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Aug 10, 18, 3:24 pm
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Views: 5,460
Posted By SimpleDXB

What facts were they exactly...? So much for...

What facts were they exactly...?

So much for encouraging diversity of posts again...
Aug 10, 18, 3:22 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,460
Posted By SimpleDXB

I suggest your "purser" source re-read the crew...

I suggest your "purser" source re-read the crew manual and service procedure updates ;)
Aug 9, 18, 4:18 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,460
Posted By SimpleDXB

Eco crew do not work in biz class without being...

Eco crew do not work in biz class without being trained to do so (responding to post above)
Aug 9, 18, 4:17 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,460
Posted By SimpleDXB

Most US destinations are 24hrs. As are Australia...

Most US destinations are 24hrs. As are Australia layovers. It's ridiculous - ask any cabin crew on the planet outside the ME3 to fly anything over 9-10hrs with a 24hr layover and there would be...
Aug 8, 18, 4:28 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,460
Posted By SimpleDXB

Don't blame the crews....

EK is desperately short of cabin crew and flights are now being deployed minus crew members in F, J and Y. They are trying to do more with less... but EK's version of this is cutting corners by...
Jul 21, 18, 8:46 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,377
Posted By SimpleDXB

If staff were flying on staff tickets (i.e. ID...

If staff were flying on staff tickets (i.e. ID tickets) on a "heavily oversold" flight (as you say) then they would be the first to be offloaded - in fact they wouldn't get on the flight at all. ...
Jul 17, 18, 4:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,980
Posted By SimpleDXB

I flew back from Brussels in the last few weeks...

I flew back from Brussels in the last few weeks on a brand new 777-300ER. The new Biz class is a MASSIVE improvement over the crappy angled lie-flat outdated 1990's awfulness of the majority of the...
Jul 17, 18, 4:12 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,377
Posted By SimpleDXB

I call BS on this. This is not allowed and has...

I call BS on this. This is not allowed and has never been allowed at EK. If this did happen then all crew (incl. flight deck) associated with this would have been dismissed - and everyone knows...
Jul 9, 18, 4:41 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,377
Posted By SimpleDXB

Short answer is yes - the crew are aware of who...

Short answer is yes - the crew are aware of who has been op-upped - plus the crew will know via KIS devices etc that you are not eligible to upgrade onboard (either paid or with miles - i.e. you...
May 31, 18, 2:31 am
Replies: 105
Views: 31,819
Posted By SimpleDXB

This is a great table (apols is posted elsewhere)...

This is a great table (apols is posted elsewhere) showing current PE offerings: Link (https://www.seatguru.com/charts/premium_economy.php)

Given the usual EK noises re their offering being...
May 30, 18, 3:30 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 31,819
Posted By SimpleDXB

EK confirms launch of Premium Economy in 2020

So Tim Clark has finally confirmed that the Airbus A380's ordered in Jan this year will be the ones fitted with Prem Eco.

Speaking on the airline’s podcast series Emirates World, Clark said...
May 3, 18, 11:30 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,940
Posted By SimpleDXB

I may well be a late addition to the session, if...

I may well be a late addition to the session, if I'm in DXB (and if welcome!). Don't want to crash anyone's party :)
Apr 14, 18, 7:06 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,919
Posted By SimpleDXB

Consider flying out of a European connecting city...

Consider flying out of a European connecting city e.g. fly ex DUB, AMS, PRG, CPH or BRU then return to your UK destination of choice... You'll save ££££ in the insane and complete rip off UK airport...
Mar 25, 18, 4:17 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,491
Posted By SimpleDXB

Been and gone and went... Obv died a natural...

Been and gone and went... Obv died a natural death - but it was 100% trialled on certain sectors.
Feb 23, 18, 10:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By SimpleDXB

Prague, Copenhagen, Amsterdam are the cheapest.

Prague, Copenhagen, Amsterdam are the cheapest.
Feb 9, 18, 2:39 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,879
Posted By SimpleDXB

Notes are for ALL passengers, regardless of...

Notes are for ALL passengers, regardless of whether Skywards members and/or with or without status.

If a pax (no skywards / no status) is difficult or has a problem on a flight / has a birthday /...
Dec 7, 17, 4:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By SimpleDXB

EK to launch Switzerland to Mexico 5th Freedom Flight

EK now has approval to fly from Geneva to Mexico. I am not 100% sure of exact launch date, but this is happening...

Get the Maracas!
Nov 13, 17, 11:31 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 9,491
Posted By SimpleDXB

EY, SQ and QR First have long since been better...

EY, SQ and QR First have long since been better than EK.

For EK to be heralding this as a game changer simply because they've added more sparkles is nonsense. A massive suite but same sized...
Nov 13, 17, 5:05 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,491
Posted By SimpleDXB

Funny stuff guys... I can't believe anyone fell...

Funny stuff guys... I can't believe anyone fell for the Halal Pork.. :D:D:D

The dine-on-demand concept in J is definitely still under trial though.

Am currently in midst of airshow chaos. I...
Nov 11, 17, 3:11 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,491
Posted By SimpleDXB

Talking ^:D

^:D
Nov 9, 17, 12:03 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,491
Posted By SimpleDXB

Just landed from LHR - EK now started serving...

Just landed from LHR - EK now started serving (halal pork) Bacon Rolls for brekkie. :D

I fondly remember being woken on landing on a JFK flight to LHR on the upper deck of a BA 747 with a warm...
Nov 5, 17, 4:52 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,491
Posted By SimpleDXB

New Dine on Demand - J class

Hi All

Has anyone experienced the trial of dine-on-demand in J class? EK have been trialling this on certain routes of late, so I would anticipate this will be introduced in the new year. There...
Aug 4, 17, 1:22 am
Replies: 275
Views: 54,631
Posted By SimpleDXB

Good man - and nice comeback. I agree re hope...

Good man - and nice comeback. I agree re hope you got the black marker off the screen :D

That is an interesting shot.... but it doesn't disprove that upgrade is done by fare bucket over...
Aug 3, 17, 3:09 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 54,631
Posted By SimpleDXB

With all due respect, you are groping in the...

With all due respect, you are groping in the dark. But whatever. My focus is on providing the forum with accurate information, not having a pissing contest about conjecture. Your comment re "I...
Aug 3, 17, 2:43 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 54,631
Posted By SimpleDXB

EK/Dnata Staff operate from same manual mate. ...

EK/Dnata Staff operate from same manual mate. Irrelevant.



Totally incorrect - again, what is your source of this? This is just not correct. Lounge staff have no say or control over load. ...
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