Twitter vs. Golden Ticket

Old Sep 2, 18, 1:26 pm
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Twitter vs. Golden Ticket

Just wondering if a tweet to BA on Twitter about a great crew have same impact as a Golden Ticket?
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Old Sep 2, 18, 3:47 pm
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I think (and hope) not as I cherish my golden ticket and really make an effort to give it in recognition of outstanding service. If a single tweet can replace the ticket, then the value of it would be diluted.

Would be interesting to hear the opinion of a BA insider though!
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Old Sep 2, 18, 4:36 pm
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Changed my mind about my post.

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You can give as many golden tickets as you like...
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Old Sep 2, 18, 4:55 pm
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ba.com/thankyou is more likely to have an impact.
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Old Sep 2, 18, 5:01 pm
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Do pilots ever get Golden Tickets?
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Old Sep 2, 18, 10:09 pm
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How do you get golden tickets? Do you have to be above gold- canít say as hold I have ever been provided with one?
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Old Sep 2, 18, 11:43 pm
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How do you get golden tickets? Do you have to be above gold- canít say as hold I have ever been provided with one?
Golden ticket is only available for Gold card holders and those above
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Old Sep 3, 18, 2:23 am
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How do you get golden tickets? Do you have to be above gold- canít say as hold I have ever been provided with one?
they come with the pack with your gold card.

i say they - I got one in mine though of course yiu can award them online as well.
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Old Sep 3, 18, 5:22 am
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Do pilots ever get Golden Tickets?
I once awarded one to a Captain friend who happened to fly me back to LHR just to see what became of it.

Nothing. (Although he was subsequently selected to join the 747 fleet as a training Captain, from the SH fleet, so perhaps not...)
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Old Sep 3, 18, 6:09 am
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they come with the pack with your gold card.

i say they - I got one in mine though of course yiu can award them online as well.
Do they still send them out? I didn't get one in my pack when I made gold for the first time this year.
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Old Sep 3, 18, 6:16 am
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Do pilots ever get Golden Tickets?
I gave one to a first officer on a particularly bumpy LGW-VCE flight once... she did a stellar job in communicating about what we could expect and then making the occasional reassuring announcement as we lurched our way across Germany. I do think BA pilots are better than most as keeping in touch with passengers and wanted to reinforce that.
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Old Sep 3, 18, 6:18 am
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Originally Posted by S_W_S View Post
Do they still send them out? I didn't get one in my pack when I made gold for the first time this year.
I earned a Gold Card for the first time this summer, and my pack contained one. (However, it wasnít immediately obvious what it was and I believe I almost tossed it in the bin before realizing it was the Golden Ticket about which I had read in this forum.)
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Old Sep 3, 18, 7:09 am
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I don't think that I have ever seen one in my gold pack.
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Old Sep 3, 18, 3:27 pm
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I don't think that I have ever seen one in my gold pack.
I think I've received a physical one once and never since...!
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