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Old Mar 21st 2008, 3:56 am
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Old Mar 21st 2008, 5:34 am
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Thank god I'm not a flight attendant anymore! I used to work for Gulf Air and can only imagine how hard it's going to be to get 250+ to put their phones onto silent/ stop having loud conversations/ turn off the sound effects of their games/ only use phones during cruise etc etc etc..... nightmare...
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From what I've seen on local flights most arabs already think they can use their phones during the flight anyway.
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Will be a nightmare in a culture whereby the mobile phone and handsfree is grafted onto the body for constant use...
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Yes.......

....... regional/local in-flight 'customs' and 'behaviour' do make you sit up and take notice sometimes........

Saudia have only recently banned live falcons in cages from sitting on their owner's lap in-flight...... bizarrely, they were banned in first and business, but allowed in economy.

The big debate I've come across is night flight etiquette - I usually stay awake and read, with the little spotlight just shining on me, but I often get people moaning...... I don't see how you can be COMPELLED to sleep..... and if you can't sleep (loads of flyers will be in jet-lag/body-clock situations) I don't see why you should be made to just sit in the dark....... that's what the individual lights are for. Tonight I'm embarking on the first of three long-haul night flights (Dubai-Bangkok) in the next four weeks, and will be reading my book...... if that's OK with you?

Pardon my selfishness..........
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Yes.......

....... regional/local in-flight 'customs' and 'behaviour' do make you sit up and take notice sometimes........

Saudia have only recently banned live falcons in cages from sitting on their owner's lap in-flight...... bizarrely, they were banned in first and business, but allowed in economy.

The big debate I've come across is night flight etiquette - I usually stay awake and read, with the little spotlight just shining on me, but I often get people moaning...... I don't see how you can be COMPELLED to sleep..... and if you can't sleep (loads of flyers will be in jet-lag/body-clock situations) I don't see why you should be made to just sit in the dark....... that's what the individual lights are for. Tonight I'm embarking on the first of three long-haul night flights (Dubai-Bangkok) in the next four weeks, and will be reading my book...... if that's OK with you?

Pardon my selfishness..........
I usually fall asleep after sex...You should try it sometime...
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I usually fall asleep after sex...You should try it sometime...
I am NOT having sex just to satisfy you......... er....... no, what I meant was.... er........

I'm on Emirates for most of the next month...... what is their attitude to sex on the plane? I know on Gulf Air it's compulsory, but I'm not sure about Emirates......

...... and I assume the idea of joining the five-mile-high club (or whatever it's called) is that another person is involved? Oh well......
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I am NOT having sex just to satisfy you......... er....... no, what I meant was.... er........

I'm on Emirates for most of the next month...... what is their attitude to sex on the plane? I know on Gulf Air it's compulsory, but I'm not sure about Emirates......

...... and I assume the idea of joining the five-mile-high club (or whatever it's called) is that another person is involved? Oh well......
In case you're feeling lonely, you can make hand relief...But only in Business Classs....
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I am NOT having sex just to satisfy you......... er....... no, what I meant was.... er........

I'm on Emirates for most of the next month...... what is their attitude to sex on the plane? I know on Gulf Air it's compulsory, but I'm not sure about Emirates......

...... and I assume the idea of joining the five-mile-high club (or whatever it's called) is that another person is involved? Oh well......
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In case you're feeling lonely, you can make hand relief...But only in Business Classs....
You two seem to have the same conversation on every thead...
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Originally Posted by Biene zwei View Post
You two seem to have the same conversation on every thead...
clear sign of sexual frustration.
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You two seem to have the same conversation on every thead...
Some things are just too important to ignore.........
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
clear sign of sexual frustration.
Yes - but I admit that....... so your point is....??
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
clear sign of sexual frustration.
No mate,I'm knee-deep in pussy...I just want to add Dean on my list of conquests...
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showers have been installed onto all Emirates Flights, Business Class to New York
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showers have been installed onto all Emirates Flights, Business Class to New York
???? where did you get that from?
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