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Dec 11, 18, 3:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By esspeebee

The problem with the AI 787 is that while the...

The problem with the AI 787 is that while the aircraft might be an improvement over what went before, you still get the same crew and ground experience. People will (justifiably) go to considerable...
Nov 29, 18, 4:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,239
Posted By esspeebee

I can't talk specifically for GGL, which might be...

I can't talk specifically for GGL, which might be a different process, but I had a similar situation a couple of year ago re-qualifying for Gold with an RJ itinerary in the two week grace period. One...
Oct 24, 18, 6:43 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,599
Posted By esspeebee

Based on oneworld rules, yes. Just remember that...

Based on oneworld rules, yes. Just remember that you'll need to show your inbound business class boarding pass as well as the outbound connecting one, so make sure you keep hold of them both.
Jul 31, 18, 7:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By esspeebee

Similarly, I've always found that cabin crew were...

Similarly, I've always found that cabin crew were happy to go and fetch any of the normal CW items into First. If it's not something that's loaded exactly, then borrowing a couple for F passengers...
Jun 1, 18, 4:03 am
Replies: 5,283
Views: 777,963
Posted By esspeebee

There isn't a question about posting in time - as...

There isn't a question about posting in time - as an extreme case, the points for my last Gold renewal (yes, on RJ) finally arrived two days after my soft-landed Silver pack (year end 08/12, card...
May 29, 18, 9:45 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By esspeebee

As of last year there was no transfer bag drop...

As of last year there was no transfer bag drop for Jet - you had to drag them upstairs to the main check in hall. There were multiple airlines there, just not Jet.
Jan 25, 18, 7:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By esspeebee

I've done this many times, and never emailed in...

I've done this many times, and never emailed in advance. I'll mention it at check-in if I've already made them, but more often I get to the morning of check out, or a day before, make another...
Jan 16, 18, 4:53 am
Replies: 270
Views: 30,029
Posted By esspeebee

Not quite - the single point of failure is now...

Not quite - the single point of failure is now the smart contract itself. In the short time it's been around, just one of the smart-contract-based systems has suffered from multiple...
Jan 10, 18, 6:59 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,222
Posted By esspeebee

I can't claim any experience of the MH lounge,...

I can't claim any experience of the MH lounge, but I will note that if you happen to have Priority Pass then the T4 Plaza Premium is leagues better than the Skyteam lounge, which is a pretty sorry...
Jan 9, 18, 4:39 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By esspeebee

The Finnair non-Schengen lounge is a oneworld J...

The Finnair non-Schengen lounge is a oneworld J lounge, so Silver on a oneworld flight gets you in. The premium lounge is Gold/Emerald only.
Jan 8, 18, 5:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 7,387
Posted By esspeebee

I didn't check it in, but I once saw a half-full...

I didn't check it in, but I once saw a half-full 500ml bottle of Coke, with a checked baggage tag wrapped around the neck, slowly making the rounds of the carousel after arriving into DFW. I feel...
Jan 4, 18, 10:52 am
Replies: 162
Views: 21,465
Posted By esspeebee

The St Pancras/Thameslink route, or any part of...

The St Pancras/Thameslink route, or any part of the eastern half of the country whose train service goes into Kings Cross. Gatwick is easier than Heathrow for me - train into Kings Cross, cross the...
Aug 7, 17, 3:14 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,017
Posted By esspeebee

You might be entitled to compensation on two...

You might be entitled to compensation on two counts. Firstly, they cancelled your flight with less than two weeks' notice; there might be compensation due to that, depending on the exact time they...
Aug 2, 17, 1:01 pm
Replies: 6,831
Views: 506,376
Posted By esspeebee

Sticking with a theme: ARN?

Sticking with a theme: ARN?
Jul 24, 17, 1:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,570
Posted By esspeebee

If you're able to use the J or F check in desks,...

If you're able to use the J or F check in desks, then you can use them any time that they're open on the day of your flight. If you're on the first flight of the day from an outstation, then the...
Jul 24, 17, 4:42 am
Jul 15, 17, 9:53 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,486
Posted By esspeebee

It has a window, technically. The view is...

It has a window, technically. The view is complimentary and not included in the ticket price.
Jul 10, 17, 10:35 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,044
Posted By esspeebee

The main thing to bear in mind is that the middle...

The main thing to bear in mind is that the middle pairs are very cosy - look for photos, as nux suggests. Good for a couple, but seats to avoid otherwise. If your group of four is a couple and two...
Jul 5, 17, 8:22 am
Replies: 81
Views: 10,415
Posted By esspeebee

This is what I feel is often ignored in all of...

This is what I feel is often ignored in all of these J-class product comparisons. Yes, on a daytime flight QR's or CX's service is several steps higher, but on an overnight where I want to sleep on...
Jul 5, 17, 4:23 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,227
Posted By esspeebee

In my experience, Arabic stamps made no...

In my experience, Arabic stamps made no difference whatsoever in entering the country; I was through in a matter of a few minutes. The ten minute conversation about them came when trying to check in...
Jul 3, 17, 10:38 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,569
Posted By esspeebee

RJ, like the rest of oneworld, earns tier points...

RJ, like the rest of oneworld, earns tier points at normal rates. For business class flights below 2,000 miles, that's 40.
Jul 1, 17, 3:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By esspeebee

Oneworld used to require members to through-check...

Oneworld used to require members to through-check to other OW airlines on separate tickets. They removed that requirement a while back, and while several other members have voluntarily continued (or...
Jul 1, 17, 9:11 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By esspeebee

If it was CCU, that explains your earlier...

If it was CCU, that explains your earlier experience - there's at least one Air India rotation DEL-CCU which is an 'international domestic' flight. If you connected to that one, you won't have done...
Jul 1, 17, 8:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By esspeebee

Air India operates some domestic flights from...

Air India operates some domestic flights from international terminals, which are treated in some respects as an international flight - if you're connecting to one of those, you'll go through the...
Jun 29, 17, 7:26 am
Replies: 87
Views: 15,351
Posted By esspeebee

I did the 7 day service earlier this year -...

I did the 7 day service earlier this year - appointment on the Friday, and the new one was dispatched the following Tuesday, arriving (IIRC) a day after that.
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