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Aug 8, 19, 10:43 am
Replies: 349
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Posted By Wingnut

See corporate-wage-slave’s post...

See corporate-wage-slave’s post (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31388583-post70.html) above. I believe it’s a back up system to FLY.
Aug 8, 19, 8:39 am
Replies: 349
Views: 54,646
Posted By Wingnut

Apparently it was just a 5-10 minute outage...

Apparently it was just a 5-10 minute outage...
Aug 8, 19, 8:26 am
Replies: 349
Views: 54,646
Posted By Wingnut

Real time from T5. The baggage belts are down....

Real time from T5. The baggage belts are down. Everything else was working fine but FLY is now showing “the circle of doom”. Queues are lengthening. There’s talk of JFE but not many know how to use...
Jul 11, 19, 9:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Wingnut

BA changes airport in Beijing from PEK to PXK from Oct 27

Looks to be much less convenient unless you're near Beijing West station...
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May 26, 19, 10:49 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Wingnut

​​​​​​​Respectfully, I disagree. I am a BAEC...

​​​​​​​Respectfully, I disagree. I am a BAEC member who needs to call a BA call centre re a change to a BA flight on BA ticketed stock. I think I will get much better info regarding my very...
May 26, 19, 10:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Wingnut

BA specific RTW question

I'm on a LONE4 booked with BA. 3 of us are on a BA operated segment in a couple of weeks' time which has the following availability on expert flyer:

F5 (javascript:void(0)) A1 (javascript:void(0))...
May 15, 19, 3:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Wingnut

Oh, thanks all. Very glad I checked... is there...

Oh, thanks all. Very glad I checked... is there any way to figure out how the codes map over in economy? I may well just end up taking a UA flight to EWR instead at this rate... although JFK saves me...
May 14, 19, 6:19 am
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Wingnut

Earn according to codeshare carrier not operating carrier?

Hullo, I'm sure I know the answer to this, but having recently got a couple of things wrong I wanted to double check... if I book a codeshare on a miles-earning airline (in this case UA on L/T fares...
Mar 23, 19, 11:22 am
Replies: 97
Views: 15,205
Posted By Wingnut

Would you like an inch of champagne, sir?

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It’s only CW, and perhaps they’re conserving...
Mar 5, 19, 2:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Wingnut

It *can* do, though. There’s certainly no harm in...

It *can* do, though. There’s certainly no harm in letting someone who may be interested know if you’re about to cancel. But it’s probably not worth a lot of time finding said someone.
Feb 14, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By Wingnut

Hi flymeoutofhere, I don't know if you've flown...

Hi flymeoutofhere, I don't know if you've flown your trip yet, but I'd be interested to know if the spare miles from the segment that tripped the silver threshold got credited towards your new year...
Jan 7, 19, 7:27 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,485
Posted By Wingnut

Thanks for the update, unusualtravelblog - good...

Thanks for the update, unusualtravelblog - good to know.

Does anyone know if LH "P" discount business fares will also earn?
Dec 21, 18, 9:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By Wingnut

Thanks, Swanhunter. To save other people...

Thanks, Swanhunter. To save other people searching:

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british-airways-executive-club/1904278-dual-inventory-fares-there-idiot-s-guide-anywhere.html
Dec 21, 18, 9:04 am
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By Wingnut

Avios upgrade - what am I doing wrong?

It has just taken me 48 minutes to process an Avios upgrade by phone. I called 020 8707 4487. I went through the "other" menu. I went through endless authentication with the first agent (it's easier...
Dec 16, 18, 2:49 am
Replies: 24
Views: 8,922
Posted By Wingnut

Assuming you’re starting in the UK the best box...

Assuming you’re starting in the UK the best box I’ve found that fits within the standard BA dimensions is the ATW35 from www.davpack.co.uk - I wasn’t aware of the larger item flexibility referred to...
Oct 23, 18, 2:19 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,823
Posted By Wingnut

But it doesn't save a search, run it every hour...

But it doesn't save a search, run it every hour and then email you like BA Redemption Finder does? (Or at some unspecified but apparently less frequent interval, like Expert Flyer does?)
Oct 18, 18, 10:04 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,823
Posted By Wingnut

Second data point: Expert Flyer > 14 hours later...

Second data point: Expert Flyer > 14 hours later than BARF for a flight 7 weeks out. (I mention the time to the flight because the Expert Flyer website talks about a proprietary algorthim that...
Oct 11, 18, 9:56 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,823
Posted By Wingnut

One data point: I have subscribed to both...

One data point: I have subscribed to both services. At about 72 hours out, BA Redemption Finder alerted me to new inventory availability a full 17 hours before Expert Flyer. Obviously, Expert Flyer...
Oct 7, 18, 7:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By Wingnut

*bump* I'm trying to do the same thing. To...

*bump*

I'm trying to do the same thing. To book a flight on the JAL website you need to be on the website of the originating country. But the JAL's China website offers no booking functionality....
Oct 5, 18, 7:56 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,485
Posted By Wingnut

I can report that A3 still credit nothing for LO...

I can report that A3 still credit nothing for LO "F" fares. I have sent them a contact through their website form...
Forum: SkyTeam
Sep 30, 18, 9:27 am
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By Wingnut

Delta or FlyingBlue - help me choose

Hi there

I'm going to have a few SkyTeam flights over the next few years. Not many (my primary FFP is OW, secondary *A), but a few, so I need somewhere to put them.

There won't be enough flying...
Jul 23, 18, 8:30 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Wingnut

Huge thanks to everyone, particularly ThisIsntOM...

Huge thanks to everyone, particularly ThisIsntOM for the fare rules link. BA's social team also suggested that a $125 change fee was due, although very swiftly changed their tune when pointed to the...
Jul 22, 18, 12:28 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Wingnut

In which case the issue is with the UK sales...

In which case the issue is with the UK sales office not the Delhi call centre as I was explicitly told when booking (and again when calling today) that date only changes incurred no fee.
Jul 22, 18, 11:47 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Wingnut

Thanks for your replies. There was talk...

Thanks for your replies.


There was talk of "sending it to fares" but I'm not sure whether the fares team are there on a Sunday and this was certainly a "we'll email it off and wait for a...
Jul 22, 18, 11:18 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,988
Posted By Wingnut

BA RTW change fee hell. What can I do?

I have a bunch of LONE4s that I booked through BA (which I'm beginning to suspect was a major mistake).

I had a nightmare booking them, which need not detain us now (briefly the booking was...
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