When we went to Zante a few years ago, we flew out of Birmingham on a holiday chartered plane. The flight was memorable as before we took off It is the first time that a pilot has come out of the cockpit, introduced himself by microphone, told a few jokes and then walked down the aisles saying hello to the passengers. Any nerves about flying were quickly dissipated. Reading second hand about his dismissal it does seem a bit harsh – Robbie Savage may live up to his name on the pitch, but by all accounts he’s a real gent off it. We’ll see what the Tribunal decide, probably that airline safety rules are sacrosanct and one strike and you’re out.