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Posted By FlightDetective

Quick question - if I am booking TLS-FRA-DUB and...

Quick question - if I am booking TLS-FRA-DUB and upgrade the FRA-DUB to Business Class, will I also be able to get lounge access in TLS as well as I'm connecting to a J ticket?
Feb 4, 19, 11:11 am
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Views: 24,769
Posted By FlightDetective

Good to see the crew member providing an...

Good to see the crew member providing an excellent service :confused:

The chicken shawarma hot option looks like an idea taken from Qatar Airways. They give out a hot snack in a box like that but...
Feb 2, 19, 11:19 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,497
Posted By FlightDetective

Joined Qantas Frequent Flyer in December 1996,...

Joined Qantas Frequent Flyer in December 1996, flew only for leisure and have 3,999 status credits with them (lifetime Silver - aka Ruby - is 7,000). Most of those were accrued in 2005-2008ish.
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Jan 29, 19, 5:25 am
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Posted By FlightDetective

If the chef said BA were really rude, clearly...

If the chef said BA were really rude, clearly he's had some kind of run in with someone from BA at some point.

Fancy not having access to the noodle bar in a CX lounge. That's one of the main...
Jan 28, 19, 11:21 am
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Views: 8,098
Posted By FlightDetective

Oh, I really hope so! :)

Oh, I really hope so! :)
Jan 28, 19, 11:17 am
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Views: 1,288
Posted By FlightDetective

You can pay in for 35 if you wish. I reviewed...

You can pay in for 35 if you wish. I reviewed the lounge here, so it may help you make up your mind. https://travelupdate.boardingarea.com/51st-green-lounge-dublin/

I was impressed when I was...
Jan 28, 19, 10:47 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By FlightDetective

I agree, if they had a sign up bonus of 20,000...

I agree, if they had a sign up bonus of 20,000 Avios, I'd dive in straight away. Even if it was spend 2,000 in 3 months to get it, I'd find that worthwhile as that gives me something tangible that I...
Jan 28, 19, 8:48 am
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Views: 1,487
Posted By FlightDetective

I'd probably consider this if it had no monthly...

I'd probably consider this if it had no monthly fee.

The "free flights" is arguably not very free. I wrote about this today in a blog post. Looking at the first week of March from Dublin to London...
Jan 28, 19, 8:42 am
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Views: 25,832
Posted By FlightDetective

It's the same application as the one lodged at...

It's the same application as the one lodged at the end of last year, they're only reporting it now in the news.
Jan 28, 19, 8:41 am
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Views: 1,368
Posted By FlightDetective

Same here, T1 fast-track has always been...

Same here, T1 fast-track has always been exceptionally quick, no matter what day of the week I've used it. I think the most I've ever had to wait is two minutes - usually it's seconds. I really...
Jan 26, 19, 8:04 am
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Views: 1,519
Posted By FlightDetective

It's a shame, I had always wanted to do this, but...

It's a shame, I had always wanted to do this, but never got around to it.

Really should have bothered with it when I had the chance!
Jan 8, 19, 4:34 am
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Views: 7,259
Posted By FlightDetective

Thank you for paying 3,000 for your return...

Thank you for paying 3,000 for your return ticket.

Don't drink all your complimentary pre-departure Champagne at once.

This just comes across as colossally mean and stingy.
Jan 5, 19, 9:45 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By FlightDetective

Book the Aer Lingus flight on aerlingus.com and...

Book the Aer Lingus flight on aerlingus.com and save the 30.

Considering it's just 2 more expensive than Ryanair, it's a no brainer in my book.

You could also join Aer Lingus AerClub as...
Dec 24, 18, 9:16 am
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Views: 1,283
Posted By FlightDetective

Well, the filing does mention that the frequent...

Well, the filing does mention that the frequent flyers across the five airlines will all be able to earn status, points etc. So I guess even if they don't join oneworld we may finally have the...
Dec 12, 18, 11:26 am
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Views: 6,277
Posted By FlightDetective

I've had two in 476 flights. Once into LGW...

I've had two in 476 flights.

Once into LGW with Aer Lingus and once into LCY with British Airways.

Both non-events and fun - it certainly shuts up a talkative cabin pretty quickly!
Dec 7, 18, 10:19 am
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Views: 14,572
Posted By FlightDetective

There's a lot to be said for this. As a teenager...

There's a lot to be said for this. As a teenager in the early 1990s I used to have Cunard's Sydney office send me their cruise brochures. Lots of dreams there!

The result of that was taking the...
Dec 7, 18, 2:30 am
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Views: 10,434
Posted By FlightDetective

This made me laugh out loud! That is one sorry...

This made me laugh out loud! That is one sorry looking excuse for a first class meal, isn't it? hahaha!
Dec 4, 18, 11:35 am
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Views: 4,705
Posted By FlightDetective

Absolutely they do read what is going on when it...

Absolutely they do read what is going on when it comes to the Internet and comments about them.

Though not FlyerTalk, I also have experience from blogging. I wrote a lukewarm post about my...
Dec 3, 18, 7:21 am
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Views: 4,206
Posted By FlightDetective

Qantas have been using RFID permanent tags for...

Qantas have been using RFID permanent tags for years.

They're really sturdy and they price at A$29.95 (17.50) for one or A$49.95 (29.00) for two.
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Nov 4, 18, 11:36 am
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Views: 4,223
Posted By FlightDetective

I found the seats held for a month or so for me...

I found the seats held for a month or so for me after dropping from Gold. I deliberately did not go into the seat selection part of Manage My Booking for the duration, as my belief was that if you...
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Views: 1,024
Posted By FlightDetective

I appreciate your patience with me cross posting....

I appreciate your patience with me cross posting.

I really did need to put it in both the Qantas and Virgin forums to cover both sets of frequent flyers, so thanks for letting that be there for a...
Oct 13, 18, 11:25 am
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Views: 15,387
Posted By FlightDetective

Since all of the British Airways services have...

Since all of the British Airways services have Club Europe, surely the solution would have been to have permanent tables installed.

There must be some minimum amount of rows of CE. Would it be one...
Oct 3, 18, 11:44 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,334
Posted By FlightDetective

Qantas also serve poached eggs on board their...

Qantas also serve poached eggs on board their domestic business class.

I find it beats any kind of cheap omelette hands down. Here are two examples - Sydney to Brisbane...
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Oct 3, 18, 10:22 am
Replies: 106
Views: 10,898
Posted By FlightDetective

I have never seen it - I just looked it up and it...

I have never seen it - I just looked it up and it looks amazing!

Now that is some wow factor :)
Oct 2, 18, 8:51 am
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Views: 94,985
Posted By FlightDetective

The oat cakes to me reminded me of sand, they...

The oat cakes to me reminded me of sand, they were never great. To me, the texture really overrode anything to do with the cheese... so I prefer the cracker also.
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