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Old Nov 8, 18, 12:22 pm
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Unhappy T5 First Lounge Magazines

on a visit yesterday morning it seems the magazine selection is getting even worse, no business traveler although this was handed out in club Europe. only "decent" option seemed to be a new statesman which i read occasionally to reconfirm my center right viewpoint. a random selection of unknown and foreign language offerings seems to be it. Please bring back the spectator and other decent options BA.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 12:49 pm
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There was a post on head for points today that BA was is now offering pressreader so people can download a wider range of newspapers and magazines.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 12:53 pm
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Correct, staff are correctly trying this out.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 1:10 pm
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Thanks UKtravelbear and CIHY unless i missed this it seems this is not being advertised/communicated. on a more positive note the JW blue label was back yesterday.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 1:24 pm
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It’s only a trial at the moment but a very popular one with staff.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 1:38 pm
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I'll start another thread on the PressReader thingy - it's quite a good initiative, though it is in trial mode (or so I was told).

EDIT: Here is the specific thread on PressReader
BA trialling PressReader for its customers

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It’s only a trial at the moment but a very popular one with staff.
I bet it is! Does the signal work down the the Crew Report Centre or are you all sitting in Pilots hacking down the data?

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I noticed the downgraded paper offer but I did not know of this trial! Much better indeed for both passengers and planet.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 2:58 pm
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Magazines shall be read on paper, I think. For me it's completely useless to be able to download "magazines" and that's not something I will ever do.
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Originally Posted by Sverigecruiser View Post
Magazines shall be read on paper, I think. For me it's completely useless to be able to download "magazines" and that's not something I will ever do.
You probably won't have much choice in the not too distant future.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 3:25 pm
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Thanks UKtravelbear and CIHY unless i missed this it seems this is not being advertised/communicated. on a more positive note the JW blue label was back yesterday.
There was a 6 feet high poster as you entered the lounge from the First Wing on Thursday night.

I almost walked into it.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 5:54 pm
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Bollocks I want a piece of paper. No good with all this technology #agediscrimination
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Old Nov 9, 18, 1:39 am
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This wasnt present on Wednesday good to see they are now advertising this
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Old Nov 9, 18, 11:43 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
You probably won't have much choice in the not too distant future.
I know and that make me sad.

I will never be interested in reading a "magazine" that way so I just have to live with it.
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Old Nov 9, 18, 11:45 am
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Personally although I support Pressreader and think itís a great new service to offer I like the physical copy of a newspaper or magazine onboard.

When I was in the F lounge a few months back I thought the magazine selection and newspapers were excellent. Certainly better than the Club lounge upstairs!
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