t actually know that the flight is...

You don’t actually know that the flight is cancelled, just that they aren’t selling new tickets. Not the same.
Jul 31, 20, 1:40 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By roberino

You might not like it but QR are doing the right...

You might not like it but QR are doing the right thing for their business/shareholders by leaving a cancellation decision until the last minute. If they cancel now then they have to refund every...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 14, 20, 3:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,087
Posted By roberino

I was in the middle of a bad experience work-wise...

I was in the middle of a bad experience work-wise in Cairo and needed to leave. BA wanted £1200 to change my ticket to fly home that day so I went from desk to desk and eventually found a LH flight...
Jul 4, 20, 1:58 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,645
Posted By roberino

Because OP has spent 4 months in lockdown with...

Because OP has spent 4 months in lockdown with their kids and quarantine in a foreign country seems appealing? Replying for a friend.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 27, 20, 2:12 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By roberino

Great answer. Thank you.

Great answer. Thank you.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 27, 20, 1:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By roberino

There’s also the local question of who is flying...

There’s also the local question of who is flying these aircraft in and out of MAN. Not a cargo hub and not huge numbers of pax that would fit the essential category right now.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 27, 20, 1:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By roberino

So why fly those flavours when presumably there’s...

So why fly those flavours when presumably there’s more efficient aircraft in the fleet? Am I over-estimating the number of new aircraft in fleets?
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 27, 20, 12:09 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By roberino

What airlines are flying four engine jets right now?

I looked up today (in the Peak District in the north of England, if you care) and saw that two of the nine vapour trails I could see were clearly from four-engined jets. Given that airlines are using...
May 17, 20, 1:19 am
Replies: 84
Views: 10,434
Posted By roberino

During the volcano thing in Iceland our New York...

During the volcano thing in Iceland our New York flight made several course changes and altitude changes and ended up short on fuel. We landed at Stewart Airbase in upstate New York for a few hours....
Apr 29, 20, 11:51 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,800
Posted By roberino

Viable and profitable are not synonyms.

Viable and profitable are not synonyms.
Apr 28, 20, 3:34 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,800
Posted By roberino

This. The only people flying right now are those...

This. The only people flying right now are those that have to. They’re being charged a fare that keeps the route viable.
Apr 19, 20, 6:51 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,670
Posted By roberino

Merc A class is ok but I wouldn’t want to drive...

Merc A class is ok but I wouldn’t want to drive thousands of miles in one. For a long cruise I’d take the 5 series any day of the week. The seat is better than anything else you’ve listed and that is...
Apr 1, 20, 3:53 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 7,511
Posted By roberino

We’re a gnat’s nadger away from a Godwin‘s Law...

We’re a gnat’s nadger away from a Godwin‘s Law moment here so I’m unfollowing.
Mar 30, 20, 7:43 am
Replies: 51
Views: 7,511
Posted By roberino

My point was that it’s not fraud, dishonesty or...

My point was that it’s not fraud, dishonesty or misrepresentation.
Mar 30, 20, 4:34 am
Replies: 70
Views: 17,012
Posted By roberino

Mum? Is that you?

Mum? Is that you?
Mar 30, 20, 4:31 am
Replies: 51
Views: 7,511
Posted By roberino

Really? Or is it more likely that they just...

Really? Or is it more likely that they just haven't shut down automated systems that send these communications out?
Mar 30, 20, 4:27 am
Replies: 97
Views: 15,248
Posted By roberino

It's pretty clear that refusing to offer a refund...

It's pretty clear that refusing to offer a refund and only offering a credit voucher or alternative flights is not legal right now, and a quick Google provides links to multiple articles written by...
Mar 28, 20, 5:08 am
Replies: 97
Views: 15,248
Posted By roberino

The time limits will almost certainly be...

The time limits will almost certainly be suspended under the circumstances.

The situation with airlines offering credit instead of a refund (as I understand it) are that some airlines are...
Mar 28, 20, 4:22 am
Replies: 97
Views: 15,248
Posted By roberino

Welcome to FT Fizza Khan! Like many people on...

Welcome to FT Fizza Khan! Like many people on here you’ve joined because you had an issue with your airline and presumably want our help in finding the best solution. Like many people in your...
Mar 28, 20, 4:05 am
Replies: 51
Views: 7,511
Posted By roberino

If it’s one ticket then they can’t cancel the...

If it’s one ticket then they can’t cancel the first part only. The problem is that in the current circumstances the writing isn’t joining up, the agents are powerless to override it and the managers...
Mar 12, 20, 9:51 am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,035
Posted By roberino

Could a mod merge these threads so the confusion...

Could a mod merge these threads so the confusion is eradicated, please?
Mar 12, 20, 1:17 am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,035
Posted By roberino

Yes. He already said that he did. They’re not the...

Yes. He already said that he did. They’re not the same post though.
Mar 11, 20, 12:40 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 33,590
Posted By roberino

What are the benefits (hah!) to the airline of...

What are the benefits (hah!) to the airline of flying an empty ghost flight as opposed to just flying with a very light passenger load? There's sure to be costs in moving pax off these flights and...
Mar 4, 20, 9:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By roberino

Considering cancelling trip to Japan

Hi All,

I am due to travel MAN-CPH-NRT on 14/3 in P, then the reverse trip in H. There's currently no travel warnings for Tokyo but the outbreak on Hokkaido seems like it is spiralling. I am...
Mar 3, 20, 1:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,749
Posted By roberino

I’ve stayed here. The grand staircase gives...

I’ve stayed here. The grand staircase gives access to the conference rooms on the second floor.
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