• Chewkc65 - your analysis is correct.   As for the previous commentator saying that he or she (the name Kim is admittedly androgynous) "respects" the establishment of a strict Moslem airline for religious reason, I find that sentiment appalling.  There is nothing to respect about st...

  • Virgin eyes China as path to profit

    Aug 04, 2017, 05:06 PM

    Polbathic, Where do I start with your post? I really don't know, but as an old friend says to me regularly, I will "give it bash".Firstly, I agree with your comments about the VA-Etihad alliance.  That said, it is a little bit like partnering a terminally-ill octogenarian with a twenty-...

  • Whilst I am a long-term fan of MAS Berhad (as the company was formerly known), I do think they need to improve some aspects of their service to match the really serious carriers.    I noted recently, for instance, that staff uniforms for male employees are very drab.  Their pants...

  • Russia will ban VPNs

    Aug 04, 2017, 04:13 PM

    I think that too many people, including some of the fine men and women in this forum, need to realize that not everything which is published in the MSM about Mr Putin is either fair or balanced commentary. Dare I say it, it is fake news.Mr Putin is, in my opinion and in the opinion of many of my ...

  • Virgin eyes China as path to profit

    Aug 04, 2017, 04:05 PM

    John Phillips is a sage man. My sources tell me that Virgin is in the last throws of what industry insiders refer to as a "death spiral".  I think people have woken up and realized what a poxy airline it really is. I am not QF fanboy, but seriously, VA is a farce by comparison. Ina...

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