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Sep 20, 19, 2:20 pm
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Got the full Gold VIP treatment in WT travelling...

Got the full Gold VIP treatment in WT travelling LHR - BOM yesterday -- several very welcome touches like, around three personal greetings from different crew members, the whole of a front row kept...
Mar 15, 19, 7:37 am
Replies: 82
Views: 6,194
Posted By MajorVoid

As a regular long haul flyer in Y this is all...

As a regular long haul flyer in Y this is all great advice...I usually try to get a seat near the front of the Y cabin as somehow psychologically you don't feel quite so packed in with a sea of rows...
May 4, 18, 8:18 am
Replies: 964
Views: 133,854
Posted By MajorVoid

May 2018 - LHR - BOM WTP 249 . Wiki updated

May 2018 - LHR - BOM WTP 249 . Wiki updated
Jun 23, 13, 2:31 pm
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Views: 17,987
Posted By MajorVoid

Please add me as a 'maybe' - not sure what my...

Please add me as a 'maybe' - not sure what my schedule looks like at the end of Aug yet but if I'm around (ie at home) then would like to join in.
Apr 6, 12, 6:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,929
Posted By MajorVoid

Thanks for sharing. It is indeed beautifully...

Thanks for sharing. It is indeed beautifully written...
Apr 17, 10, 2:18 am
Replies: 1,917
Views: 185,123
Posted By MajorVoid

Couldn't spot a link to this report in the (very)...

Couldn't spot a link to this report in the (very) long thread, so apologies if it's been posted before, but BBC News has an illuminating piece about the extent of the ash contamination in the...
Apr 15, 10, 4:16 am
Replies: 474
Views: 48,286
Posted By MajorVoid

they'll do their best, I should think, but the...

they'll do their best, I should think, but the airport hotels will be filling up pretty fast

Here are the bits of the EU regs that get them off the hook:

(14) As under the Montreal Convention,...
Nov 3, 09, 5:25 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By MajorVoid

Just to add my voice to the chorus of disapproval...

Just to add my voice to the chorus of disapproval about the disappearance of the BD14 - it's one of my staple flights and really the only decently timed 'end of day' London - Glasgow flight. I will...
Nov 3, 09, 5:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,390
Posted By MajorVoid

Sigh...if only they'd up their game in...

Sigh...if only they'd up their game in BCN...(although I must admit, I've not used the IB lounge there for 9 months so maybe it's improved...?)
Nov 1, 09, 4:45 pm
Replies: 1,255
Views: 148,635
Posted By MajorVoid

Lufthansa pulls bmi sale after price fails to attract bidders

(from the Times)

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/transport/article6898737.ece

"Lufthansa, the German flag carrier, has withdrawn bmi from sale and will...
Oct 26, 09, 10:12 am
Replies: 92
Views: 6,437
Posted By MajorVoid

The other option would be for BA to copy bmi and...

The other option would be for BA to copy bmi and do the 'meal deal' for EC members - could work (provided they included Blues!!!) - might encourage people into the scheme. Certainly I'm happy with...
Jun 22, 09, 1:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By MajorVoid

well, if you're going to routinely give BA 3k's...

well, if you're going to routinely give BA 3k's worth of business annually,the shares will pay for themselves in discount in the 1st year...pretty good really...not particularly risky, but they...
Jun 22, 09, 10:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By MajorVoid

yes, partly sparked by these articles in the...

yes, partly sparked by these articles in the Sunday Times

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/transport/article6544321.ece
...
May 25, 09, 6:59 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,981
Posted By MajorVoid

at the moment WT+ is nothing like a 'halfway...

at the moment WT+ is nothing like a 'halfway house' between Econ and CW, it's more just a bit more legroom, a slightly more peaceful trip and some miles/tier points. Personally I'm not sold on it at...
Apr 19, 09, 8:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 23,488
Posted By MajorVoid

yes, I'm a fan of the asian vegetarian meal too -...

yes, I'm a fan of the asian vegetarian meal too - usually a cut above the other stuff available in Y (and by the sound of it, you'd get the same thing, only on a plate, in C). Curry responds better...
Mar 31, 09, 3:41 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 7,679
Posted By MajorVoid

yeah, on the whole it's one of the reasons why I...

yeah, on the whole it's one of the reasons why I tend to choose BA for my morning commute rather than the other carriers on offer - sure as hell beats the breakfast panini or the dreaded cheese...
Dec 11, 08, 6:09 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,316
Posted By MajorVoid

Article in the FT...

Article in the FT (http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/60321152-c70e-11dd-97a5-000077b07658.html) - more flesh on the bones:

"Virgin Atlantic, the UK long-haul carrier controlled by Sir Richard Branson,...
Nov 1, 08, 10:07 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,197
Posted By MajorVoid

Yes, if LH were thinking really smartly they...

Yes, if LH were thinking really smartly they might want to really build on MAN as a base - big catchment from the northern part of the UK, readily served by regional flights, much easier for a good...
Oct 31, 08, 6:04 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,197
Posted By MajorVoid

I really hope flybe don't buy bmi regional; their...

I really hope flybe don't buy bmi regional; their service is rubbish - unreliable, tacky, terrible punctuality - compared to bmi regional which is one of the best little airlines around.
Oct 31, 08, 5:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,712
Posted By MajorVoid

I had the Y lie flat experience on a flight from...

I had the Y lie flat experience on a flight from Australia some years back - I was absolutely exhausted after a 5 day turnaround trip UK to Melbourne and the agent in Melbourne very kindly blocked...
Oct 31, 08, 5:28 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 9,764
Posted By MajorVoid

I think it's great. I go through there at least...

I think it's great. I go through there at least once every two/three weeks and it knocks the socks off almost any other terminal in the UK. I wonder whether the premium shopping will survive the next...
Oct 31, 08, 4:55 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,092
Posted By MajorVoid

The savebascotland ...

The savebascotland (http://www.savebascotland.co.uk)site is well worth a look. Nice to see all those familiar faces! The more I think about this the angrier I become. It was bad enough to see all...
Oct 31, 08, 4:48 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,092
Posted By MajorVoid

They seem to be trying to get round it (the...

They seem to be trying to get round it (the abandonment of the early morning shuttles, which IME are nearly always crammed) by adding an additional LCY service (from GLA at least). Good for City...
Oct 26, 08, 4:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By MajorVoid

I can't do 31st either - although I'm in and...

I can't do 31st either - although I'm in and around Glasgow quite a bit - but later in Nov or early Dec could be good...
Oct 22, 08, 5:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By MajorVoid

Mid-haul A321s do pop up with a fair degree of...

Mid-haul A321s do pop up with a fair degree of regularity on the GLA-LHR run...no discernible pattern though, just the luck of the draw. The Y seats are also considerably more comfortable than the...
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