BA275 (LHR - LAS) to be operated by A350

Old Dec 3, 20, 4:12 am
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Vegas changed to A350

It appears for summer season LHR-LAS moves to A350 so no F but huge improvement in J
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:14 am
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BA275 (LHR - LAS) to be operated by A350

Just received an email stating I've been downgraded from First to Club due to aircraft change. When factoring in the EC261 compensation I think Club on the A350 is a decent result over First on the 777-200.

Never expected Vegas to get the A350. Traditionally this route has always received the old bangers in the fleet.

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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:19 am
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I booked F for June on this route with the 50% avios promotion not so long ago., would I be right in saying that if I downgrade I wouldn't get a whole lot back in terms of avios, due to the discount?

Currently deciding whether to reroute via LAX or take the downgrade. If the difference is minimal, may as well go F and get into Vegas earlier than the direct flight.
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:22 am
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I may be wrong but I think you'll get 75% of the avios AND cash paid for that particular sector. For me, I'd much rather fly direct in the club suite and take the compensation than fly indirect in F.
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:22 am
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Were booked in August with Cash F seats for our honeymoon, the fiancť isn't happy we are being downgraded I'm sure 75% back will be enough to change her mind.
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:27 am
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I'm another First casualty: so the process is accept the downgrade to Club, take the flights, then make the 75% claim. Is that right?
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:28 am
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Seems sensible to use the A350 on anything the mid J 747 used to operate. It seems the best volume match.
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:38 am
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And another downgrade. It was a 2-4-1 on the 50% points offer so possibly not quite so an obvious acceptance - has anyone done the sums?
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:52 am
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Been offered £800 refund based of 2 passengers being "rebooked" into a lower class. hmmm
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Old Dec 3, 20, 4:57 am
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Could the OP maybe not create a new thread for every equipment change he sees? - so far today it has been two threads on LAS and one on DXB from the same poster...
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Old Dec 3, 20, 5:01 am
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Originally Posted by minichr1s View Post
Been offered £800 refund based of 2 passengers being "rebooked" into a lower class. hmmm
Is that for a cash First purchase or a 2 4 1 avois purchase ?

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Old Dec 3, 20, 5:01 am
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Originally Posted by SKT-DK View Post
Could the OP maybe not create a new thread for every equipment change he sees? - so far today it has been two threads on LAS and one on DXB from the same poster...
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Old Dec 3, 20, 5:05 am
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With regard to downgrade compensation, post 5 of the EC261 thread helps answer many of the common queries The 2020 BA compensation thread: Your guide to Regulation EC261/2004
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Old Dec 3, 20, 5:08 am
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Originally Posted by SKT-DK View Post
Could the OP maybe not create a new thread for every equipment change he sees? - so far today it has been two threads on LAS and one on DXB from the same poster...
You donít have to interact with the threads if they donít interest / concern you. I posted them for those it does affect
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Old Dec 3, 20, 5:14 am
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Originally Posted by BigladUK View Post
Is that for a cash First purchase or a 2 4 1 avois purchase ?

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Cash, declined and re-routed through LAX on a 787/a380 in F.
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