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A quote from PIA official Twitter account today
“We are pleased to announce that the new livery for Pakistan Intl Airlines has been chosen! Bigger & better than ever before, something incredible is coming your way! A rigorous selection process, including focus group discussions, was followed to select the new livery design #PIA”
Look forward to seeing this design and of course hope it visits BHX real soon!
Ok just been doing a bit of looking around, like you do on a Thursday night.
Back in November 2017, Chamber International whom are backed by all UK Chambers of Commerce's did a simple poll vote on its twitter account asking its 5,386 followers "If @LBIAirport introduced a direct flight to #Pakistan would you use it?"
Well the results are in. Of the 5,386 follows only 8 people took part in the vote, of them 8 votes 38% said Yes and 62% said No
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Evening my fellow Brummies, just seen this which is something to tickle our tastebuds and get the mind working. As far as i am aware our awesome BT Tower is a Birmingham landmark and stands at a proud 152metres so .........
@Midlands UK MIPIM
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Construction on phase 2 of #Birmingham’s 1st significant #buildtorent scheme, is due to go underway at Exchange Square this year. @NikalLtd‘s £300M urban village will be situated opposite the HS2 terminal & will be Birmingham's tallest landmark
Edinburgh Airport tweeted this earlier today:
Travel conditions in Scotland this morning mean that the airport & airlines do not have the critical mass of staff needed to run operations securely. The airport is therefore closed until this position is reviewed at 1000 today. We ask that passengers do not come to the airport unless their airline has confirmed that their flight is scheduled. The safety of our passengers and our staff are our priority, and we ask people to make safe decisions regarding their travel. #BeastFromTheEast
I don't follow football so forgive me, but why do people blame the manager for the teams failings #justsaying
Anyway, we have a new Leeds United thread: https://www.forums4airports.com/threads/4502/#post-132376
We can only hope travel agents are pushing the new service and if they are it's not something which you would necessarily be aware of. Do none of the airlines use the ITV regional weather forecast to advertise at all? In this neck of the woods I think Tui and Flybe have used it to advertise new routes. Perhaps this is the kind of general advertising the Qatar service needs. #Qatar #CWL
Superbreaks have been advertising it's new Seville flights from Leeds Bradford Airport in spectacular style with a flamenco flash mob on Briggate, the main shopping street in Leeds city centre.
This is a great way of advertising and we've seen Jet2 and Ryanair do this in the past. Personally I think LBA should look at doing similar things to advertise itself. It only takes a few people filming it and placing it on Social Media for it to be distributed to several thousand potential customers. #Superbreaks #LBA
karmaSince January we've had a number of occasions when users have become a little carried away with their choice of words within the forums. On at least three occasions this has resulted in extensive mediation between members which has resulted in forum disciplinary action and even banning of users.
(in Hinduism and Buddhism) the sum of a person's actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences.
good or bad luck, viewed as resulting from one's actions.
Nothing has changed, we are the same Forums4airports that we were before Christmas. A polite and friendly forum for anybody to use whatever your interest in aviation, professionally or unprofessionally.
I am adamant and determined Forums4airports will regain it's previously unrivalled friendliness at whatever the cost and if this means certain members will have to go then so be it.
Wherever you are from, in whichever forum you visit within our forums, you must remain polite at all times. You are of course entitled to your opinion and I insist that posts that are made in a constructive way remain on the forum.
If somebody posts something you object to, you may reply with a differing opinion, that's what forums are about, but you may not insult other members of the forum. If you don't like something and you can't think of something constructive to say in return then ignore it.
I know the vast majority of users of the forum are very polite. This is usually the first thing that people comment on in conversations with me, but we do have a very small number of members who think they can hurl abuse at other members. This will not be tolerated.
Lets not beat around the bush here. Passengers have waited a decade for the above terminal extension which was planned to greatly improve the passenger experience and it never happened. Passengers are tired of waiting and tired of listening to promises made by airport CEO's. There is a new team in place, you're right, things can't happen over night but we need to see things moving as fast as they can. Personally I would like to see thing visibly improving within two years. That's a good lead time for any infrastructure planning. I've said this before, but other airports are expanding, LBA has fallen behind as has Leeds itself which has very little building or construction taking place in comparison with neighbouring cities. #LBA #expansion #development #frustration
Very disappointing news but lets be positive about this. We knew the airline was going to be short of aircraft from the onset.
The airline is new to BHX and largely unknown in the UK. If the booking take-up was on the low side, it wasn't down to the airlines will to make it succeed as we know the route was publicised well throughout the city but still, Primera doesn't have the public awareness that airlines such as British Airways or American have.
Moving on from this, like so many UK regional airports BHX will need to expand it's marketing further afield to make routes like this succeed.
#BHX #Boston #Cancelled
Fear of flying tackled by British Airways course at Manchester Airport
Ned Bristow @nedbristowReporter
A British Airways Embraer 190. Photo by Alf van Beem
WHILE most of us would agree that flying is not the highlight of any holiday, for some it can put a stop to relaxing getaways altogether.
Read story: http://www.middlewichguardian.co.uk...british-airways-course-at-manchester-airport/
I had to chuckle when I read that. In my days working at LBA I remember a similar fear of flying course where the flight was due to operate and the wind was blowing a gale. The passengers spent a couple of hours in the departure lounge watching incoming aircraft wobbling on their approach into Leeds with some aircraft going around. I've never seen so many people leave one of these courses without actually getting on an aircraft. #fearofflying
When we have numpties who live in Leeds who are willing to travel across the Pennines to fly from Manchester to London it's no wonder Leeds flights are being scaled back. Road and rail access to Leeds Bradford Airport will need to be greatly improved before people start to use it more for business flights. I know the journey times to Manchester by road or rail are not exactly great from this side of the Pennines but at the same time if you're stuck in traffic bumper to bumper through Kirkstall, it's not giving people the confidence to use LBA for business travel. #sayitasitis #justsaying
The Met Office has just upgraded it's warning for snow to Amber with LBA in the centre of the Amber warning overlay it looks like we can expect the first significant snowfall of the season. #snowwatch
Warning details for UK
North West England
Yorkshire & Humber
Chief Forecaster's assessment
A weather system is expected to bring a spell of snow to parts of the UK on Friday. The heaviest snowfall is expected across parts of northern England where accumulations of 5-10 cm are likely, with up to 15 cm possible over higher ground.