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Apr 18, 19, 8:35 am
Replies: 109
Views: 7,829
Posted By irmster

the Police have been a disgrace thus far. ...

the Police have been a disgrace thus far. Declaring that the Waterloo and Oxford Circus protests were unlawful and then doing virtually nothing and in some cases actually joining in. The so called...
Feb 24, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 55
Views: 5,103
Posted By irmster

still not turned up. I'll give it until tomorrow...

still not turned up. I'll give it until tomorrow and then start the insurance claim. As I said before, my fault, but if you leave something in a seat pocket and it's not nicked by another passenger...
Feb 23, 19, 11:54 am
Replies: 55
Views: 5,103
Posted By irmster

that's a good point - hadn't thought of that.

that's a good point - hadn't thought of that.
Feb 23, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 55
Views: 5,103
Posted By irmster

left stuff on plane - my fault, but......

So on Thursday I managed (finally) to leave my IPAD and Bose Headphones on the plane in the seat pocket. I realised half way to arrivals but it was too late.

Totally my fault of course. However,...
Jan 31, 19, 12:43 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,169
Posted By irmster

No fog at LHR today and no snow either (although...

No fog at LHR today and no snow either (although that's about to come).

I was in NY a couple of weeks ago and Jet Blue cancelled all of their flights out of JFK due to forecast snow (but no other...
Nov 10, 18, 5:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By irmster

I'm currently very Avios poor (and there's no...

I'm currently very Avios poor (and there's no redemption availability anyway).

Had the ex-DUB fare been a little lower and if I had more time, I would have gone with the Ex-DUB option (and if I...
Nov 10, 18, 3:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By irmster

options for short trip to LAS over new year

So I've decided to go to LAS just for 4 nights. J fares ex-LON are 3500, which is out.

So I have a choice of 1750 EX-DUB BA J, 1350 ex-LON in BA W or 800 PE NZ (to LAX)- or wait for a...
Oct 16, 18, 11:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By irmster

having not flown much in the last year as a...

having not flown much in the last year as a Bronze, I had only 180 TPs at my membership year end last month but have just had a new Bronze card in the post, somewhat to my surprise. It's not even if...
Jun 12, 18, 5:24 am
Replies: 59
Views: 5,346
Posted By irmster

simple fact is you would never get this on other...

simple fact is you would never get this on other airlines. I've flown some really obscure airlines and not experienced the filth you regularly get on BA.

There is simply no excuse.

I flew EK Y...
May 27, 18, 4:59 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,911
Posted By irmster

BA always used to fly to SVO in the past. (and...

BA always used to fly to SVO in the past. (and used to stop there for refuelling for some Far East flights).

It used to be a dark hole and the move to DME was really welcomed - but it much...
May 26, 18, 10:44 am
Replies: 746
Views: 53,479
Posted By irmster

I've been to GIB quite a lot last few years and...

I've been to GIB quite a lot last few years and also spent Xmas there this year.

Can recommend the Sunborn Yacht hotel if you don't mind paying a few quid. It's a little different - you can get...
May 2, 18, 11:16 am
Replies: 84
Views: 10,974
Posted By irmster

if they do, best go round the planes first and...

if they do, best go round the planes first and break a few seats, wedge some crumbs and old socks down a few cracks, and chuck lots of coffee down the toilets for staining purposes. Just to make us...
Apr 23, 18, 12:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
Posted By irmster

personally I prefer LGW out purely as I prefer to...

personally I prefer LGW out purely as I prefer to leave/arrive earlier. Also, have been delayed on the later LHR flight more times then I care to mention.

Either than or the early LAX flight...
Apr 14, 18, 4:49 am
Replies: 294
Views: 42,536
Posted By irmster

I don't think Norwegian is viable long term - but...

I don't think Norwegian is viable long term - but it would be hugely preferable for someone with less UK presence to take them over. I can't see any upside to UK passengers if IAG take them over and...
Apr 14, 18, 4:45 am
Replies: 102
Views: 8,245
Posted By irmster

whoever did this should have been thrown out. ...

whoever did this should have been thrown out. No excuse - there are facilities available.
Apr 11, 18, 3:21 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,340
Posted By irmster

I have a fairly small limit on my Amex by choice...

I have a fairly small limit on my Amex by choice but if I need to make a large purchase, a bank transfer generally impacts on the limit in 2-3 hours and I've never had any problems using the card...
Apr 9, 18, 3:50 am
Replies: 126
Views: 12,366
Posted By irmster

Were you worried you would get lost?

Were you worried you would get lost?
Mar 29, 18, 10:05 am
Replies: 57
Views: 5,853
Posted By irmster

T2 is so much better than T5 in every respect. ...

T2 is so much better than T5 in every respect. (being new helps I guess).
Mar 24, 18, 4:59 am
Replies: 82
Views: 6,755
Posted By irmster

I'm totally lost here. You've booked an F...

I'm totally lost here. You've booked an F flight, you've got all your wedding and honeymoon planned.

Great - go and enjoy it! No idea what all this 'what will BA do for me' stuff is about. ...
Mar 18, 18, 3:37 am
Replies: 194
Views: 18,372
Posted By irmster

I'm not far from LHR. Weather is cold but no...

I'm not far from LHR. Weather is cold but no snow - roads are totally clear - even side roads are OK. No further intensive snow forecast - could be the odd flurry.
Mar 3, 18, 5:25 am
Replies: 340
Views: 39,463
Posted By irmster

I negotiated J for all long haul flights when I...

I negotiated J for all long haul flights when I joined my present company. However, it was a verbal discussion and I never had it put in writing. I was then moved departments and the new department...
Feb 4, 18, 1:56 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 6,954
Posted By irmster

I used to be a Gold card holder and worked...

I used to be a Gold card holder and worked religiously to keep my status (Gold or Silver) every year. Last year I stopped doing that and now I fly whatever airline works best for me.

My only...
Jan 9, 18, 9:50 am
Replies: 52
Views: 9,260
Posted By irmster

64k every time if you are travelling solo. More...

64k every time if you are travelling solo. More privacy than 62k - and there really is no issue accessing the aisle. I'm 6'3 and not slim and it's not a problem.
Dec 28, 17, 10:17 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,630
Posted By irmster

the 491 you mean. So of the 6 wheelchairs - zero...

the 491 you mean. So of the 6 wheelchairs - zero showed up. Ultimately this may be the fault of the operator - same as the fact that the dire food may also have been the fault of the operator. ...
Dec 28, 17, 10:13 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,630
Posted By irmster

OK fair enough. Sorry if I was a bit harsh - but...

OK fair enough. Sorry if I was a bit harsh - but that 'tell me what BA did wrong' post made me quite angry. As I said before, regardless of who is responsible for the service, my only interaction...
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