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Sep 29, 19, 1:31 pm
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Posted By OttoMH

Aha.. that's a real shame.. Not worth pursuing...

Aha.. that's a real shame.. Not worth pursuing via UK based ADR given the UK CAA interpretation?

SK were absolutely bloody useless about the whole thing There is no customer services after...
Sep 24, 19, 2:30 pm
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Posted By OttoMH

Industrial Action Eligability

I understand that the UK CAA has determined that Industrial Action does not count as extra-ordinary circumstances and therefore EU 261 is payable?

I had a flight with a non-UK carrier (SK) but it...
Feb 10, 19, 4:38 am
Replies: 2,196
Views: 224,607
Posted By OttoMH

Fantastic, thank you for the quick reply - I was...

Fantastic, thank you for the quick reply - I was concerned about (1) as that would effectively mean only 5 months at gold before a new year starts - phew!

The upgrade is on SAS using the...
Forum: Europe
Feb 9, 19, 4:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By OttoMH

A quick follow up on this one, in case anybody...

A quick follow up on this one, in case anybody needs to do the same.

We took the subway/metro to Athens center. The Airport metro station is located directly outside the terminal building through...
Feb 9, 19, 4:07 am
Replies: 2,196
Views: 224,607
Posted By OttoMH

A3*G here approaching my first re-qualification...

A3*G here approaching my first re-qualification despite being a member since 2015! My gold card year ends 10/10/19 and I only have 4900 miles or so remaining to re-qualify. I have a flight coming...
Forum: Europe
Dec 18, 18, 1:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By OttoMH

Thank you all so much for your replies, this is...

Thank you all so much for your replies, this is really great! I will check out the weather on 2nd Jan and then decide which is best. Looks like lots of great options - I had a really good time in...
Dec 18, 18, 1:05 am
Replies: 50
Views: 9,332
Posted By OttoMH

I for one am never ashamed to flirt for...

I for one am never ashamed to flirt for Champagne!! :D
Forum: Europe
Nov 28, 18, 11:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By OttoMH

Good restaurant / nice town near ATH airport?

Greetings A3 flyers, hoping for some help.

I'm a newly minted A3 gold and will be doing my annual 4 sector run this Christmas period to Jordan and Israel. On the way back, we have a long layover...
Nov 27, 18, 8:25 am
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Views: 166,211
Posted By OttoMH

I just had a request for compensation refused on...

I just had a request for compensation refused on the basis that:

My case is Article 1 1(b) - cancellation. Flight cancelled within 4 hours of departure time (I found out upon arriving for check...
Nov 15, 18, 2:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,322
Posted By OttoMH

I was booked on the 92, it was a zoo with...

I was booked on the 92, it was a zoo with everybody at check in for rebooking! All they said at check in was that it ' went tech!' Made it home via CDG with AF. I was a bit miffed as the lady at F...
Sep 26, 18, 1:31 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 8,271
Posted By OttoMH

I'm just waiting until a few days after 10-Oct so...

I'm just waiting until a few days after 10-Oct so I can display my BA Gold together with my StarGold and SkyTeam Elite Plus on the same keychain :D
Jun 1, 18, 8:40 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,659
Posted By OttoMH

It’s not strictly worth £1200, or more...

It’s not strictly worth £1200, or more accurately, it’s hard to justify it’s worth it in monetary return value but that’s not the only consideration:

- extra Avios bonus
- increased chance of...
Mar 21, 18, 2:38 am
Replies: 30
Views: 7,277
Posted By OttoMH

So long as the ‘squatters’ are not disrupting...

So long as the ‘squatters’ are not disrupting your experience, it would be nicer to just let them enjoy. We’ve all had an upgrade that we probably didn’t deserve, either through status, grace or...
Feb 25, 18, 9:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By OttoMH

Plenty of time, though do double check the bag...

Plenty of time, though do double check the bag drop cut off, I think it is 60 mins nowadays.

At AMS, BA checkin is in Departures 3. Once you check in I would recommend walking to Departures 2...
Dec 29, 17, 10:10 am
Replies: 4,294
Views: 834,642
Posted By OttoMH

I'm trying to look for the OTP fare routed via....

I'm trying to look for the OTP fare routed via. HEL but can't seem to bring anything up on matrix - is this routing still possible? If so, I will try AMEX TA as I think I have a voucher there.
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Dec 17, 17, 11:23 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 8,528
Posted By OttoMH

New data point this morning for RTM...

New data point this morning for RTM (Rotterdam/Den Haag)

5.39 called for a taxi
5.49 taxi arrives
6.05 arrive RTM
6.08 through friendly security, sitting in the departure lounge with an omelet...
Dec 17, 17, 9:34 am
Replies: 113
Views: 8,528
Posted By OttoMH

Not just you at all... I have been thinking the...

Not just you at all... I have been thinking the exact same thing!I transited twice in a weekend in Oct and that resulted in two complaints! Not that I received a response to the second, more serious...
Oct 28, 17, 6:21 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,602
Posted By OttoMH

I had a similar experience with Lufthansa at AMS...

I had a similar experience with Lufthansa at AMS (Swissport had no idea at all) and they only let me onward to FRA when I was very assertive. The same at FRA and the check in desk had to phone the...
Oct 7, 17, 6:27 am
Replies: 478
Views: 108,257
Posted By OttoMH

There are some fantastic fares in AC Premium...

There are some fantastic fares in AC Premium Economy from DUS to Canada but it looks like N class (Premium Economy) earns 0 miles in A3 M&B - is this correct?

Nevermind.. the website was playing...
Aug 18, 17, 6:19 am
Replies: 109
Views: 23,495
Posted By OttoMH

Although a downgrade is a real PITA WT+ for a...

Although a downgrade is a real PITA WT+ for a vacation trip to MCO is not too bad for a day flight. Especially if you let the crew know you were downgraded, you should hopefully get some extra...
Aug 8, 17, 3:21 pm
Replies: 4,294
Views: 834,642
Posted By OttoMH

You could have a lot of fun doing AMS-BKK for...

You could have a lot of fun doing AMS-BKK for <1500 EUR, usually possible to route it via SIN and HKG. You might need a week or two to recover from a Lang Kwai Fong, Soi Cowboy and Duxton Hill on...
Jul 13, 17, 1:13 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By OttoMH

This is very interesting indeed! It may be...

This is very interesting indeed! It may be enough to get me to push a quick MR over the 50k miles threshold!
Jul 2, 17, 11:56 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 18,844
Posted By OttoMH

I live in Europe and travel back to the U.K....

I live in Europe and travel back to the U.K. frequently. When my UK passport was at an embassy for a Visa I used my Mex one to get in to the UK which is 90-day visa free entry. Nowadays there is no...
Jul 2, 17, 11:00 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 18,844
Posted By OttoMH

I can confirm from personal experience it is...

I can confirm from personal experience it is absolutely not an issue.

Mixed up my in and outs with a U.K. And non EU passport once and had to ask immigration to check my other one was 'logged...
Jun 26, 17, 12:29 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By OttoMH

Once you go in to MMB you can change it there and...

Once you go in to MMB you can change it there and save but the profile only saves one. You can have multiple bookings with multiple passports saved though as each booking saves the details within...
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