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Mar 14, 20, 5:08 am
Replies: 183
Views: 49,660
Posted By likethis

You seem to have extrapolated somewhat, to put it...

You seem to have extrapolated somewhat, to put it mildly, from my suggestion...

I specifically mean very large profitable companies that employ thousands, not small businesses. I mean the sort...
Mar 14, 20, 2:46 am
Replies: 183
Views: 49,660
Posted By likethis

For companies like BA/IAG that make billions in...

For companies like BA/IAG that make billions in profit I donít think itís right thousands of employees can just be dumped.

For large companies there should be some requirement to hold back enough...
Feb 17, 20, 2:54 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,417
Posted By likethis

As someone in T3 Qantas lounge right now, I can...

As someone in T3 Qantas lounge right now, I can only echo othersí suggestions this is unlikely to be worth the time and cost for you.

Yes itís nice having some ďfreeĒ food and drink in quiet(ish)...
Feb 16, 20, 5:15 am
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By likethis

I see todayís QF10 has been cancelled. Anyone...

I see todayís QF10 has been cancelled. Anyone know why?

Hope tomorrowís is unaffected!
Feb 15, 20, 1:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By likethis

Thanks - are they having to take fewer passengers?

Thanks - are they having to take fewer passengers?
Feb 15, 20, 8:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By likethis

QF10 status - is it going around Iran?

Heading out on QF10 on Monday.

Iíve read mixed reports about QF10 going around Iran, having a technical stop somewhere, taking 90 fewer economy passengers, or going via SIN/HKG.

Can anyone...
Feb 15, 20, 8:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By likethis

Stansted to Chambery - Cityflyer Seat 2C/2D best seats?

Taking my first “Cityflyer” flight, and incidentally my first out of Stansted in a long time.

Although it means getting up stupidly early, it seems to be the closest option for Meribel, and allows...
Feb 9, 20, 11:50 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,110
Posted By likethis

Thoughts and prayers.

Thoughts and prayers.
Feb 8, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 6,017
Posted By likethis

Gold greeting - what do you ask for?

Gold greeting seems to be somewhat sporadic by many accounts.

When it happens though, Iím never sure what, if anything, to ask for when they ask.

What do folks here say or ask for? In the...
Feb 8, 20, 7:31 am
Replies: 83
Views: 16,901
Posted By likethis

The regulation argument is an age old one. ...

The regulation argument is an age old one.

While I can see both sides, Iíd err on the side of mandating 8 seats max (or rather a minimum seat width and pitch).

The fact that market forces (by...
Feb 8, 20, 1:44 am
Replies: 83
Views: 16,901
Posted By likethis

I didn’t make it clear, but I agree with you. I...

I didn’t make it clear, but I agree with you. I meant theoretically the market could offer planes with 8 seats across in economy - but it didn’t work out like that. Hence I think it’s the kind of...
Feb 8, 20, 1:43 am
Replies: 83
Views: 16,901
Posted By likethis

I didnít make it clear, but I agree with you. I...

I didnít make it clear, but I agree with you. I meant theoretically the market could offer planes with 8 seats in economy - but it didnít work out like that. Hence I think itís the kind of thing...
Feb 3, 20, 10:23 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

Argghhhh Iím not saying BA would! I was...

Argghhhh

Iím not saying BA would!

I was responding to the accusation I was angry at the BA staff themselves. Iím not - I keep saying so, but people jump in having read bits and pieces.

I...
Feb 3, 20, 9:11 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

I know. I understand! I was explaining my...

I know. I understand! I was explaining my (incorrect) thinking at the time of my original post. I donít need it explained again.

I was also trying to explain that I absolutely donít begrudge BA...
Feb 3, 20, 8:51 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

Oh my goodness. Thank you for that!! I did not...

Oh my goodness. Thank you for that!! I did not realise that at all.
Feb 3, 20, 8:47 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

I think thatís the ďMixed FleetĒ? I totally...

I think thatís the ďMixed FleetĒ?

I totally agree with you they should be looked after. My umbrage was directed at BA - you can view its employees as part of the whole BA entity.

I was...
Feb 3, 20, 8:40 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

Sorry yes Iíve had a bit of a whinge, and it...

Sorry yes Iíve had a bit of a whinge, and it hasnít gone down well. I should be more positive, and ďseek first to understandĒ.

Iím surprised by what you say - I didnít think there was assured...
Feb 3, 20, 3:54 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

I just despair at the maximal effort to...

I just despair at the maximal effort to misinterpret. How did you get this idea I wanted anyone 'in trouble'? I didn't and don't.
Feb 2, 20, 4:13 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,620
Posted By likethis

Thatís a good idea - but on balance think weíd...

Thatís a good idea - but on balance think weíd still prefer to eat separately.

GF is often lumped in with dairy free - meaning no butter, no milk, and often fruit for desert rather than something...
Feb 2, 20, 2:32 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,620
Posted By likethis

I definitely remember Iím coeliac... And...

I definitely remember Iím coeliac...

And there is something stopping me starting 30 minutes later - thermodynamics.

But in essence I get the answer, and was probably right for not asking on...
Feb 2, 20, 2:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,620
Posted By likethis

Is it possible to ask for special meal to be served with partnerís normal one?

Travelling alone, Iíve no issue with GF meal coming first (apart from quite often when they donít offer me a drink with it and just rush off).

However when travelling with partner, wondering if it...
Feb 2, 20, 1:21 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

I think Iím on the verge of giving up posting....

I think Iím on the verge of giving up posting. Clearly Iím not as articulate as I hoped I was.

I meant it was cheaper to have upgrades (or regrades - sorry I did not get the distinction) as part...
Feb 2, 20, 12:48 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

I suppose central to my initial grumble (after...

I suppose central to my initial grumble (after being tired and achy after 14 hours 9-abreast with no IFE) is the question about staff vs customer upgrades.

Whatís perhaps not clear is I donít...
Feb 2, 20, 12:21 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,772
Posted By likethis

I doubt very much youíll believe me, given your...

I doubt very much youíll believe me, given your clear intent to judge, but I did in fact request to upgrade at several points, both over the phone before, and at check in. Iíve 600k miles that I...
Feb 1, 20, 2:20 pm
Replies: 1,070
Views: 234,952
Posted By likethis

No welcome on LHR-KUL either direction. Crew in...

No welcome on LHR-KUL either direction. Crew in WT seemed extremely new and inexperienced, and really quite unfortunately cold. I get better service in Pret.
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