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Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

Old May 16th 2007, 1:27 pm
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Default Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

Well, the baby did great! US Airways, on the other hand, can go burn in hell!!

Flight from Columbus to Philladelphia was 2.5 hours late, so we missed the connection to Manchester. We got off the plane in Philly, and no-one was around to help.. no staff, nothing - plus didnt know where our luggage and child seat were either! Eventually we found an Info desk who told us to go to yet another terminal where a few people were ahead of us.. a mere hour and a half later, i got to the stroppy cow who snapped at me there were no more flights, and that i would have to spend the night in a Motel (we could ask for a crib, and a later check out apparently!), and fly the following day. We also couldnt retrieve our car seat, so we had to ride to the motel 9 miles away in a van, with the baby on laps!

At the flea-pit motel, we were told there were no cribs, and no late check out and we had to be gone by 12 midday as the shuttle bus then stops! So we got back to Philly and spent 8 hours with a 1 year old before we got the flight to manchester. We arrived 36 hours after leaving home!

Baby was great - she had a moment for 10 mins when she flipped out and woke the entire aircraft at 4:00 in the morning.. otherwise she wasa regular trooper

Way back was much easier, except for sitting on the tarmac for 1 hr 45 mins waiting for clearance to fly back again.. the baby didnt like that much either!

What compensation should i ask them for?? LOL

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Old May 16th 2007, 2:34 pm
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Originally Posted by CarlM
What compensation should i ask them for?? LOL

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See if they can make you not Welsh for starters - that would be ample compo imho.
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Old May 16th 2007, 2:40 pm
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See if they can make you not Welsh for starters - that would be ample compo imho.
I thought racism was banned on this site?? Moderator - kick Davy off immediately. and forever and ever.

You dont get the chocolate digestives or the hob-nobs now sonny jim!
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Default Re: Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

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I thought racism was banned on this site?? Moderator - kick Davy off immediately. and forever and ever.

You dont get the chocolate digestives or the hob-nobs now sonny jim!
He'd only moan we were discriminating against him 'cos he's Irish.
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Old May 16th 2007, 4:34 pm
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Default Re: Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

Originally Posted by CarlM

What compensation should i ask them for?? LOL
They'd only offer you a discount on your next flight anyway, so probably not worth it
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Originally Posted by CarlM
I thought racism was banned on this site?? Moderator - kick Davy off immediately. and forever and ever.

You dont get the chocolate digestives or the hob-nobs now sonny jim!
By the time I finish my jelly babies, munchies and flakes I'll be back home anyway.
Your digestives mean nothing to me.
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Default Re: Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

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By the time I finish my jelly babies, munchies and flakes I'll be back home anyway.
Your digestives mean nothing to me.
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
By the time I finish my jelly babies, munchies and flakes I'll be back home anyway.
Your digestives mean nothing to me.

..i see you didnt mention potatoes.
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Default Re: Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

Pleased to hear that the baby was no problem!
Hubby just got back on Sunday night from the UK on US Airways he didn't have anything good to say about them either!
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..i see you didnt mention potatoes.
Or leeks boyo
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Originally Posted by CarlM

You dont get the chocolate digestives or the hob-nobs now sonny jim!

Well send em this way then . I'm sure you cant be more than a 4 hour drive fer me, seeing we in the same state
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Well send em this way then . I'm sure you cant be more than a 4 hour drive fer me, seeing we in the same state
I DIDNT notice u had gone!! i am getting senile in my old age! Did u have a nice time back home? did u miss us all? and were is my bloody postcard u tight git!!!

glad baby did ok - wot pills and potions did u give her? And the mile high club?? did u join? u said u were!!!
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i am getting senile in my old age!
obviously you are (seeing as CarlM was the OP on this thread )
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Default Re: Flying home with a 1 yr old - We are back!!

Originally Posted by Deedee13
I DIDNT notice u had gone!! i am getting senile in my old age! Did u have a nice time back home? did u miss us all? and were is my bloody postcard u tight git!!!

glad baby did ok - wot pills and potions did u give her? And the mile high club?? did u join? u said u were!!!
I had a great time - postcard is in the ..err.. souvenir shop!

Baby was good as gold for the most part, and no pills administred! (no babies were hurt during the trip). Missed you all terribly!!
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