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Dec 29, 20, 10:10 am
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Posted By johnirvine

If someone has a big fat salami that you don't...

If someone has a big fat salami that you don't think they deserve, what is the best way to take it from them? All in one go and truly p..s them off? Or slice by slice and hope they don't notice?
Dec 26, 20, 12:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By johnirvine

You are correct Headingwest. On my first flight...

You are correct Headingwest. On my first flight from London to Cyprus in 1958 ( on a Vickers Viscount), I recollect clearly the title Master on my ticket.

On most tickets, the abbreviation Mstr...
Dec 26, 20, 10:07 am
Replies: 65
Views: 7,335
Posted By johnirvine

Looking at the arrivals board at BER today was...

Looking at the arrivals board at BER today was somewhat dispiriting - most of the few flights from the UK were listed as cancelled. The issue with flying to Britain in the near future is thus not...
Dec 25, 20, 1:21 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By johnirvine

In my opinion, the mileage earning revisions are...

In my opinion, the mileage earning revisions are eminently sensible and fully justified by commercial logic. The main changes for both domestic and international flights appear to be a reduction in...
Dec 23, 20, 12:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnirvine

But I can Powergean. You and many others claimed...

But I can Powergean. You and many others claimed vehemently that this would never ever happen. A Greek government bailout is certainly the right course of action given Aegean's central role in the...
Replies: 16
Views: 4,052
Posted By johnirvine

So have I on multiple occasions but you need to...

So have I on multiple occasions but you need to be relatively thin. And it helps to have three blankets and pillows: the basic row of seats would be pretty uncomfortable on their own.
Dec 9, 20, 4:38 am
Replies: 431
Views: 70,776
Posted By johnirvine

You are correct, Xandrios, that there is NOW a...

You are correct, Xandrios, that there is NOW a way to apply for a refund. But previously there was not as Aegean were blanking all requests to obtain cash refunds and offering only a voucher option. ...
Dec 8, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 431
Views: 70,776
Posted By johnirvine

No uhms or ahs are necessary. The refund...

No uhms or ahs are necessary. The refund application was made in March by exactly the method you suggest. The problem is that Aegean did not make any refund. I have received refunds for very recent...
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Views: 2,713
Posted By johnirvine

The situation was still the same two days ago....

The situation was still the same two days ago. Lounge entry is possible but not for consumption of food and beverages. On exit, you can choose between two very poor sandwiches, still or sparkling...
Dec 8, 20, 9:49 am
Replies: 431
Views: 70,776
Posted By johnirvine

The following e-mail was sent to...

The following e-mail was sent to [email protected] on November 30th:

It is well over 8 months since you cancelled my redemption flight XXXXXX. According to EU 261 and the related...
Nov 29, 20, 2:54 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,930
Posted By johnirvine

During November, I have noticed a marked shift in...

During November, I have noticed a marked shift in the attitude of Aegean agents to refunds. Today, I received a credit card statement showing that Aegean made a refund of €344.93 on November 12th for...
Nov 18, 20, 2:50 pm
Replies: 431
Views: 70,776
Posted By johnirvine

It is questionable, Giorginho, whether your post...

It is questionable, Giorginho, whether your post is in fact 'pretty well informed.' Yes, it is correct that Lufthansa currently owes about 400,000 refunds but these do not stem primarily 'from the...
Nov 16, 20, 4:12 pm
Replies: 431
Views: 70,776
Posted By johnirvine

Yes, Powergean, the original statement about...

Yes, Powergean, the original statement about 400,000 refunds being owed by LH from the early days was not yours. But you repeated this hearsay as if it were fact to justify your belief that 'all the...
Nov 16, 20, 1:19 pm
Replies: 431
Views: 70,776
Posted By johnirvine

Do you really think repeating hearsay is helpful?...

Do you really think repeating hearsay is helpful? Please provide some evidence for this rumour about Lufthansa! Settling all the early claims for compensation was actually one of the conditions that...
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By johnirvine

A direct booking on Austrian.com. This €35...

A direct booking on Austrian.com. This €35 'reissue charge' seems to be what Snraek is complaining about in his post of Nov 4th (below).
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By johnirvine

Ticket Reissue Fees Applied on Free Rebookings

I have a P class return to Berlin from Larnaca booked on Austrian.com on May 27th. This has been changed several times for involuntary reasons and the outward flights (LCA-VIE-TXL) have been...
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Views: 10,038
Posted By johnirvine

At LCA on Friday, OS were denying access to...

At LCA on Friday, OS were denying access to business class passengers to the Aspire lounge contracted by LH Group airlines. On asking if I could use the A3 lounge instead, the supervisor said this is...
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Views: 43,523
Posted By johnirvine

Yes, the Sky lounge was open in the Schengen area...

Yes, the Sky lounge was open in the Schengen area but was almost certainly subject to the same restrictions - i.e. it is somewhere to sit and work/relax and, on departure, receive a basic takeaway...
Nov 7, 20, 3:15 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 11,849
Posted By johnirvine

The Aegean lounge at Larnaca was operating...

The Aegean lounge at Larnaca was operating normally yesterday afternoon. There was absolutely no change in the range of food, snacks and drinks available from pre-Covid times. With three OS, LH and...
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Views: 43,523
Posted By johnirvine

With effect from midday yesterday, the OS lounge...

With effect from midday yesterday, the OS lounge in VIE is open only as a seating area and closes at 8.00 pm. Guests are able to take away a 'lunch packet' only when they leave the lounge. There was...
Replies: 63
Views: 10,038
Posted By johnirvine

The reopened lounge is excellent - far better...

The reopened lounge is excellent - far better than before. Only the business lounge is currently open on the Schengen side of the terminal but, if flying extra-Schengen, it takes only a couple of...
Oct 21, 20, 12:24 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,173
Posted By johnirvine

Perhaps - I have not seen a breakdown of Aegean's...

Perhaps - I have not seen a breakdown of Aegean's owned and leased aircraft. The point of my comment was to highlight yet another inaccurate claim in the A3 threads that 'not a single one' (aircraft)...
Oct 20, 20, 4:14 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 3,173
Posted By johnirvine

What is the source of this information? According...

What is the source of this information? According to the Aegean Interim Financial Report for the first half of 2020, the airline owned 5 aircraft plus a Learjet 60 used for air taxi services.
Oct 20, 20, 12:31 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 3,173
Posted By johnirvine

Today is October 20th not the 14th. Aegean shares...

Today is October 20th not the 14th. Aegean shares are currently down 66.1% year to date.
Oct 20, 20, 10:01 am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,173
Posted By johnirvine

Where do you get your information about Aegean's...

Where do you get your information about Aegean's share price? According to Bloomberg, the price was 3.03 on October 9th and 3.04 on the 13th whereas it is only 2.86 today. I fail to see how...
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