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Old Jul 17, 13, 4:22 am   #1
 
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What does C class mean on a domestic boarding pass LHR-EDI?

Business or Economy? I guess it can't be business as BA do not have Business Class on domestic flights!
Any lounge access with boarding pass with no status?
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Old Jul 17, 13, 4:29 am   #2
 
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the C means nothing - if your card says business UK then you get lounge access. There is no C service on UK domestics,
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Old Jul 17, 13, 4:51 am   #3
 
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the C means nothing - if your card says business UK then you get lounge access. There is no C service on UK domestics,
Thanks, that's what I thought. Even Expertflyer says C, D etc is Business on that route....weird!!
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Old Jul 17, 13, 5:05 am   #4
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It is standard procedure to post "C" as the cabin on UK Domestics. As others have said, it does not indicate business class and consequently does not include lounge access.

The exact wording BA use to describe "C" is something like "Business except UK Domestic".
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Old Jul 17, 13, 5:06 am   #5
 
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Thank you!
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I think it is probably a blast from the past when the super shuttle flights were re-launched many years ago (1980s) and the entire cabin was treated as a "C" class with full catering including a hot meal on evening flights from EDI / GLA, drink and mini bottle of wine, a far cry from what is offered now, but the flights were crewed properly too with 7crew on a 757 IIRC

Usual domestic boarding passes show "M" not "C" on the (former) non shuttle routes.

Access is possible to a lounge but only on business U.K fares or when connecting to or from another flight in a premium cabin with BA or other "oneworld" airlines.
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Old Jul 17, 13, 8:49 am   #7
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Usual domestic boarding passes show "M" not "C" on the (former) non shuttle routes
Which are these routes with cabin designator "M"? I know for sure that NCL is "C" and guess that the other super-shuttles are MAN, GLA and EDI.
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BHD also uses C. Despite being an ex-bmi route, it was bestowed the flight numbers from the pre-2002 BFS shuttle.
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