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Any idea of what percentage of BA customer have gold status?

Any idea of what percentage of BA customer have gold status?

Old Feb 25, 2019, 2:52 am
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Any idea of what percentage of BA customer have gold status?

Just wondering idly if BA themselves publish how many they have in each tier (say, perhaps, to other OW airlines)? What percentage on any given flight would have gold status I wonder?
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 2:56 am
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Would depend on the flight.

An early morning departure to Geneva or Zurich would be a high percantage.

A LGW flight to Orlando, not many at all.
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 2:57 am
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We'll shortly hear how there's only 400 CCR holders....
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 2:59 am
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Originally Posted by bhbloke
Would depend on the flight.

An early morning departure to Geneva or Zurich would be a high percantage.

A LGW flight to Orlando, not many at all.
In the former case then, do they still welcome gold status holders individually?
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 3:00 am
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There's a difference between

- the proportion of discrete individuals who are gold
- the proportion of overall passenger numbers carried that are gold

Gold's travel more than a normal passenger so they make a disproportionate impact on the passenger numbers
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 3:09 am
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Originally Posted by marcosscriven
In the former case then, do they still welcome gold status holders individually?
in short - no
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 3:40 am
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Originally Posted by mikeyfly
We'll shortly hear how there's only 400 CCR holders....
700 of whom are active on Flyertalk
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 3:47 am
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Originally Posted by mikeyfly
We'll shortly hear how there's only 400 CCR holders....
Originally Posted by CCayley


700 of whom are active on Flyertalk
is this like how every pub in the country has a regular who was second on the balcony at the Iranian embassy siege?
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 4:01 am
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Originally Posted by nancypants


is this like how every pub in the country has a regular who was second on the balcony at the Iranian embassy siege?
Yes, and most of them are regular posters in this forum too
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 4:07 am
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Did you know that in average everybody got the same amount of LifetimeTP? 😂
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 4:11 am
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Did you know that in average everybody got the same amount of LifetimeTP? ��

Yes, but there are, however, certain variations in Lifetime expectations

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Old Feb 25, 2019, 4:13 am
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Did you know that in average everybody got the same amount of LifetimeTP? 😂
Very good
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 4:51 am
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Originally Posted by bhbloke

A LGW flight to Orlando, not many at all.
Hence booking these sorts of flights as a gold can yield a pretty good upgrade rate
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 5:12 am
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Originally Posted by marcosscriven


In the former case then, do they still welcome gold status holders individually?
definitely not, it would take too long. But it did make me think that seeing as my status year has just recently renewed, I should amuse myself by doing a study. So far I'm 0 welcomes on 2 flights.
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Old Feb 25, 2019, 5:48 am
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Originally Posted by bhbloke
Would depend on the flight.

An early morning departure to Geneva or Zurich would be a high percantage.

A LGW flight to Orlando, not many at all.
I came back from ATH once and found that there were less than 10 people in Group 4 and 5. The plane was full... Definitely very route dependent.
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