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Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

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Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

After paying additional fees to travel on the Dreamliner, Thomson are now asking for an additional £50 so she can sit next to her future husband. WHY?

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1. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

Because they charge to reserve seats, like lots of other airlines these days. Choosing to pay to reserve seats is part of the booking process.

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2. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

Who is " she" ? Are you referring to yourself in the third person, for goodness sake?

The reason they charge is because they can, and it's standard industry practice, to charge to reserve seats. You, or whomever " she" is, does not have to pay it, you/ she can take their chances at the airport.

For info, sitting next to, can mean across the aisle or in the seat behind, and they can change that for operational reasons, move you and you won't get your money back. Same for most airlines.

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3. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

Who said what now? What's with the title of the post? - The question has nothing to do with the grounding of the dreamliner. Bit misleading.

Anyhow if she (whoever she may be) hadn't realised that Thomson, Thomas Cook et al charge for reserving seats then I believe she must have been on the shiraz shazras.

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4. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

Regardless of whether she pays to sit beside her future husband they might of course not be flying on the Dreamliner at all depending on the date of the flights and progress on resolving the Dreamliner issues.

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5. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

>she must have been on the shiraz shazras< yes and then some.

I suspect the insinuation is " she" paid to fly on the Dreamliner, and it will not happen, and now has to pay to sit next to her partner as well, and " she " is not happy about it.

Which. Lets be honest, if " she" whomever the mysterious " she " is, does pay, and then does not get to sit next to her partner, which is wholly possible. It's going to take a whole lot of Shiraz.....

Edited: 01 March 2013, 18:58
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6. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

>>> Who is " she" ? Are you referring to yourself in the third person, for goodness sake? <<<

I was thinking the SAME thing!!!

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7. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

Glad if was not just me:))

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8. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

It seems that the 'she' is the OPs daughter if the OPs hotel review is anything to go by.... Shame on you Kim and Froggy - so presumptuous :-)

Anyway, point is Thomson charges for seat reservations.

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9. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

Uh, oh, that's worse,,who calls their daughter " she"???!!! Better to refer to oneself in the third person than refer to your child only as " she".:))

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10. Re: Thomson dreamliner is grounded .

C'mon people.This is a serious forum with a wealth of knowledge available to genuine enquirers about flights.We don't need a grammar lesson. Especially online.Experienced contributors we are pleased to hear from whatever their failings in English language.