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Jan 12, 20, 2:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By benmacd

The 4 mid haul A321s cabins are in pretty bad...

The 4 mid haul A321s cabins are in pretty bad shape. I've flown on all 4 several times and had wonky tray tables, exit row video screens that won't stay in place, seats recline not working as it...
Dec 4, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,229
Posted By benmacd

G-CIVC* G-CIVD* G-CIVI G-CIVK G-CIVL ...

G-CIVC*
G-CIVD*
G-CIVI
G-CIVK
G-CIVL
G-CIVM*
G-CIVP*
G-CIVZ*

* bright white livery with oneworld titles.
Nov 5, 19, 1:59 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,722
Posted By benmacd

No 787s have been operating recently to CAI on...

No 787s have been operating recently to CAI on the BA154/155, only the Air Belgium A340. See FR24 (which btw is more accurate than FlightAware): https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba155

On...
Aug 25, 19, 11:33 am
Replies: 1,496
Views: 147,273
Posted By benmacd

As always, corporate-wage-slave, thanks for the...

As always, corporate-wage-slave, thanks for the advice. A lot of us here definitely owe you a beer or 10! As I'm happy to take the originally scheduled flight (as long as it is indeed running), I'll...
Aug 25, 19, 11:07 am
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Views: 147,273
Posted By benmacd

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/466x144/ba_bdadfee83e15940a666b6418c95586d8c92e8ee1.png
I am also impacted by the strike, but haven't called BA yet (given the huge waiting...
May 27, 19, 10:51 am
Replies: 2,143
Views: 452,467
Posted By benmacd

Unfortunately only flights ex-LHR are available...

Unfortunately only flights ex-LHR are available for pre-order.
May 22, 19, 11:43 am
Replies: 2,143
Views: 452,467
Posted By benmacd

BA293 London to Washington DC, June 2019, Club...

BA293 London to Washington DC, June 2019, Club WorldStarters

Severn and Wye Scottish smoked salmon, pickled shallot and horseradish cream
Laverstoke Park buffalo mozzarella, basil marinated...
May 22, 19, 11:37 am
Replies: 2,143
Views: 452,467
Posted By benmacd

BA59 London to Cape Town, June 2019,...

BA59 London to Cape Town, June 2019, FirstStarters

Loch Fyne Kinglas salmon, granny Smith apple, fennel mayonnaise
Smoked ham hock terrine, piccalilli, capers, quail egg
British asparagus,...
Feb 11, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 21
Views: 24,515
Posted By benmacd

Before the updated codes last year, the 32A/32B...

Before the updated codes last year, the 32A/32B codes were used for any A32X with sharklets, whether it was ceo or neo. The update now differentiates between them. Wikipedia is probably just not...
Feb 11, 19, 7:53 am
Replies: 21
Views: 24,515
Posted By benmacd

This is partially incorrect. For the NEO: ...

This is partially incorrect. For the NEO:

A319neo
ICAO: A19N
IATA: 31N

A320neo
ICAO: A20N
IATA: 32N
Feb 10, 19, 12:43 pm
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Views: 1,857,461
Posted By benmacd

I believe its to avoid confusion with O.

I believe its to avoid confusion with O.
Dec 19, 18, 12:42 am
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Views: 844,975
Posted By benmacd

I've also had really great experiences with...

I've also had really great experiences with Propeller Travel. Was able to grab the 1100 AMS-CPT deal and use a GUF2 to upgrade it to F.

560TP and F to Cape Town for that price isn't too shabby....
Oct 15, 18, 3:06 am
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By benmacd

Now updated on their website. Only Lebanon and...

Now updated on their website. Only Lebanon and Saudi have the electronics ban now.

Flights from Egypt, Turkey and Jordan

The restrictions on electronic items on British Airways flights from...
Aug 10, 18, 8:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By benmacd

I think you just answered your own question. My...

I think you just answered your own question. My guess would be due to the volatility of the Turkish Lira, BA decided it was safer to price flights originating in Turkey in USD so they don't end up...
Jul 30, 18, 12:53 pm
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Views: 1,857,461
Posted By benmacd

They painted a 757 into a retro livery for 3...

They painted a 757 into a retro livery for 3 weeks before it retired in October 2010. You can find videos on Youtube of the final 757 flight:

https://youtu.be/JLF7i4mIVfM...
Apr 28, 18, 7:41 pm
Replies: 685
Views: 227,927
Posted By benmacd

I was on G-YMMD MCO-LGW on 26th April and can...

I was on G-YMMD MCO-LGW on 26th April and can confirm it had WiFi onboard. Was surprisingly fast!
Mar 22, 18, 5:00 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By benmacd

I took some flights to BEY with RJ and those...

I took some flights to BEY with RJ and those posted pretty quickly. It seems that the AMM-LHR-AMM route is a black hole for crediting Avios!
Mar 22, 18, 1:43 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By benmacd

Having flown the AMM-LHR route extensively on RJ...

Having flown the AMM-LHR route extensively on RJ the past few months, I can hopefully offer a comparison to BA (at least in economy):

RJ

Pros
+ You can use the dedicated checkin lounge and...
Mar 5, 18, 8:32 am
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By benmacd

Yet more Royal Jordanian Avios crediting woes

I am at my wits end, so I'm hoping someone can give me some advice.

I've read the plethora of crediting issues on this forum about crediting RJ flights to BAEC, so knew this would be no easy task....
Feb 12, 18, 6:20 am
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By benmacd

Upgrade on RJ flight not eligible for TP/Avios?

I'm wondering if some of the more knowledgeable people here may be able to help.

I booked a flight on RJ AMM-LHR-EDI-LHR-AMM in Economy/Q class (the flights to/from EDI were RJ codeshares). I was...
Dec 27, 17, 5:16 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,372
Posted By benmacd

I think you are incorrect. As the UK (for now) is...

I think you are incorrect. As the UK (for now) is part of the EU, it is allowed:Entry from the EU, Norway and IcelandFoods of animal origin may be imported for personal use, as is the case for all...
Nov 2, 16, 1:32 am
Replies: 3,383
Views: 433,814
Posted By benmacd

I had the same issue (see my post above)....

I had the same issue (see my post above). Workaround was to select it via the app/mobile website, that seemed to work. :)
Oct 31, 16, 7:08 am
Replies: 3,383
Views: 433,814
Posted By benmacd

I'm having trouble pre-ordering my meal (in J)....

I'm having trouble pre-ordering my meal (in J). My flight is less than 30 days out and I can see the options, there is just nowhere for me to actually click/select the one I want. The only clickable...
May 14, 16, 2:44 pm
Replies: 3,383
Views: 433,814
Posted By benmacd

I'm having trouble changing seats for my upcoming...

I'm having trouble changing seats for my upcoming reservation. I'm BA silver, and am able to open the seatmap, but when I save the changes I get this message:

Sorry, we are unable to process your...
Nov 23, 15, 12:02 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 9,345
Posted By benmacd

$2m? Wow BA, that's harsh. :D

$2m? Wow BA, that's harsh. :D
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