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2020 Hall of Fame
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13901 ( 4 points, 2 bonus points)
BGI, #182, 2 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (BA logo)
LHR T3, #286, 24 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (location)
LHR, #566, 1 minute +1 point
AMS, #2202, 5 minutes, +1 point
SYD #2481 37 minutes
FCO #3027, 11 minutes

Allturnleft ( 1 point )
PHL, #3412, 2931 minutes, +1 point

AJA_ ( 9 points, 2 bonus points)
YVR, #841, 14 minutes, +1 point
HEL, #928, 143 minutes, +1 point
IXC, #1096, 184 minutes, +1 point
FRA, #1626, 929 minutes, +1 point
GLA #1938, 17 minutes, +1 point
CDG #2168, 7 minutes, +1 point
YUL #2620, 34 minutes, +1 point + 1 bonus point for BA logo/aircraft
MAN #2750, 188 minutes +1 point
TIA, #2927, 24 minutes, +1 point +1 bonus point
CVG, #3140, 158 minutes, +1 point
EZE, #3328, 206 minutes, +1 point
BNE #3362 144 minutes
TLV #3399, 26 minutes, +1 point

Akoz ( 4 points, 1 bonus point )
BKK, #933, 65 minutes, +1 point
GCM, #962, 3 minutes, +1 point
DEL, #1890, 152 minutes, +1 point
PVG, #2152, 40 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (location)

AUA772 ( 1 point )
VIE, #35, 197 minutes, +1 point

BarneyMcGrew ( 5 points )
ISB, #82, 8 minutes, +1 point
ASP, #99, 95 minutes, +1 point
DFW, #1528, 73 minutes, +1 point
JFK, #1949, 3 minutes +1 point
RGN, #2047, 6 minutes, +1 point

Bullswood ( 2 points )
BGO, #341, 12 minutes, +1 point
CNX, #582, 122 minutes, +1 point

ChrisBub ( 1 point )
VIE, #2963, 5 minutes, +1 point

CPH-Flyer ( 5 points )
YYZ, #395, 6 minutes, +1 point
BKK, #431, 26 mins, +1 point
TRN, #1543, 630 mins, +1 point
ORD, #2797, 6 mins, +1 point
PUJ, #2911, 18 minutes +1 point

dcmike ( 1 point )
ATH, #3664, 6 minutes, +1 point

deboyzoned ( 1 point )
KCH, #468, 181 minutes, +1 point

dfw88 (1 point)
CLT, #2932, 4 minutes, +1 point

DocWatson ( 2 points, 1 bonus point )
GLA #319, 30 minutes. 1 point
BSL, #638, 26 minutes +1 point (+1 bonus point (BA logo))

econ ( 20 points )
LAX, #2, 13 minutes, +1 point
SOF, #87, 4 minutes, +1 point
FAI , #95, 15 minutes, +1 point
MNL, #325, 36 minute, +1 point
LHR, #442, 1 minute, +1 point
SCL, #575, 4 minutes, +1 point
SIN, #896, 12 minutes, +1 point
DFW, #989, 21 minutes, +1 point
GVA, #1597, 166 minutes, +1 point
AMS, #2103, 5 minutes, + 1 point
MIA, #2119, 22 minutes, +1 point
LAX, #2209, 24 minutes, +1 point
HNL, #2245, 5 minutes +1 point
PHL, #2375, 4 minutes +1 point
HND #2828, 6 minutes +1 point
SLC #2604, 5 minutes +1 point
YVR #2612, 56 minutes +1 point
DFW #2853, 18 minutes + 1 point
PIT #2885, 47 minutes +1 point
VNO #3407, 19 minutes, +1 point
DFW #3632, 105 minutes, +1 point
GJT #3655, 61 minutes, +1 point

ens100 ( 6 points )
HKG #196, 6 minutes, +1 point
LHR #835, 8 minutes, +1 point
BCN #1466, 66 minutes, +1 point
AMS, #1752, 20 minutes, +1 point
NRT, #1835, 2 minutes, +1 point
HND, #2128, 4 minutes, +1 point
JFK, #2867, 19 minutes, +1 point

Expatsomchai ( 2 points )
LHR #180, 5 minutes +1 point
CBR #187 28 minutes +1 point

Flying Yazata (4 points, 1 bonus point)
INV, #852, 169 min, +1 point, +1 bonus point (BA logo)
SKG #1780, 200 minutes, +1 point
ARN #1868, 563 minutes
ORD #2449, 42 minutes

