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Dec 13, 19, 10:57 am
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Posted By Beano HK

No they dont code share however OP doesnt...

No they dont code share however OP doesnt indicate date of travel nor indeed time so may be over a busy period, especially in a J seat which would restrict availability even more to make a...
Dec 12, 19, 3:52 pm
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Posted By Beano HK

There are now 60 of the things up for sale on the...

There are now 60 of the things up for sale on the bay of e - one of which has a buy it now price of 200 quid.....
Jun 18, 19, 9:06 pm
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Posted By Beano HK

18 June 19 BA 263 [LHR - RUH] diverted to KWI

So having left LHR to RUH (eventually) some 4 hours late (electrical and deplaned) as we approach RUH we are told we are diverting to KWI on FCO advice. Obviously crew out of hours etc.
Many...
Apr 21, 19, 1:08 am
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Posted By Beano HK

They do off dining which makes it reasonable IMO...

They do off dining which makes it reasonable IMO especially the "street market" dining they do on a Sat (if I recall correctly) especially with the wine package...

Spa Im not sure
Mar 4, 19, 12:39 am
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Posted By Beano HK

Ah. No, SWMBO wanted the roof of the Banyan Tree...

Ah. No, SWMBO wanted the roof of the Banyan Tree Moon Bar on the 61st floor watching the sunset sipping overpriced Mojitos at GBP20 each....rather than sipping assorted "free" booze from the Conrad...
Feb 27, 19, 7:33 pm
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Posted By Beano HK

both actually, primarily for fuel given the...

both actually, primarily for fuel given the re-route and headwinds. 1 pax fell ill during the refuel but is OK.
Feb 27, 19, 7:18 pm
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Posted By Beano HK

we did indeed stop at OTP for a refuel which took...

we did indeed stop at OTP for a refuel which took approx 1.5 hours. One poor PAC needed a doc on arrival at OTP but pleased to say he was OK. Crew were great. Food was OK. IFE was dire but nothing...
Feb 24, 19, 3:50 am
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Posted By Beano HK

Actually the circular desk is fine ( I'm sat at...

Actually the circular desk is fine ( I'm sat at it). Desk lamp over and all sockets in handy reach. Office style chair. Only gripe is the small wardrobe space.
the only other gripe is I can't...
Feb 21, 19, 9:29 am
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Views: 63,032
Posted By Beano HK

Thanks Mikey. I had it in my head that Puerto...

Thanks Mikey. I had it in my head that Puerto Rico was a US state rather than a territory, thus negating a Customs check on the return which makes the connection tight.
Feb 21, 19, 9:22 am
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Posted By Beano HK

Thanks. As I'm rather miles rich, I may keep the...

Thanks. As I'm rather miles rich, I may keep the voucher for a CPT hop which is perhaps more value. If I didn't use this, and flew as a normal Avios redemption can I then add the AA redemptions in?
Feb 21, 19, 8:58 am
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Posted By Beano HK

Firstly a big thanks to srbrenna and KARFA for...

Firstly a big thanks to srbrenna and KARFA for the time invested in putting this together.

So I am planning a trip in Feb 20 for a cruise in the Caribbean for the 2 of us. We will likely route LHR...
Feb 19, 19, 5:59 am
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Posted By Beano HK

I hadn't thought of all the data issues but...

I hadn't thought of all the data issues but suspect you may be on the right track. I do recall vaguely a conversation with someone higher up in BA at the launch of something who said given the...
Feb 18, 19, 4:06 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 12,549
Posted By Beano HK

Good one haha. These 2 can't get their IT systems...

Good one haha. These 2 can't get their IT systems to talk internally let alone with an external partner hence the continued use of the spreadsheet!
Feb 18, 19, 3:59 pm
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Views: 624
Posted By Beano HK

As a data point, there were 2 people in the...

As a data point, there were 2 people in the Internatiomal transfer queue on Saturday morning. Just get your skates on as BKK is fairly big, but imo you have plenty of time.
Feb 17, 19, 10:31 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,883
Posted By Beano HK

This week flying with SWMBO East this week I...

This week flying with SWMBO East this week I decided to drink on the flight ( I don't usually). Several G&T's later, a mixture of seat service and fetch our own from galley.
For reasons that will...
Feb 17, 19, 10:01 am
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Posted By Beano HK

for some reason I messed up a CPT - DUR hop last...

for some reason I messed up a CPT - DUR hop last year and yes I enjoyed my 2 breakfasts also.
in DUR SLOW lounge they have some really really good chocolate croissants- plus a host of other fine...
Feb 11, 19, 12:18 pm
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Views: 26,134
Posted By Beano HK

This....

This....
Feb 10, 19, 12:00 pm
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Posted By Beano HK

Protea Fire and Ice, Tamberskoef, Cape Town [Master Thread]

I was in Cape Town for a few days last week and had looked at hotel prices a few weeks before which seemed on the high side. Yes its high season, but it also transpired that there was a mining indaba...
Feb 3, 19, 2:32 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,654
Posted By Beano HK

I also stayed at the Grosvenor House this week...

I also stayed at the Grosvenor House this week and was a late arrival. I phoned them to explain. They said they could do nothing as needed my ID under Emirates law!
So Im now faced with 2 bookings...
Feb 2, 19, 2:47 pm
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Posted By Beano HK

Apart from the last bit, its a fairly wide...

Apart from the last bit, its a fairly wide straight piece of road. JW KL is supposed to be the largest pool in Asia. You might want to check as I dont recall a kiddy section.
Feb 1, 19, 2:12 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,886
Posted By Beano HK

Likewise I was there about the same time as you....

Likewise I was there about the same time as you. It was a big mess. Traffic was backing up iheavily n the day with people struggling to get into the car park so our hotel suggested leaving at 2100...
Jan 31, 19, 4:31 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,215
Posted By Beano HK

Similarly, I travelled on CX for 6 years as a OWE...

Similarly, I travelled on CX for 6 years as a OWE and I got exactly the same amount of upgrades as you!
Jan 31, 19, 11:47 am
Replies: 125
Views: 34,716
Posted By Beano HK

Had a 1 night stay here this week, was u/g to an...

Had a 1 night stay here this week, was u/g to an Executive room from a base room. Ive had bigger rooms, Ive had smaller rooms (not by much though) and it would be a bit pokey for 2 but more than...
Jan 29, 19, 2:23 pm
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Views: 172,941
Posted By Beano HK

I saw that on the website. I'm there from the...

I saw that on the website. I'm there from the 24th for 3 nights so hoping the hammering is all done and it's just the final lick of paint. The Waldorf wasn't available for my dates, nor the MH so...
Jan 26, 19, 5:25 pm
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Views: 917
Posted By Beano HK

I see both sides of the coin, personally I have...

I see both sides of the coin, personally I have no issue paying the points 15 days out. That said, there was no notice prior on this.

I actually tried to pay the points forward (420,000) via the...
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