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  • Edski777
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    Have you looked at the source of this article?
    It’s FAKE News, Sorry, FOX News.

    What’s next? The SUN as a reliable second source.

    I don’t believe BT should be going down this path.
    Unfortunately fist fights and other aggressive behavior is, sadly, nothing new.
    The stories about the “mile high club” have been around for a while as well.
    So what is new? The fact that everybody with a cell phone and access to social media is a reporter nowadays?

    Really Tom, get a genuine hobby in stead of relaying trash.


    Edski777
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    This reply has been reported for inappropriate content.

    FDOS, my friend. Yes, I may in your drunken eyes still be ugly the very next morning. As a real man I am quite happy with that.
    On the other hand: it seems that in line with Mr. Churchill’s lifestyle you will still be intoxicated the next morning. So I will question your ability to judge this issue. 🙂


    Edski777
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    Ah, another passenger with an alcohol problem! 😉
    Try the orange juice, tasty and healthier.


    Edski777
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    KLM on their 787-9 aircraft, but many more. Just search for “Reverse Herringbone” in SeatGuru.


    Edski777
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    Well, as long as KLM makes a healthy profit the French can take another few days off.
    When will they start working in France? Maybe start a little slow? Like 4 weeks in a row?

    Oh and replace the absolutely incompetent French civil servants they call the Air France/KLM management by some of those KLM managers would help as well.

    Frustrated a bit? You would be if you had to attempt to fly with Air France.


    Edski777
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    Make a few photocopies of your passport and black out sensitive information like your social security number. If possible (i.e. use MS Word) use the watermark function to print “Only for hotel registration purposes” across the page. It makes identity theft much harder.
    Don’t keep your PIN codes for creditcards in the same wallet as your credit cards.
    Keep a list of all your card numbers and emergency phone numbers. Having a few copies distributed, keep one in your wallet, one in your hotel room, one at your office, one at your house, etc. Include inthe list information about your passport, driving license, etc.
    Keep a list of important telephone numbers, email addresses, web addresses (URLs), etc.
    Make a backup of your cell phone. Many of us have all the important contact information only stored on this one item.

    Just those little things you may need in case you end up in trouble. This might just save you from panicking.


    Edski777
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    Never mind the amount of luggage allowed, but who in the world needs an allowance of more than say 20 kg? I always wonder what people are carrying then. What flightlevel is proposing: 40 kg in Y flex and up to 80 kg in F, who would carry that much? If you have that much luggage I would say: use a cargo handler.
    The same goes for carry-on luggage. It is incredible how much people drag into the cabin nowadays. And some of them can’t even lift it into the luggage bins. Just imagine when that weight drops out.

    I’d say: lower the limits and standardize across all airlines. 20 kg for y, 30 kg for J and 40 kg for F, 10 kg for carry on should do it. If you need more: pay for it. It’s better for almost everybody and certainly for the environment.

    Oh, I have to admit: I’m a “light” traveler. I never have more than 15 kg to check in.


    Edski777
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    As far as I am aware of the situation: within the Schengen zone only an approved photo ID is required. Living within the Schengen zone I regularly travel to places like Germany, Belgium, France, Denmark and Austria and actually only need to use my valid boarding pass at airports. Driving there is easy as well. It is just signposted that you leave one country and enter another. No identification required.


    Edski777
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    The strike at KLM seems to have vanished. KLM management and the largest union, representing 70% of the personnel, have struck a deal late Friday evening. The second largest union is to decide on Sunday, but is expected to follow suit. So Monday, January 8th, will be a day like any other in the blue skies.
    All this seems to be accomplished in the very Dutch tradition of negotiating and ultimately reaching a deal that is mutually beneficial without a major disturbance to us, the passengers.
    A system of co-operation between employers and unions seemingly hard to understand for many people from France, Belgium, the UK or Southern Europe, but effective and as a user of their services a pleasant and mature way of resolving disputes.


    Edski777
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    …but fully deserved. Especially long haul premium cabins and service.


    Edski777
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    Although a huge fan of KLM based on my experiences last months I will not be seen in these X-mas jumpers. Not entirely my style. 😉

    For your comment on the strike on January 8: FNV is a relatively small union. Only 1500 of the 9000 cabin attendants are members of FNV. The larger union, VNC, has stated not to particpate in this strike. This gives KLM the opportunity to schedule the flights of cabin attendants who are members of FNV in such a way that flight schedules will not be affected.

    Furthermore KLM has announced it will take FNV to court in an effort to have the strike forbidden.


    Edski777
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    And KLM paid the taxi fare on December 1st. Everything settled within a week!
    My only gripe with KLM these days: their flights within Europe are fully booked nowadays. Not a single seat left between Amsterdam and multiple destinations in Scandinavia.
    Probably helped by this level of customer service. On the one hand I would say: keep this level up! On the other: buy bigger planes! 😉

    What to think of this: is this the result of a deliberate policy of KLM or the result of EC261?


    Edski777
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    Edski777
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    Yes, it is an outdated product, but in line with the seemingly deteriorating standards at BA.
    But it is a pretty dense setup and thereby rakes in a lot of money!
    It once was a pleasure to fly them. There are better options for almost any destination nowadays.
    Although no real fan of Skytrax it gives a good indication of the general displeasure. As do some threads on this forum.


    Edski777
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    Travelling with duty free booze seems to become more and more complicated.
    The best advise is to leave booze at the duty free shop.

    The message from the OP looks to me more of a scam by the OZ government protecting their tax income and ailing QF.
    Drinking and smoking are apparently deemed to be bad for your health, but surely for your pocket. Especially when bought tax free. 😉

    in reply to: Bangkok Airport Scams
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