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Today, 2:18 pm
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Posted By fluffymitten

Is it too late to jump on this bandwagon?...

Is it too late to jump on this bandwagon? Hopefully the Mr can come along too. Just hope there isn't a clash with a trip planned in July.
Yesterday, 1:46 pm
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Posted By fluffymitten

I saw a locker break on a GLA-LHR trip last year....

I saw a locker break on a GLA-LHR trip last year. Idiot passenger tried to force their cabin bag in (wheels out, not wheels first) and it broke the hinge. It's quite possible a series of similarly...
Mar 15, 19, 12:06 pm
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Views: 1,400
Posted By fluffymitten

Finally boarded for an 1850 departure and then...

Finally boarded for an 1850 departure and then did a tour of Hounslow followed by a long wait at the hold. Wheels up was about 1939 if I remember correctly.

CE wasn't full but the overhead bins...
Mar 14, 19, 11:02 am
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Views: 1,400
Posted By fluffymitten

GPWM! I should know better. I should factor in a...

GPWM! I should know better. I should factor in a taxi via Gatwick :D
Mar 14, 19, 10:24 am
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Views: 4,289
Posted By fluffymitten

Ah! In that case, high winds (there's gales...

Ah! In that case, high winds (there's gales galore here today) or a plane in front may have caused the aborted landing.
Mar 14, 19, 10:21 am
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Views: 1,667
Posted By fluffymitten

You can set up a Google flight alert and get...

You can set up a Google flight alert and get notified when the price changes, saves you the hassle of checking every day
Mar 14, 19, 10:16 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

Who moved Glasgow??

Pretty sure it shouldn't take that long to get there. I guess the headwinds are really bad today......
Mar 14, 19, 10:09 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

Is that a go around or just settling into a stack?

Is that a go around or just settling into a stack?
Mar 14, 19, 8:00 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

I would challenge your assertion that this route...

I would challenge your assertion that this route is plagued with tardiness. Since the beginning of the year arrival is, on average, 21 minutes after schedule. 39% of the time it has arrived on blocks...
Mar 12, 19, 3:41 pm
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Views: 1,307
Posted By fluffymitten

My understanding is that BA do their own stand...

My understanding is that BA do their own stand planning at T5 and LHR do the rest. Although a stand plan is drawn up before the start of operations each day, it's a guide only and not cast in stone...
Mar 12, 19, 6:48 am
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Views: 940
Posted By fluffymitten

Currently, as we don't what the post-Brexit...

Currently, as we don't what the post-Brexit landscape will look like, there is no passport check on arrival from Dublin but there is a customs check for those entering the UK. There will be transfer...
Mar 6, 19, 10:51 am
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Views: 2,871
Posted By fluffymitten

Isn't P used to identify positioning flights,...

Isn't P used to identify positioning flights, rather than postponed?

R is often for return to stand but that may be a local thing if the flight subsequently leaves albeit later than scheduled.
Mar 6, 19, 10:42 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

It depends on how good the pilots are at landing...

It depends on how good the pilots are at landing sideways.

It's hard to predict delays / cancellations due to wind until the actual day as conditions can fluctuate quite a bit. It's unlikely there...
Mar 1, 19, 10:01 am
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Views: 3,081
Posted By fluffymitten

I'm more of a wannabe, most recent only being the...

I'm more of a wannabe, most recent only being the Langham in Melbourne which was old skool charm rather than true luxury, but can I still join the support group?

Do boutique hotels count?
Feb 23, 19, 8:07 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

My partner and I did CX, QF and AA lounges at the...

My partner and I did CX, QF and AA lounges at the end of January on our way out to Oz. Arrived at LHR about 1230 and flight was scheduled for1750 - plenty of time to shop and relax.

Had lunch in...
Feb 22, 19, 3:58 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

As I suspected but worth an ask! Thank you for...

As I suspected but worth an ask! Thank you for confirming so quickly
Feb 22, 19, 3:47 am
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Views: 628
Posted By fluffymitten

Avios & TP from KLM?

My partner is within sniffing distance of Gold (points year ends 8 April and travel options are limited but not impossible). He has a last minute work trip to Germany coming up and is looking at KLM...
Feb 22, 19, 3:42 am
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Views: 1,363
Posted By fluffymitten

This. I would pick up one of those nice hampers...

This. I would pick up one of those nice hampers from Plane Food or F&M (other purveyors of take away food are available, for less!)
Jan 27, 19, 7:52 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,026
Posted By fluffymitten

Thank you for this - flying SWISS to HKG in July...

Thank you for this - flying SWISS to HKG in July and this facility will be really handy.

Always great tips to be foudn on FT; I only stopped by to gen up on what to expect from my CX flight...
Jan 27, 19, 7:40 am
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Posted By fluffymitten

It's usually fine; you shouldn't have any issues...

It's usually fine; you shouldn't have any issues with you both boarding in G1
Jan 27, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,710
Posted By fluffymitten

This is a useful thread! It gives me a clue as to...

This is a useful thread! It gives me a clue as to what's achievable with a bit of time and effort. I would probably never get Gold for the circa £2k that seems to be most common so far as my hobby is...
Jan 22, 19, 11:44 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,698
Posted By fluffymitten

It's generally just a bit wet and pathetic :D ...

It's generally just a bit wet and pathetic :D

*I am a Southerner btw
Jan 22, 19, 8:28 am
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Views: 4,698
Posted By fluffymitten

Big fat flakes have been coming down for a good...

Big fat flakes have been coming down for a good 10 minutes or more now. I haven't got up from my desk to see if it's settling. Consensus is that there would not be much, if any, accumulation.
Jan 21, 19, 2:52 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,698
Posted By fluffymitten

Forecast is: Early rain (with 10% risk sleet)...

Forecast is:
Early rain (with 10% risk sleet) clearing by 0400Z followed by an ice risk from 0500-0900Z. A fine, bright and dry morning followed by a wintry band of showers moving through in the...
Jan 21, 19, 2:47 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By fluffymitten

Thanks! I leave on Monday, looks like I have...

Thanks! I leave on Monday, looks like I have maybe six lounges to sample. (Only business with CX so won't get to sample the Cabanas sadly - maybe another day)
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