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Apr 16, 19, 9:11 am
Replies: 86
Views: 14,138
Posted By o0herbie

Used the lounge yesterday with my family. Food...

Used the lounge yesterday with my family. Food was as above, but with 3 lunch time BA flights leaving, was being turned over quickly and with a good choice. Certainly some of the most pilferable...
Jun 8, 18, 1:57 am
Replies: 46
Views: 8,774
Posted By o0herbie

Access to Fantasia still possible. Very nice...

Access to Fantasia still possible. Very nice lounge.
Mar 26, 18, 9:05 am
Replies: 761
Views: 79,107
Posted By o0herbie

I did recently have 3 sectors in a row with...

I did recently have 3 sectors in a row with manual demonstrations - I had false hopes the awful monstrosity had been pulled, but sadly those dreams were crushed.

I now place my noise-cancelling...
Mar 26, 18, 7:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,819
Posted By o0herbie

I've just booked 4 excessively cheap LHR-ABZ...

I've just booked 4 excessively cheap LHR-ABZ returns in October for my family, on a basic HBO fare. I'm not expecting any luggage allowance, but the BA booking quite clearly states each member of my...
Apr 10, 17, 5:36 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,045
Posted By o0herbie

Flew LHR-LBA-LHR this week in CE - It was £200 vs...

Flew LHR-LBA-LHR this week in CE - It was £200 vs £160 in the back.

To put it bluntly, the cabin crew did not have the time to prepare the breakfasts. They were expected to create a bacon...
Mar 31, 17, 2:17 am
Replies: 64
Views: 6,969
Posted By o0herbie

As another short haul BA flyer (albeit close to...

As another short haul BA flyer (albeit close to LHR), I also struggle to make status. Currently silver, but almost certain to drop down.

BA clearly don't regard me as important, so I've done the...
Mar 14, 17, 8:53 am
Replies: 50
Views: 7,580
Posted By o0herbie

Because I had a mountain of Avios to spend from...

Because I had a mountain of Avios to spend from the bmi take-over and I treated my family to some experiences.

I have never flown business class (on any airline!) through work paying.

I'm now...
Mar 9, 17, 1:22 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,223
Posted By o0herbie

I'd bring back the bmi Mastercard !

I'd bring back the bmi Mastercard !
Mar 8, 17, 7:39 am
Replies: 165
Views: 12,985
Posted By o0herbie

I live in Reading, my territory for work is the...

I live in Reading, my territory for work is the UK&I. Unfortunately I have no choice.

When I first started flying I chose bmi over BA because of fantastic customer service - but obviously got...
Feb 17, 17, 3:16 am
Replies: 105
Views: 17,479
Posted By o0herbie

I spent £25 (on expenses) in Wagamama on Tuesday...

I spent £25 (on expenses) in Wagamama on Tuesday night, because I will not pay £10 on board!
Jan 11, 17, 2:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By o0herbie

I had installed and opened the app, and looked...

I had installed and opened the app, and looked for 'check in'. Of course, this being an American app, check in was hidden in 'find trip'.

Thanks Karfa. Spare phone portable charger packed as I...
Jan 11, 17, 2:52 am
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By o0herbie

Good point - I don't normally venture to that...

Good point - I don't normally venture to that part! I'll be in the Flounge if that makes a difference.
Jan 11, 17, 2:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By o0herbie

Can BA print my AA boarding pass - separate tickets

I'm flying tomorrow to the US, and then an extra hop on AA. For various reasons I'm using separate tickets. Obviously aware of the risks of this ticketing structure, hand luggage only so reducing the...
Dec 28, 16, 4:45 am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,166
Posted By o0herbie

Only time I ever witnessed it was Stansted to...

Only time I ever witnessed it was Stansted to Bologna on Ryanair (god help me).

Half the plane was emptying the overhead lockers before we were at the gate too!
Dec 27, 16, 8:38 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,298
Posted By o0herbie

Maybe it's because UK rates of APD are...

Maybe it's because UK rates of APD are substantially higher than elsewhere? Simply put, it's a punitive tax which does the economy no favours.
Dec 22, 16, 4:29 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,803
Posted By o0herbie

I'm flying LHR-SFO-PHX in January for 3 nights,...

I'm flying LHR-SFO-PHX in January for 3 nights, tight connection in SFO. No point in check-in luggage!

(in true FT style, I'm not flying direct so I can enjoy CW on points)
Dec 22, 16, 2:20 am
Replies: 86
Views: 16,139
Posted By o0herbie

I fly WT or WTP if I can get away with it only...

I fly WT or WTP if I can get away with it only (if I'm paying or company) and as a parent of 2 primary school age children don't get much opportunity to spend my avios on J treats.

Flying CW UD...
Dec 21, 16, 1:44 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,803
Posted By o0herbie

A colleague of mine has reached the gate without...

A colleague of mine has reached the gate without a valid Russian visa. All he had was his invitation letter. Travelling HBO and straight through security without challenge.

Fortunately for BA, he...
Dec 19, 16, 1:35 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,495
Posted By o0herbie

Was on a MIA-LHR flight that diverted to Shannon...

Was on a MIA-LHR flight that diverted to Shannon due to an inch of snow at LHR in 2011. Fortunately as we left MIA on time, the crew still had enough hours left to sit at Shannon for 2 or 3 hours...
Dec 14, 16, 7:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,657
Posted By o0herbie

And wine is now back... It was definitely not...

And wine is now back... It was definitely not there yesterday!
Dec 13, 16, 4:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,657
Posted By o0herbie

I've gone in to me Executive Club, and now cannot...

I've gone in to me Executive Club, and now cannot see anywhere to buy wine? There's some 'helpful' information about the BoB enhancement though.
Dec 5, 16, 9:48 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,636
Posted By o0herbie

As I mostly fly SH/domestic and have never...

As I mostly fly SH/domestic and have never managed to upgrade any WT or ET tickets - I can't vote for UuA!

Lounges it is - I expect them to be enhanced away for me next year!
Dec 5, 16, 2:04 am
Replies: 21
Views: 6,270
Posted By o0herbie

I live in the home counties - I'm probably...

I live in the home counties - I'm probably slightly different to the above mentioned CXOs in that I am firmly non-management, albeit earning money not too dissimilar to them (niche technical role). I...
Dec 1, 16, 8:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By o0herbie

I've visited both ATL and MCO clubs this year....

I've visited both ATL and MCO clubs this year. ATL was really quite good. Friendly bar man and enough food to load me up so I could kick back on the plane and sleep instead of eat. Handy as we were...
Nov 30, 16, 6:15 am
Replies: 3,360
Views: 642,974
Posted By o0herbie

Bizarrely I also noticed that 'clip' last night!

Bizarrely I also noticed that 'clip' last night!
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