baur at chello.at
Wed Dec 14 05:25:07 GMT 2016
I once got on a flight form Vienna to Helsinki, that had a large portion of the
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on it (the others would take the flight before us
or after us us, i gathered from some comments) - with lots of instrument cases
on second seats (plus a curiously lumpy cargo pallet being loaded into the
both the musicians and the air crew gave the impression that they had practiced
the stowing of the instruments a lot .. boarding was only a little slower then
> Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> hat am 13. Dezember 2016 um 21:18 geschrieben:
> On 12/13/2016 11:59 AM, Marc Wilson wrote:
> > When we went to India with the BestBeloved's orchestra, we delayed the
> > plane by about half an hour because the muppets in the flight crew could
> > not work out how to secure a cello into an airline seat (despite this
> > being clearly explained in their crew manual - which seemingly took six
> > of them to read properly).
> My cousin has a lot of stories about adventures with her cello. Such as
> crew who apparently want to take $50,000 cellos and put them in cargo
> even when it has a ticket for its own seat. And being stuffed into
> crowded trains in China while on a badly managed tour, carrying a huge
> cello case and being fed tiny amounts of soup and crackers.
> I'm glad my profession only requires a small laptop bag.
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