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Jan 10, 18, 4:41 pm
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Posted By LordBuckethead

I have no idea whether timings work... but Amtrak...

I have no idea whether timings work... but Amtrak has a pretty cool route to Phoenix (train+bus through Flagstaff).
How much did you pay for the AA 16-sector bit? Fairly tempted to do one too......
Jan 10, 18, 4:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By LordBuckethead

Is Eurostar an option rather than the connecting...

Is Eurostar an option rather than the connecting flight? It's 2.5-3 hours from CDG to St Pancras with a quick and easy change at Lille (so no backtracking via Paris itself) - personally I would pick...
Jan 10, 18, 4:08 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,989
Posted By LordBuckethead

I agree entirely with every other bit of your...

I agree entirely with every other bit of your post, but have to pull you up on this, which is (IMO) pure speculation for which you should provide evidence.
In F, they serve LPGS (or occasionally the...
Jan 9, 18, 4:18 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,884
Posted By LordBuckethead

15, I believe, but stand to be corrected. Doesn't...

15, I believe, but stand to be corrected. Doesn't mean the CSM didn't ask the extra person to work in ET anyway though.
Jan 9, 18, 3:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,357
Posted By LordBuckethead

As a data point, I was welcomed into the Finnair...

As a data point, I was welcomed into the Finnair lounge (no status, just flying CE) but it was horribly busy and uncomfortable so left after grabbing a (very) quick snack and a handful of Fazers and...
Jan 9, 18, 3:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By LordBuckethead

I always assumed these letters were made up....

I always assumed these letters were made up. Kudos to you for proving that wrong!
Jan 9, 18, 3:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By LordBuckethead

[/left]Depends how many they need to move. Being...

[/left]Depends how many they need to move. Being Gold obviously counts in your favour, but being in a larger group counts against when they prefer to move in solos. FLY handles most of it anyway.
Jan 9, 18, 3:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,976
Posted By LordBuckethead

As is LAX, as is SIN, as is JNB... what's left?...

As is LAX, as is SIN, as is JNB... what's left? Something has to give. One A380 is AOG in JNB, another is in maintenance in MNL. There's a lot of shuffling going on, and sadly not all of it has a...
Jan 9, 18, 2:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By LordBuckethead

If arriving on a weekday (Mo-Fr, i.e. when the...

If arriving on a weekday (Mo-Fr, i.e. when the MARC operates) then I would pick BWI by choice as it is a frequent, convenient and inexpensive train direct from the airport to the centre of...
Jan 8, 18, 4:56 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 25,227
Posted By LordBuckethead

It is both. (Bear with me, this is BA-levels of...

It is both. (Bear with me, this is BA-levels of complication...)

The ice creams will be distributed. The 'tuck boxes' will be left in the galley for self-service. But the bottles of water and...
Jan 8, 18, 4:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By LordBuckethead

... and as such it often happens fairly close to...

... and as such it often happens fairly close to departure, when they know it's unlikely to sell commercially.
OP, if OAK is an option and it's available, take it. It's an easy ride into San...
Jan 8, 18, 4:10 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,619
Posted By LordBuckethead

The T&C of the 2000 Avios thing did exclude...

The T&C of the 2000 Avios thing did exclude children.
Jan 8, 18, 4:03 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 25,227
Posted By LordBuckethead

Also worth noting that some of the 'enhanced...

Also worth noting that some of the 'enhanced snacks' will be served on the meal trays for use later in the flight (water bottle and graze box), so do remember to remove them to the seat pocket before...
Jan 8, 18, 3:52 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,372
Posted By LordBuckethead

Travel agents can charge whatever the hell they...

Travel agents can charge whatever the hell they like. The simple fact is that you have a contract with them, not the airline, and if they want to impose a cancellation fee they are well within their...
Jan 7, 18, 1:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By LordBuckethead

Totally agree. Even better would be to fly to DME...

Totally agree. Even better would be to fly to DME and take the Red Arrow :)
Jan 7, 18, 1:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By LordBuckethead

Ah, I stupidly missed the open jaw bit. Apologies...

Ah, I stupidly missed the open jaw bit. Apologies for being dim here.
Jan 7, 18, 1:21 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 6,457
Posted By LordBuckethead

Presumably domestic runs? With no customs issues...

Presumably domestic runs? With no customs issues to worry about?
It remains the case over here that champagne (and sparkling wine in WTP) are the only alcoholic beverages that are permitted to be...
Jan 7, 18, 7:07 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,781
Posted By LordBuckethead

1) BA rarely does that... the EU261 costs (and...

1) BA rarely does that... the EU261 costs (and risk of bad publicity) are too high. Only if tech aircraft are involved.
2) Read the 'Gatwick slots' thread... these flights have been set up (at...
Jan 7, 18, 6:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By LordBuckethead

Yes, don't try to route through kayak. If you go...

Yes, don't try to route through kayak. If you go straight to ba.com it will give you the option to select different cabins for each direction.
Jan 7, 18, 6:48 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,284
Posted By LordBuckethead

(My bold) BA is flying into space now?! :D

(My bold)
BA is flying into space now?! :D
Jan 7, 18, 6:45 am
Replies: 67
Views: 6,457
Posted By LordBuckethead

Oddly, both. It has been removed from the...

Oddly, both.
It has been removed from the 'standard offering' to give the crew more time to welcome customers in the cabin rather than pouring juices in the galley (and to prevent wastage as it was...
Jan 6, 18, 4:26 pm
Replies: 2,576
Views: 586,146
Posted By LordBuckethead

Strange, the email Virgin sent me to promote this...

Strange, the email Virgin sent me to promote this included the line 'free beer, wine and spirits'........................
Jan 6, 18, 4:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By LordBuckethead

Bronze selection is from a limited range of...

Bronze selection is from a limited range of seats, not everything: anything remotely 'premium' is still chargeable, as is anything currently blocked for Theoretical Seating for G/S cards. They will...
Jan 6, 18, 4:21 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By LordBuckethead

Lime still books through the BA groups desk in...

Lime still books through the BA groups desk in MAN though, they just collate and do all the intermediary donkey-work.

[pedant alert] Actually, G means 'restricted'. It's used for several...
Jan 6, 18, 4:15 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,781
Posted By LordBuckethead

For the avoidance of any doubt whatsoever, and to...

For the avoidance of any doubt whatsoever, and to reiterate what others have said multiple times above...

THIS IS A BA FLIGHT

It will have the same rules, baggage, etc. as normal. It will have...
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