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Sep 19, 19, 10:19 am
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Posted By skiaplg

They also have decent deals departing the UK -...

They also have decent deals departing the UK - PEK for £1,467, BKK/HKG for £1,700 but can be reduced with a stopover in Helsinki to reduce ADP for those who donít want to do Ex-EU (and get lie-flat...
Sep 2, 19, 2:42 pm
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Posted By skiaplg

Ah that makes sense - I should have thought of...

Ah that makes sense - I should have thought of that at the time as that probably did help. Hindsight 20/20 and all that! I might try my luck with the CEDR in any case...
Sep 2, 19, 2:16 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 15,056
Posted By skiaplg

I've had the opposite - duty of care claim gone...

I've had the opposite - duty of care claim gone through no issue, but not compensation.

If you don't mind me asking - what was the cause of the cancellation? I had my claim denied due to...
Aug 9, 19, 10:01 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,172
Posted By skiaplg

Is this likely to be as bad tomorrow, as from...

Is this likely to be as bad tomorrow, as from what I see it will be 230į so hopefully not? I already got caught up in the thunderstorms a few weeks ago and am visiting a friend in Helsinki and would...
Aug 5, 19, 12:55 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,906
Posted By skiaplg

This is interesting - flying back to London...

This is interesting - flying back to London tomorrow night and would be great to get a £30 voucher given I wouldn't be spending too much time in the lounge anyways. On the other hand, with the...
Jul 26, 19, 4:24 am
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Views: 15,056
Posted By skiaplg

Had to call it on my trip - flight to Hamburg...

Had to call it on my trip - flight to Hamburg today replacing flight to Berlin yesterday was cancelled, and they were unable to offer me anything until later tomorrow.

Not worth it so now going to...
Jul 25, 19, 5:08 pm
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Views: 15,056
Posted By skiaplg

Almost glad that Berlin Tegel has a curfew - was...

Almost glad that Berlin Tegel has a curfew - was on the 19:20 to Berlin but we were let off at 20:30 as we were going to miss the curfew. As expected, zero assistance on the ground, booked own hotel...
Jul 10, 19, 7:50 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,798
Posted By skiaplg

I feel like other than for a frequent flyer who...

I feel like other than for a frequent flyer who exclusively flies between the UK/US this still isn't a great game-changer. It may be helpful to have additional domestic flights, but the Q400 product...
Jul 2, 19, 8:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By skiaplg

Last time I was at this lounge (January) it was...

Last time I was at this lounge (January) it was absolutely heaving - not sure if this is usual but it was a struggle to find a seat, and there were very few with sockets. The food and beverage...
Jun 25, 19, 7:56 am
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Views: 12,620
Posted By skiaplg

This might work for BA, but when I had to fly...

This might work for BA, but when I had to fly Wizzair last week, the flight was at Final Call before it had even arrived at the stand! :rolleyes::D
Jun 22, 19, 5:42 am
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Views: 610,505
Posted By skiaplg

It's also not something everyone has the luxury...

It's also not something everyone has the luxury of - peoples' parents may no longer have spare bedrooms, have passed, gotten kicked out, etc. Sounds like Jersey needs to deal with house prices or...
Jun 22, 19, 3:52 am
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Posted By skiaplg

if AY were to go for the xlr and were to offer...

if AY were to go for the xlr and were to offer proper business class seating, they could do the same as JetBlue Mint or TAP A321LR have done which is superior as it offers some throne seats for...
Jun 21, 19, 7:18 am
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Views: 5,976
Posted By skiaplg

From pictures they look fairly slimline, but seem...

From pictures they look fairly slimline, but seem to have an adjustable headrest, so they should be more comfortable than slimline (I just had the pleasure of flying 3hrs in a Wizzair plane this...
Jun 21, 19, 5:12 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,976
Posted By skiaplg

If they want to use these on true long-haul...

If they want to use these on true long-haul routes (maybe not to east asia given Russian overflight routes), I would expect something more like the TAP layout which is 16J, 42 Y+ (not premium eco)...
Jun 20, 19, 10:38 pm
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Views: 610,505
Posted By skiaplg

Yes, no raise but increase in workload happens...

Yes, no raise but increase in workload happens all the time, thatís the point, and people generally accept it. Europe has benefits like shorter work weeks and holiday policies specifically because...
Jun 19, 19, 11:08 pm
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Views: 610,505
Posted By skiaplg

No, as pay is given in return for the work...

No, as pay is given in return for the work already done. However, having worked for multiple companies losing money, in both cases have had 0 pay raises (effective pay cut with inflation), non...
Jun 19, 19, 2:10 pm
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Views: 610,505
Posted By skiaplg

I fully support the crew going on strike. Given...

I fully support the crew going on strike. Given the low salaries, especially MF, and especially if true that it only applies to the base salary, the offer is a pittance. For London living, it must be...
Jun 19, 19, 2:13 am
Replies: 450
Views: 53,268
Posted By skiaplg

Definitely disappointed from the perspective that...

Definitely disappointed from the perspective that this is could be seen as rewarding behaviour that is downright dangerous from Boeing.

From a personal standpoint, if these planes do end up with...
Jun 19, 19, 1:01 am
Replies: 72
Views: 19,381
Posted By skiaplg

I can only guess how bad it used to be then - in...

I can only guess how bad it used to be then - in May it took me an hour to clear immigration, where it was massive chaos with hardly any staff in sight, no directions, people waiting in what was...
May 3, 19, 4:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By skiaplg

Thanks for that info - shame to know that they...

Thanks for that info - shame to know that they don't tend to do sales for down under, but I suppose I'll try and phone AY to see how I can book this itinerary. If it's not possible, I can always use...
May 2, 19, 7:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By skiaplg

It's indeed very helpful given I mentioned...

It's indeed very helpful given I mentioned Finnair multiple times and I had a momentary brain freeze forgetting AY is the code for Finnair as the time I got the voucher was the first time I had ever...
May 2, 19, 4:42 am
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By skiaplg

Finnair Sales

Hi all,

Thanks to a lengthy delay on Finnair, I'm now in possession of a large Finnair voucher that I'd like to use, ideally on flights to Australia (the FI agent I dealt with confirmed that I...
Apr 15, 19, 3:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By skiaplg

Unfortunately I as I am changing the license to...

Unfortunately I as I am changing the license to my married name - the DVLA insisted that I provide ID on top of a marriage certificate, and I never got around to changing my EU ID card to my new...
Apr 15, 19, 1:53 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By skiaplg

Thanks both, sounds like it'll all be good - I...

Thanks both, sounds like it'll all be good - I was a bit worried BA might be funny when checking in!
Apr 15, 19, 9:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By skiaplg

EU National ID Return to UK

Hi all,

I'm not sure if this is exactly BA-related, but as I'm flying BA and live in the UK I figured you would be best placed to answer. I unfortunately have to send in my EU passport to the...
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