Gastrocnemius
HND, #2789, 7mins, 1point

Globaliser
ABZ #1486 2 minutes + 1 point

greg5
CHC #2133 3 minutes +1 point

ISTflyer ( 17 points, 1 Bonus Point )
ADL, #11, 2 minutes, +1 point
DXB, #76, 1 minute, +1 point
PRG, #135, 1 minute, +1 point
YLW, #314, 3 minutes, +1 point
AQJ, #691, 0 minutes, +1 point
ORD, #694, 2 minutes, +1 point
IAD, #958, 3 minutes, +1 point
DFW. #1147, 56 minutes, +1 point
IAH, #1375, 14 minutes, +1 point
PDX #1384, 4 minutes, +1 point
FRA #1840, 4 minutes, +1 point
MAD #1836, 4 minutes, +1 point, + 1 Bonus Point
BRU #2110, 18 minutes, + 1 point
FRA #2492 3 minutes + 1point
GRU, #2647, 15 minutes +1 point
MIA, #2864, 4 minutes +1 point
LHR, #3627, 86 minutes, +1 point

JAXBA (1 point)
​​​​​​JFK, #3605, 220 minutes +1 point

jerry305 ( 1 point )
CLT, #364, 14 minutes, +1 point

KARFa (1 point)
MAN,#2998, 561 minutes, +1 point

Lefly ( 1 point )
LIN, #1349, 17 minutes, +1 point

LiHS ( 12 points, 2 bonus point )
IAD, #2137, 84 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (BA logo)
KUL, #2194, 9 minutes, +1 point
LED, #2459, 11 minutes, +1 point
EZE #2497, 64 minutes, +1 point
MAF #2732, 8 minutes, +1 point
AUS #2804 50 minutes, +1 point
VRN #2811 12 minutes, +1 point
SYD #2827, 514 minutes, +1 point
TLV #2889, 6 minutes, +1 point
HEL #2896, 7 minutes, +1 point
MXP, #2952, 35 minutes, +1 point +1 bonus point
OTP, #2990, 2 minutes, +1 point
ABQ, #3084, 509 minutes, +1 point

lloydje33 ( 4 points)
ICN, #1399, 24 minutes, +1 point
RTM, #2352, 303 minutes, +1 point
FCO, #2466, 37 minutes, +1 point
GIG, #2968, 48 minutes, +1 point

MNMAA ( 7 points, 1 bonus point )
LCY, #600, 129 minutes, +1 point
OSL, #969, 15 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus
CGK, #1184, 1129 minutes, +1 point
REC, #1971, 206 minutes, +1 point
PHL, #2974, 145 minutes, +1 point
AYT, #3167, 1794 minutes, +1 point
ABQ #3358 101 minutes, +1 point

My_head_is_spinning ( 1 point )
LAX, #954, 2 minutes, +1 point

nancypants ( 7 points, 1 bonus point )
MRZ, #138, 85 minutes +1 point
LIM, #266, 70 minutes +1 point
SYD, #1075, 91 minutes +1 point
JER, #1328, 22 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (BA logo/aircraft)
ADL, #1856, 19 minutes, +1 point
SVO, #2602, 1286 minutes, +1 point
LHR, #2632, 7169 minutes, +1 point

Nick Art ( 4 points, 1 bonus point )
BUD, #202, 36 minutes +1 point
FLR, #222, 82 minutes +1 point
GVA #296, 6 minutes +1 point
TAB, #306, 9 minutes +1 point ( +1 bonus point (BA logo))

northsideguy ( 1 point )
IAD, #3104, 776 minutes, +1 point

nunu73 ( 1 point)
LIS, #2784, 4 minutes +1 point
CBR, #3313, 17 minutes +1 point

opalfruit ( 1 point )
CPH, #838, 2 minutes, +1 point

peter01 ( 1 point )
LPA, #3320, 68 minutes, + 1 point

peter h ( 1 point )
WAW, #3375, 13 minutes, + 1 point

Prospero ( 1 point )
LGW, #2252, 31 minutes

rossmacd ( 1 point )
MIA, #984, 3 minutes, +1 point

Scots_Al ( 1 point, 1 bonus point )
UVF, #657, 9 minutes, +1 point, 1+ bonus point (BA logo)

seat 13a (1 point)
EDI, #2050, 14min, +1 point

Shuly ( 7 points, 1 bonus point )
LGW, #112, 50 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (BA logo)
BOS, #719, 234 minutes, +1 point
AMM, #1273, 13 minutes, +1 point
FRA, #1295, 4 minutes, +1 point
NRT, #1332 34 minutes, +1 point
GVA, #1923 23 minutes, +1 point
LCY, #2228, 105 minutes, 1 point

SKT-DK ( 5 points )
SGN, #368, 183 minutes, 1 point
CGK, #408, 650 minutes, 1 point
PVG, #448, 1 minute. 1 point
BLQ, #996, 603 minutes, 1 point
CTA, #1742, 2 minutes, 1 point

TedToToe ( 1 point )
HEL, #809, 33 minutes, 1 point
DPS #2401 57 minutes
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The_Banking_Scot ( 5 points )
CPH, #352, 15 mins, +1 point
LHR, #1130, 28 minutes, +1 point
EDI, #2897, 7mins, +1 point
AMS, #2941, 32 minutes, +1 point
IAH, #3383, 381 minutes, +1 point

