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Jul 17, 17, 10:12 am
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Posted By bmi goldenboy

I'm 6'2" and it was a bit roomier than BA....

I'm 6'2" and it was a bit roomier than BA. Interior is a bit tatty in comparison to most BA short haul and I really didn't like the colour scheme. We were out on the early flight and the only thing...
Jul 17, 17, 9:21 am
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Out to WAW last weekend we booked exit rows 12E,F...

Out to WAW last weekend we booked exit rows 12E,F and ended up on a Qatar A320 with exit rows in 13 & 14...... Not certain if they are all the same configure tho. Thankfully got a BA 320 back.
Jun 15, 17, 5:06 am
Replies: 74
Views: 15,171
Posted By bmi goldenboy

I'm looking to book an Amex 2-4-1 to HKG. I tried...

I'm looking to book an Amex 2-4-1 to HKG. I tried INV and LHR and the taxes were the same for both. Is this an online error or have I picked up incorrectly that I can save apd when departing INV?
Jun 2, 17, 12:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Under the flight path 6 miles from LHR and no ...

Under the flight path 6 miles from LHR and no thunderstorm all day here... plenty of nasty looking clouds with the potential though. The flights are coming in at the usual rate. Surprised at the...
Jun 2, 17, 12:09 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 15,608
Posted By bmi goldenboy

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May 19, 17, 12:35 pm
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Views: 4,261
Posted By bmi goldenboy

oops, sorry, on the friday guinness run and...

oops, sorry, on the friday guinness run and tipo's are common at this time....
May 19, 17, 12:03 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,261
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Back in the day when I flew BMI the banter was...

Back in the day when I flew BMI the banter was great on their forum but to get info on general star info, TP building etc you needed to stay on top of the other SA forums. I don't post much...
Nov 14, 16, 9:37 am
Replies: 31
Views: 5,064
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Go to the reservations desk at T3 when you check...

Go to the reservations desk at T3 when you check in and ask if there's an offer for WT+ upgrade, Sure I got one for around 125 when it just wasn't worth paying the vast difference when I made the...
Nov 8, 16, 11:50 am
Replies: 51
Views: 11,369
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Forced checking of hand luggage

Searched to see if this topic had been covered and could see anything so apologies if I've missed it.

I'm a regular on the LHR-MAN route and on this morning's flight found that anyone with a,...
Oct 25, 16, 6:17 am
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Views: 1,428,592
Posted By bmi goldenboy

If going to Thailand I'd avoid Bangkok itself for...

If going to Thailand I'd avoid Bangkok itself for a while longer due to the year long period of mourning. It's a very subdued place just now and is likely to stay that way for a while. The beach...
Oct 19, 16, 6:23 am
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Views: 500,575
Posted By bmi goldenboy

All the alcohol served in flight is held in a 3rd...

All the alcohol served in flight is held in a 3rd bonded warehouse and exempt from UK duty which is 37.5% for spirits at the moment I think although this varies dependant on the spirit and other...
Aug 26, 16, 6:00 am
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,482,233
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Used to get one to Newark in WT and back in Club,...

Used to get one to Newark in WT and back in Club, would never consider doing that in a 787. hard to believe the newest planes are so uncomfortable compared to the old ones.
Aug 10, 16, 4:31 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,849
Posted By bmi goldenboy

For me it is a simple choice as I value direct...

For me it is a simple choice as I value direct aisle access.

I'll book any BA a/c Westbound as I don't sleep. I prefer the UD on the 747, like the spaciousness and quietness of the 380 but also...
Aug 8, 16, 3:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,539
Posted By bmi goldenboy

This is a very regular occurrence, even when...

This is a very regular occurrence, even when re-added I find them removed on a weekly basis sometimes and still need to add them at the check in desk or lounge sometimes.

Another linked symptom...
Aug 8, 16, 3:31 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,960
Posted By bmi goldenboy

My colleagues in Dublin started calling it that...

My colleagues in Dublin started calling it that probably around the time of the start of the financial crash there. The airline was absolutely strapped for cash and cleaning seemed to be on every...
Aug 8, 16, 3:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,756
Posted By bmi goldenboy

I've never had a problem getting TP's when booked...

I've never had a problem getting TP's when booked on IB or BA, however when booked with IB (often cheaper) I regularly have to claim the BA operated LHR-MAD/BCN TP's by phone (the BA site doesn't...
Jun 15, 16, 8:22 am
Replies: 5,649
Views: 1,428,592
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Following an SXM TP run I got the AA44 back from...

Following an SXM TP run I got the AA44 back from JFK last Friday. It was a converted 772. Spoke to the ticket agent and crew member and they both stated that as far as they knew this was the regular...
Jun 15, 16, 3:56 am
Replies: 924
Views: 230,410
Posted By bmi goldenboy

From 3 June in T3 BA lounge. LHR - MIA CW...

From 3 June in T3 BA lounge.

LHR - MIA
CW to F - 649
Jun 9, 16, 9:26 am
Replies: 373
Views: 160,945
Posted By bmi goldenboy

They've now a 6 person electric cart that...

They've now a 6 person electric cart that shuttles pax along the connector in both directions. Took me 7 mins from T4 gate 45 to the one world lounge this morning. Walked back to the T4 Flagship...
May 31, 16, 10:03 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,759
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Yup, very happy with that one. Had a quick look...

Yup, very happy with that one. Had a quick look at the hotels and plenty around the airport for 70 too so not breaking the bank for this last minute shuffle.
May 31, 16, 8:42 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,759
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Thanks all. Decided not to take the chance and...

Thanks all. Decided not to take the chance and changed the flight to tomorrow. Managed to get business plus on the Iberia A346 so looking forward to trying that out too. Just need to find a cheap...
May 31, 16, 6:33 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,759
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Question Any impact of UK-Spain flights during the French ATC strike this week?

Is anyone aware if there is likely to be any impact on ex-LON flights to MAD this weeks during the French ATC strike?

I'm positioning there on Thursday morning to catch a late afternoon flight...
May 11, 16, 11:23 am
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Views: 991,282
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Looks like a great trip. Any chance of more...

Looks like a great trip. Any chance of more detail on this with the overnights and dates you think are available!?
May 10, 16, 1:28 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,970
Posted By bmi goldenboy

We went to Mexico City last year in F. Fantastic...

We went to Mexico City last year in F. Fantastic trip and lots of very cheap options from there including Caribbean routes.
May 4, 16, 5:00 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,222
Posted By bmi goldenboy

Me too, loved the star redemptions, took some...

Me too, loved the star redemptions, took some amazing trips for next to nothing.
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