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Mar 29, 20, 11:50 am
Replies: 138
Views: 11,342
Posted By Keep it Riel

10 June 1993, LHR to YVR. I signed up with a...

10 June 1993, LHR to YVR. I signed up with a courier company and got a ridiculously cheap fare back in the days when (allegedly) every BA flight held back one seat for companies so sell to people...
Nov 20, 19, 7:44 am
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,481,377
Posted By Keep it Riel

Re the OTP fare - don't neglect to look at a...

Re the OTP fare - don't neglect to look at a MAD/BCN shuffle - when I looked earlier this year you couldn't get to HEL in time for their US flights forcing a night stop there which would eat up the...
Nov 5, 19, 5:20 am
Replies: 33
Views: 12,115
Posted By Keep it Riel

If you want to see how Canadians handle diverted...

If you want to see how Canadians handle diverted planes, go see Come From Away. Easiest if you live in London, New York, Melbourne, Shanghai, Toronto or a place its touring too.
Nov 2, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 5,815
Views: 1,481,377
Posted By Keep it Riel

Qatar will interline - have the separate ticket...

Qatar will interline - have the separate ticket info handy - I needed the actual ticket number when I did it recently in DOH. I remember reading that someone got Qatar to rebook them direct to LHR...
Oct 26, 19, 2:20 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,583
Posted By Keep it Riel

I've never found a way of limiting it to 1 pax on...

I've never found a way of limiting it to 1 pax on the initial search screen and have got used to knowing that prices will go up a bit once you make a selection then can reduce the pax on the next...
Oct 3, 19, 1:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Keep it Riel

So does the receipt of a booking number...

So does the receipt of a booking number constitute the creation of a contract? Or is that only an offer of a contract until the booking in question is actually ticketed?
Sep 24, 19, 3:05 pm
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Views: 1,481,377
Posted By Keep it Riel

I did a QR J class to BKK then slummed it in Y on...

I did a QR J class to BKK then slummed it in Y on to Sydney so didn't leave the country in business - I asked the check-in agent for Qantas if there was fast track out and she said no - I assume its...
Sep 23, 19, 2:24 pm
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Views: 1,481,377
Posted By Keep it Riel

I went through BKK this week on a QR J flight....

I went through BKK this week on a QR J flight. The border is generally a pain although immigrating was actually simple - there's a fast track in accessible with a Business Class boarding pass and I...
Sep 11, 19, 10:13 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,494
Posted By Keep it Riel

"Should not" rather than "Must not" because its...

"Should not" rather than "Must not" because its not illegal so they can't stop you (provided you're not drunk). "Should not" so they deter weak willed rule followers, thereby increasing the market...
Aug 29, 19, 2:28 am
Replies: 143
Views: 16,598
Posted By Keep it Riel

We've probably all got mates who work in a coffee...

We've probably all got mates who work in a coffee shop and slip us the occasional free Americano or mates who work in a restaurant who slip us a free prosecco - no difference here. I am sure we'd...
Aug 29, 19, 2:20 am
Replies: 59
Views: 9,305
Posted By Keep it Riel

1 RTO - Asian Spirit Manila to Caticlan (MPM for...

1 RTO - Asian Spirit Manila to Caticlan (MPM for those in the know!) in 1996. Sharp left turn off the runway at high speed, back to terminal, disembarked. Some degree of Chinese whispers (Tagalog...
Aug 27, 19, 8:32 am
Replies: 220
Views: 49,558
Posted By Keep it Riel

Over the last 10 days the 2 drink limit was...

Over the last 10 days the 2 drink limit was enforced electronically by boarding pass in PHL, PHX and SFO - the barman informed me that I'd hit my limit on two occasions, which was helpful....
Aug 11, 19, 5:11 am
Replies: 4,990
Views: 385,708
Posted By Keep it Riel

PUY ?

PUY ?
Aug 8, 19, 6:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,071
Posted By Keep it Riel

Thanks and thanks also Golfmad. A travel case is...

Thanks and thanks also Golfmad. A travel case is probably a wise investment anyway - golfing in Portugal or Spain seems more attractive than London for 10 months of the year...
Aug 8, 19, 6:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,071
Posted By Keep it Riel

My ex-wife is bringing my golf clubs from Austin...

My ex-wife is bringing my golf clubs from Austin to LHR which are in a standard bag with a head cover which is held on by the standard poppers. Given the circumstances, it will be tricky to acquire...
Aug 7, 19, 2:38 am
Replies: 349
Views: 53,574
Posted By Keep it Riel

It was a day trip to NCE for the women's world...

It was a day trip to NCE for the women's world cup 3rd/4th playoff - wasn't at the game but went to enjoy the experience. Outbound was c. 90 minutes delayed (plus access to the F wing was...
Aug 7, 19, 2:27 am
Replies: 349
Views: 53,574
Posted By Keep it Riel

Something very similar happened on the 6th July -...

Something very similar happened on the 6th July - hard to diagnose precisely what went wrong when you're in the middle of it but paperwork had to be done manually and flights were delayed /...
Aug 7, 19, 1:47 am
Replies: 204
Views: 32,102
Posted By Keep it Riel

A lot of US airports are owned by local...

A lot of US airports are owned by local municipalities, including DEN and AUS. They often have ridiculous, uncommercial and perhaps faintly puritanical attitudes to alcohol. These rules often include...
Aug 5, 19, 2:14 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,462
Posted By Keep it Riel

There are stacks of options if you don't mind...

There are stacks of options if you don't mind multiple flights and have adequate time available I recently structured something similar from LON and considered great fares to PER and SYD on MH ex...
Aug 5, 19, 1:34 am
Replies: 4,990
Views: 385,708
Posted By Keep it Riel

AGP ?

AGP ?
Aug 2, 19, 12:41 am
Replies: 387
Views: 79,724
Posted By Keep it Riel

"Deciding" to fly privately would be an excellent...

"Deciding" to fly privately would be an excellent face-saving way of concealing that he'd been banned from BA...
Jul 23, 19, 1:30 am
Replies: 162
Views: 32,740
Posted By Keep it Riel

Does anyone on here actually know the reason? ...

Does anyone on here actually know the reason? Obviously if anyone does, they couldn't / wouldn't / shouldn't share it but it would be fascinating to know whether our community extended so far into...
Jul 8, 19, 2:21 am
Replies: 118
Views: 14,344
Posted By Keep it Riel

The email notifying me of the cancellation of my...

The email notifying me of the cancellation of my flight back from NCE on Saturday night arrived 22 hours after the flight in question was supposed to depart. I'd gone for the day and as the outbound...
Jul 3, 19, 2:45 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,685
Posted By Keep it Riel

It amuses me that applicants for residency or...

It amuses me that applicants for residency or citizenship are sent to Croydon as a final step in the process. The Home Office's real world equivalent of a computer's "Are you sure?" prompt...
Jul 2, 19, 6:02 am
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By Keep it Riel

The BBC website did an excellent article on the...

The BBC website did an excellent article on the disaster that is the Willy Brandt airport - still showing on the BBC landing page (in the UK at least) - 500,000 snagging items to fix before it can...
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