What a nice day to fly with BA

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Old Jun 6, 18, 1:31 pm
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What a nice day to fly with BA

780 empty. 5 of us in club. Y looked deserted.
Food tasty. Crew friendly.

Arrived at a remote C-gate. Thatís cool, quicker than the train.
Dedicated bus for Club pax. Beautiful evening.

Now, as we drive around C gates one gets great views of the wide bodies.
G-CIVY is just taxing out, a jumbo Iíve flown on many times, last in February.
I think to myself, all that is missing is STBF parked somewhere. And blimey, sheís standing just by the tunnel. (I delivered STBF back in 2012 from Everett).

Immigration - empty.

Gosh, even the useless UBER (app says 8 minutes, took 21 and cancel after two minutes costs £10!) couldnít ruin my mood.
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Old Jun 6, 18, 3:17 pm
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What a lovely post! As an aside (and you probably know this) if you ever need to cancel because the time advertised differs from the realised time then cancel, complain and Uber almost always immediately refund the fee.
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Old Jun 6, 18, 3:33 pm
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Originally Posted by Petrus View Post
780 empty. 5 of us in club. Y looked deserted.
Food tasty. Crew friendly.
Was on a similar flight back from CTU just before they curtailed it. A great experience.
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Old Jun 6, 18, 4:17 pm
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780 empty...what does that mean?

Is this BA 780 which is LHR-ARN?
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Old Jun 6, 18, 6:51 pm
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.... then I woke up - it was all a dream! :-))
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Old Jun 7, 18, 12:29 am
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Originally Posted by kosy91 View Post
780 empty...what does that mean?

Is this BA 780 which is LHR-ARN?
Ah my mistake, 781 it was


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.... then I woke up - it was all a dream! :-))
...I used to read word up magazine
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Old Jun 7, 18, 2:34 am
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Originally Posted by Petrus View Post
780 empty. 5 of us in club. Y looked deserted.
Food tasty. Crew friendly.

Arrived at a remote C-gate. Thatís cool, quicker than the train.
Dedicated bus for Club pax. Beautiful evening.

Now, as we drive around C gates one gets great views of the wide bodies.
G-CIVY is just taxing out, a jumbo Iíve flown on many times, last in February.
I think to myself, all that is missing is STBF parked somewhere. And blimey, sheís standing just by the tunnel. (I delivered STBF back in 2012 from Everett).

Immigration - empty.

Gosh, even the useless UBER (app says 8 minutes, took 21 and cancel after two minutes costs £10!) couldnít ruin my mood.
You should be able to get those £10 back.
I have had very little luck with Uber from heathrow lately and have had to cancel very often as it was obvious the driver was not getting anywhere.
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Old Jun 7, 18, 5:42 pm
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Not for my friend whose flight from EWR-Orly was cancelled, had to drive like crazy to JFK, where they put her on an Iberia flight.... had to run through airports. A huge mess....


Not for my kiddo who got an email saying her flight is delayed by 2 hrs.... had the worst customer serve ever, and no plane in sight. Glad that I delayed our flight from Paris, one can't count on BA anymore.

What is going on with the supposedly "premium" airline?
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Old Jun 8, 18, 1:06 am
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Not for my friend whose flight from EWR-Orly was cancelled, had to drive like crazy to JFK, where they put her on an Iberia flight.... had to run through airports. A huge mess....


Not for my kiddo who got an email saying her flight is delayed by 2 hrs.... had the worst customer serve ever, and no plane in sight. Glad that I delayed our flight from Paris, one can't count on BA anymore.

What is going on with the supposedly "premium" airline?
Welcome back I had liked the original post from Petrus so hadn't mentioned that my 6th June transiting through LHR was also an unpleasant experience - one of the worst I have had with BA - and an arrival some 5 hours late in the end But I am glad someone was having such a good day
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