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Do we dare try BA again to avoid strike effects?

Do we dare try BA again to avoid strike effects?

Feb 8th, 2001, 08:38 AM
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kk
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Elvira...regarding Inky, before this morning I would have agreed with you. However, there is a civil exchange between him/her and me that ends up with some OK stuff from him/her on the thread Fantasy Lives on Fodors, which is currently residing in the first 50. Since I began the thread, I'd be pleased to see your contribution -- just a little free advert here!
 
Feb 8th, 2001, 09:35 AM
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kk, I read the post, but it isn't really useful travel info, unless I'm missing something?
 
Feb 8th, 2001, 09:50 AM
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I travelled on BA RT Boston/London last month. I too requested some water, from the drink cart. I was told that they did not have any water. The attendant politely asked if I would like another beverage. I declined, I believe my tone was one of disappointment, not rudeness. She suggested a couple of other choices. That was when my frustration probably showed. In my heart I could not believe that there was no water on that plane. I also believed that she was surprised and annoyed that I did not want another beverage. I truly didn't. Later small water containers were served with meal trays. I made no comment, but is everything on board so structured that a water request could not be accommodated? If it is and the attendant had explained this and that I would receive water shortly it would have made me feel better. I really felt that the attendant, as polite as she was, did not want to go out of her way. I do not believe I am a difficult passenger, but the incident really bothered me. I spoke to a retired airline attendant upon my return(US attendant). She thought it was impossible that there was no water available. What is the story with water and BA?
 
Feb 8th, 2001, 10:23 AM
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Useful travel info from Inky, you say not, Elvira? Well, to be exact, yes, you are right. I guess I was just delighted that he/she (I wonder which) said something that was not a complete slam against a poster. I found thar refreshing, if not exactly useful.
 
Feb 8th, 2001, 07:09 PM
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Wow. I had no idea Inky was so passionate about this site.Clearly I'm
a novice.I do appreciate the worthwile
responses,Inky must be a shrinky to see right through me like that.Obviously I'm not worthy of the benefits of this site and your superior advice.Now I
understand why people tell you to slink away.Just remember...what goes around comes around.I'm sure all your future
flights will be flawless.Sounds likey?
No, because I made it up.Right, Inky?
 
Feb 9th, 2001, 01:49 AM
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Maybe Inky is my dark side, like Vader to Anakin Skywalker if I can use a Star Wars analogy. Maybe I post 'nicer' replies as someone else. Maybe.

Christine, I'm sure your family told it the way they saw it - all I'm saying is that it was more than likely exaggerated. Don't sweat it.
 
Feb 9th, 2001, 04:31 AM
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Elijah Hunt Rhodes
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so who is this Inky, a-hole?
 
Feb 9th, 2001, 07:55 AM
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love
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Hi:
My last three flights with BA were terrific...plenty of water during drink service and available in the galley during the flight...just got up and asked (I don't expect a FA to drop everything just to give me a drink of water..I am amazed that there was no water available on the drink cart..that is all I want when I am flying. Try them again..please!
 
Feb 9th, 2001, 12:36 PM
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1. Delta pilots shouldn't be striking with the big pay raise just offered
2. BA is a fine airline & gets my vote of approval. 3. Beth asked what her nickname " B A " stood for & none of you southern californians responded?
 
Feb 9th, 2001, 01:22 PM
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Beth Anderson
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Tipsy,

Funny you should ask that... on a visit many years ago I picked up some BA surfwear/beachwear cuz I thought it was cool - is that what you are referring to?
 
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