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Apr 13, 18, 1:20 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,844
Posted By switch007

gosh, I bet they’ll save hundreds if not...

gosh, I bet they’ll save hundreds if not thousands of pennies with that enhancement!
Mar 15, 18, 4:34 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,758
Posted By switch007

"We're not going to make an exception (because...

"We're not going to make an exception (because we've chosen not to and we simply don't care) and we want to strongly imply that, if you made us do it, you would be causing some unfairness towards...
Mar 1, 18, 6:33 am
Replies: 199
Views: 26,524
Posted By switch007

Interesting to note that Google Flights does not...

Interesting to note that Google Flights does not (by default) highlight the cheapest fare first, it highlights what it thinks is the "best": "We chose these itineraries to give you the best trade-off...
Feb 17, 18, 2:11 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 24,407
Posted By switch007

OH MY GOD... Are those white socks?! :D

OH MY GOD...


Are those white socks?! :D
Jan 26, 18, 12:06 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 13,390
Posted By switch007

It can, but how often is CE cheaper than ET? And...

It can, but how often is CE cheaper than ET? And when it is, how often do people accidentally/stupidly book ET instead?

How often is CE 2x-10x cost of ET? If anyone is aware of those stats on this...
Jan 14, 18, 5:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,989
Posted By switch007

He hated his peerage and the day the law changed...

He hated his peerage and the day the law changed in 1963 to allow him to do so, he disclaimed it . :D
Nov 20, 17, 9:03 am
Replies: 82
Views: 8,670
Posted By switch007

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Nov 19, 17, 2:54 am
Replies: 82
Views: 8,670
Posted By switch007

I think simply BA/IAG just wants to make even...

I think simply BA/IAG just wants to make even more profit. I see parallels between the permanent austerity we seem to have in the UK and airlines' cost saving. IAG's soaring profits can't be ignored,...
Nov 4, 17, 12:45 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 9,417
Posted By switch007

The captain isn't in a customer facing role....

The captain isn't in a customer facing role. They're the most important people on the plane and they know it. Nobody is going to slap their wrists :D
Oct 29, 17, 3:37 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,848
Posted By switch007

The new site made loads of requests to a search...

The new site made loads of requests to a search service (Solr) which was dog slow, slowing down page loading. Easily 2-4x slower total page load time when I compared with Chrome dev tools. :td: Good...
Oct 25, 17, 1:34 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 11,471
Posted By switch007

"pay dictated by market" etc. No discussion of...

"pay dictated by market" etc. No discussion of profit? Exec pay? Unions or lack of/lack of membership? Minimum wage? Tax credits? Wage fixing? Immigration? Inflation?

Don't sit on a high horse...
Sep 10, 17, 5:07 am
Replies: 135
Views: 27,329
Posted By switch007

Buy third party excess cover (though this often...

Buy third party excess cover (though this often means high amounts blocked on your card, to discourage you). Also returning full has long been the established practice. The alternatives are just a...
Sep 8, 17, 7:40 am
Replies: 135
Views: 27,329
Posted By switch007

I think the biggest difference in service is...

I think the biggest difference in service is whether I'm a tourist with a voucher and if I'm signed up to the loyalty program. Branch managers play a big role, too.

There are many variables, and...
Aug 27, 17, 12:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,822
Posted By switch007

In Spain, the night's just getting started at...

In Spain, the night's just getting started at 2:30am. :D The venn overlap of people willing to party at that time of night and Gold Exec members I imagine is quite small though ;)
Aug 27, 17, 12:19 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By switch007

Aldi, Veuve Monsigny, £11. I know most of my...

Aldi, Veuve Monsigny, £11. I know most of my friends, family and acquaintances couldn't differentiate a £11, £30, £50, £100 champagne. (Nor I) :p
...
Aug 22, 17, 12:01 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,565
Posted By switch007

I'm ever so curious as to the reason for the...

I'm ever so curious as to the reason for the trip! It's extreme, and planned in advance. Would you indulge us? (I'm on mobile apologies if it's been stated already)
Aug 17, 17, 12:59 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,892
Posted By switch007

That's very close to "on this occasion, we have...

That's very close to "on this occasion, we have decided to make an exception as a gesture of good will", which makes my blood boil. A horrible phrase that never admits to a mistake, never actually...
Aug 16, 17, 4:28 pm
Replies: 1,079
Views: 387,468
Posted By switch007

I'm confused. There's no F NCE-LHR, so why isn't...

I'm confused. There's no F NCE-LHR, so why isn't she on a private jet? :confused: Poor luv.
Aug 3, 17, 1:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,712
Posted By switch007

:D:D No stopover?! After my 3rd return trip...

:D:D

No stopover?! After my 3rd return trip to Australia in Y with no stopover in either direction, I vowed to stop being so masochistic and never to do that again.
Jul 26, 17, 1:29 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 12,106
Posted By switch007

I'm ignorant of the MF contract ... but let me...

I'm ignorant of the MF contract ... but let me take a guess: lower wages, more hours, fewer rights, fewer benefits, less job security, a tone of "you belong to us"??
Jul 26, 17, 1:23 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 12,106
Posted By switch007

What differs between these type of crew?...

What differs between these type of crew? Contracts and benefits?

It's very convenient when companies start complaining about the "hassle" of "different" or "legacy" types of contracts when it...
Jul 20, 17, 3:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,608
Posted By switch007

AGP-LGW 1am/3am arrivals? Yield management can...

AGP-LGW 1am/3am arrivals? Yield management can keep those fares :D
Jul 19, 17, 11:34 am
Replies: 49
Views: 6,603
Posted By switch007

Am I alone in noticing a regular occurrence of...

Am I alone in noticing a regular occurrence of Spanish airlines in the UK and Spanish check-in desks needing to make a phone call for almost every person checking in? Who are the staff calling and...
Jul 4, 17, 9:48 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,846
Posted By switch007

No Spanish on flight to Alicante Saturday. Pretty...

No Spanish on flight to Alicante Saturday. Pretty arrogant in my opinion. It seemed an odd omission.
Jul 4, 17, 7:20 am
Replies: 91
Views: 18,446
Posted By switch007

"Don't roll your eyes"... Is that a direct order...

"Don't roll your eyes"... Is that a direct order to be treated as a legal instruction? Think their power has gone to their head. Takes some cojones to tell someone what to do with their eyes.
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