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(UPI)   Asiana Airlines offers each crash survivor $10,000 but denies responsibility. Company says it was the passengers' fault for not putting out the money to fly on a better airline   (upi.com) divider line 12
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2013-08-14 06:09:14 AM
They bought their tickets, they knew what they were getting into.
 
2013-08-14 09:06:38 AM

Sgygus: They bought their tickets, they knew what they were getting into.


A pressurized aluminum tube that's hurled high through the air at ungodly speeds by the constant expulsion of extremely hot gasses resulting from burning a highly volatile petroleum product that's been vaporized and mixed with air inside another metal tube containing titanium blades spinning at over ten-thousand RPM while the whole thing is held aloft by flexible tanks filled with kerosene and guided through the air by small metal strips that are controlled by a computer with only minimal input from the pilot?

Sounds like fun.
 
2013-08-14 09:12:25 AM
Better airline? Submitter, if you had bothered to even check a little, Asiana is one of the very few to get a 5 star airline rating from skytraxx which is pretty much the industry standard.  http://www.airlinequality.com/Airlines/OZ.htm
 
2013-08-14 09:17:10 AM

andhravodu: Better airline? Submitter, if you had bothered to even check a little, Asiana is one of the very few to get a 5 star airline rating from skytraxx which is pretty much the industry standard.  http://www.airlinequality.com/Airlines/OZ.htm


You forgot that it doesn't sound American so it must clearly be an evil socialist, communist, fascist, islamic, jewish, atheist airline.
 
2013-08-14 09:26:04 AM
And where are they burying the survivors.

/obvious joke is obvious.
 
2013-08-14 09:33:48 AM

limeyfellow: andhravodu: Better airline? Submitter, if you had bothered to even check a little, Asiana is one of the very few to get a 5 star airline rating from skytraxx which is pretty much the industry standard.  http://www.airlinequality.com/Airlines/OZ.htm

You forgot that it doesn't sound American so it must clearly be an evil socialist, communist, fascist, islamic, jewish, atheist airline.


No no no. It has asia in it's name, it's clearly buddhist. All asian's are buddhist aren't they?
 
2013-08-14 09:59:33 AM

limeyfellow: andhravodu: Better airline? Submitter, if you had bothered to even check a little, Asiana is one of the very few to get a 5 star airline rating from skytraxx which is pretty much the industry standard.  http://www.airlinequality.com/Airlines/OZ.htm

You forgot that it doesn't sound American so it must clearly be an evil socialist, communist, fascist, islamic, jewish, atheist airline.


Asiana are pretty shiat. I mean they aren't United or American shiat but they aren't Cathay or SQ either.

More importantly, they are Korean, or course they are denying responsibility.
 
2013-08-14 11:40:52 AM
They can sue of for a lot more than that.
 
2013-08-14 01:40:09 PM

Tigger: More importantly, they are Korean, or course they are denying responsibility.


OK, these are gross generalizations, but I've noticed that every foreign country I visit for work has people who are a pain in the ass in a way characteristic of that country .    The universal is that people will pay you money to help them, then they will somehow vex your attempts to help.
 
2013-08-14 02:30:27 PM

Tigger: Asiana are pretty shiat.


I've flown with them a couple of times, and my experiences were generally favorable. Go figure.
 
2013-08-14 06:04:25 PM

wildcardjack: And where are they burying the survivors.

/obvious joke is obvious.


under fire suppression foam to be run over by emergency vehicles?

/too soon?
 
2013-08-15 06:18:18 AM
are they still suing the tv station that first reported the pilots' names?
 
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