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Oct 4, 19, 7:06 am
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Views: 1,673
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DYKWIA, couldn't agree more, in fact "..... have...

DYKWIA, couldn't agree more, in fact "..... have another 1 hour flight" .... then wait to collect bags again! For various reasons I've had to arrive in Dallas and then connect to Houston. How long...
Oct 4, 19, 4:11 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,673
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Saunmj, I used to do this route about 4-6 times a...

Saunmj, I used to do this route about 4-6 times a year for about 15 years - although not always on BA. I usually did the outbound on a Saturday and the inbound on a Friday.

When flying BA, my...
Sep 2, 19, 4:16 am
Replies: 92
Views: 19,171
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Uncle T, I DO remember that! I also remember...

Uncle T, I DO remember that!

I also remember seeing the first episodes of Doctor Who, with William Hartnell as the Doctor. I was only 6 at the time (a mere whippersnapper), but it still resounds....
Jul 23, 19, 9:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Lost-in-Space

ironmouse, you can request that in MMB. There are...

ironmouse, you can request that in MMB. There are three different options, which are well explained.
Jul 23, 19, 4:48 am
Replies: 91
Views: 5,780
Posted By Lost-in-Space

When BA were providing an E190 for a wet-lease...

When BA were providing an E190 for a wet-lease charter ABZ - AGP (Malaga) - ABZ, once at AGP after boarding what looked like a very full flight the pilot said we'd be delayed as she needed to check...
Jul 9, 19, 2:26 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,374
Posted By Lost-in-Space

RG1X, I have a fair amount of experience with my...

RG1X, I have a fair amount of experience with my Mum, who needs a wheelchair for anything other than short distances. (She had an FHO - a femoral head osteotomy.)

As noted above, you can book...
Jun 25, 19, 1:58 am
Replies: 346
Views: 73,620
Posted By Lost-in-Space

HeathrowTower, many thanks, nicely explained!

HeathrowTower, many thanks, nicely explained!
Jun 22, 19, 2:46 am
Replies: 346
Views: 73,620
Posted By Lost-in-Space

This one for the ATCOs: When (if?!) the...

This one for the ATCOs:

When (if?!) the third runway is operating at LHR, how will it be used? To get a balanced utilisation of all three runways, will one be in mixed mode i.e. departures and...
Jun 12, 19, 4:54 am
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Views: 137,727
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Apart from a prior comment about lounge dragons...

Apart from a prior comment about lounge dragons not letting you in, I think there are additional problems:

You will probably get your chicken through The First Wing but the Second Wing, the Beak...
May 28, 19, 2:33 am
Replies: 288
Views: 45,463
Posted By Lost-in-Space

CWS, as usual, a first class contribution. Maybe...

CWS, as usual, a first class contribution. Maybe once you finally hang up your flight bag, you're going to become an OTA?! (And your company name: CWS: Canny World Savings!)

I haven't had a...
May 10, 19, 1:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By Lost-in-Space

sxc, it seems to have gone quite well. On...

sxc, it seems to have gone quite well.

On your first point, you were told something completely opposite to what happened to me. Assistance failed to show at the gate*, so I said I could push my...
May 4, 19, 5:05 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,400
Posted By Lost-in-Space

CWS, thanks, as usual your knowledge knows no...

CWS, thanks, as usual your knowledge knows no bounds!
May 4, 19, 4:24 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,400
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Perplexed: Pax going in opposite direction at T5 Domestic Arrivals > Airside

Gurus, I hope someone can explain this.

Arrived yesterday from Aberdeen at the T5 Domestic Arrival 'clean' zone and was in the queue for the boarding pass check to go upstairs airside.

There...
Apr 21, 19, 5:13 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,616
Posted By Lost-in-Space

tenrohle, it may not be as traumatic as you...

tenrohle, it may not be as traumatic as you think!

I retired in 2016, and my flying reduced greatly. I maintained GGL for most of that year, then dropped back to Gold, but at the same time I...
Apr 7, 19, 1:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Andre, keep in mind that at LHR T5, wheelchairs...

Andre, keep in mind that at LHR T5, wheelchairs are sent down to the tarmac at what I call the halfway house, that is the little foyer about 2/3rds of the way down the airbridge. BA gate staff have...
Apr 6, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Tribalist, keep in mind that if you do want to...

Tribalist, keep in mind that if you do want to use the Gate Check system, the pushchair will still need a regular baggage tag, otherwise it won't go in the hold. They will give you this at the check...
Mar 21, 19, 2:46 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 12,450
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Señora Pucci, you beat me too it! I couldn't see...

Señora Pucci, you beat me too it! I couldn't see how a 747 waiting for a gate at T5C can immediately become 'pre-clearance is starting at T5B'. I've only had one small beer and two glasses of wine,...
Mar 20, 19, 4:02 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,850
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Many years ago, while living and working in...

Many years ago, while living and working in Dubai, I used to visit our operations in Al Khobar (one of the tri-cities) about once per month.

Being a rookie I initially flew from Dubai to the old...
Mar 10, 19, 4:57 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,765
Posted By Lost-in-Space

shnprst, firstly congrats on the weight loss,...

shnprst, firstly congrats on the weight loss, that is a magnificent achievement!

I'll add my 10 pence to say we went to Boston in August two years ago and loved it. Perhaps not the longest of...
Mar 6, 19, 4:37 am
Replies: 261
Views: 21,792
Posted By Lost-in-Space

I have had a similar problem for the last three...

I have had a similar problem for the last three weeks. I keep on being asked to re-enter the PNR and my name. This initially worked, but in the last week this has not worked at all.
I used two...
Feb 23, 19, 3:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Re the MMB problem, I've had the same issue...

Re the MMB problem, I've had the same issue online for a couple of weeks now. Clicking on the booking takes me to a new window where I have to enter the PNR and my name. This worked until two days...
Feb 20, 19, 3:47 am
Replies: 117
Views: 10,223
Posted By Lost-in-Space

So, to help my own understanding, if I may try to...

So, to help my own understanding, if I may try to recap various options.

The airline, via its staff, impose rules: Shutters up during daylight hours, shutters down during night-time: Draconian,...
Feb 17, 19, 2:32 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,352
Posted By Lost-in-Space

I joined the BAEC in 1991. I had a relatively...

I joined the BAEC in 1991. I had a relatively slow accrual rate until 2001, then it ramped up until 2016 when I retired and got GfL. So in the region of an average of 2,000 Tier points per year, but...
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Feb 4, 19, 5:10 am
Replies: 51
Views: 2,664
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Lome in Togo. LFW is the code. Lived and...

Lome in Togo. LFW is the code.

Lived and worked in Gabon for four years and made monthly trips to our bases which included Abidjan, Cotonou and Accra. Used to fly back to Libreville on Air Afrique...
Feb 4, 19, 3:53 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,007
Posted By Lost-in-Space

Apologies. All, apologies for my slightly...

Apologies.

All, apologies for my slightly tongue-in-check post that appears to have diverted this very constructive thread away from its intended direction.

There have been many, very good...
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