Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 08 Jun 2018
Total posts 136
Not an issue unique to Cathay this, just that I happen to be sat in their Changi lounge (which is very good in my view) my flight is, however, “re-timed” which given that it’s currently been “re-timed” for 45 minutes later than the scheduled departure time, means that I assume that “re-timed” is the latest corporate gobbledegook for delayed. Which seems to me to far more accurately reflect the situation. Appreciate that having to endure another glass of MoÃ«t is almost the definition of a first world problem. My wife just rolls her eyes when I vent my frustration at the pervasive creep of this corporate spin that has to be put on everything! Can’t you just call it what it is!
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 16 Oct 2017
Total posts 135
Spades became digging apparatus. I think now they're dimension facilitators.
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
I'm with your wife on this one.
Member since 13 Sep 2016
Total posts 50
Yes, "re-timed" is silly corporate-speak for delayed and rescheduled.
Member since 29 Feb 2016
Total posts 18
'Rescheduled' is already a euphemism, 'retimed' is newspeak on top!
Member since 02 Jun 2013
Total posts 34
Tommygun. If you don’t work in corporate comms then it’s a career opportunity that will always be there for you. Brilliant😀
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