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Friday, July 22, 2011

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received a compensation of $323 from British Airways, since their in-flight movie broke down mid-flight. Not many people can say that happens to them every time the plane fails to entertain them. Though not many people could say that they booted out $8,078 each for their seats. I’m sure other than that, Will and Kate’s stay in L.A. was great, seeing as they won a charity polo match and met various Hollywood stars. How’s that for a trip to California?

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tlatrice wrote:
1) 7/22/2011 2:46:36 PM
$323???? What the heck???? My son's in flight DirecTV went out and all I could get back was the $6 I paid for it! LOL!!! How did they arrive at that figure????
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Pezzi987 wrote:
2) 7/22/2011 3:09:33 PM
WOW!!!
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loverofgloss wrote:
3) 7/22/2011 3:13:12 PM
I need to fly to England to become their closest friend!
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PrettyDiva wrote:
4) 7/22/2011 3:17:31 PM
They are one of the cutest couples ever! I can never get enough of them!! I have been on airplanes before myself. While on the plane, I was always treated very kindly and with respect (and I am not even a member of royalty myself). And, because these two are, they really do deserve to be treated like the true royalty that they really are. If the in-flight movie had not broken down during mid-flight, they would have been able to enjoy the entire movie. However, because this mishap did occur, they weren't able to receive all that the flight had to offer. And, as a result, I do feel that they were fully deserving of the $323 that they received back from the airline.
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indykitty wrote:
5) 7/22/2011 3:23:03 PM
Wow I wish that I had that kind of money. But if I did would I be buying from ELF I hope so.
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abby2013 wrote:
6) 7/22/2011 3:35:36 PM
Haha, wish that would happen for me! My airline experiences have not had such a happy ending!
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michellevu! wrote:
7) 7/22/2011 3:42:50 PM
thats a lot of many for seats....
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lpayne wrote:
8) 7/22/2011 3:54:44 PM
this is crazy! geez i wish we all got this treatment haha but they are royality and payed $8000 for their seats, so the airline probably doesn't want to make them angry! that'd be just mild bad press for the airline haha
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ArcadiaKey wrote:
9) 7/22/2011 3:55:51 PM
That's kind of stupid in my opinion. Yeah, they may have paid a lot for their seats, but it isn't like they can't afford it. Why should they get money back for a movie not playing and no one else would? That isn't fair; they're getting special treatment just because of their status. Everyone should be treated fairly.
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Nae-Ners wrote:
10) 7/22/2011 5:04:23 PM
I am SOOOOOO sick of hearing about all the special treatment stars and famous people get! By dang, if my movie didnt work in the flight, they'd give me a sack of airline peanuts and tell me to zip it! I also think its stupid to get a refund for the TV not working--were you paying to watch the TV?? NOOO!!! You're paying for a FLIGHT!! Strike up a conversation, take a nap, read for crap sake!! There are other things to do other than watch the stupid TV!!
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Reginagtrgw wrote:
11) 7/22/2011 5:07:37 PM
They're so cute together! And Kate's so pretty....I'm jealous.
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kareee wrote:
12) 7/22/2011 5:11:59 PM
Holy moly it would be crazy to be able to afford luxuries like that for small things such as plane flights. but when i think about it, i wonder even if i had that much money would i spend that much on just a flight?
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tkmo wrote:
13) 7/22/2011 5:40:35 PM
It seems so CRAZY, the high prices of tickets - must be nice to get it back just because the movie doesn't work.
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juicylover07 wrote:
14) 7/22/2011 6:32:41 PM
woah! that's crazy, but at least they had a interesting trip to California! :)
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tina28 wrote:
15) 7/22/2011 6:45:20 PM
Well atleast they had a great time in California :)
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ellen21 wrote:
16) 7/22/2011 7:13:41 PM
c.r.a.z.y. $323? well maybe they got their money back in U.S. dollars and then its less what they would have gotten in english pounds :) haha kidding...
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Cool! wrote:
17) 7/22/2011 8:51:20 PM
Coolio! P:
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Dream41 wrote:
18) 7/22/2011 8:58:43 PM
They are a cool couple!
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theelfster wrote:
19) 7/22/2011 8:59:13 PM
For $8000 tickets, I would sure hope to be reimbursed for the movie! It also wouldn't hurt if I were a royal...
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Gtrue wrote:
20) 7/22/2011 9:33:05 PM
for such an expensive ride, it would be ok to have a refund! Id feel guilty paying that much for a plane ride even id I did have that kind of money. . But who am I to judge?
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jayah wrote:
21) 7/22/2011 9:36:19 PM
oh my god...$8000 for a seat...if you pay that much ya i think u do deserve ur money back if the entertainment part wasnt completed...buti also think that $8000 is wayyy to much for a ticket!
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JulianneG wrote:
22) 7/22/2011 11:19:47 PM
I absolutely am in love with Kate middletons style! She's so classy and modest but stylish!
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borrricua wrote:
23) 7/22/2011 11:22:34 PM
The rich keep getting richer. Figures...
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APL726 wrote:
24) 7/22/2011 11:30:45 PM
I wish I had that kind of money :(
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Autumn12345 wrote:
25) 7/22/2011 11:57:03 PM
Awesome!
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Kulsum wrote:
26) 7/23/2011 1:41:01 AM
All i can say is WOW..! True Royal Stars..! :) <3
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DuchessofSoCal wrote:
27) 7/23/2011 8:36:58 PM
They seemed like really nice people. It's really funny though how there in-flight movie broke. Haha ironic!!
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MakeUpPirate wrote:
28) 7/25/2011 8:48:41 PM
That is silly. If the movie went out on a non-celeb flight, no one would get a refund...they would get, "I'm sorry." over the intercom...
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LadyNite wrote:
29) 8/2/2011 3:33:38 AM
To be honest, I am just glad to see people of this wealth giving back ie.the charity event they were part of. As far as getting a refund, who has 8G's to pay for a seat, ah well they do....would not have given them a refund though. But $323 is more of an insult I would say for these folks...only a very small fraction of what they paid for the seat itself.
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