[Speculation] DL/AF/KLM buying Virgin Atlantic

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  1. brfort
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    You should edit the title of this thread to reflect that this is speculation by the business media and not at all a done deal as your thread title suggests. Maybe this is a task that one of our new Guides can do.
     
  3. brfort
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    I am losing my mind but I cannot find where to edit title or delete thread (I agree with your comment btw)
     
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    If you click on the word "report" in blue underneath your post, you can send a message to a guide or administrator requesting that they edit the title for you. I don't think that you can do this (yet) yourself on MP. It's probably best if you explain the reason in a few words and suggest the exact wording that you want for the new title.
     
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    ok did it, thanks.
     
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    Now if only they would enter a partnership with VX for MQM on their flights I would be Happy!
     
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    Certainly I can say, i would rather see LH purchase them....
    Virgin Atlantic is a great airline though and I think they can remain successful and independent if they want...
     
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    Actually we can't edit thread titles due to a software issue.

    But your suggestion to click on the Report link and request a new title is the best thing to do.

    Thanks.
     
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    What Cholula? No edit threads...sounds like a big feature needing adding to bb software.
     
  10. dayone
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    This is new reporting of old speculation.
     
  11. FlyMeToTheLooneyBin
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    Haha. You can report it so that nothing will happen. :)
     
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    As a heads-up, I can guarantee you that when you report something it is looked into promptly.

    Now that's no guarantee that what you reported is going to be changed or corrected. That depends on the judgment of whoever is looking into the report.

    We can edit posts just not thread titles. That’s a job the admin folks will be handling via the Report link. Long story as to why this is the case.
     
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    Is this a possibility in the near future?
     
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    That would actually be pretty nice. Even bigger TATL network.
     
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    I hope at some point it is... if they ever joined skyteam!
     
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    Hopefully soon
     
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    Specluation or not, this is the first I've heard of this. Interesting to say the least.

    While I get why DL/AF/KL would be interested, I truly don't get the world's love affair with Heathrow Airport. It's an overcrowded, delay-prone airport far worse than JFK IMHO. Granted, T4 is a lot nicer than it used to be (especially the immigration area and the SkyTeam lounge), but the interior of T4 needs to be gutted and re-done...ala CO's Terminal C at IAH.

    I've taken many a flight AMS-LHR on KL where the flight time is 45 minutes but the holding pattern circling east of London is another 45-120 minutes.

    -RM
     
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    It's too crowded, nobody goes there any more.

    The appeal of LHR is that it is the largest airport for one of the most important cities in the world. Nobody cares how nice the airport is, because they aren't going there for the airport. You could build the world's greatest airport in Wichita and nobody would go, because it is Wichita. You can have the worst airport in the world in London and people would still go there, because it is London.
     

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