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Gone
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reply to Last Parade

Re: Family of smokers very expensive for Sunwing flight

said by Last Parade:

I hate anything Embraer with a passion. When they load me onto a Bombardier jet I feel like I'm in heaven by comparison.

I suspect that the experience on an Embraer 17x/19x is a *lot* better than on a ERJ.

It's funny you say this though, because I have a friend who feels the complete opposite and hates CRJs with a passion.


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said by Gone:

said by Last Parade:

I hate anything Embraer with a passion. When they load me onto a Bombardier jet I feel like I'm in heaven by comparison.

I suspect that the experience on an Embraer 17x/19x is a *lot* better than on a ERJ.

It's funny you say this though, because I have a friend who feels the complete opposite and hates CRJs with a passion.

I've enjoyed flights on AC's Embraer jets (I think I was on a 175, but I can't be sure), and as for CRJs it depends on who the carrier is. I didn't mind the AC ones I've been on, but the seats on a United-liveried aircraft were just brutal...to the point where I wasn't sure I'd be able to stand after the flight. Fortunately, I had a long walk at O'Hare to catch my connecting flight to work out the backache.
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corster
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My flight to Indianapolis this May consists of.... CRJ 200 from Ottawa to O'Hare, and then an ERJ 145 from O'Hare to Indy.... Not looking forward to it.


Gone
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You poor bastard. To say that an ERJ 145 is cramped is an understatement.

jaberi

join:2010-08-13
so none of the 3 were charged with smoking aboard the aircraft...that was quick....are these charges from bermuda authorities, or otherwise?
will they not have to go to court in canada?

sunwing has them on the no fly list, can other airlines follow suit and put them on the no fly list?


nitzguy
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Sudbury, ON
reply to corster
said by corster:

My flight to Indianapolis this May consists of.... CRJ from Ottawa to O'Hare, and then an ERJ 145 from O'Hare to Indy.... Not looking forward to it.

Drive? Rent a car from ORD? My friend google maps says its only about 3 hours from ORD to Indy....


corster
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Gatineau, QC
said by nitzguy:

said by corster:

My flight to Indianapolis this May consists of.... CRJ 200 from Ottawa to O'Hare, and then an ERJ 145 from O'Hare to Indy.... Not looking forward to it.

Drive? Rent a car from ORD? My friend google maps says its only about 3 hours from ORD to Indy....

I don't care how uncomfortable a plane is... a 1 hour flight on a CRJ/ERJ is still better than 3 hours in a cramped rental car.

Besides, a flight to ORD would have cost me the same amount.

jaberi

join:2010-08-13
"The MacNeils are en route back to Canada and have told reporters they will share their side of the story. Good news, too. Because some folks in Nova Scotia are dying to hear it."

»thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia···the-town


capdjq
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This would have solved all the problems and saved diverting the aircraft.
»www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article···ash.html


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said by capdjq:

This would have solved all the problems and saved diverting the aircraft.
»www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article···ash.html

Considering the price of booze in Iceland, the fact that he chugged back his duty-free booze and that he couldn't handle it doesn't surprise me one bit
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urbanriot
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reply to jaberi
said by jaberi:

"The MacNeils are en route back to Canada and have told reporters they will share their side of the story. Good news, too. Because some folks in Nova Scotia are dying to hear it."

"We really needed a smoke" ??

How can anyone have another side of the story.


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said by urbanriot:

"We really needed a smoke" ??

How can anyone have another side of the story.

They'll say they were allowed to smoke & swear under the People's Freedom of Choices and Voices Act.


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reply to urbanriot
said by urbanriot:

"We really needed a smoke" ??

How can anyone have another side of the story.

As long as you don't inhale, it ain't adultery


I_H8_Spam

join:2004-03-10
St Catharines, ON
The family is claiming they didn't smoke on the flight. So was there a statement of a cigarette butt being found from the Airline?


milnoc

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Weren't three family members caught in the same bathroom where the smoke was emanating from?


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said by milnoc:

Weren't three family members caught in the same bathroom where the smoke was emanating from?

said by the fam :

We weren't smoking, honest! We were having a threeway!