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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:26 am
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Ah well, the OP will know not to darken BAs door again... Live and learn, again, I suppose!
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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:27 am
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Originally Posted by mikeyfly View Post
It most definitely is 8 across the row as a whole is not staggered ?
Indeed, the EK A380 is staggered, which is why all seats have aisle access.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:29 am
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So are some some of you saying crew on BA for F arenít specifically trained?
Correct - unless something has changed recently. I've never had red wine served in a Champagne glass on EK
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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:31 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
??? It's 8 across, no matter how you look at it - they are not staggered. There are 4 sets of 2 seats. On most rows, 4 people have to step over others.
Corrected that for you 'Climb' is quite an exaggeration don't you think?

There is a big difference between easily stepping over someone's lower legs (only whilst they are in bed mode) and needing to disturb your neighbour to exit your seat.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:33 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
Correct - unless something has changed recently. I've never had red wine served in a Champagne glass on EK
All F crew on BA get a two day training course.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:36 am
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6. They should really allow the first passengers to disembark first. On Emirates they leave the curtains drawn allows you to disembark and then allow business to leave. On BA they let business go right up to the door and you have to push into the streaming movement of business makes it very awkward.
This does happen on BA when both cabins using the same door. They donít use the curtains but a cabin crew member will stand in the aisle and ask passengers to wait (I doubt using curtains on the ground would get past BAís safety people either). But clearly this isnít very consistent.

I assume it wouldnít happen though on an aircraft with door 1 forward of First when that door is in use, which will be common at LHR.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 3:38 am
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I donít think BA is a true 8 across because of the staggered arrangement of the seating.
alas current arrangement is not staggered so 8 across is correct
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Old Mar 27, 19, 4:07 am
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I always call EK F Class as EK Funeral Class. Because you know what a coffin feels like when you get in the suite and they close the door.

On the sectors I have done I have found EK service to be indifferent. Wine selections are show off bling ones. Anything by MoŽt is bling with no real flavour.
the suites are like coffins 😂 - they really arenít.

wine being bling - is that a term for first growths Iíve not heard of?

did Ba get a run of the Dom perignon P2? That was an exceptional MoŽt
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Old Mar 27, 19, 4:20 am
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Originally Posted by lcylocal View Post


This does happen on BA when both cabins using the same door. They donít use the curtains but a cabin crew member will stand in the aisle and ask passengers to wait (I doubt using curtains on the ground would get past BAís safety people either). But clearly this isnít very consistent.

I assume it wouldnít happen though on an aircraft with door 1 forward of First when that door is in use, which will be common at LHR.
In 20ish BA F segments, theyíve never not held back other pax for F pax.

Similarly in on all my J experiences I canít remember not not having to wait for F.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 4:35 am
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No, BA doesnít offer priority luggage delivery.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 4:47 am
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Originally Posted by lcylocal View Post


This does happen on BA when both cabins using the same door. They donít use the curtains but a cabin crew member will stand in the aisle and ask passengers to wait (I doubt using curtains on the ground would get past BAís safety people either). But clearly this isnít very consistent.

I assume it wouldnít happen though on an aircraft with door 1 forward of First when that door is in use, which will be common at LHR.

well didn't happen today and we all left in the central door at LHR.

And actually strangely by the by the time I got down the tunnel everyone from economy was already there! So they must have got their door opened first!
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Old Mar 27, 19, 4:50 am
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Oh right. So actually 2 of the 7 things I have listed BA actually donít do.

Blimey. When the new J suite is out who is actually going to want to pay double and sit in F?
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Old Mar 27, 19, 5:06 am
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Originally Posted by Cap'n Benj View Post

In 20ish BA F segments, theyíve never not held back other pax for F pax.

Similarly in on all my J experiences I canít remember not not having to wait for F.
You must have been lucky to avoid the mid-J 747s then. They routinely disembark from door 2, so WTP and Club get out before F.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 5:09 am
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itís a bit like comparing a Premier Inn with an Aman....
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No, BA doesnít offer priority luggage delivery.
i think this is really poor - it canít be that hard. Ek do an amazing job at this - F bags 99% come off first.

saves a lot of time I arrival.

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