Regular readers will know I don’t like returning from holiday withoutsqueezing a blog post out of it, which brings me to the question of thedire state of Easyjet’s fins (vertical stabilisers). Easyjetcabins always seem to be in surprisingly good condition, consideringthe lives they lead. But at London Gatwick I saw first one, and thenanother A320 with fins that looked like they’d been vandalised. Just afluke I thought, but then at Faro, Portugal I ended up being stabilisedaround the normal axis by the shocker on Oscar Hotel below. (NowRyanair – dire experience, lurid cabins that keep you awake evenwithout the sales messages, but I’ve never heard any complaints abouttheir fins.)
They’re not all like it – here’s A319 India Juliet also at Faro complete with unsullied fin.