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Sep 2, 05, 7:11 pm
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Views: 2,208
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

wrong thread

wrong thread
Sep 1, 05, 6:34 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

If we did wave goodbye to PHX from the BA...

If we did wave goodbye to PHX from the BA routemap (which I really hope doesn't happen) what (if anything) would replace it? Extra frequency to SEA? PDX? Guess it would be too much to ask to have...
Aug 31, 05, 3:38 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

BA & America West partnership to end!

Courtesy of batraveltrade.com:-

Question America West Airlines and British Airways to Discontinue Codeshare and Frequent-Flyer Agreements

Answer
America West Airlines and...
Aug 27, 05, 5:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Bags through-checked on separate ticket but issued by BA?

I have made my first ever Amex 241 booking and shall be spending a few weeks in sunny Yemen.

I have booked my ticket in Z class to DXB using the 241 voucher and BA have kindly booked me tickets...
Aug 27, 05, 5:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Just as well, then! 50k WILL get you to...

Just as well, then!

50k WILL get you to Hawaii and would include the domestic AA sector from LAX/DFW or where ever else they fly from. This would have to booked over the phone so would include an...
Aug 17, 05, 8:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Don't we all.... The BA agent you spoke to...

Don't we all....

The BA agent you spoke to was probably a tad disinterested as, with due respect, s/he would probaly have dealt with many, many other people who need a bit of extra leg room...
Aug 13, 05, 5:15 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,810
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Who provides the catering at LGW? I would assume...

Who provides the catering at LGW? I would assume that it is a pretty standard product across the board, regardless of airport?

Are there really only 2 options- Sky Chefs and Gate Gourmet-...
Aug 9, 05, 5:29 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

AA have their own OLCI system, so may yet be...

AA have their own OLCI system, so may yet be possible.

If you had an AA award ticket on a BA flight, you would not be able to avail yourself of BA's OLCI. Whether the opposite is true, in that a...
Aug 6, 05, 7:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,091
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Is it legal? It's definitely rude and...

Is it legal? It's definitely rude and intimidating. Normally, those staff in the frontline are just having to implement whatever corporate policies are sent down to them by faceless suits behind...
Aug 1, 05, 11:29 am
Replies: 3
Views: 8,189
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Refund only in the event of death of passenger or...

Refund only in the event of death of passenger or immediate family member.

Medical reasons and even hospitalisation is now a travel insurance claim only.
Jul 31, 05, 10:58 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,756
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

It also discourages people from shelling out for...

It also discourages people from shelling out for the J (or even C class) tickets if they think that they can get away with a free change. Given the big gulf between J -> I class, this would have a...
Jul 28, 05, 5:50 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,056
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Wow! So many posts in such a short period and I...

Wow! So many posts in such a short period and I never really noticed you here.

Fare thee well.
Jul 27, 05, 5:27 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

I have had no experience of OLCI with carriers...

I have had no experience of OLCI with carriers other than BA. I feel quite left out that I have not once encountered a problem - although I travel a helluva lot less than many people on this forum....
Jul 26, 05, 9:48 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,421
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

If it is an INVOL REROUTE, then booking classes...

If it is an INVOL REROUTE, then booking classes don't need to match. UA should just reissue the ticket. You probably wouldn't get R class for at least a few days at short notice to BRU.

Because...
Jul 26, 05, 8:08 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,421
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

This itinerary must have been ticketed...

This itinerary must have been ticketed separately. Even on the same PNR, reservations can still be ticketed separately. If it was on a through ticket, then she would have been re-protected to...
Jul 26, 05, 12:56 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,370
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Good to see the class system in Britain is dying...

Good to see the class system in Britain is dying on its knees!

Given your experiences, I would sooner question the intelligence behind paying 800 for your trip as opposed to paying 1/8th for a...
Jul 23, 05, 1:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

As I said, I do not criticise their inflight...

As I said, I do not criticise their inflight service whatsoever.

However, their scheduling and frequent chopping and changing in the timetables is abysmal. Fact. If GB Airways were to organise a...
Jul 22, 05, 4:53 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

If you can't find availability from SEA (which...

If you can't find availability from SEA (which would not be a huge surprise) check other places such as YVR, SFO or connecting somewhere like ORD.
Jul 21, 05, 3:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Are people really surprised? This is GB Airways...

Are people really surprised? This is GB Airways we're talking about, a group of ramshackle incompetants who bring shame upon the BA name.

They chop and change their schedules to regular places...
Jul 19, 05, 9:21 am
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

You can also hold a booking to LOS, ABV and ACC...

You can also hold a booking to LOS, ABV and ACC directly on ba.com which will also give you a booking reference.
Jul 17, 05, 5:37 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,536
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Works a treat! Thanks!

Works a treat! Thanks!
Jul 13, 05, 7:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

3) Nay. I think. Certainly stayed onboard when BA...

3) Nay. I think. Certainly stayed onboard when BA flew BOG via CCS and we had some little ladies from CCS come and give the plane a quick clean before it went on to BOG.

I don't think the fact the...
Jul 12, 05, 6:13 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 6,861
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

I agree that this policy may be a bit of a pain...

I agree that this policy may be a bit of a pain in the arse, but if this experience is enough to constitute a 'bad experience,' so much so that you would register on this forum and make a pretty...
Jul 5, 05, 6:23 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 22,515
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

When on a fairly miserable secondment in...

When on a fairly miserable secondment in Huntsville, Alabama, my family's English accent was always met with a "where y'all from?" by waitresses, shop clerks etc etc. After getting thoroughly fed up...
Jun 27, 05, 4:00 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By Monsieur Linguist

Agree with the general consensus that the ticket...

Agree with the general consensus that the ticket agent acted correctly.

On my regular MAN-LHR flights (which are always on the cheapest fare available) I always have a fully flexible ticket oneway...
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