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Yesterday, 11:39 am
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Posted By Ancient Observer

I have been fortunate to work in a number of...

I have been fortunate to work in a number of sectors and read/listen to quite a number of Gurus on managing people for service delivery.
The most insightful guru I ever heard was Marcus Buckingham...
Feb 18, 19, 9:17 am
Replies: 142
Views: 15,781
Posted By Ancient Observer

Whilst I have no interest whatsoever in paint on...

Whilst I have no interest whatsoever in paint on the outside of aeroplanes, I have to say that looks quite good.
Feb 18, 19, 9:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Ancient Observer

I thought I had made it clear. The claim...

I thought I had made it clear. The claim succeeded. After the appeal.
Airlines have all sorts of rules about what staff can and cannot do when in outstations.
Feb 18, 19, 6:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Ancient Observer

Virgin and Compensation

Daughter and 3 friends took a holiday in Grenada. Took Virgin's cheapest tickets return.
On the way back, the First Officer was "taken ill" and they had an overnight delay. They were given accom....
Feb 18, 19, 6:29 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ancient Observer

Worcester and CWS Thanks. Always interested to...

Worcester and CWS
Thanks. Always interested to learn something every day.
As Worceter says, It's all nuts.
Feb 16, 19, 8:25 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ancient Observer

I love nuts. All of them. Daughter has life...

I love nuts. All of them.
Daughter has life threatening allergy to some nuts. Especially cashew.
We either have no nuts in the house, or have them in sealed units in cupboards.
That is no reason...
Feb 16, 19, 8:18 am
Replies: 234
Views: 24,445
Posted By Ancient Observer

Great end to the story!"

Great end to the story!"
Feb 15, 19, 10:43 am
Replies: 342
Views: 16,513
Posted By Ancient Observer

I think simons1 has the correct answer. ...

I think simons1 has the correct answer.
Anything else is informed/uninformed speculation.
Feb 15, 19, 10:41 am
Replies: 24
Views: 7,793
Posted By Ancient Observer

Thanks for all the contributors' efforts here....

Thanks for all the contributors' efforts here. Not to belittle anyone, as many will find it interesting ...........
So after a 12 hour long haul, one might, just, have it going when they say "fasten...
Feb 15, 19, 6:39 am
Replies: 234
Views: 24,445
Posted By Ancient Observer

I am glad that there has been a good outcome....

I am glad that there has been a good outcome. With or without any help from BA, in whose lounge it was left.
Feb 13, 19, 11:54 am
Replies: 234
Views: 24,445
Posted By Ancient Observer

If his tag is St Michael, is it one of the ones...

If his tag is St Michael, is it one of the ones with a date on it?
Feb 13, 19, 11:45 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By Ancient Observer

I like hearing about great service from BA, but...

I like hearing about great service from BA, but could we now close this thread?
The great service from BA Holidays should be kept secret.

It's a bit like the lounge in T5B. The less that know...
Feb 12, 19, 10:38 am
Replies: 234
Views: 24,445
Posted By Ancient Observer

I am in need of an update? Have British...

I am in need of an update?
Have British Bearways resolved this yet?
Feb 6, 19, 12:57 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 25,320
Posted By Ancient Observer

srbrenna, I remember something like this back...

srbrenna,
I remember something like this back in the 90s. By the time I had achieved the numbers, they had scrapped the scheme.

Anyway, BA's historic records of my flights is useless. They do not...
Feb 6, 19, 12:32 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 6,508
Posted By Ancient Observer

I have often wondered why PR was not called TP....

I have often wondered why PR was not called TP. Turd polishing. ..."an exciting, world class experience."
It's a great big shed designed to fleece the poor traveller. Everything else is spin.
Jan 31, 19, 7:20 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,827
Posted By Ancient Observer

Villa Maria is £5.00 in the Calais wine...

Villa Maria is £5.00 in the Calais wine warehouse. So I suspect that BA get it for £4.00.

Oh for the days of very good wine in F !! Puligny Montrachet for instance.
Jan 30, 19, 8:57 am
Replies: 879
Views: 212,183
Posted By Ancient Observer

I do hope they retire the 747s by 2014. They are...

I do hope they retire the 747s by 2014. They are the noisiest planes at LHR. For whatever reason, the 4 RR motors that they use are just too loud for today's standards.
However, there has been...
Jan 27, 19, 2:43 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 8,020
Posted By Ancient Observer

My sympathies to the OP. BA are not always so...

My sympathies to the OP.
BA are not always so sensitive.
When SWMBO was diagnosed with Breast cancer, I had to cancel a family trip to Florida, which was 4 returns in Avios.
Rang BA who would...
Jan 24, 19, 2:05 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 20,088
Posted By Ancient Observer

I am glad I stumbled on to this thread. I seem...

I am glad I stumbled on to this thread.
I seem to remember that in the 90s, pre-sleeper seat days, BA had a fight to Cleveland, via possibly, somewhere in Canada. It was business heavy as BP and ICI...
Jan 24, 19, 1:39 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 7,522
Posted By Ancient Observer

I have worked in a number of sectors where safety...

I have worked in a number of sectors where safety is a critical issue. I had the privilege of working in Aviation for a while.
I have never worked in an industry where everyone's safety is so...
Jan 24, 19, 8:09 am
Replies: 36
Views: 5,034
Posted By Ancient Observer

When you say "warm the mug", is the mug the...

When you say "warm the mug", is the mug the customer or the large cup?

:)
Jan 22, 19, 7:10 am
Replies: 178
Views: 15,817
Posted By Ancient Observer

Close all the shops I remember T4 pre-shops. It...

Close all the shops
I remember T4 pre-shops. It was a good place to be.
Since then all these over-priced shops do not help the airport experience.
Jan 21, 19, 8:12 am
Replies: 61
Views: 10,711
Posted By Ancient Observer

Boring point. The paint that was used for...

Boring point.

The paint that was used for the BOAC livery is no longer made.
Neither is the paint used for Concorde.
Jan 20, 19, 12:37 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 81,606
Posted By Ancient Observer

The herbal version of Nytol works for me. (Boots,...

The herbal version of Nytol works for me. (Boots, UK) ...............But not SWMBO, so we each have our own medical profile/preferences.

Whatever works for one does not always work for another.
Jan 20, 19, 8:31 am
Replies: 100
Views: 13,881
Posted By Ancient Observer

I'm with Glasgowblue on this. There are...

I'm with Glasgowblue on this.

There are normally quite nice alternative places to go at airports.

However, a friend of mine's father was an outright blagger/chancer/liar and often lied his way...
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