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Jul 15, 19, 9:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By OldFruity

Is it me or has BA pulled the pin regarding...

Is it me or has BA pulled the pin regarding Defence discounts as there no longer appears to be any offers from BA via the Defence Discount Service website.

OF
Jul 13, 19, 1:23 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,631
Posted By OldFruity

Wink Unless you fly with QR. Recent trip Mel Doh Lhr...

Unless you fly with QR.
Recent trip Mel Doh Lhr in Y I was suitably impressed / embarassed as I was offered a drink before the meal service on both legs, my order taken ahead of everyne else and...
Jul 6, 19, 11:04 am
Replies: 78
Views: 7,188
Posted By OldFruity

For those who have had or currently still have a...

For those who have had or currently still have a penchant for wearing UK Military uniforms does this now mean that one can book via the Defence Discount Service discounted BA fares online with BA,...
May 19, 19, 1:57 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,671
Posted By OldFruity

Currently awaiting last Prg leg after another...

Currently awaiting last Prg leg after another BA16 BA12 odyssey in F and can only add that unfortunately this variation in service standards is not only confined to J. BA16 cabin crew lady serving my...
Mar 31, 19, 2:33 am
Replies: 65
Views: 11,143
Posted By OldFruity

I had this very experience F+ WT (albeit briefly...

I had this very experience F+ WT (albeit briefly and through choice) a few weeks back on BA 11 Lhr-Sin. I met a couple of lost souls (2 French nurses off to do charitable works in Cambodia ) in the...
Mar 25, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,253
Posted By OldFruity

Hi yes I noticed today that for the first time my...

Hi yes I noticed today that for the first time my GUF has only earned the lowly TPs that the original cabin was booked in WT+ inbound Syd Sin Lhr in my case = 90 +100 instead of J cabin flown...
Mar 25, 19, 6:25 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,031
Posted By OldFruity

As an aside my window blinds wouldnt work at all...

As an aside my window blinds wouldnt work at all on BA 16 IN 1A Syd to Sin on Saturday. A reset failed. Although a day flight all others were closed - except for mine. I personally didnt give a...
Mar 24, 19, 4:19 am
Replies: 1,874
Views: 356,920
Posted By OldFruity

Upgraded at the gate J to F Sydney to Singapore...

Upgraded at the gate J to F Sydney to Singapore on BA 16 yesterday on the back of F outbound (GUF). Oversold J apparently.

Nicer wine (Chablis Premier Cru was lovely ) and more room than the...
Mar 2, 19, 4:57 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,898
Posted By OldFruity

Similar thing happened to me on check in at Prg...

Similar thing happened to me on check in at Prg last week. En route Melb (again) via Lhr Sin Syd up the front (GUF again).Really did not want to check anything in if possible as its always a PITA...
Feb 26, 19, 12:20 pm
Replies: 748
Views: 54,511
Posted By OldFruity

Unfortunately owing to some changes in the...

Unfortunately owing to some changes in the domestic landscape I am required to extend my stay at home Downunder, and will therefor be unable to attend the festivities in Gib. Bloody shame as I was so...
Feb 5, 19, 2:11 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,708
Posted By OldFruity

My advice- Relax and enjoy the propect of a short...

My advice- Relax and enjoy the propect of a short comfortable internal flight Downunder. JQ, QF or Virgin will be more than OK Im sure (based on my numerous experiences after spending 20 years living...
Feb 3, 19, 7:37 am
Replies: 748
Views: 54,511
Posted By OldFruity

snaxmuppet... now you may have started...

snaxmuppet... now you may have started something......
'.Ah.... but you were lucky.....when I were a lad we used to '... etc etc ....
Funny how things change. In the early days of my enforced...
Feb 2, 19, 11:10 am
Replies: 748
Views: 54,511
Posted By OldFruity

I am currently booked into the Rock Hotel due to...

I am currently booked into the Rock Hotel due to a feeling of nostalgia when the Do was suggested, as we lived in Gib 92-94 acros the road from the airport in what was then called 4 Corners, and we...
Jan 29, 19, 11:32 am
Replies: 70
Views: 9,218
Posted By OldFruity

Strange - coincidentaly when checking in for my...

Strange - coincidentaly when checking in for my Lhr-Prg flight on Sunday evening the BA agent actually suggested that I visited the CX f lounge. First time this has ever happned in over 10 years of...
Jan 29, 19, 10:50 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,859
Posted By OldFruity

1210MK2 Sorry to hear of your delay. I was...

1210MK2 Sorry to hear of your delay. I was delayed about 6 hrs a few months back on BA 12 and BA coughed up Euro 600 via a claim on the BA website within a week.

OF
Jan 18, 19, 9:28 pm
Replies: 207
Views: 17,833
Posted By OldFruity

Once decided to count back and see what I had had...

Once decided to count back and see what I had had on a fairly routine Prg Lhr Sin Syd Mel ..came out at 26 drinks .. not units. Have since decided to be a bit more conservative. Today- 1 wine Mel to...
Dec 30, 18, 12:36 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,071
Posted By OldFruity

I wouldnt have worried about what anyone else...

I wouldnt have worried about what anyone else might think if its within the rules. I met an elderly solo lady traveller on the domestic to international bus connection last year at Sydney. Struck up...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 30, 18, 12:13 am
Replies: 60
Views: 8,347
Posted By OldFruity

T8191 informative and entertaining read as usual....

T8191 informative and entertaining read as usual. Keep up the good work!
Thanks for posting.
OF
Dec 24, 18, 10:37 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,295
Posted By OldFruity

Greetings from East Gippsland Australia. Happy...

Greetings from East Gippsland Australia. Happy Christmas / festivities to all. Only 2 of us here plus the dog..12000 miles from family and friends but wouldnt have it any other way (yeh right Im a...
Dec 24, 18, 10:11 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,490
Posted By OldFruity

My festive thanks to all that have read and or...

My festive thanks to all that have read and or contributed to this post. Cant cut n paste quotes at the Mo (IT numpty ) so shall perhaps answer any questions via PM. Just to say though that forums...
Dec 24, 18, 3:12 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,490
Posted By OldFruity

BA F -Tear Point Run (literally) 2018's most Stressful Airport experience

Thought Id relate this rather stressful /painful tale the circumstances of which were inadvertantly self imposed during a recent trip Downunder flying BA F Prg -Lhr- Sin- Syd. (MODs please move if...
Dec 18, 18, 8:42 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 10,865
Posted By OldFruity

Over the last 4 months have flown Eu to Au via ...

Over the last 4 months have flown Eu to Au via BA F, QR Y, and this week BA F again. Both F flights were booked ex Prg using GUF vouchers. On reflection the real benefits to me flying F over Y ...
Dec 16, 18, 12:47 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,244
Posted By OldFruity

Having literaly just got off a Prg Lhr Sin Syd...

Having literaly just got off a Prg Lhr Sin Syd Mel and having previously routed Downunder multiple times via the Osl Doh Syd/Cbr/Mel QR routings I look forward to reading your reports. Same meal I...
Dec 13, 18, 10:33 am
Replies: 273
Views: 31,038
Posted By OldFruity

T5 airside now for 2 hrs if anyone wants to...

T5 airside now for 2 hrs if anyone wants to sample the top end of town.

OF
Dec 9, 18, 11:20 am
Replies: 120
Views: 19,218
Posted By OldFruity

Conversely on a Syd Sin in F a few weeks back the...

Conversely on a Syd Sin in F a few weeks back the crew member was so proactive that despite my reservations he managed to get me through what I would guess would have been about 2 bottles of LPS over...
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