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Yesterday, 7:28 am
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My check in yesterday was accompanied by a very...

My check in yesterday was accompanied by a very laid back remix of a Moloko track
Sep 8, 19, 3:28 am
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Wink The crew was wrong. It is of course possible that...

The crew was wrong. It is of course possible that there was a loading error or product shortage,
Sep 8, 19, 3:13 am
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This is incorrect. Catering at STN comes out of...

This is incorrect. Catering at STN comes out of the same production unit in Barking as for LCY and is identical. The panini had most likely run out by the time the trolley reached you or there was a...
Sep 7, 19, 12:59 pm
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If your service also had lunch on the way out...

If your service also had lunch on the way out there’s a strong chance there will be leftover outbound meals.
Sep 7, 19, 5:11 am
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Sunday, although in Euro Traveller this can be...

Sunday, although in Euro Traveller this can be somewhat flexible depending on what theyíve made too much of!
Sep 4, 19, 5:58 am
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Correct, plus bar service. There's a whole...

Correct, plus bar service. There's a whole trolley of snacks loaded for the sector so take as much as you like.
Sep 3, 19, 1:30 pm
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Yes. There is a supply issue with the...

Yes.

There is a supply issue with the packaging at the moment so instead of the usual large box containing the main element, bread roll and chocolate cake you’ll get a smaller box containing just...
Sep 3, 19, 1:01 pm
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Views: 4,879
Posted By zappomatic

On the Embraer there are blue lights on the...

On the Embraer there are blue lights on the ceiling corresponding to bays of seats, so itís easy to tell at a glance roughly where in the cabin a call bell has been used. Crew then need to stoop to...
Sep 3, 19, 12:19 pm
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JMK loads are capped at 72 so with 9 in Club that...

JMK loads are capped at 72 so with 9 in Club that means a maximum of 63 in Euro Traveller. With that many in ET itís easily possible for one crew member to complete the first drinks service and...
Sep 3, 19, 12:04 pm
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Like many terms in aviation it was originally a...

Like many terms in aviation it was originally a naval term. And also like many terms in aviation it provides for endless innuendo and double entendre (ďHave you got a gash up the front?Ē). My inner...
Sep 3, 19, 2:46 am
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This usually happens as a result of long queues...

This usually happens as a result of long queues at passport control combined with an influx of leisure flights where lots of people have checked luggage. When it gets busy like this, you’ll often see...
Aug 30, 19, 3:11 am
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You should order a special meal. One vegetarian...

You should order a special meal. One vegetarian breakfast is loaded but this is technically meant for the crew so no guarantee it will be available.
Aug 29, 19, 11:38 am
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I don't know whether the item is genuine but the...

I don't know whether the item is genuine but the logo is...
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Aug 28, 19, 11:47 am
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Lucky that I had that secret stash of leftover...

Lucky that I had that secret stash of leftover chocolates on board, wasn't it? ;) Hope you enjoyed.
Aug 28, 19, 11:41 am
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Ah yes those Thai marinated prawns with rice...

Ah yes those Thai marinated prawns with rice noodles and grapefruit can have quite a kick, and it's a stealth heat that isn't immediately apparent.

The dessert is spiced pear bavarois.
Aug 25, 19, 5:51 pm
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At LCY today, one of the (Menzies) gate agents...

At LCY today, one of the (Menzies) gate agents was modelling the very striking British Caledonian 1988 red tartan uniform.
Aug 25, 19, 5:43 pm
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This is correct - the chocolates were only loaded...

This is correct - the chocolates were only loaded for ex-London sectors. Club were meant to get a box of two truffles on the meal tray, and Traveller the small chocolate bar. This all should have...
Aug 20, 19, 4:30 pm
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As I understand it the ex-BMI aircraft have a...

As I understand it the ex-BMI aircraft have a different style of cabin divider to the rest of the fleet. Not only is this less sturdy and more prone to damage, replacement parts are hard to come by...
Aug 18, 19, 4:19 pm
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Posted By zappomatic

Cash is also accepted on BA CityFlyer charter...

Cash is also accepted on BA CityFlyer charter services,
Aug 16, 19, 11:26 am
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Posted By zappomatic

There definitely should have been jam. At...

There definitely should have been jam. At breakfast time it's bulk loaded rather than being put on trays so perhaps someone at Newrest got a bit confused. Did you ask the cabin crew about the jam? It...
Aug 13, 19, 3:13 am
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Views: 30,361
Posted By zappomatic

Work is under way to improve and update the...

Work is under way to improve and update the special meals with particular focus on this cold VGML.
Aug 13, 19, 3:12 am
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This will be a rotation 2 cold dinner: spicy...

This will be a rotation 2 cold dinner: spicy salmon with jasmine rice, pickled ginger and edamame starter, then choice of grilled chicken, egg and pickled red onion with quinoa and corn salad, lemon...
Aug 12, 19, 12:28 pm
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Only two potential downsides to 2CD: no floor...

Only two potential downsides to 2CD: no floor storage during takeoff and landing, and sometimes the tray tables can be a little saggy and unstable. Loads of legroom here, your feet won’t touch the...
Aug 9, 19, 3:09 pm
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Posted By zappomatic

Oops, my mistake - both cabins will get breakfast...

Oops, my mistake - both cabins will get breakfast (Iíve corrected the wiki).
Aug 3, 19, 5:38 pm
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Posted By zappomatic

Itís usually the height of a soft sided suitcase...

Itís usually the height of a soft sided suitcase that causes issues - sometimes people over-pack or expand the suitcase and whilst it will fit in an Airbus locker it wonít fit in the E-jet locker....
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