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May 10, 21, 12:30 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,953
Posted By gliderpilot

my understanding was that T5 plans were too far...

my understanding was that T5 plans were too far advanced by the time they decided to retire her to make it practical and cost effective to install 😢
May 8, 21, 2:43 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,953
Posted By gliderpilot

The plan is to have a full Concorde displayed in...

The plan is to have a full Concorde displayed in T5. They are doing it in stages.
May 8, 21, 3:29 am
Replies: 3,079
Views: 443,599
Posted By gliderpilot

With the latest travel advice now out Iím...

With the latest travel advice now out Iím wondering whether we will see any further announcements in the near future on status extensions given how cautious the UK government has been. Iím a February...
Apr 17, 21, 2:30 am
Replies: 835
Views: 188,275
Posted By gliderpilot

I agree. Every aircraft has issues during its...

I agree. Every aircraft has issues during its service career that require modification. Unfortunately some views will be permanently skewed by the crashes and subsequent investigations. Itís maybe a...
Apr 12, 21, 1:42 am
Replies: 89
Views: 35,780
Posted By gliderpilot

QF is very good for a sit down waiter service...

QF is very good for a sit down waiter service breakfast. Salt and pepper squid plus an eggs Benedict if youíre greedy and the best coffee in T3. Then off to CX for a relax.

fingers crossed that...
Apr 5, 21, 4:30 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 32,816
Posted By gliderpilot

I think itís more down to the flexibility of...

I think itís more down to the flexibility of operating economics rather than actual customer preferences. The a380 is no more expensive to operate than the big twins providing you are filling them...
Apr 5, 21, 11:57 am
Replies: 142
Views: 13,839
Posted By gliderpilot

I read that and started to wonder what horrific,...

I read that and started to wonder what horrific, freak, in-seat club world experience caused you to dislocate your shoulder!! 😮
Mar 28, 21, 10:42 am
Replies: 483
Views: 237,611
Posted By gliderpilot

ďThe engine will be suitable for both larger...

ďThe engine will be suitable for both larger aircraft and the single aisle planes used for short-haul flightsĒ.

Really? Short of a completely new airframe type with a top-mounted engine, I...
Mar 25, 21, 3:17 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 13,839
Posted By gliderpilot

Ahhh. But thereís always someone who absolutely...

Ahhh. But thereís always someone who absolutely must have 1A 😉.
Mar 25, 21, 2:50 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 13,839
Posted By gliderpilot

I sort of agree as well. Canít see BA ever having...

I sort of agree as well. Canít see BA ever having F with the sort of space of say Singapore. If I were BA Iíd make the future F hard product as refined and high quality as possible. Like the current...
Mar 21, 21, 9:54 am
Replies: 3,079
Views: 443,599
Posted By gliderpilot

Thatís odd. Assuming you havenít made the revised...

Thatís odd. Assuming you havenít made the revised threshold requirement to renew. What level are you and did you reach your current level only in 20/21 year?
Mar 20, 21, 5:49 am
Replies: 86
Views: 10,686
Posted By gliderpilot

Sure there would be enough of a market for BA to...

Sure there would be enough of a market for BA to offer luggage tags. Say 500 avios?

I do think bronze and above should get at least a set of tags. Is it really saving that much in comparison to...
Mar 15, 21, 3:07 am
Replies: 93
Views: 25,001
Posted By gliderpilot

thatís it in a nutshell. It would be interesting...

thatís it in a nutshell. It would be interesting though to see how much they might recoup through £50 upgrade offers for the longer short haul routes. You might get a few takers if you sold PE as CW...
Mar 12, 21, 1:58 am
Replies: 68
Views: 5,821
Posted By gliderpilot

Almost. He said ĎConcordeí. :) See the clip...

Almost. He said ĎConcordeí. :) See the clip below. (7:50). Iím not a huge fan of Noel Edmonds but this was a great programme.

https://youtu.be/GUh-f65RPgg
Mar 12, 21, 1:52 am
Replies: 68
Views: 5,821
Posted By gliderpilot

I think you have it there. Concorde was special....

I think you have it there. Concorde was special. Thought of a unique and has a very close place in the hearts of many in the UK. As such, she is thought of in a different way. Even more so than say...
Jan 31, 21, 6:30 am
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By gliderpilot

Transferring Membership Rewards points (UK) to someone elseís BA exec club account?

Hello all,

apologies if this has been asked but couldnít find an answer. Is it possible to have someone else transfer reward points into your BA executive club? I am looking at the potential of...
Jan 26, 21, 1:37 am
Replies: 95
Views: 19,520
Posted By gliderpilot

(12 months ago) For those aviation geeks aboard...

(12 months ago)
For those aviation geeks aboard this aircraft is a 737-Max....(gasp)..errr 737-800. (lots of worried looks by those pax who were paying attention)
Dec 26, 20, 11:24 am
Replies: 674
Views: 98,799
Posted By gliderpilot

Does anyone know a good place to buy the First...

Does anyone know a good place to buy the First afternoon tea plate stands or something similar? Love the minimalist overhang design.
Dec 26, 20, 4:31 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,794
Posted By gliderpilot

oh the shame KARFA, the shame! 😮 I am most...

oh the shame KARFA, the shame! 😮

I am most disappointed you didnít do a Ryanair trip report! https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/28278545-post1467.html

a great bit of the thread to read! 😂...
Dec 24, 20, 11:02 am
Replies: 674
Views: 98,799
Posted By gliderpilot

if you want to sell one of your excess... or...

if you want to sell one of your excess... or swap for a mug...? 😉
Dec 24, 20, 8:47 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,794
Posted By gliderpilot

I thought they were Lindt Lindors! ...

I thought they were Lindt Lindors!

Congratulations KARFA thoroughly deserved! Wishing you a great Christmas and fingers crossed we all have a better 2021 and a chance for FTers to meet up again!
Dec 19, 20, 12:11 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 98,799
Posted By gliderpilot

Actually. I may have been wrong. Looked at a pic...

Actually. I may have been wrong. Looked at a pic from my last CW flight in mid feb and that had the wavy design but could have sworn Iíve had the the lip design in CW before.
Dec 19, 20, 11:15 am
Replies: 674
Views: 98,799
Posted By gliderpilot

They changed the design of CW ones at some point....

They changed the design of CW ones at some point. The older ones had a tactile, wavy pattern (I preferred those). The current ones have a moulded lip and more plain. I didnít think there was a...
Dec 19, 20, 9:40 am
Replies: 674
Views: 98,799
Posted By gliderpilot

my second order arrived also - despite then...

my second order arrived also - despite then saying it would be delivered Monday. Huge box for the 5 items but each individually packed ok with padding.

The CW mugs are better than I remember them...
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