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Ah!!! Brilliant, thanks oliver2002 for your...

Ah!!! Brilliant, thanks oliver2002 for your prompt and helpful reply.
Oct 19, 19, 10:25 am
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Lack of food ingriedients is a real problem. For...

Lack of food ingriedients is a real problem. For me, as i do not eat pasta, I ask for the chicken - but I know that if I ask, "Are there any spices in the chicken?" They will not know. Often I open a...
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I think I know the answer to this (given that M&M...

I think I know the answer to this (given that M&M is rather 'old school') with miles expiring 31.12.19 can I book with them to travel in January?
Oct 19, 19, 10:17 am
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They are also talking of it going on the JNB run,...

They are also talking of it going on the JNB run, due to it's larger capacity.
May 16, 19, 4:39 am
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Thanks Globaliser - that makes good sense.

Thanks Globaliser - that makes good sense.
May 15, 19, 9:57 pm
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In running dummy bookings for my next voucher to...

In running dummy bookings for my next voucher to HKG, I should like to incorporate a hotel in the booking. I have found when booking with cash, the prices for including a hotel are good. But, the...
Mar 9, 19, 2:05 pm
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Many thanks for all replies. I had searched for...

Many thanks for all replies. I had searched for threads before asking and am glad to have them located for me. This is what I had expected and so, if one is 'slowing down' [fortunately just not yet!]...
Mar 6, 19, 11:54 pm
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Inheritance of travel 'miles'

This question is not, initially, about any specific mileage scheme. I am trying to find out what various operators state in their rules about the ownership of mileage/points accrued - when the...
Feb 25, 19, 8:07 pm
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Booking Engine 'Cough and Splutter'

On previous occaisions, I have used the combined flight + hotel booking form to good success. Now planning a short trip to Austria with SO and her parents, I decided to use the site to get an all in...
Feb 21, 19, 5:11 pm
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Looking at a UC 'review' [video] by someone who...

Looking at a UC 'review' [video] by someone who fancies themself, he commented, "I can't understand why they put the seats angled in towards the aisle." Well, if you can't understand that - you know...
Feb 10, 19, 11:30 pm
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Certainly do recall. My first with VS 01 was...

Certainly do recall. My first with VS 01 was October 1986 in UC. I had just joined a NYC bank in The City and it was my first trip to America, so many exciting events on one day! It was the time of...
Feb 6, 19, 5:31 pm
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Yes greenarmy, that was my conclusion - but I...

Yes greenarmy, that was my conclusion - but I shall certainly try again! Especially if we are in UC. The trip is in September to go Whale watching.
Feb 5, 19, 3:22 pm
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Thanks, Theirin. Indeed. I am concluding that i...

Thanks, Theirin. Indeed. I am concluding that i shall want to avoid this a/c. I still have a considerable volume of VS Miles but, all the routes I have looked at in the past months are all served by...
Feb 5, 19, 1:03 am
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Hi folks, sorry to dredge this up again. Any more...

Hi folks, sorry to dredge this up again. Any more experience of the windows? I am planning another JNB trip this year nut in Upper, so I hope that 'opening' the window would not be as much as a...
Feb 5, 19, 12:20 am
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MANY thanks to both of you. The VS option also...

MANY thanks to both of you. The VS option also useful.
Feb 4, 19, 4:36 pm
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Many thanks Globaliser - my thoughts exactly! I...

Many thanks Globaliser - my thoughts exactly! I rang as I was hoping for an open-jaws availabilty (although I knew at this notice unlikely) and was highly flexible on routing and dates but testing...
Feb 4, 19, 4:01 pm
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Hi folks, it is many years since I used a 2-4-1...

Hi folks, it is many years since I used a 2-4-1 and have read the Wiki and, after much careful perusal of the BA site, I was quoted (this evening) the following and I'm not sure this is correct:
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Apr 28, 18, 8:33 pm
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I don't travel anything like I used to but my car...

I don't travel anything like I used to but my car parking problem is now more one of age... fortunately my new car is online and my cell phone will ask it where it is and show me on screen which...
Apr 26, 18, 7:18 pm
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I have often chosen to fly on Xmas day and...

I have often chosen to fly on Xmas day and through New Year's day. Even if the flights are busy, due reduced frequency, the airports are a delight. Never had a canx
Apr 26, 18, 7:08 pm
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During the Demo, I always check under my seat for...

During the Demo, I always check under my seat for the life jacket, or which ever cubby it is in. If she is with me, I check for Mrs Paxing too. Only once did I find it missing.
Apr 11, 18, 3:56 pm
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Cultural mis-match!! In the UK 'Uncle Tom...

Cultural mis-match!! In the UK 'Uncle Tom Cobbleigh' is an a very old, traditional folk song and at least 100 years before the USA use of the term. What I was jokingly pointing out is that - it does...
Apr 11, 18, 3:52 pm
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I have only done two sectors on the 789 (VS...

I have only done two sectors on the 789 (VS LHR-JNB) and could detect no changes with the cabin pressure. It is a route I know extremely well (across 50 years!) and found no benefit for me. On the...
Apr 11, 18, 8:13 am
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I am not Gold but - even if I was - I am not in...

I am not Gold but - even if I was - I am not in the least bit concerned about being greeted by name. On a recent long haul LH trip in C, I was greeted by name and it simply told me that they had a...
Apr 11, 18, 8:03 am
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Posted By Paxing

StingWest My understanding is that the make...

StingWest

My understanding is that the make over was actually, moving everything onto the Delta site/system to save money. This being why (now) the entire focus is on selling rather than service....
Mar 25, 18, 4:02 pm
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I have only used this cabin for one round trip,...

I have only used this cabin for one round trip, LHR /JNB but that was in 2009 on the 744. Overall, not madly impressed. Have their been improvements since then? Usually, I am on VS to South Africa in...
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