LCA BA recent Covid experience anyone?

Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:32 am
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LCA BA recent Covid experience anyone?

Hi

i am thinking of a trip to LCA to top up on Avios and escape the gloom. Anyone have any experience in how BA are adapting a service considering Covid. I am going to book CE but knowing the service wasn’t exactly full before considering the 4.5 hour flight was wondering how much less we can expect.

Thanks
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:38 am
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Originally Posted by danboy767
Hi

i am thinking of a trip to LCA to top up on Avios and escape the gloom. Anyone have any experience in how BA are adapting a service considering Covid. I am going to book CE but knowing the service wasn’t exactly full before considering the 4.5 hour flight was wondering how much less we can expect.

Thanks
You can expect a nice box:

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32463632-post218.html
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:39 am
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Btw https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-ad...y-requirements

mentions a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to arrival.
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:41 am
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Thanks ☹️ I guess I should bring my own food unless if anyone has experience of anything more substantial considering the length of flight to LCA?
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by richardwft
Btw https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-ad...y-requirements

mentions a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to arrival.
thanks yes and you need to complete a form I think. I believe a number of private companies are offering the tests so hoping will be easy. Someone always making money somewhere
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Thanks ☹️ I guess I should bring my own food unless if anyone has experience of anything more substantial considering the length of flight to LCA?
No, everyone gets a box the same.. regardless if it's a Glasgow or Larnaca flight. You are welcome to take your own things.
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:47 am
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Originally Posted by danboy767
.....I believe a number of private companies are offering the tests so hoping will be easy...
What’s the cheapest and quickest you could find?
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:49 am
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What’s the cheapest and quickest you could find?
130 pounds as of now and a 48 hour turnaround. Are you looking also?
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130 pounds as of now and a 48 hour turnaround. Are you looking also?
No.
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 10:59 am
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There's a whole thread about recent experiences here: Your COVID-19 travel experiences on BA: Q3 2020
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There's a whole thread about recent experiences here: Your COVID-19 travel experiences on BA: Q3 2020
thanks! Was hoping to find someone who specifically has travelled to LCA recently due to the longer flight experience and also the need for a negative test.
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 11:12 am
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A friend flew to LCA on Thursday, she had to provide a negative Covid-19 test done no more than 72 hours prior to the flight. Not sure about her on board experience though
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Old Aug 11, 2020, 11:13 am
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Originally Posted by danboy767
thanks! Was hoping to find someone who specifically has travelled to LCA recently due to the longer flight experience and also the need for a negative test.
The LCA CE experience will be exactly the same as any other CE experience atm (bar the short band 1s), just longer. You get the same catering, same bar.

If you’re the hungry type, you may wish to bring extra supplies.
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Thought that BA were running 787s to LCA sometimes?
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It looks like the lounge in Larnaca is closed for now.
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