The_Diamond_Z ( 1 point )
YUL, #2741, 36 mins, +1 point

TPJ (1 point)
YYZ, #3033, 828 mins, +1 point

twincheeks ( 1 point )
CPT #1427, 82 minutes, +1 point

Upupintheair ( 1 point )
JFK, #19, 25 minutes, +1point

WorldLux (1 point)
LAX, #2177, 3 Minutes, +1point

wrp96 ( 1 point )
CUZ, #674, 44 minutes, +1 point

YYCCL3 ( 22 points, 1 bonus point )
AMM, #499, 141 minutes, +1point
HTO, #680 8 minutes, + 1point
LAX, #714, 30 minutes, +1 point
CDG, #832, 65 minutes, +1 point
MEL, #1034, 483 minutes, +1 point
TMP, #1115, 70 minutes, +1 point
YYZ, #1119, 15 minutes, +1 point
FRA, #1125, 3 minutes, +1 point
MLA, #1392, 46 minutes, +1 point, +1 bonus point (BA logo/aircraft)
ICN, #1439, 54 minutes, +1 point
NAN, #1490, 78 minutes, +1 point
VCE, #1511, 130 minutes, +1 point
FRA, #1584, 28 minutes, +1 point
SMO, #1762 26 minutes +1 point
CVG, #2068, 93 minutes +1 point
KEF, #2188, 10 minutes +1 point
AGP, #2290, 272 minutes, +1 point
OSA(ITM/KIX), #2295, 33 minutes
FCO, #2316, 107 minutes
BNE #2409 244 minutes
ANC #2504 374 minutes +1 point
FCO #2900 31 minutes






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Old Jan 1, 20, 1:38 am
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Question Where in the world am I? | 2020 edition

Lets begin 2020 with a brand new season of "Where in the world am I?"

Inspired and originated by highlander100 back in 2015, the aim here is to truly weed out the travel geeks among us and shower them in all their glory

The winner will be awarded annually and bestowed with the true knowledge that they are a true Flyertalk BA geek.

Here are the rules and they really are very simple:
  1. Take an obscure photo of a BA location you are currently in (or have visited recently). BA codeshare locations are permitted too
  2. Post on this thread and add a clue (if you feel it’s required)
    The goal is then to be the first person to correctly guess the location.
  3. The OP confirms who has the first correct guess
  4. The OP updates the win to the Wiki
    If the winner has not won before, their name is entered and the post date/time they won is added below. If the winner has won before, the date and time of the post they won is added below their name.
    USER NAME
    Location guessed, Photo post #, time guessed in.
    Location guessed, Photo post #, time guessed in.
    Location guessed, Photo post #, time guessed in.
    etc. etc
  5. To try and keep it further within the remit of the forum, I think double points should be awarded in the event that the OP can get a BA logo into the photo without giving the game away.
  6. Multiple guesses are allowed, but must be turn about with other members and at least 10 mins apart
  7. Please try and keep it to one live photo at a time.

The previous WITWAI thread can be found here: Where in the world am I? | 2019 edition
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:07 am
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Congratulations to YYCCL3 who have won the previous edition of the game with 51 points and thank you Prospero for opening this thread.
I have slightly

edited the rules in order to make the game better and to make it fair as possible.
Also, the Top 10 leaderboard ( Current ) could be seen at the WIKI and would be updated by ISTFlyer daily.

The first image of the year;
BA destination and a Thomas Cook destination in 2020

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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:18 am
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Well for the first guess of 2020, Iím going for PVG.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:19 am
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Originally Posted by Scots_Al View Post
Well for the first guess of 2020, Iím going for PVG.
I hope it was right,
The first "Sorry but no" of the 2020 edition.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:20 am
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Picture reminds me of LAX signage, so Iíll go with LAX.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:22 am
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Originally Posted by econ View Post
Picture reminds me of LAX signage, so Iíll go with LAX.
And the first winner of the 2020 edition. The Thomas Cook sign is still at the T6 departures level.
WIKI would be updated shortly.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:22 am
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Thomas cook destination in 2020? Airlines?!

i will guess CUN

edit: guessed
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:24 am
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How about Orlando MCO?

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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:27 am
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Originally Posted by nancypants View Post
Thomas cook destination in 2020? Airlines?!

i will guess CUN

edit: guessed
The brand name was bought by a Chinese tour company - hence my guess of PVG as one of Thomas Cookís current destinations!
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:29 am
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I will offer up this BA codeshare destination
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:31 am
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How about ADL ?
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:32 am
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How about ADL ?
correct! How did you get that so quickly?!

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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:34 am
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Originally Posted by nancypants View Post
correct! How did you get that so quickly?!
Tall buildings on the right side and the proximity of the airport to the city.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:35 am
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Tall buildings on the right side and the proximity of the airport to the city.
I thought you might have recognised it as a PC12
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