LY318 17th October ?

Old Jul 8, 10, 3:07 pm
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LY318 17th October ?

Erev tov,

I'd like to ask some question's about my flight to TLV on the 17th October here they are ...

what aircraft is it ? ( reg)
Is the KD Lounge good in LHR ?
What's the price to enter the KD lounge ?
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Old Jul 8, 10, 4:14 pm
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Originally Posted by Jonathan Siva View Post
Erev tov,

I'd like to ask some question's about my flight to TLV on the 17th October here they are ...

what aircraft is it ? ( reg)
Is the KD Lounge good in LHR ?
What's the price to enter the KD lounge ?
It is not possible to know the reg of your a/c, it is too early!!!
I heard that the KD Lounge at LHR was OK
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Old Jul 8, 10, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by LY777 View Post
It is not possible to know the reg of your a/c, it is too early!!!
All which can be said, is that it's currently scheduled as a B763, so it won't make much difference which one it is.
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Old Jul 9, 10, 2:27 am
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Originally Posted by Jonathan Siva View Post
Erev tov,

I'd like to ask some question's about my flight to TLV on the 17th October here they are ...

what aircraft is it ? ( reg)
As of now, that flight is on a 763.

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Is the KD Lounge good in LHR ?
It's a decent lounge. Not sure that it's up to the standards of BA's Concorde Room and the like, but still a nice place to be before your flight.

Originally Posted by Jonathan Siva View Post
What's the price to enter the KD lounge ?
If you have no other access method, you can access the lounge for either $29 or 60 Matmid points. (I presume that the $29 would be converted to pounds, and be roughly 15-20 GBP, but that's a guess AND an estimate.)
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Old Jul 9, 10, 3:03 am
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Originally Posted by joshwex90 View Post
It's a decent lounge.
One in desperate need of refurbishment.
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Old Jul 9, 10, 3:53 am
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Originally Posted by clubman View Post
One in desperate need of refurbishment.
I would not agree with that, and I use it quite a bit.
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Old Jul 9, 10, 4:17 am
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It hasn’t been touched for years.

We've discussed it here on a number of occasions, and the general consensus was it could certainly do with a makeover, and while I wouldn't say it's terrible by any means, a refurbishment is well overdue.

In fact I'm sure there were plans to do so not sure what happened to that.

Anyway, I guess it’s down to what one is used to.

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Old Jul 9, 10, 7:40 am
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Why don't you fly on October 18th? At least, it is a 772
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Old Jul 10, 10, 1:41 pm
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Originally Posted by clubman View Post
One in desperate need of refurbishment.

nahh, Its a very ok one..., I enjoy everytime i am there,
Its clean, The food is good, The first class one is also nice one.

The only bad part is that you need to use the airport toilets
rather a lounge private ones (as they dont exist).
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Old Jul 10, 10, 1:57 pm
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I would expect LY to close the LHR lounge, it's too old, little, ugly and it has no toilets. They only have 11 weekly LHR flight, doesn't the cost of renting LHR space for only 11 weekly flights is too high?
They can use the bmi lounge or the *A lounge which are much better, and pay less. It's a win-win situation - both for them and for the customers.
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Old Jul 11, 10, 4:34 am
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Originally Posted by gordo6 View Post
They can use the bmi lounge or the *A lounge which are much better, and pay less. It's a win-win situation - both for them and for the customers.
Agree that would be nice even though it would a hell of a walk from the BD lounge to the LY gate!

Can't see that happening though.
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Old Jul 11, 10, 4:46 am
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Originally Posted by ebzed View Post
nahh, Its a very ok one..., I enjoy everytime i am there,
Its clean, The food is good
Good food? Yes (if you can get to the sandwiches before they are gone...) clean? yes.
But that's about it.

I used to like it but now it's just looking tired that all which makes a lot of sense considering it hasn’t been refurbished for years.

I was actually with a group of people yesterday, every single one of them KD members and every single one of them agreed with me.

Again, I guess it's down to what you are used to or compare it to.
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Old Jul 11, 10, 5:39 am
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I have to agree with clubman and gordo6 on the LHR King David lounge.

As someone who uses is it several times a year it is looking tired and a new lounge would be very welcome.

I remember reading on here somewhere that ElAl were waiting to see what was going to happen with the terminal moves after T5 opening before doing anything with the lounge but now that it seems they are staying in T1, what are they waiting for?
CDG lounge was refurbished not long ago, so surely it is time for LHR?
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Old Jul 11, 10, 6:01 am
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Originally Posted by gordo6 View Post
They can use the bmi lounge or the *A lounge which are much better, and pay less. It's a win-win situation - both for them and for the customers.
Well, maybe for those who don't care about the availability of good quality kosher food. For some of us, that is one of the reasons we fly with EL AL.
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Old Jul 11, 10, 6:01 am
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what are they waiting for?
Maybe for the closure of T1 in 2013/2014 and the opening of the new terminal 2.
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