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Jul 17, 19, 10:39 am
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Posted By DorsetKnob

We did 1st from St Lucia last year & as I recall...

We did 1st from St Lucia last year & as I recall the food was pretty good.

The return catering from Costa Rica in J was superb.
Jul 11, 19, 10:00 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By DorsetKnob

I tend to be there about 9am ish give or take. I...

I tend to be there about 9am ish give or take. I get in about half the time & it's always packed.
Jul 10, 19, 9:32 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By DorsetKnob

Except it's always full & they won't let you in!...

Except it's always full & they won't let you in! Well it's what I find anyhow.
Jul 8, 19, 7:13 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,957
Posted By DorsetKnob

I remember my 1st. LGW- Mauritius on honeymoon....

I remember my 1st. LGW- Mauritius on honeymoon. Flying club, got into the lounge & the ex-wife overheard this couple excitedly saying how they had been bumped up from CW to 1st & said shame we didn't...
Jun 15, 19, 4:43 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,355
Posted By DorsetKnob

I can remember landing on a 4th attempt into...

I can remember landing on a 4th attempt into Riyadh!
Jun 15, 19, 4:31 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,731
Posted By DorsetKnob

Having used the only lounge at BRI last summer...

Having used the only lounge at BRI last summer don't ever expect BA to use it either. I think there was only 6 or 7 seats anyhow! Smallest lounge I've ever seen!
Apr 18, 19, 9:54 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,581
Posted By DorsetKnob

Going in January is obviously what causes the...

Going in January is obviously what causes the issue on the direct routes regarding lack of availability.
Apr 15, 19, 6:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,573
Posted By DorsetKnob

Yeah back in January...except they forgot to open...

Yeah back in January...except they forgot to open the doors through to the lounge everything else was working. If it wasn't open & queueing already I just go round to the fast track, security. No big...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 14, 19, 12:46 am
Replies: 935
Views: 111,866
Posted By DorsetKnob

Note that popular the flights are frequently...

Note that popular the flights are frequently deserted!!

25 on the last FRA-GUW flight I did. And I've never yet not had a complete row to myself on the GUW-AMS-GUW routes!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 11, 19, 9:32 pm
Replies: 935
Views: 111,866
Posted By DorsetKnob

As I'm now based in Atyrau, I think I can match...

As I'm now based in Atyrau, I think I can match you on a fair number of those! And raise you GUW - Tengiz / Tengiz - GUW, though suspect you may have that as many in Atyrau do!
Mar 19, 19, 11:38 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,647
Posted By DorsetKnob

Don't see the sense in this. I used to work in...

Don't see the sense in this. I used to work in Jubail which is north of Damman. It was almost always quicker to fly to Bahrain then drive up to Jubail than fly into Damman & go north. With the...
Feb 7, 19, 11:27 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 27,155
Posted By DorsetKnob

I'm sure I've probably spent that much in a year...

I'm sure I've probably spent that much in a year just to get gold never mind GFL!!
Feb 1, 19, 10:46 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,823
Posted By DorsetKnob

I'm currently on 1.1million, I've not dipped...

I'm currently on 1.1million, I've not dipped below about 700k in years, I've also got a couple of AmEx 2-4-1 vouchers. I went through a stage of using them fairly regularly, but seem to have less...
Jan 9, 19, 2:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By DorsetKnob

If they are still running 747s on the route save...

If they are still running 747s on the route save the miles & go upstairs in CW. I used to work in Kuwait so did the route most months. 1st back was fine but nothing special as the planes would often...
Dec 23, 18, 2:20 am
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By DorsetKnob

Row 1. better to look at a bulkhead than the back...

Row 1. better to look at a bulkhead than the back of the seat in front. I think service is noticeably better in Row 1 too. Empty glasses are spotted easier & topped up with greater frequency.
Dec 20, 18, 7:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By DorsetKnob

Thanks

Thanks
Dec 20, 18, 3:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By DorsetKnob

Stupid Question - Same booking/ticket or not??

OK bit confused here..... just got my paperwork through for my flight on Sunday. Flights are AirAstana GUW-AMS; BA AMS-LHR; Returning few weeks later BA LHR-AMS; AirAstana AMS-GUW.

All appear with...
Dec 20, 18, 1:47 am
Replies: 658
Views: 66,259
Posted By DorsetKnob

Throwing them in jail would be a better option &...

Throwing them in jail would be a better option & very heavy fines.
Dec 12, 18, 9:03 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,118
Posted By DorsetKnob

Very true!! HBO I would be in my apartment...

Very true!! HBO I would be in my apartment (25mins away) & showered before people had collected their bags!!
Dec 12, 18, 8:40 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 6,809
Posted By DorsetKnob

1 into Dubai with Tarom- fog 1 into Luxor with...

1 into Dubai with Tarom- fog
1 into Luxor with EgyptAir - no idea why
1 into Luton with Easyjet - another plane on the runway
3 into Riyadh with BMI - windshear
1 into Amsterdam with AirAstana -...
Dec 4, 18, 12:29 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By DorsetKnob

When I used to go through AUH it was 3 hrs as I...

When I used to go through AUH it was 3 hrs as I recall.
Nov 30, 18, 5:13 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,906
Posted By DorsetKnob

Except at LGW you can drop bags the night...

Except at LGW you can drop bags the night before... surely you wouldn't imply you could go through then?
Nov 20, 18, 3:25 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,821
Posted By DorsetKnob

However somebody with an economy only business...

However somebody with an economy only business travel policy may well struggle to get silver, still travel a fair amount & would really benefit from it.
Nov 9, 18, 9:46 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,603
Posted By DorsetKnob

I've been there a fair few times on Saturday &...

I've been there a fair few times on Saturday & Sunday mornings always found it nice & quiet. I go to my "usual" seat in the far right corner overlooking the runway every time.
Nov 2, 18, 3:06 am
Replies: 128
Views: 8,981
Posted By DorsetKnob

I'm afraid I'm a grown adult, who is more than...

I'm afraid I'm a grown adult, who is more than capable of making my own choices & presenting myself at the entrance to a plane in a fit condition to fly. More regulation is not the answer, apply the...
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