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May 28, 20, 8:46 am
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Posted By milkyway88

Or they are thinking longer term, not wanting to...

Or they are thinking longer term, not wanting to use unsecured credit lines if they don't have to, as you'd assume these secured loans will be at a lower interest rate than their unsecured credit...
May 28, 20, 6:44 am
Replies: 45
Views: 7,748
Posted By milkyway88

It's interesting they didn't choose to mortgage...

It's interesting they didn't choose to mortgage the LHR slots, you'd think these would be a more secure asset (being a non-depreciating asset) than the aircraft (which will depreciate) and hence...
May 21, 20, 7:31 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,732
Posted By milkyway88

I'm NHS staff and wouldn't be upset at receiving...

I'm NHS staff and wouldn't be upset at receiving 60k free avios. Just need to be on my best behavior now and hope I get nominated by my managers.
May 12, 20, 2:16 am
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

The value of Galactic has doubled in in the last...

The value of Galactic has doubled in in the last few months, so it has become more practical to sell it now.
May 11, 20, 4:09 pm
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

Although there is a few hundred million dollars...

Although there is a few hundred million dollars in that, the real value in the company is the IP for potential high speed suborbital travel. It is also the only "space play" in which is can currently...
May 11, 20, 4:22 am
Replies: 124
Views: 28,488
Posted By milkyway88

Managed to watch 5 minutes before getting bored...

Managed to watch 5 minutes before getting bored and switching back over to re-runs of the West Wing. As all his answers were pretty much as predicted yesterday by Wickersley...
May 8, 20, 2:52 am
Replies: 36
Views: 6,701
Posted By milkyway88

It is slightly different. BA avios don't act like...

It is slightly different. BA avios don't act like a true marketplace, as supply of reward seats doesn't increase with demand. BA are able increase demand for reward seats (by awarding more avios) but...
May 8, 20, 2:02 am
Replies: 36
Views: 6,701
Posted By milkyway88

Sorry I'm slightly confused by this. Are you...

Sorry I'm slightly confused by this. Are you saying that the central banks aren't just printing money? Or are you saying that we shouldn't believe in the concept of money and that we should all go...
May 7, 20, 12:33 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,701
Posted By milkyway88

I'm not a fiance person but my understanding is...

I'm not a fiance person but my understanding is yes, the vast majority of the new debt being issued by HMG is being "bought" by the BoE printing money, sorry, quantitative easing program. None of...
May 7, 20, 4:20 am
Replies: 36
Views: 6,701
Posted By milkyway88

The markets are not liking the Q1 results. ...

The markets are not liking the Q1 results.

IAG share price is now is down 4.4% today, taking it below 190p for the first time since 2012.
May 6, 20, 5:31 am
Replies: 41
Views: 8,092
Posted By milkyway88

Some people also have special permissions to fly....

Some people also have special permissions to fly. A couple of examples I know of are UK military personal enbedded with US forces and certain contractors with highly specialist skills working on...
May 5, 20, 10:05 am
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

I think it will vary route by route. For example,...

I think it will vary route by route. For example, there will be pent up demand from wealthier people who have money to spend to get where they want to go and are desperate to have a holiday. So...
Apr 24, 20, 3:41 pm
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Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

Trains are a different kettle of fish, as you can...

Trains are a different kettle of fish, as you can only get from place A - place B with one operator in most places. Franklys you could call it Super Harmful Awful Rail Train and 99% of users would...
Apr 24, 20, 3:33 pm
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

OT - That also had a lot to do with moving the...

OT - That also had a lot to do with moving the station(s) to the top of any digital radio programming.
Apr 23, 20, 1:25 am
Replies: 38
Views: 5,697
Posted By milkyway88

Getting in / out of the middle seat could be fun!

Getting in / out of the middle seat could be fun!
Apr 20, 20, 3:34 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 9,781
Posted By milkyway88

Is the reason the LH LCC have failed in Europe...

Is the reason the LH LCC have failed in Europe (or TATL) due to the business model fundamentally not stacking up or is it just due to the legacy carriers being a lot quicker to adjust to compete with...
Apr 16, 20, 1:49 pm
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

Social distancing will be required until a...

Social distancing will be required until a vaccine is available, we are being told today, so I'd think it will be until then. The question then becomes is it better (financially) to run a 66% full...
Apr 16, 20, 1:18 pm
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

However they are going to be 100% Club Europe...

However they are going to be 100% Club Europe level of seating when they re-open

BBC Coronavirus: EasyJet to leave middle plane seats empty (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52306868)
Mar 30, 20, 3:37 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 22,453
Posted By milkyway88

Hopefully not, rate of growth maybe flattening...

Hopefully not, rate of growth maybe flattening slightly but it will take another week to see if the lockdown is working.



Or just large flat spaces to put up temporary structures. I don't think...
Mar 30, 20, 2:35 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 22,453
Posted By milkyway88

They'll open all 10,000 beds at excel, NEC and...

They'll open all 10,000 beds at excel, NEC and Manchester (plus number TBC in Cardiff and Glasgow) first. It's going to take at least 6 weeks to get them up and running then they'll go from there,...
Mar 29, 20, 8:36 am
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

Is that not just business as usual for Qatar?

Is that not just business as usual for Qatar?
Mar 28, 20, 6:53 am
Replies: 1,095
Views: 157,077
Posted By milkyway88

I cancelled several flights on the 10th March and...

I cancelled several flights on the 10th March and got the refund yesterday. All booked via BA amex, some cancelled online and some via phone with YouFirst. So that's 17 days.

On the plus side it's...
Mar 28, 20, 4:28 am
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

Based on this the question will be, is IAG strong...

Based on this the question will be, is IAG strong enough to survive on it's own (HSBC style) or does it need to do the Barclays route of taking some middle eastern money?
Mar 27, 20, 4:08 pm
Replies: 1,384
Views: 357,485
Posted By milkyway88

That's a far amount of cash to find quickly. I'm...

That's a far amount of cash to find quickly. I'm sure he is also worth a bit less than 4 billions considering how much value most companies have lost in the last month or so.
Mar 27, 20, 1:22 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 22,453
Posted By milkyway88

Yes I was thinking this, I'm surprised they...

Yes I was thinking this, I'm surprised they haven't done it already.
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