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May 13, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By mgiarc

But fewer tier points. The visa is about the...

But fewer tier points. The visa is about the same as the price difference (though a lot of admin hassle and the OP might want to overnight if a B2B is logistically difficult, which has additional...
May 13, 19, 5:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By mgiarc

I know there have been threads on this before. ...

I know there have been threads on this before. Out of interest, is the issue:

1) a visa is required, unless transiting to a third country - solution get a visa or book a throw-away connection to...
Apr 24, 19, 3:05 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 8,118
Posted By mgiarc

The last major refurbishment was, I think, in...

The last major refurbishment was, I think, in 2013. Reopened in February that year.
Apr 8, 19, 4:48 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By mgiarc

Are you intending to leave the airport before...

Are you intending to leave the airport before boarding your GLA flight - sounds like no, but could be important? If so, you will need to get the ready to fly flag removed from your booking before...
Feb 27, 19, 4:43 am
Replies: 136
Views: 15,751
Posted By mgiarc

I can understand if short staffed that things may...

I can understand if short staffed that things may be a bit slow, but it doesn't really explain why frequently some passengers get missed for drinks offer or top-ups and why requests get forgotten or...
Feb 22, 19, 9:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By mgiarc

Row 13 is a good choice:...

Row 13 is a good choice: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/23558622-post2.html
Feb 18, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By mgiarc

Welcome to the forum. Suggest you take a look at...

Welcome to the forum. Suggest you take a look at this thread: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british-airways-executive-club/1841859-ba-doha.html
Dec 19, 18, 4:11 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,786
Posted By mgiarc

If you have a home or business address in London...

If you have a home or business address in London with someone to receive it: https://airportr.com/
Nov 26, 18, 8:22 am
Replies: 195
Views: 19,894
Posted By mgiarc

This is the distinction and why presenting...

This is the distinction and why presenting yourself at the actual border may result in a different outcome. What will allow you to enter the UK and what, as a matter of contract, satisfies BA's...
Nov 26, 18, 4:34 am
Replies: 195
Views: 19,894
Posted By mgiarc

The premise of the OP's post is that he has a...

The premise of the OP's post is that he has a right of entry to the UK, but is being denied access to the UK border by BA. I don't believe Eurostar check your passport/ID at check-in, but if they...
Nov 26, 18, 4:09 am
Replies: 195
Views: 19,894
Posted By mgiarc

If this is an airline liability issue, why not...

If this is an airline liability issue, why not fly to Paris or Brussels (within Schengen, so no immigration) and then present yourself directly to UK border officials at the Eurostar terminal?
Nov 21, 18, 6:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,469
Posted By mgiarc

Re. airport code mistakes, I was once checking in...

Re. airport code mistakes, I was once checking in for an Air Berlin flight VRA (Varadero, Cuba) to MUC and asked them to check the bags through to Heathrow on a separate BA ticket. There was a lot...
Nov 8, 18, 4:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By mgiarc

I flew PHL-LHR in F on a 747 this week with a lap...

I flew PHL-LHR in F on a 747 this week with a lap infant and it wasn't a great experience. She was mercifully very quiet, so that wasn't an issue, but the only bassinet seat in F on the 747 is 5F at...
Jun 28, 18, 7:10 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By mgiarc

The service charge is stated on the menu. ...

The service charge is stated on the menu. https://www.gordonramsayrestaurants.com/plane-food/menus/

Seems a bit of a leap to suggest deliberate concealment. Sounds like good service to me. I...
May 11, 18, 6:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By mgiarc

I am by no means the expert on this, but bumping...

I am by no means the expert on this, but bumping so others can chip in. I suspect that a RTW ticket is not going to be the cheapest option for this, especially if starting with a BA flight. There are...
May 9, 18, 4:41 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,305
Posted By mgiarc

+1 I used it recently to the airport and it was...

+1 I used it recently to the airport and it was very smooth. 17.50 from SE24, including airport fee, on a Saturday morning. Clear instructions as to how to drop off (follow short stay car park...
Feb 12, 18, 9:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By mgiarc

Is it possible to book the first sector as a...

Is it possible to book the first sector as a domestic within the validity, with a layover of several months before the outbound international sector?

It is not clear from the terms and conditions,...
Jan 29, 18, 8:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By mgiarc

I have tried this once (understanding it to be...

I have tried this once (understanding it to be possible), albeit a few years ago, and it was not possible in practice, as the transfer route was closed and when I asked (showing my ticket) I was...
Oct 25, 17, 10:07 am
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By mgiarc

Safety issue at LCY 24/10

I was a passenger on LX460 ZRH-LCY yesterday morning (operated by Helvetic Airways). On landing, we taxied to the stand and were surrounded by emergency vehicles. The engines were shut down, but...
Sep 22, 17, 11:45 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,438
Posted By mgiarc

But not always. In Club, the bottle is on the...

But not always. In Club, the bottle is on the trolley, so they would have to go to some effort to pour it otherwise than in front of you.
Sep 22, 17, 10:59 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,438
Posted By mgiarc

This has happened to me a few times in F, be it...

This has happened to me a few times in F, be it with Champagne or wines. They often seem to finish off whatever they have open, rather than pour what has been specifically requested, presumably on...
Aug 7, 17, 4:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By mgiarc

I haven't tried landside, but if you are HBO and...

I haven't tried landside, but if you are HBO and have a short connection, I would go airside. It's pretty painless and you won't have much time to kill in the non-Schengen holding tank.
Aug 7, 17, 12:31 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,625
Posted By mgiarc

OP, if you have the time, keep an eye on ex-CAI. ...

OP, if you have the time, keep an eye on ex-CAI. GBP 610 on EK/QF for your dates in Y. Having said that, it is only GBP 694 from London with BA/CX.

The real savings are in J. How about EK/QF...
Aug 7, 17, 8:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By mgiarc

I've done the airside transfer QR-BA and it is...

I've done the airside transfer QR-BA and it is very easy, with a personal security check and your own bus, so it isn't a problem from that perspective. There is a button to press near the security...
Jul 26, 17, 7:58 am
Replies: 58
Views: 38,482
Posted By mgiarc

Here is some info on the DME stop. It is the...

Here is some info on the DME stop. It is the same aircraft, but you do need to get off and go through security. Advantage that you would have to try quite hard to miss the connection!
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