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  • esselle
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    kmb9624

    I think preselected meals would actually create more work for the crew, as they would be running individual meals to seats, having first worked,out which meal goes where, rather than knocking out the same meals from a trolley as they move down the aisles.


    esselle
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    Interesting comment, but unless you are willing to add to the overall journey time but flying over another port, the only direct choices from LHR are QR or BA. For me that makes it s very simple decision. And for now at least QR02 will always operate with Q Suites.

    in reply to: Qatar Airways Q Suite

    esselle
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    I think you will find that QR2 is always sold as having the Q Suite. That’s why I chose it over the later departure.

    in reply to: Qatar Airways Q Suite

    esselle
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    The BOM lounge is pretty interesting………

    CX Pier in HKG
    QF F lounge SYD
    QR F lounge DOH
    CX F LHR


    esselle
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    My email from Cruz came with a link to a voucher for a half price doner kebab on my next flight, but I couldn’t get it to open.


    esselle
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    I think it is important to understand where responsibility lies here.

    Selling alcohol to a customer who appears inebriated is as much against the law in an airport bar as it is in the high street.

    Boarding an aircraft when inebriated is an offence. Allowing a passenger who appears inebriated to board an aircraft is an offence.

    Serving alcohol to a passenger onboard an aircraft who appears to be inebriated is just plain irresponsible.

    Reducing/limiting the amount of alcohol that can be served in airport bars is not really going to solve the problem.


    esselle
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    I was once in a hotel lift in Norfolk, Virginia with a colleague who has a VERY Glaswegian accent. I sound a bit like a BBc newsreader from the 60’s.

    A very colourful preacher got it the lift, heard us talking, and asked “Where in Australia are you guys from?”


    esselle
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    I think it is entirely down to the airlines and little if anything to do with the airframe.

    Among other I have flown F on the BA 789, and J on the QR A350; the QR wins hands down for space and comfort, thus nothing to do with the airframe.

    Don’t talk here about service or food etc as these are not relevant considerations, given that they are determined entirely by the carrier and not the manufacturer.

    in reply to: A350 vs B787

    esselle
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    There are some pretty interesting “cockpit” vids on the web, including some amazing Concorde start/taxi/takeoff/land sequences. There was a time when BA pilots wore ties……….


    esselle
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    My last flight was back home from ARN on Wednesday; nothing in the diary now business wise until mid January when its 24 hours in Doha for a board meeting.

    A peaceful and happy Christmas to all, and good health in 2018.

    in reply to: Christmas Cheer

    esselle
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    Do you mean CE rather than CW?

    in reply to: BA's 767

    esselle
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    alainboy56

    Don’t loose sight of the fact that, even though Finnair went BOB some time ago, they still offer coffee, tea, water and juice free. Same with SAS. Nothing is free on BA.


    esselle
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    Further to my post yesterday, just flown MAN LHR and SCCM announced that “due to issues with the catering team, we have no fresh food onboard today”.


    esselle
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    I flew the 767 many times on MAN-JFK during the late 90’s/early 00’s. The old cradle config, then the new J seat was great on this route, and the crew were “regulars” too which gave it quite a sociable feel. Happy memories.

    in reply to: BA's 767

    esselle
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    CPH – LHR mid morning departure.

    No bacon rolls, no ham and cheese sandwiches. Choice of mozzarella focaccia or falafel wrap. Yum yum. Crew highly embarrassed and confirmed that this seems to be the norm nowadays.

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