Personal greetings

Old May 11, 18, 5:13 pm
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Personal greetings

@zol said I don’t post enough, so I’m going for a double thread opening tonight...

Once your gold and above, on most flights you’ll get a personal greeting by the purser, which usually ends with: “if there is anything I can do for you, please let me know”

Obviously asking for a free upgrade would just be met with a sarcastic smile, but what kind of things could be asked for and reasonably provided at that point except perhaps a pre-departure drink even in Y.

What have you asked for? Did you get it?
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Old May 11, 18, 10:02 pm
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A glass of Champers from F or J would be reasonable I think. However, don't fall asleep and miss it
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Old May 12, 18, 12:34 am
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Originally Posted by Ryanardo_daVinci View Post
@zol said I don’t post enough, so I’m going for a double thread opening tonight...

Once your gold and above, on most flights you’ll get a personal greeting by the purser, which usually ends with: “if there is anything I can do for you, please let me know”

Obviously asking for a free upgrade would just be met with a sarcastic smile, but what kind of things could be asked for and reasonably provided at that point except perhaps a pre-departure drink even in Y.

What have you asked for? Did you get it?
In Y....a better seat ie with more neighbourly space,
or when the largest pax on flight has been my neighbour.
Yes many times.

Before when they existed in Y on demand...socks/eyeshade packs and playing cards.
Yes always but unfortunately withdrawn from Y.

The playing cards which were on all flights hidden away ....where have they all gone (as withdrawn suddenly from flights) ?
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Old May 12, 18, 2:47 am
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Originally Posted by Ryanardo_daVinci View Post
@zol said I don’t post enough, so I’m going for a double thread opening tonight...

Once your gold and above, on most flights you’ll get a personal greeting by the purser, which usually ends with: “if there is anything I can do for you, please let me know”

Obviously asking for a free upgrade would just be met with a sarcastic smile, but what kind of things could be asked for and reasonably provided at that point except perhaps a pre-departure drink even in Y.

What have you asked for? Did you get it?
i ask that they don’t bother my wife with the fake greeting and to book the shower slot straight away 😂


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Old May 12, 18, 4:49 am
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I was traveling in Business out of Manchester and noticed the cabin manager going down the cabin with the personal greetings welcoming a couple of nearby passengers but I could not help feeling that as a first time customer they could not care about me. On some airlines all passengers in business are given a personal welcome which can be tailored for the frequent and non frequent travelers. Some EK should consider this
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Old May 12, 18, 5:14 am
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Originally Posted by amnicoll View Post
I was traveling in Business out of Manchester and noticed the cabin manager going down the cabin with the personal greetings welcoming a couple of nearby passengers but I could not help feeling that as a first time customer they could not care about me. On some airlines all passengers in business are given a personal welcome which can be tailored for the frequent and non frequent travelers. Some EK should consider this
theres 76 j passengers 14in f and god knows how many status passenger in y - they can’t Great everyone
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Old May 12, 18, 5:27 am
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I almost always ask for an F eye mask and get one. Have also managed some J garlic bread...
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Old May 12, 18, 5:31 am
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sure I get the thing in economy but not in business/first - a personal welcome should be available to all
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Old May 12, 18, 7:29 am
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I'm Joey Leslie , Newbie here!

Welcome Joey! We’re very happy to have you with us, please let us know if there is anything we can help you with.
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Old May 12, 18, 8:05 am
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What I don't like is being greeted at plane door..."welcome back MR NAME (for everyone to hear)" I don't want other pax to hear my name.
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Old May 12, 18, 8:41 am
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Originally Posted by ElJudioErrante View Post
What I don't like is being greeted at plane door..."welcome back MR NAME (for everyone to hear)" I don't want other pax to hear my name.
That one always holds me and everyone behind me up for a few seconds, while they are trying to pronounce my name
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Old May 12, 18, 9:02 am
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Originally Posted by amnicoll View Post
sure I get the thing in economy but not in business/first - a personal welcome should be available to all
On 77Ws they usually greet everyone, it actually annoys me (it shouldn't) because my greeting then feels less special thiuth sometimes they do make it more personal for me.
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Old May 12, 18, 9:29 am
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Originally Posted by ElJudioErrante View Post
What I don't like is being greeted at plane door..."welcome back MR NAME (for everyone to hear)" I don't want other pax to hear my name.
It can't be helped that your name is John Bean.
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Old May 12, 18, 5:45 pm
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Originally Posted by ElJudioErrante View Post
What I don't like is being greeted at plane door..."welcome back MR NAME (for everyone to hear)" I don't want other pax to hear my name.
Yes, I really don't like that either. In general, I find the attention you get as a platinum to be annoying. Frankly I would rather they didn't do it. It's just an unwanted consequence of flying frequently in premium cabins.
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