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May 25, 21, 10:17 am
Replies: 1,190
Views: 810,649
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Mine. I had two left over (one now) from when I...

Mine. I had two left over (one now) from when I crossed 3m miles.
May 25, 21, 7:52 am
Replies: 1,190
Views: 810,649
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

As a datapoint, as a PLT I just booked a one way...

As a datapoint, as a PLT I just booked a one way LHR-JFK basic economy ticket through Amex Travel (c. £350), and AA then upgraded me using an SWU. The saving I made by buying a basic economy fare is...
May 22, 21, 1:40 pm
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Views: 810,649
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

The flight Iím interested in through Expedia is...

The flight Iím interested in through Expedia is the AA101, dep LHR at 09.35. Itís also available through BA, Iberia, Finnair as a codeshare for the same price, but ineligible for the SWU.
May 22, 21, 12:57 pm
Replies: 1,190
Views: 810,649
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Yes, and codeshared with several One World...

Yes, and codeshared with several One World partners. I know only the AA flight number allows you to use the SWU though.
May 22, 21, 12:38 pm
Replies: 1,190
Views: 810,649
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Systemwide upgrade on OTA fare

Hi, a few OTAs like Expedia are offering one-ways from LHR to JFK (and other US cities) for around £380 with baggage. One ways on AA.com are around £1,700. The OTA fares book into Q class. Are these...
Feb 9, 21, 6:46 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,608
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

BA 001 LHR-JFK. Callsign ďSpeedbird 1Ē. Enough...

BA 001 LHR-JFK. Callsign ďSpeedbird 1Ē. Enough said.
Oct 9, 20, 3:28 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,734
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Agp, asp, ath, bgi, bkk, bne, bod, bsl, ccf, clt,...

Agp, asp, ath, bgi, bkk, bne, bod, bsl, ccf, clt, dlm, doh, dus, dxb, ewr, fao, fll, goa, jax, oak, phx, rdu, sju, slc, suf, tpa, yqy
Sep 3, 20, 12:55 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 11,871
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Feb 25th TXL-LHR. And two weeks before that,...

Feb 25th TXL-LHR. And two weeks before that, BA178 somewhere in Y on the 747 day flight. If Iíd known it was my last sector on the 747 Iíd have been more forgiving of its shortcomings!
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 27, 20, 12:01 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 21,869
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Textbook example of QED.

Textbook example of QED.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 27, 20, 11:06 am
Replies: 74
Views: 21,869
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Textbook example of QED.

Textbook example of QED.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 27, 20, 6:05 am
Replies: 74
Views: 21,869
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

This. I hate to rain on your parade I know people...

This. I hate to rain on your parade I know people who have suffered from the virus, and the way the US is going, so will you, if you don't already. Despite the usual idiots heading off for...
May 2, 20, 6:32 am
Replies: 138
Views: 13,427
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

BEA Trident (can't remember the variant) LHR-NAP...

BEA Trident (can't remember the variant) LHR-NAP c. 1970. The aircraft was continuing on to Malta!
Nov 21, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Thanks everyone - I don't buy mostly F fares and...

Thanks everyone - I don't buy mostly F fares and it looks like the received wisdom is Platinum Pro isn't a significant step up (at least, given my current travel plans).
Nov 21, 19, 10:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Lifetime Plat vs. 1 Year Plat Pro

Hi, I'm a Lifetime Plat, about $1,500 and 2,500 miles from qualifying as a Plat Pro. As a UK based member, with minimum US domestic travel, it doesn't look as if I'd be able to take much advantage of...
Jan 7, 19, 8:42 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

I would still have faced the problem of the...

I would still have faced the problem of the turnaround time between arriving at AMS and departing back to London. Clearly 90 minutes with baggage is risky to the point of stupidity, but Iím fine with...
Jan 7, 19, 1:14 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Sorry for any confusion. I am in JNB but need to...

Sorry for any confusion. I am in JNB but need to get home to London before returning here next week. I'm doing an ex EU in reverse - JNB-LHR-AMS-LHR-JNB is about 40% cheaper than JNB-LHR-JNB....
Jan 6, 19, 11:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Thanks for the very helpful advice Flatlander....

Thanks for the very helpful advice Flatlander. Iím using an Avios reward to fly to LCY (best London airport for me), with 3 hours between the inbound and my LCY ďpositioningĒ flight back to the UK.
Jan 6, 19, 1:50 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

I didn't want to risk the check in staff at JNB...

I didn't want to risk the check in staff at JNB not short-checking my hold luggage to LHR, so I'm stuck with it till AMS - which means going through immigration and dropping my bag at check in. I...
Jan 6, 19, 12:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

All good stuff but the itinerary this time is...

All good stuff but the itinerary this time is JNB-LHR-AMS-LHR-JNB. About 40% cheaper than JNB-LHR-JNB.
Jan 6, 19, 11:34 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Safe connection time for an ex EU

Happy New Year everyone. Iím flying JNB-LHR-AMS with checked luggage, then need to get back to one of the London airports on a separate ticket. Cheap Y ticket but Iím a One World Sapphire.

I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 27, 18, 12:38 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 8,769
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

BA 001, call sign Speedbird Concorde 1. Never...

BA 001, call sign Speedbird Concorde 1. Never beaten.
Oct 11, 18, 1:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Great, Iíll contact the hotel. The arrival into...

Great, Iíll contact the hotel. The arrival into PEK is barely mid-evening in the UK, so a few hoursí sleep after whatís basically a daytime flight from LHR feels key!
Oct 11, 18, 11:50 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Annoyingly I have to travel on the Friday!

Annoyingly I have to travel on the Friday!
Oct 11, 18, 11:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

Ba 1039 lhr-pek

Has anyone taken this flight recently with its ungodly 04.50 arrival? Just wondering if itís worth booking the hotel for the night before, otherwise if the room isnít ready itís a long long wait to...
Jul 24, 18, 8:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By DIRECT MERIT

I can believe the comment about the airspace...

I can believe the comment about the airspace restriction. I've been held at the gate in DXB (QF onward to Melbourne) and at BKK (BA to LHR) with the explanation we had a restriction to transit Oman...
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