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Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« on: May 02, 2007, 04:02:31 AM »
This makes sound sense and joined-up EU government thinking.  rolleyes:

Quote from: Yahoo! Finance
In an unprecedented move in March, the United States and member nations of the European Union backed the first phase of an open skies accord. This is big news for the airline industry and represents the first step in the gradual, yet inevitable, liberalization of air passenger services across the Atlantic.

The European Commission predicts that within the first five years after its ratification, the landmark pact will lower ticket prices, increase trans-Atlantic travel by more than 25 million passengers (a 50% jump), create as many as 80,000 jobs, and provide consumer benefits north of $16 billion. Unless blocked by Congress, we expect the first phase of the deal to be formally signed at the EU-U.S. summit on April 30 and take effect in March 2008, concurrent with the opening of London Heathrow Airport's fifth terminal.

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I don?t have a problem with cheap fares at all (especially to Cyprus) but how can the EU square this circle publicly while telling us to save energy at every opportunity?  cussing:
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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2007, 12:03:15 PM »
It is rather nonsensical. I wish they'd just pick a tract and stick with it. Either flying is bad or it isn't. I reckon the upshot of it all will be that they will just raise the taxes on it and then the fares will remain exactly the same anyway!

Won't make any difference to me. BF flatly refuses to go the States.   cry:







PS can we have a bigger better crying emoticon please.

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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2007, 12:20:19 PM »
   cry:
PS can we have a bigger better crying emoticon please.


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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2007, 12:21:30 PM »
I just serve it. Can't blame me.  whistle:

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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2007, 12:59:42 PM »
PS can we have a bigger better crying emoticon please.

You find it, I'l, add it...  thumbsup:
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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2007, 01:17:49 PM »
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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2007, 01:19:15 PM »
YAYHHHH!!! Don't feel remotely like  crying3: now.  smile:

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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2007, 02:04:17 PM »
YAYHHHH!!! Don't feel remotely like  crying3: now.  smile:
It?s too big ? nobody cries that much?

How 'bout this  sad24: or this  sad32: instead?
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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2007, 02:21:13 PM »
You clearly haven't seen me during hormone week then! I'm not even allowed to watch the news and the Fox and the Hound and Bambi strangely disapear from my DVD shelf.


Quite like the hanky one. I like the patheticness of it.  thumbsup:

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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2007, 02:35:52 PM »
You clearly haven't seen me during hormone week then! I'm not even allowed to watch the news and the Fox and the Hound and Bambi strangely disapear from my DVD shelf.


Quite like the hanky one. I like the patheticness of it.  thumbsup:
The painters aren?t here are they???  scared2:
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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2007, 02:40:15 PM »


Ahem! is this a non smoking pub?

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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2007, 02:43:15 PM »


Ahem! is this a non smoking pub?
Not 'til July 1st...  wink:

Um, no... not even after July 1st  thumbsup:
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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2007, 02:45:02 PM »
You clearly haven't seen me during hormone week then! I'm not even allowed to watch the news and the Fox and the Hound and Bambi strangely disapear from my DVD shelf.


Quite like the hanky one. I like the patheticness of it.  thumbsup:
The painters aren?t here are they???  scared2:

It's the week before the painters arrive that is the problem.  whip:

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Re: Switch your TV off ? cheaper flights are coming.
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2007, 02:46:11 PM »
You clearly haven't seen me during hormone week then! I'm not even allowed to watch the news and the Fox and the Hound and Bambi strangely disapear from my DVD shelf.


Quite like the hanky one. I like the patheticness of it.  thumbsup:
The painters aren?t here are they???  scared2:

It's the week before the painters arrive that is the problem.  whip:
Painters = smite
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