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Sep 14, 16, 8:42 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,593
Posted By groundops

Did you fly? I am still battling with Taag...

Did you fly?

I am still battling with Taag over a number of miles that did not credit to my Umbi Umbi account.
Sep 14, 16, 8:40 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,593
Posted By groundops

Taag is consolidating its Brazilian service. ...

Taag is consolidating its Brazilian service. Instead of operating flights LAD-GRU-LAD and seperately LAD-GIG-LAD from 31 October it will start to operate LAD-GRU-GIG-GRU-LAD.

Quite a sensible...
Sep 14, 16, 8:30 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,593
Posted By groundops

Taag offering very cheap fares in its bid to earn...

Taag offering very cheap fares in its bid to earn foreign currency:

CPT to LIS (return) in Y is only $303.78.
...
Sep 14, 16, 8:26 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,593
Posted By groundops

Taag has added a twice weekly to MPM operating on...

Taag has added a twice weekly to MPM operating on D3 and D5. LAM recelty withdrew its twice weekly service to LAD.

With its current low fares I would imagine TAAG will steal some traffic heading...
Sep 13, 16, 5:32 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,593
Posted By groundops

All well and good beefing up the commercial arm,...

All well and good beefing up the commercial arm, but unless they install some operations folk to raise standards in safety, security and customer service even the best commercial strategy will likely...
Sep 2, 16, 5:53 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By groundops

Baggage Services' job is not to provide baggage...

Baggage Services' job is not to provide baggage storage to cheapskates who won't pay for baggage storage.

People who behave like the OP is proposing just divert the team's attention from tracing...
Sep 1, 16, 7:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By groundops

If I was the Supervisor at the baggage office in...

If I was the Supervisor at the baggage office in ZRH on that day, I would charge the pax a storage fee.

Or inconvenience him so he did not get his luggage back that day!!!
Sep 1, 16, 7:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By groundops

Your bag will be collected by LX's baggage agents...

Your bag will be collected by LX's baggage agents and recorded as OHD at ZRH. I would guess Swiss port is the handling agent. The bag should still be with the agent once you get back to ZRH unless...
Sep 1, 16, 2:32 pm
Replies: 790
Views: 1,970,536
Posted By groundops

DT is offering several good fares... For...

DT is offering several good fares...

For instance:

i) JNB to LIS in Y for R4,133.00 (about $283) return
ii) LAD to HAV in Y for $1,010 return
iii) LIS to CPT in Y for €413 return
...
May 4, 16, 7:05 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,706
Posted By groundops

Removed. My comment on BA's excellent...

Removed. My comment on BA's excellent safety/security focus was unfair on other airlines as I was not vague enough about who else I was referring to.
May 4, 16, 5:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,934
Posted By groundops

I recently flew on KQ to HKG and on transfer in...

I recently flew on KQ to HKG and on transfer in NBO the Captain announced on the overhead that it was established there are criminal gangs operating on the flight looking to relieve pax of their...
May 2, 16, 7:26 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 18,672
Posted By groundops

Not sure if I was targeted, but I just got an...

Not sure if I was targeted, but I just got an email from Hilton saying:

"Book at Hilton.com and earn Double HHonors Points on EVERY stay between 1 May and 31 August 2016.* There's no limit to how...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 23, 16, 2:34 am
Replies: 76
Views: 13,388
Posted By groundops

How do you file your flight plans?

How do you file your flight plans?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 22, 16, 4:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,276
Posted By groundops

Airports are businesses that sell retail space...

Airports are businesses that sell retail space (airside and landside), runway slots, aircraft parking, landside car parking etc and they generally calculate their charges on SBR (Scheduled Busy...
Mar 17, 16, 6:09 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 9,859
Posted By groundops

I keep my passport in a cover that is not my...

I keep my passport in a cover that is not my nationality but I always remove it from cover and hand it to border control with relevant pages open. More often than not they ignore this assistance and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 17, 16, 5:57 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By groundops

I walk 8-14km a day at work, less at weekends. I...

I walk 8-14km a day at work, less at weekends. I just went on holiday and felt I walked a lot less but it turns out I walked 12-22km a day!
Mar 16, 16, 4:26 am
Replies: 347
Views: 62,971
Posted By groundops

I certainly would not stay at Hilton LGW! I...

I certainly would not stay at Hilton LGW!

I would consider Conrad or a centrally located Hilton or Doubletree.

Which Hilton would depend on price, amount of luggage you have and whether you are...
Mar 7, 16, 9:32 pm
Replies: 2,152
Views: 38,537
Posted By groundops

I ate at Take9 the other night. It was cheapish...

I ate at Take9 the other night. It was cheapish at 449BT. I had fried fish, somtam and rice and some water and a juice and a coffee. This restaurant is on the street behind Conrad but the one you use...
Mar 7, 16, 4:32 pm
Replies: 2,152
Views: 38,537
Posted By groundops

Recent 07 x night stay as a Gold. Having...

Recent 07 x night stay as a Gold.

Having booked standard corner room, was greeted on arrival at 1400 and taken to lounge. Room was not ready and was asked to wait till 1500. Instead of waiting I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 19, 16, 3:20 pm
Replies: 291
Views: 52,162
Posted By groundops

Catford, London (particularly Thornton Heath area...

Catford, London (particularly Thornton Heath area although my other three are far worse, particularly first two)
Iraja, Rio de Janeiro
Cazenga, Luanda
Uspallata, Mendoza
Feb 19, 16, 3:11 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 6,506
Posted By groundops

I have flown a number of Indian airlines (both...

I have flown a number of Indian airlines (both domestic and international) and could never class any in the same league as Air26, Guicango or Diexim Expresso (all southern African airlines).
...
Feb 15, 16, 6:14 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,988
Posted By groundops

It is outrageous that one has to phone HHONORS to...

It is outrageous that one has to phone HHONORS to book this reward stay for a family member.

Whilst not a problem for our US and UK based posters, for some of us an international phone call such...
Feb 13, 16, 2:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,187
Posted By groundops

I would consider Alaska's FF product. You...

I would consider Alaska's FF product.

You wont get lounge access but you will rack uo the miles.

Just get a PP lounge access.
Feb 13, 16, 2:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,201
Posted By groundops

From LAD I can normally route LAD-JNB (on SA or...

From LAD I can normally route LAD-JNB (on SA or DT in Y), then JNB-DXB (on EK in J), then DXB-wherever (on EK in J) for less than EK LAD-DXB-wherever all in Y.

Unfortunately my time is too...
Feb 13, 16, 2:42 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,201
Posted By groundops

Noted. hellokittysmum seems to fly to...

Noted.

hellokittysmum seems to fly to Lilongwe and other African destinations.

Malawi is perhaps not quite so extortionate as the LAD route but certainly much more expensive than ex-JNB/CPT...
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