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Dec 4, 18, 1:11 pm
Replies: 56
Newbie Question Overbooking in First?
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Posted By Yak40

Thank you. The paperwork for the...

Thank you.

The paperwork for the compensation does not mention the faulty IFE as such but an overbooking. Eight F seats were sold with a capacity of seven. This might explain the unusual amount....
Dec 1, 18, 4:27 am
Replies: 56
Newbie Question Overbooking in First?
Views: 3,741
Posted By Yak40

I‘m currently on HB-JNA LX 181 in seat 2K. Video...

I‘m currently on HB-JNA LX 181 in seat 2K. Video does not work. I‘ve got 1500 EUR as compensation. Alternative would have been a downgrade to C, also with a 1500 EUR compensation. An agent from Swiss...
Nov 13, 17, 4:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Yak40

I had the same problem on the same route. I could...

I had the same problem on the same route. I could select seats on the LX website but they did not stick. Checking the seat map on Expedia, it turned out that one seat in row 2 on the A320 was in fact...
Oct 5, 16, 6:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,225
Posted By Yak40

May is low season for BKK and 03.05. is midweek....

May is low season for BKK and 03.05. is midweek. July is peak season (summer school holidays) and 30.07. is weekend. So I would assume that the outbound is going to be less crowded.

While it’s...
Jan 15, 16, 12:23 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

Thank you, Nick Your efforts are much...

Thank you, Nick

Your efforts are much appreciated – as is the content of the answers.

It might be a good idea if the LX website could be updated accordingly. ADB, ALG and MLA are further...
Jan 6, 16, 1:57 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

RAK questions

Dear Nick

I’ve taken advantage of the recent Business Europe promotion and bought a ZRH-GVA-RAK-GVA-ZRH ticket in P. Everything LX – ticket, metal, flight numbers. While the LX website and...
Forum: Europe
Dec 15, 14, 12:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Yak40

My vote for Lucerne for three reasons: ...

My vote for Lucerne for three reasons:


Location: Lucrene is in the middle of Switzerland so it’s very convenient to reach all day trip locations by car or train. Interlaken is in a remote area...
Dec 5, 14, 1:15 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

Visitors in First

Dear Nick

On Tuesday I was flying LX 181 BKK to ZRH in F. There was a couple on this flight; she was in F, he was not. He was repeatedly and for longer periods (in excess of one hour) visiting his...
Sep 10, 14, 2:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By Yak40

One point not mentioned so far is the poor...

One point not mentioned so far is the poor on-time performance of the AUH ZRH flight. Looking up EY73 on flightradar24 for August, there is just one green dot – among 8 yellows and 22 reds. While...
Sep 10, 14, 1:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 9,102
Posted By Yak40

Whatever the legal situation is, LX does not...

Whatever the legal situation is, LX does not accept the ECJ interpretations. And compensations for delays are not mentioned in the 261/2004 text.

About a year ago, my colleague was delayed by...
Jun 30, 14, 12:17 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

Thank you, Nick The fares were still...

Thank you, Nick

The fares were still incorrect over the weekend but they are fine now. Ready for take off.
Jun 26, 14, 6:06 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

New EU Pricing Concept

Dear Nick

According to various sources (LX agent newsletter, NZZ, VFT), there are new prices ex ZRH to various European destinations effective June 25. “Highly attractive Business Class fares” are...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,872
Posted By Yak40

While my experience relates to LX and summer, I...

While my experience relates to LX and summer, I think it’s still relevant. As described in post #2, I received an SMS/email that my flight had been cancelled and that I should contact the airline. So...
Aug 20, 13, 8:00 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,521
Posted By Yak40

Crystal Thai did take off – after it was renamed...

Crystal Thai did take off – after it was renamed U Airlines. With one aging A320 (HS-CTA)

It’s not quite clear if they still operate. Their website looks abandoned and there is a source on the...
Forum: Thailand
Aug 2, 13, 8:46 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By Yak40

Everything still fine here on Samed. My Kids are...

Everything still fine here on Samed. My Kids are swimming on Sai Kaew every day and so are plenty of others. All infrastructure running, no shortages whatsoever. Even some positive aspects: Due to...
Forum: Thailand
Aug 1, 13, 9:35 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By Yak40

I'm currently on the East coast of Ko Samed (Sai...

I'm currently on the East coast of Ko Samed (Sai Kaew). The Beach is as white and clean as it should be. Even more quiet than beföre since the day trippers from the mainland stay away. We don't order...
Apr 9, 13, 12:32 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

Sorry, no. The upgrade promotions are not getting...

Sorry, no. The upgrade promotions are not getting cheaper (75 => 100 CHF), less miles are earned in P (2000 => 750). No myChoice promotion in sight this year. Now de facto taking away the guaranteed...
Apr 8, 13, 12:20 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

Thank you. LX should pay you a commission for...

Thank you. LX should pay you a commission for your help in selling their [email protected]:-)

I’ve tried the procedure described above last year. Twice. The helpful Basel FTL agent got us the desired...
Apr 5, 13, 6:41 am
Replies: 2,047
Views: 354,095
Posted By Yak40

Blocked Seats in C on A321

Dear Gianrico

Our family of four will fly ZRH VCE ZRH next month. I wanted to make use of the Italy upgrade promotion for the inbound flight. The following seats are blocked on the A321, according...
Feb 22, 13, 7:11 am
Replies: 102
Views: 22,480
Posted By Yak40

It would not be the first time HA flies to...

It would not be the first time HA flies to Europe: There was a weekly ZRH ANC HNL flight about 25 years ago. A DC-8 was used, even then by no means a state-of-the-art bird. And it was a lousy...
Dec 14, 12, 7:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Yak40

Please rest assured that I’m not having any...

Please rest assured that I’m not having any sleepless nights because of this. :) Just thought that an Accor lurker might be interested in fixing the bug.

No, I will not use the good old phone. As...
Dec 14, 12, 6:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Yak40

Thanks again for your new option to solve the...

Thanks again for your new option to solve the puzzle. Sorry, we are back on square one, third bullet point in my original post. If I delete one of the batches as you suggest, I end up with 2 family...
Dec 14, 12, 6:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Yak40

Odd indeed. So what do you see on the final...

Odd indeed. So what do you see on the final screen where you have to enter your name etc? 2 rooms for a total of EUR 307.50 or 2 times 2 rooms for a total of EUR 615.00?
Dec 14, 12, 3:18 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Yak40

Thank you for your help. Yes, I got to this...

Thank you for your help. Yes, I got to this screen as well. But have you tried to continue the booking? I end up with 4 rooms and a total of 615 EUR (2 x 307.50).
Dec 14, 12, 12:58 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Yak40

Unable to book Magnifique Family

Accor has a Magnifique Family plan whereby a second room for the kids is half price. I tried to book this for 2 adults and 2 kids aged 8+10 at MGallery Venice. Results as follows:

Entering 2...
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