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Mar 18, 19, 10:28 am
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Posted By macabus

Nice – but it appears that there is only around...

Nice – but it appears that there is only around 5" between the front corner of the seat and the back shell of the row in front.

On American, there is around 8" of space.

This will make for a...
Mar 2, 19, 11:57 am
Replies: 237
Views: 28,571
Posted By macabus

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Jan 30, 19, 9:19 am
Replies: 120
Views: 12,714
Posted By macabus

This is incorrect. People who suffer from...

This is incorrect.

People who suffer from gout or hyperuricemia need to limit or eliminate foods which are high in purines from their diet.

This includes most animal proteins such as red meat,...
Jan 3, 19, 5:53 pm
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Views: 24,121
Posted By macabus

Wouldn't it be funny if they served different...

Wouldn't it be funny if they served different Champagnes depending on whether the passenger is on a mistake fare?
Jan 2, 19, 11:42 am
Replies: 175
Views: 24,121
Posted By macabus

I remember being served Amedei Chuao in BA F...

I remember being served Amedei Chuao in BA F about 10-12 years ago. Best chocolate I've had since Bruges.
Nov 5, 18, 1:29 pm
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Views: 9,717
Posted By macabus

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Nov 1, 18, 8:49 am
Replies: 8
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Posted By macabus

This was a very memorable flight – so I...

This was a very memorable flight – so I distinctly recall the meal.

The seating in F was 2x2 in an old configuration 747. My seatmate was a prominent Japanese executive who engaged me in...
Oct 31, 18, 9:06 am
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Views: 1,738
Posted By macabus

In 2008 I had steamed fugu as the main course on...

In 2008 I had steamed fugu as the main course on JL in F and it was delicious.

The route was SFO to NRT.
Apr 7, 18, 10:24 am
Replies: 149
Views: 17,397
Posted By macabus

The mother of a good friend of mine used to fly...

The mother of a good friend of mine used to fly Concorde with her toy poodle in a hand carrier – which she paid full price to have on the seat next to her.

Absolutely true story.
Mar 26, 18, 8:52 am
Replies: 114
Views: 15,814
Posted By macabus

My record is 49 hours in F seats all in one go –...

My record is 49 hours in F seats all in one go – with only a few hours for connections.

EZE–GRU–LRH–NRT–DFW–PHX
Dec 22, 17, 8:55 am
Replies: 30
Views: 6,196
Posted By macabus

The 2009 Cristal has been rated between 95-97...

The 2009 Cristal has been rated between 95-97 points by most major reviewers.

Retail price is around $200.

Not a bad replacement for the Salon.
Dec 3, 17, 11:43 am
Replies: 90
Views: 12,185
Posted By macabus

Yes, it was a single from a foil pack – similar...

Yes, it was a single from a foil pack – similar photo attached.

She took it from her purse, so I'm assuming it was a personal supply.
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Dec 2, 17, 8:41 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 12,185
Posted By macabus

BA First Class FA gave me a Codeine tablet during a flight

On a recent BA flight in F, a very lovely FA noticed my Champagne consumption and handed me a wrapped Codeine tablet with Paracetamol.

She said it would help me to avoid a hangover. I slipped it...
Nov 2, 17, 6:57 am
Replies: 177
Views: 34,843
Posted By macabus

Call me nostalgic, but I really liked F in the...

Call me nostalgic, but I really liked F in the nose of a 744.

Being able to look out 3-4 windows next to your seat was wonderful – especially when the scenery outside was exceptional.

Plus, I...
Aug 3, 17, 2:10 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 16,988
Posted By macabus

Why no mention of the 2002 Salon on JL?

Why no mention of the 2002 Salon on JL?
Jul 27, 17, 12:43 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 16,988
Posted By macabus

While BA might be evaluating 1998 Dom Perignon...

While BA might be evaluating 1998 Dom Perignon P2, I think the likelihood of them serving a small production Champagne that retails for $450 is close to zero.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 12, 17, 8:12 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 46,516
Posted By macabus

No worries. I've since moved on to greener...

No worries. I've since moved on to greener pastures with JL and their exceptional 2002-2004 vintages of Salon Blanc de Blanc in F.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 10, 17, 5:22 am
Replies: 127
Views: 46,516
Posted By macabus

If you have a long layover at LAX, don't forget...

If you have a long layover at LAX, don't forget that you can access the Qantas F lounge to help pass the time.

Plus. there's a new airside walkway between the Tom Bradley terminal and AA domestic...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 5, 17, 6:14 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 46,516
Posted By macabus

Great to see you back eightblack. Your riff...

Great to see you back eightblack.

Your riff on the kiddos had me in stitches.

Hope you do some damage to the Champagne supply on your upcoming CX flight in F.

Cheers,
Macabus
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 21, 17, 7:27 pm
Replies: 568
Views: 293,577
Posted By macabus

Me too!!!

Me too!!!
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 15, 17, 6:37 am
Replies: 568
Views: 293,577
Posted By macabus

Would showing dozens of photos with full...

Would showing dozens of photos with full Champagne glasses make my trip report better? ;-)
Feb 1, 17, 8:13 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 23,374
Posted By macabus

This post about general boarding through F on LX...

This post about general boarding through F on LX (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-reports/999073-humbled-lx-f-epiphany-upon-boarding.html) should put the OP's experience into perspective.
Jan 17, 17, 8:09 am
Replies: 58
Views: 5,918
Posted By macabus

Do they have cupholders in the sim for my...

Do they have cupholders in the sim for my cocktail?
Jan 2, 17, 9:52 am
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By macabus

BA crew vomiting, dizzy and confused after fume leak

This sounds pretty bad.

BA crew vomiting, dizzy and confused after fume leak...
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