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Old Jan 1, 14, 5:49 am
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This thread is a continuation of the ever popular Celebs on BA thread. So which famous face did you encounter on BA today?
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Old Jan 5, 14, 12:05 pm
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Hope this is acceptable since it was in Miami airport rather than explicitly on a BA flight etc.

Just seen Nigel Lythgoe going through international flight connections at Miami. He had a little tête-à-tête with the security people since they were running a fast track lane for first class ticket holders (which I was annoyed about as well).

I had a brief chat with him about the lack of a first class security channel - seems a jolly nice chap.
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Old Jan 5, 14, 12:26 pm
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Were you telling him about your TP run . I'm just about to read the latest section as I've been in London the past 2 days
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Old Jan 5, 14, 12:34 pm
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Were you telling him about your TP run . I'm just about to read the latest section as I've been in London the past 2 days
To be honest he'd be the last person I would tell. I have enough trouble keeping a straight face and not blushing when I tell the guys at immigration what a nonce I am being! And I don't have any choice with them!

I was brave though and I did speak to him about the lack of a fast track, and that's not me. I am pretty good at spotting celebrities (the wife's standard response is "Where? I didn't see them"), but I don't normally have the courage to say anything to them.
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Love the ticket stubs. Are these real?

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Love the ticket stubs. Are these real?
In a way! They are real PNRs, but printed manually by someone who had access to BA's reservation system. They weren't actually the stubs handed over to the people in question.
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In a way! They are real PNRs, but printed manually by someone who had access to BA's reservation system. They weren't actually the stubs handed over to the people in question.
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Sting in CCR with Trudie Styler last week. He sat at the bar drinking rosé at 10am. A few people approached him for photos which he seemed fine with. He was even carrying his guitar, maybe about to do a sing song.
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Paul Lawrie (golfer) and his family on BA108 from Dubai and BA1320 to ABZ on Jan 3rd
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Martin Freeman in LHR Galleries First this morning
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Martin Freeman in LHR Galleries First this morning
Was he off to Hobbitland?
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Old Jan 8, 14, 7:34 am
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Denise van Outen on BA108 from DXB yesterday morning.
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Old Jan 8, 14, 11:10 pm
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Shahrukh Khan at BOM on 7th Jan

Shahrukh Khan ( Bollywood mega-star) with entourage dropping his son to the gate Air-side to board BA 198 on Tuesday. ( son in F). CSD didn't even know , but the BA ground staff and late boarding Indian passengers pretty thrilled
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Slightly OT but entire entourage of the Sultan of Brunei (including some of his junior wives and kids I guess) on BA347 NCE-LHR on 18 Dec. Interestingly some of them had carry-on with yellow laminated tags. At first I thought they were FT but I looked closer and they were inscribed "to travel with HRH Sultan of Brunei." Bit of a palaver on arrival with VIP greeters. I was in row 1 so overheard a lot of the flappy VVIP talk. They were all well back in Y.
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Some minor American actor whose name I can't put my finger on right now is in the Galleries (business) lounge at T5

Edited to add: Aaron Eckhart

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