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Jun 13, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,555
Posted By ratypus

Each to their own is the moral of the story, I...

Each to their own is the moral of the story, I suspect - it depends what time of day I am flying, and why....with a mid-morning or lunchtime departure, I don't leave much time to spare as I would...
Jun 13, 19, 9:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By ratypus

I wouldn't worry too much about this - that's...

I wouldn't worry too much about this - that's actually not a terrible connection time for a T5 - T5 domestic to international; if you flight leaves EDI on time, there is every chance you will make...
Jun 10, 19, 1:35 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,082
Posted By ratypus

LHR-AMS - "The Back-to-Back" LHR-TLL - "The...

LHR-AMS - "The Back-to-Back"
LHR-TLL - "The Insufficient Tier Points"
LHR-MAD - "The FLUB"
Jun 10, 19, 5:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,499
Posted By ratypus

Your choice is American, BA Galleries, Cathay...

Your choice is American, BA Galleries, Cathay Business or Qantas (for Qantas, the lounge is the same for Silver & Gold)

Cathay Business and Qantas would be the choices, above American and BA. Many...
Jun 10, 19, 5:00 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,699
Posted By ratypus

right...but with infants you cannot book the exit...

right...but with infants you cannot book the exit row anyway, so the small bag you need for bottles etc. just goes under the seat in front? I don't find even having it in the locker above my seat is...
Jun 10, 19, 4:39 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,699
Posted By ratypus

I have never really understood the use of this...

I have never really understood the use of this policy anyway - I am quite happy to board early when I'm travelling alone (especially if HBO and space is an issue, or for long-haul premium cabins...
Jun 5, 19, 3:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By ratypus

if you have hand luggage / no luggage only and...

if you have hand luggage / no luggage only and you're BA Gold (with access to fast track) I would think 40 minutes to get from arrival to back to the BA departure lounge is more than enough: fast...
Jun 5, 19, 3:37 am
Replies: 566
Views: 168,113
Posted By ratypus

Not sure if this has been updated previously, but...

Not sure if this has been updated previously, but the Wiki entry for Lisbon suggests fast track security is for Club Europe only: my experience recently is fast track is also for BA Gold / OWE, but...
Jun 4, 19, 9:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By ratypus

Agree - there's no sense in waiting, the seats...

Agree - there's no sense in waiting, the seats will only be snapped up and will never become cheaper....unless you are prepared to wait until 7 days before departure and hope something on the Upper...
May 29, 19, 8:25 am
Replies: 62
Views: 3,572
Posted By ratypus

don't forget you have to put all bags / coats...

don't forget you have to put all bags / coats etc. up in the lockers for take-off and landing in Row 1, nothing on the floor - annoying if you like to keep a bag near you: one reason I don't book Row...
May 23, 19, 2:39 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,561
Posted By ratypus

That Durban route is just down to bad catering...

That Durban route is just down to bad catering planning - the daytime Mauritius flight has similar reports. I agree it’s ridiculous - the BA matrix should just recut those flights as breakfast and a...
May 22, 19, 5:44 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,527
Posted By ratypus

yes the baggage tracing on AA is nice as well!

yes the baggage tracing on AA is nice as well!
May 22, 19, 5:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,527
Posted By ratypus

I've almost always had PDB on AA - maybe I'm just...

I've almost always had PDB on AA - maybe I'm just lucky
May 22, 19, 3:11 am
Replies: 104
Views: 15,625
Posted By ratypus

Worked well for me - First child in 16/17: I...

Worked well for me

- First child in 16/17: I was extended Gold at the first time of asking (but the baby's Avios never showed up: never mind)

- Second child in what was the tail end of my 17/18...
May 22, 19, 2:55 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,527
Posted By ratypus

I also mentioned this on another thread, and I...

I also mentioned this on another thread, and I accept it may be more complicated for BA especially in non-EEA short-haul locations (with different customs & duty rules)...but pre-departure drink on...
May 22, 19, 2:52 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,527
Posted By ratypus

Although it doesn't always work perfectly, I like...

Although it doesn't always work perfectly, I like that the American Airlines app will tell you which gate you're headed to and - very helpfully - where the inbound aircraft is coming from and whether...
May 21, 19, 2:50 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By ratypus

I doubt you would get through the First Wing into...

I doubt you would get through the First Wing into GF at Terminal 5. You would probably have more luck at Gatwick. In Terminal 3, the Qantas lounge sounds like the place to go - both because you would...
May 21, 19, 2:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By ratypus

If BA could fly both planes to Haneda, they might...

If BA could fly both planes to Haneda, they might well do - but capacity is very tight and so the second flight goes to Narita...plus, there may be onward connections or destinations other than...
May 21, 19, 2:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By ratypus

I don't think you'll have any real problem with...

I don't think you'll have any real problem with this if it's just one guest and you're just polite about it (and be prepared to concede gracefully and without being a DYKWIA in the unlikely event the...
May 20, 19, 6:36 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,805
Posted By ratypus

also - pretty much what you'd expect on a flight...

also - pretty much what you'd expect on a flight somewhere like MCO...(same goes for much of the Carribean, Mauritius etc.) - people with babies & toddlers like these destinations and - shock horror...
May 20, 19, 2:50 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,192
Posted By ratypus

Unfortunately, using plastic packaging is...

Unfortunately, using plastic packaging is probably the only way to really know whether or not an item of linen has been used or not - if not, there is a considerable saving of water and detergent to...
May 16, 19, 1:35 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By ratypus

I have had a flight to BOS depart from an A bus...

I have had a flight to BOS depart from an A bus gate - the upside was the gate was right below the CCR, so I got to enjoy extra time there. The downside was that ‘priority’ boarding really just meant...
May 15, 19, 8:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By ratypus

The general explanation above about theoretical...

The general explanation above about theoretical seating is essentially the “main” answer. Occasionally, a big block of blocked out seats together could indicate a large group booking - for which...
May 14, 19, 9:42 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,521
Posted By ratypus

that's very unusual - would be nice if BA did...

that's very unusual - would be nice if BA did actually do this though...American manage drinks before departure in domestic First and I always quite enjoy it - eases you into the flight, and makes...
May 14, 19, 6:53 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,740
Posted By ratypus

Hmmm there are always grey areas - does EVERY...

Hmmm there are always grey areas - does EVERY business trip I do simply have to involve flying (probably not); could I take fewer or less far-flung holidays (yes)....I totally get the idea of a...
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