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Sep 13, 17, 9:30 am
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Posted By r00ty

I also distinctly remember it being 32kg for...

I also distinctly remember it being 32kg for cardholder and 2x23kg in Y for others on booking.

From Jan 2016:
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Jul 4, 17, 7:03 am
Replies: 90
Views: 13,877
Posted By r00ty

Well, it's likely you could go crossrail from...

Well, it's likely you could go crossrail from Reading to H&H then on to Heathrow. As per connect today, but hopefully cheaper.
May 31, 17, 1:07 pm
Replies: 201
Views: 41,456
Posted By r00ty

No no, that's disaster mitigation. Disaster...

No no, that's disaster mitigation. Disaster recovery in the event mitigation fails is to quietly get your coat and sneak out of the door, and wait until someone else discovers the mess.
May 27, 17, 3:04 pm
Replies: 598
Views: 105,392
Posted By r00ty

My experience of the corporate world would put...

My experience of the corporate world would put this front and centre as the root cause. Not that any company would ever admit that :P
May 27, 17, 3:02 pm
Replies: 598
Views: 105,392
Posted By r00ty

But that's not how it works at all. Unless you're...

But that's not how it works at all. Unless you're referring to the weird world of AD DNS. Which is another matter. Normal real world DNS doesn't work that way.

I have a domain. me.com. And I have...
May 27, 17, 2:22 pm
Replies: 598
Views: 105,392
Posted By r00ty

DNS - Distributed. I have my own network, that I...

DNS - Distributed. I have my own network, that I operate for fun and my DNS is distributed.
Routing, the internet routing is actually designed to safeguard against this. All of the main routing...
May 27, 17, 2:13 pm
Replies: 598
Views: 105,392
Posted By r00ty

Not really surprising, all those systems require...

Not really surprising, all those systems require authentication. So it's a single point of failure, however that should be something that is very distributed.
May 27, 17, 2:12 pm
Replies: 598
Views: 105,392
Posted By r00ty

This was my thought when they pretty much refused...

This was my thought when they pretty much refused to confirm those rumours early on.

Maybe it will suddenly be a cyber attack.
May 27, 17, 1:34 pm
Replies: 598
Views: 105,392
Posted By r00ty

You can just tell that the first round of EC261...

You can just tell that the first round of EC261 claims will be rejected stating that power failures are beyond their control and as such they're not liable to pay up.

I wonder if they'd dare...
Apr 12, 17, 6:09 am
Replies: 12
Views: 8,021
Posted By r00ty

My understanding is that the first wing has the...

My understanding is that the first wing has the same guest rules as the lounges. So, provided they are also on a oneworld flight you should be able to guest them.

Anecdotally I can tell you that...
Apr 7, 17, 10:47 am
Replies: 964
Views: 149,825
Posted By r00ty

I thought I'd update the thread here. Since it's...

I thought I'd update the thread here. Since it's a nice downward change.

For some time now LHR-OTP has been in the 209-239 region. Just today I saw the upcoming flight has changed (outbound only,...
Mar 27, 17, 4:54 am
Replies: 979
Views: 201,863
Posted By r00ty

It was definitely not there on 25th Feb. We were...

It was definitely not there on 25th Feb. We were sitting right within the shot of that picture, and there were people sitting in the seats that used to be beyond the new "wall". There was however...
Mar 16, 17, 7:48 am
Replies: 186
Views: 16,008
Posted By r00ty

OK. I'll only do it at south security. OK? ;) ...

OK. I'll only do it at south security. OK? ;)

If you come in through south for a connecting flight. Then it's not my fault. :D
Mar 16, 17, 7:40 am
Replies: 186
Views: 16,008
Posted By r00ty

Just for this bout of passive aggression from the...

Just for this bout of passive aggression from the OP, I shall duly respond in kind.

From now on I'll not only put my belt back on at the conveyor. I'll stretch, give a good yawn, and exclaim...
Mar 7, 17, 5:21 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 6,670
Posted By r00ty

Nothing on the plane, first time at silver. But I...

Nothing on the plane, first time at silver. But I did have the lady at check in make a remark (paraphrased) "Oh I see it's your first flight as silver. I'm meant to tell you how to use our lounges,...
Feb 20, 17, 6:07 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
Posted By r00ty

IF you want to attain any status and it turned up...

IF you want to attain any status and it turned up for 49 I'd say the TP/Price ratio is not bad at all. But the days of such cheap upgrades are long gone.

I remember I used to be offered LHR-OTP...
Feb 7, 17, 9:43 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 12,009
Posted By r00ty

In this case, most likely neither. It was most...

In this case, most likely neither. It was most likely being induced into the wiring yes, but actually only interfering with the amplifier into the headphones. Just like you may well have heard at...
Jan 24, 17, 1:22 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 10,974
Posted By r00ty

I have seen some anecdotal evidence that...

I have seen some anecdotal evidence that something like this could potentially happen.

Ms r00ty was on a flight recently. It had an upgrade offer to WTP showing on the phone for some time and even...
Jan 18, 17, 10:20 am
Replies: 151
Views: 37,003
Posted By r00ty

From a cursory look, I couldn't see a direct law...

From a cursory look, I couldn't see a direct law on legislation.gov.uk.

The best I could see was this document from 2010 http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN02061/SN02061.pdf...
Jan 13, 17, 7:33 am
Replies: 92
Views: 11,936
Posted By r00ty

Picture appears to be from this story...

Picture appears to be from this story http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/weather/9813427/British-Airways-and-Heathrow-in-blame-game-over-snow-chaos.html from 2013

Second picture (it shows one, but...
Jan 12, 17, 10:40 am
Replies: 92
Views: 11,936
Posted By r00ty

I'm located around 15m west of LHR. I can report...

I'm located around 15m west of LHR. I can report that there is now snow falling. Due to the huge amount of water on the ground I am not expecting it to settle though. So, it looks like the early...
Jan 8, 17, 7:40 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 44,808
Posted By r00ty

I think the post you're referring to, CIHY...

I think the post you're referring to, CIHY mentioned something about spare pillows/blankets for CE. But, likewise I'm not certain either.

On the thread subject as a whole. I'm watching with...
Jan 5, 17, 8:08 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By r00ty

Correct title: "BA CC: Worcestershire...

Correct title: "BA CC: Worcestershire saucy!"
Dec 31, 16, 4:42 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,137
Posted By r00ty

I wondered the same yesterday evening. As I said...

I wondered the same yesterday evening. As I said on my previous post (which will be serialized in the Sunday Times). I suspect (and it is purely speculation) that when the fog cleared BA (rightly)...
Dec 31, 16, 4:03 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,137
Posted By r00ty

I think, putting aside the compensation business....

I think, putting aside the compensation business. Yesterday for many was one frustration after another. I was in the baggage hall when the announcement regarding times was made (at 00:15, delays of...
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