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Jan 1, 20, 7:23 pm
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Views: 27,397
Posted By Bellerophon

I was deeply saddened to learn of this dreadful...

I was deeply saddened to learn of this dreadful accident with the tragic loss of so many young lives from Mid Fleet. It will be devastating for their families and will sadden and be felt by all BA...
Nov 13, 19, 9:44 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 6,827
Posted By Bellerophon

I've had a booking on BA211 on 11 Aug 2020...

I've had a booking on BA211 on 11 Aug 2020 cancelled today as well - looks like it might be the end of the late MIA flights which I rather liked!
Nov 11, 19, 2:07 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 25,597
Posted By Bellerophon

This can happen and whilst rare, is not unusual...

This can happen and whilst rare, is not unusual and does not necessarily indicate anything amiss.

Prior to departure from LHR the aircraft loadsheet would have shown all the applicable weights and...
Oct 1, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 2,555
Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

In an update to its members on 30 Sept, BALPA...

In an update to its members on 30 Sept, BALPA said that "no formal talks were planned". Make of that exact wording what you will !



BALPA obviously are holding off announcing further strike...
Sep 22, 19, 12:01 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 34,226
Posted By Bellerophon

Lomapaseo ... I sure as hell nobody does...

Lomapaseo

... I sure as hell nobody does this in the air...

Well, this is what happens on several aircraft types, just as BingBongBoy has described upthread.

Some months ago I was...
Sep 18, 19, 8:25 am
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Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

The latest information I have indicates that...

The latest information I have indicates that BALPA has just notified BA that it is rescinding the strike call for ‪September 27th, whilst reserving the right to issue a further strike call should...
Sep 15, 19, 7:03 am
Replies: 2,555
Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

I've no insight into what BA might be thinking,...

I've no insight into what BA might be thinking, other than at present they do not appear to want to negotiate an end to this dispute but rather to be set on "winning" it. I'm not sure what "winning"...
Sep 5, 19, 8:25 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 21,011
Posted By Bellerophon

How interesting to learn that BOAC flew the B747...

How interesting to learn that BOAC flew the B747 - in BOAC livery - to JFK in 1964 !

Given that Boeing flew the very first test flight of the B747 on 09 February 1969 - and the USA had a man on...
Sep 3, 19, 1:31 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 9,342
Posted By Bellerophon

YorkieFlyer ... a female passenger leave her...

YorkieFlyer

... a female passenger leave her seat and enter the rear toilet telling the cabin crew she was travel sick and would likely vomit while we were on final approach, gear down, to LHR....
Aug 19, 19, 12:45 pm
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Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

This is my understanding of the current...

This is my understanding of the current situation:

BALPA received details of BA's final position late on Tuesday 13th August.
BALPA published details of BA's final position to BA BALPA members...
Aug 15, 19, 5:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,488
Posted By Bellerophon

One possible reason you may not have seen it on...

One possible reason you may not have seen it on other aircraft types is that I think it would depend on the type of emergency passenger oxygen system fitted to the aircraft; a bottled-oxygen system...
Aug 14, 19, 7:10 pm
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Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

I've been told that the latest talks between BA...

I've been told that the latest talks between BA and BALPA have now concluded, with BA having put forward their final position and BALPA - or more correctly the British Airways Company Council -...
Aug 9, 19, 5:15 am
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Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

[/quote] The BA EC website still has a...

[/quote]

The BA EC website still has a notice, dated 05 Aug 2019 at 11:20, that states, amongst other things, ... we are continuing with talks at ACAS...

However, I'm sorry to tell you that In...
Aug 3, 19, 9:01 am
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Views: 725,508
Posted By Bellerophon

No, I suspect as pointless an order as my asking...

No, I suspect as pointless an order as my asking Mrs B not to voice her opinions! :)

However, to be fair to BALPA - and I am still a (retired) member - nowhere have I read or heard of an order...
Jul 18, 19, 11:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By Bellerophon

As does at least one person on here, however the...

As does at least one person on here, however the considered response (#53) on that site - from an ex-colleague of mine - would seem to me to cover the situation adequately.
Mar 20, 19, 8:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Bellerophon

navatwal Soupdragon62 is correct in saying...

navatwal
Soupdragon62 is correct in saying that you can, subject to some conditions, and you (probably) will have to phone BA to do it.

Waiting for both the outbound and return dates for a...
Jun 29, 18, 2:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Bellerophon

Thumbs up A welcome outbreak of consensus on this forum!...

A welcome outbreak of consensus on this forum! Overnight in an airport hotel and travel on the next day it is!

After a lengthy and very unsettling experience with US CBP at MIA last year my wife...
Jun 29, 18, 7:19 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Bellerophon

Question ATL - Minimum realistic connection time?

My wife and I are arriving at ATL on BA227 at 20:15 EDT next month and, being unfamiliar with the passenger side of the airport, we were wondering how long it normally takes to clear Immigration,...
Jun 4, 18, 8:46 pm
Replies: 1,091
Views: 350,427
Posted By Bellerophon

I can’t comment on this incident, or what...

I can’t comment on this incident, or what itsmeitisss was told following the incident - I wasn’t there – and I make no comment on the views expressed, or the behaviour alleged, but if I might make a...
Feb 21, 18, 12:31 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 22,016
Posted By Bellerophon

The rumours I've heard are that it was more of a...

The rumours I've heard are that it was more of a resignation than a reshuffle!

I knew him as a man of integrity - and a BA man through and through - so I suspect that he was being leaned on to do...
Mar 11, 17, 4:48 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,977
Posted By Bellerophon

Talking Comment of the year! ^

Comment of the year! ^
Dec 22, 15, 6:36 am
Replies: 55
Views: 6,167
Posted By Bellerophon

Well said Waterhorse, exactly my sentiments!

Well said Waterhorse, exactly my sentiments!
Dec 21, 15, 9:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,197
Posted By Bellerophon

Lovecraft ...So what could have happened...

Lovecraft

...So what could have happened here?...

Any one of a number of things could have happened, and, without hearing the ATC instructions and responses, we can't say what did happen.

...
Nov 7, 15, 6:54 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,756
Posted By Bellerophon

Thanks!

Thanks!
Nov 6, 15, 4:20 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,756
Posted By Bellerophon

I was also one of those who said "avoid MIA at...

I was also one of those who said "avoid MIA at all costs - and it is still quite a walk to get to the immigration hall - but last month we got through very quickly by using the new automated...
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