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British Airways’ Answer To NYC-London Finance Flyers

The thought of flying a narrow body airline flight on a long-haul over the water flight leaves most experienced flyers wincing … or at the very least looking for alternate flights. The last narrow body long haul airliner that was sought out by airline passengers was Concorde. Concorde was not only a spectacular super-sonic airliner,…

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Watch British Airways’ New Boeing 777-336ER Get Built

Since I am flying off to London at the end of the week, albeit with US Airways, I have the Union Jack on my mind … and since British Airways just took delivery of its first Boeing 777-336ER, the first airline in the United Kingdom to operate the 777-300 series aircraft … I thought I’d…

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British Airways’ New First Class … a whole new experience

Over the past few years I have had the pleasure of flying first class on long haul flights with a number of world-class airlines, including Lufthansa, Asiana, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Swiss International Air Lines, Korean Air, United Airlines and Gulf Air … but this afternoon at London’s Heathrow Airport as I walked towards security…

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Follow Up : Hard Numbers vs Unite The Union’s British Airways Strike Numbers

This blog entry is a quick update of this post earlier today – Once Again Unite The Union Gets The Facts Wrong Regarding The British Airways Strike This update is a break down of some of Unite The Union’s statements now with hard numbers compiled independently of Unite The Union and British Airways. British Airways…

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Once Again Unite The Union Gets The Facts Wrong Regarding The British Airways Strike

Following yesterday’s break down of Unite The Union’s stream of blatant factual errors, I had hoped to see a follow up press release from Unite The Union rooted in fact, with verifiable details. Unfortunately yesterday evening Unite The Union released its press release for Day Two of the British Airways labour strike, it and it…

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The British Airways Strike : Separating Unite The Union’s Fiction From Fact

Yesterday Unite The Union, the trade union representing British Airways’ cabin crew, began the first stage of a two-part seven-day strike against the airline.   While I am not going to delve into the politics of the strike, I do want to address the significant misinformation and massively factually incorrect press releases issued by Unite The…

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British Airways Christmas Strike Looms

15/12/2009 –  British Airways Christmas Strike Looms The news dominating the airline industry the past few days is clearly that British Airways’ cabin crew has voted to begin a 12 day strike on the 22nd of December. The damage to British Airways should this strike commence may be far greater than stranding an estimated 910,000…

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