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May 23, 18, 4:51 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By Bluebirdnick

All Thanks again for the advice. We ended up...

All

Thanks again for the advice. We ended up filling a tupperware container with ready-made milk cartons and putting it in a case in the hold; taking some in hand luggage as well; and then Boots...
May 18, 18, 3:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Wow - what speedy, comprehensive, helpful advice!...

Wow - what speedy, comprehensive, helpful advice! Thanks all.

As regards carrying it through: yes, we were planning to carry some through. I thought the "reasonable" amount was 2l each (10...
May 18, 18, 3:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Minor panic: can I go T3 to T5 and back again, airside?

Bit of an admin error.

We are flying to Vienna with our baby tomorrow morning - basically a test-run long weekend with him to see how hard travel and hotel stays are with a baby. We ordered some...
Aug 24, 17, 4:52 am
Replies: 338
Views: 50,002
Posted By Bluebirdnick

As regards evidence for the conspiracy theory :...

As regards evidence for the conspiracy theory : how many times has the cardholder been downgraded, rather than the companion?
Aug 23, 17, 3:10 am
Replies: 150
Views: 20,558
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Presumably that is the exception rather than the...

Presumably that is the exception rather than the rule, generally? I suppose I can see the fairness of it where they are simply unable to cater for one more in CE, but if they are just doing it to...
Aug 22, 17, 7:45 am
Replies: 150
Views: 20,558
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Jesus wept

Jesus wept
Aug 17, 17, 3:29 am
Replies: 44
Views: 6,562
Posted By Bluebirdnick

I suppose it depends on what the upgrade cost. I...

I suppose it depends on what the upgrade cost. I can imagine why ba might offer a handful of avios to compensate the difference between et and Ce meals, but that mint actually be worth more than the...
Aug 2, 17, 7:22 am
Replies: 196
Views: 27,995
Posted By Bluebirdnick

The law does not state a limit nor allow airlines...

The law does not state a limit nor allow airlines to arbitrarily allow one. BA's policy is therefore to disregard the law. Bizarre.
Jul 20, 17, 4:46 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 13,214
Posted By Bluebirdnick

​​​​​​Ah, but the stated aim of Bob was not to...

​​​​​​Ah, but the stated aim of Bob was not to drive revenue, it was to increase choice. Cruz even, with a straight face, said that ba would not charge inflated prices like LCCs do. Your comment...
Jul 11, 17, 2:56 am
Replies: 85
Views: 10,483
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Reduced. Previously I had seen the on board...

Reduced. Previously I had seen the on board drinks and snacks as a differentiator to put ba above the LCCs. Now they do full BoB and they do it poorly - far worse than any other airline. BA have...
Jul 2, 17, 9:03 am
Replies: 3,773
Views: 513,414
Posted By Bluebirdnick

I had one of my best ever short haul economy...

I had one of my best ever short haul economy experiences with ba recently on a city flyer route from Stansted. Fast check in with no queue in an airport that was otherwise rammed, decent legroom,...
Jun 29, 17, 6:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bluebirdnick

We did exactly the same with my father in law...

We did exactly the same with my father in law (except I got the email address right!). I am pretty sure we didn't activate it until long after the flights and on first log in his points were all...
Jun 29, 17, 6:23 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 12,814
Posted By Bluebirdnick

I am aware of the law. However if you have an...

I am aware of the law. However if you have an overnight 10-fold increase in the number of payout because they are automated, something will have to give and while that will, in part, be the airline...
Jun 29, 17, 6:44 am
Replies: 175
Views: 12,814
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Having automatic payout is unquestionably fair,...

Having automatic payout is unquestionably fair, rather than the current position where learners are only compensated if they ask. Even fairer if there are some independent body that determined...
Jun 26, 17, 2:40 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,735
Posted By Bluebirdnick

As someone she very rarely travels for work this...

As someone she very rarely travels for work this could only benefit me, but it is still a bad idea. Surely the airmiles, status etc are the employee's compensation for having to travel for work,...
Jun 25, 17, 4:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Thanks all. Twitter it is. As regards the...

Thanks all. Twitter it is.

As regards the other suggestions: yes, I tried setting up the email address with a .com suffix. I couldn't. And the account has already been used - I am expecting that...
Jun 24, 17, 3:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Thanks all. As regards calling up with the...

Thanks all.

As regards calling up with the wrong details: I don't really follow. I tried calling when I was a silver and they refused to deal with her account as she was blue.

As regards BA...
Jun 24, 17, 12:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Any way to get help with an avios problem?

Hi all

Over a year ago, I booked flights for my parents in law to Australia. I opened BAEC accounts for them so that they could earn Avios (the flights were with Cathay).

I made a mistake when...
Jun 14, 17, 1:52 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,716
Posted By Bluebirdnick

​​​​​​Cayman is one-or at least it just to be....

​​​​​​Cayman is one-or at least it just to be. Not sure any more now that is a different aeroplane on that route.

Agree totally on the Pj's. I have absolutely no hesitation in changing in to a...
Jun 13, 17, 1:47 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,716
Posted By Bluebirdnick

I think it's important to freshen up at SIN on...

I think it's important to freshen up at SIN on that flight. A shower and a change of underwear (and clothes if poss) makes all the difference. If there was a non stop direct flight in not sure I...
Jun 6, 17, 2:15 am
Replies: 52
Views: 6,303
Posted By Bluebirdnick

The crew are the standout positive. Rfs...

The crew are the standout positive.

Rfs flights

CW seat. I think it's very comfortable.

​​​​​​Flights in first on companion vouchers.
Jun 5, 17, 6:54 pm
Replies: 426
Views: 62,065
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Apologies - it was supposed to be a play on his...

Apologies - it was supposed to be a play on his name but I appreciate that at face value it is crude. (Although arguably accurate )
Jun 5, 17, 3:02 pm
Replies: 426
Views: 62,065
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Willie Walsh is as culpable. Just look at his...

Willie Walsh is as culpable. Just look at his comments following the latest debacle:

"When you see customers who suffered, you wouldn't want it to happen to any airline or any business"

No....
May 18, 17, 3:57 am
Replies: 44
Views: 6,005
Posted By Bluebirdnick

Is it even possible to 'calculate' an approximate...

Is it even possible to 'calculate' an approximate number of tier points?

Incredible that BA's senior management team looked in to this too. I suspect they did not
May 10, 17, 4:58 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,009
Posted By Bluebirdnick

I use TripAdvisor in emergencies only. And...

I use TripAdvisor in emergencies only.

And when doing so, my rules in order of importance are %

1)trust your instincts.
2)ignore the 1* and 5* reviews.
3)of the rest, see why they didn't...
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