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Apr 15, 20, 7:42 am
Replies: 26
Views: 8,655
Posted By dakaix

This is the benefit of operating a freight...

This is the benefit of operating a freight service with a passenger aircraft complete with galley, the crew can practice their mixing skills using the stock from the bar trolley. :D
Apr 14, 20, 9:16 am
Replies: 26
Views: 8,655
Posted By dakaix

The BA aircraft was a cargo flight, unoccupied...

The BA aircraft was a cargo flight, unoccupied bar crew. The EK aircraft was empty having last operated the day before.
Mar 14, 20, 12:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,882
Posted By dakaix

According to ExpertFlyer the reason for...

According to ExpertFlyer the reason for cancellation logged by BA was "AIRN", that translates as an Airspace/ATC Restriction that doesn't qualify for EC261. Given the ATC delays in Spain today I...
Mar 13, 20, 1:50 pm
Replies: 914
Views: 172,785
Posted By dakaix

I have a future US road trip (May/June) that was...

I have a future US road trip (May/June) that was booked using a 2-4-1. We're waiting and seeing for now since everything's flexible, but is there any data points yet on how BA is treating...
Mar 11, 20, 9:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,980
Posted By dakaix

According to the DHS press release the specific...

According to the DHS press release the specific restriction here is on passengers arriving in the US who have been in the Schengen Area within the last 14 days.




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Mar 2, 20, 11:51 am
Replies: 75
Views: 20,256
Posted By dakaix

Good question, I had the same one, wish I had an...

Good question, I had the same one, wish I had an answer!
Mar 2, 20, 7:46 am
Replies: 75
Views: 20,256
Posted By dakaix

My firm has now banned all but "Business...

My firm has now banned all but "Business Critical" travel to other countries, effective immediately. Colleagues were receiving phone calls asking them to return home from trips this morning.
Jan 28, 20, 9:34 am
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By dakaix

Deleted, comment referred to LHR lounge swapping.

Deleted, comment referred to LHR lounge swapping.
Jan 28, 20, 8:45 am
Replies: 2,108
Views: 483,936
Posted By dakaix

Had my first long-haul OpUp courtesy of BA108...

Had my first long-haul OpUp courtesy of BA108 (DXB-LHR) yesterday, WTP to CW, for both passengers on the booking. Remarkably I even managed to score an UD seat, a very welcome surprise.
Jan 14, 20, 2:57 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,333
Posted By dakaix

The F seats are in fact blocked, not occupied. As...

The F seats are in fact blocked, not occupied. As far as I recall BA will keep the F cabin closed until the loads demand it, or T-72.
Dec 13, 19, 5:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By dakaix

Yes, I had this with an internal AA flight pair...

Yes, I had this with an internal AA flight pair in the summer. Took a 30 minute call to the Gold line, the agent spent most of the time insisting the seats were not available - until I remembered...
Dec 13, 19, 5:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By dakaix

This is quite likely to be because of Married...

This is quite likely to be because of Married Segments. BA.com doesn't handle them properly, and often BA agent's don't either. You can confirm that it's a MS problem by doing award searches for each...
Dec 12, 19, 3:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By dakaix

Doubly ironic too that both of my MUC flights at...

Doubly ironic too that both of my MUC flights at the weekend left from the terminal via a jet bridge...
Dec 11, 19, 7:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 4,822
Posted By dakaix

Given the negative duration you'll be running the...

Given the negative duration you'll be running the engines in reverse, so fear not you'll land with more fuel than you started! :D
Dec 5, 19, 1:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By dakaix

Unfortunately FaceTime Audio and WhatsApp only...

Unfortunately FaceTime Audio and WhatsApp only work for calling other FaceTime Audio or WhatsApp clients respectively, they don't provide an external calling feature.
Dec 5, 19, 9:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By dakaix

Can you use Skype on your smartphone when...

Can you use Skype on your smartphone when connected to WiFi? On the Skype dialpad you set the country to United Kingdom, and then use the 0800 number... this is free and doesn't require any Skype...
Dec 5, 19, 9:00 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,723
Posted By dakaix

From memory I am pretty sure there is fencing all...

From memory I am pretty sure there is fencing all the way around the plot, partly due to the Pod car park (their fence is about 10ft high), but also because there's a car hire cleaning/processing...
Sep 30, 19, 11:37 am
Replies: 43
Views: 7,012
Posted By dakaix

Not at Hounslow, I parked on a weekday at 7:30am...

Not at Hounslow, I parked on a weekday at 7:30am fully expecting to have to go elsewhere and it wasn't even half full!
Sep 30, 19, 10:51 am
Replies: 43
Views: 7,012
Posted By dakaix

Have you considered Hounslow West rather than...

Have you considered Hounslow West rather than Hatton Cross? It's only one stop further, but it halves the cost again... and that station has 4x as many spaces. I've used it several times this year...
Sep 25, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,717
Posted By dakaix

I quite agree. Plus if I'm sat on the starboard I...

I quite agree. Plus if I'm sat on the starboard I can't geekily predict the landing runway based on the visibility of the goal posts at Twickenham.

(Although yes I could just memorize the runway...
Sep 10, 19, 7:17 am
Replies: 1,467
Views: 202,579
Posted By dakaix

I appear to be the beneficiary of a strike...

I appear to be the beneficiary of a strike windfall, BA has up-gauged tomorrow's BA464/465 (MAD) service tomorrow to the A351. So despite having missed out on the September training flights I might...
Sep 9, 19, 3:59 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,716
Posted By dakaix

In short, yes. BA codeshares are treated...

In short, yes. BA codeshares are treated identically to BA operated tickets as far as Tier Points & Avios are concerned.
Sep 4, 19, 3:24 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,614
Posted By dakaix

HAL Security will permit you to enter T3 at the...

HAL Security will permit you to enter T3 at the Connections screening point if you're in possession of a valid boarding pass for your onward flight, and for the specific purpose of using the shops &...
Sep 3, 19, 6:24 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,614
Posted By dakaix

I appreciate the situation may differ elsewhere,...

I appreciate the situation may differ elsewhere, although while there's always a small risk there is precedent here.

I have accessed the T3 CX lounge on a T5 ticket several times in the recent...
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