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Old Jan 15, 18, 10:48 am
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Originally Posted by nmc980 View Post
I already follow a few of you in Instagram - and of course there are others that prefer to remain private / anonymous - but keen to follow others from the EK forum for a good dose of avgeek and travel goodness.

I'm nath_charles on IG.
Ah ! Saw your name on my live video yesterday, followed back!
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Old Jan 15, 18, 11:06 am
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I知 Daandeluxe on Instagram
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Old Jan 15, 18, 11:16 am
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Originally Posted by Daandeluxe View Post
I知 Daandeluxe on Instagram
Followed, I'll follow others who post their usernames, if you'd like to follow me back my username suggests I'm based in CPT (don't like to post it publicly)
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Old Jan 20, 18, 10:19 am
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Think I’ve mentioned it once or twice in past threads that I’m missing EK. Have been BA/OW since my last EK flight just over a year ago now.

So, I’ve got an out of rotation trip next month for a course that I need to attend and having only been on EK, BA or other Oneworld airlines over the past many years, I have become accustomed to the extra nice little bits that come with being in the upper tiers of those associated FFPs such as advanced seat selection, extra baggage, priority check in & security and lounge access.

By gosh, I’ll be coming down to earth with a bang next month........ My company has only gone and booked me on Aeroflot ����. Although I do hear their catering far exceeds that of BA on the Moscow-London route.

I think it’s about time EK started DXB-DME-UK Flights ������

I shall be thinking of you all, surrounded by Bling, whilst I’m eating my cabbage soup.

And for that last comment i’ll BLINGO! myself.

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Old Jan 20, 18, 10:49 am
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And one other thing....these smilies not working properly on iPad most of the time is getting really annoying when trying to convey a sense of humour in ones posts ��

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Old Jan 20, 18, 10:52 am
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
Followed, I'll follow others who post their usernames, if you'd like to follow me back my username suggests I'm based in CPT (don't like to post it publicly)
Will be in for a treat next month with some pics of the inside of an Aeroflot plane (unless I知 carted off to the gulag ).........and now they work

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Old Jan 20, 18, 12:25 pm
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Originally Posted by Saltire74 View Post

Will be in for a treat next month with some pics of the inside of an Aeroflot plane (unless I知 carted off to the gulag ).........and now they work

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​​​​​​​I just booked a Dubai trip on KLM... Doesn't look great, but for 」1100, beggars can't be choosers.
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Old Jan 20, 18, 6:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Saltire74 View Post

Will be in for a treat next month with some pics of the inside of an Aeroflot plane (unless I知 carted off to the gulag ).........and now they work

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Ouch. Have they at least put you up the front? I've heard J is ok if you can stomach the fact that the pilot is probably drunk or hungover.
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Old Jan 20, 18, 6:21 pm
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Originally Posted by sydtogla View Post
Ouch. Have they at least put you up the front? I've heard J is ok if you can stomach the fact that the pilot is probably drunk or hungover.
Down the back
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Old Jan 20, 18, 11:22 pm
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You can let me know all about it in April!
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Old Jan 21, 18, 12:17 pm
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
​​​​​​​I just booked a Dubai trip on KLM... Doesn't look great, but for 」1100, beggars can't be choosers.
I've got easyJet in February then Etihad in March so not much fun here either.
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Old Jan 21, 18, 8:09 pm
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
I just booked a Dubai trip on KLM... Doesn't look great, but for 」1100, beggars can't be choosers.
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Old Jan 21, 18, 10:11 pm
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
​​​​​​​I just booked a Dubai trip on KLM... Doesn't look great, but for 」1100, beggars can't be choosers.
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I've got easyJet in February then Etihad in March so not much fun here either.
Some grim tales coming out here

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Old Jan 21, 18, 11:13 pm
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Originally Posted by Saltire74 View Post
Some grim tales coming out here

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I have a grim tale too.

i have to fly on a 2 class 380 because my wife doesn稚 want to get the 4am flight in First.
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Old Jan 22, 18, 1:03 am
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post


I have a grim tale too.

i have to fly on a 2 class 380 because my wife doesn稚 want to get the 4am flight in First.
This is almost the perfect definition of a first world problem 😂
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