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Aug 29, 13, 7:04 am
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Views: 1,132
Posted By Sankaps

Not good news for SpiceJet! The plummeting rupee...

Not good news for SpiceJet! The plummeting rupee must be hurting all of the Indian carriers tremendously though, who can be immune from it? Hope SG's predicament is a passing phase and they have...
Aug 29, 13, 7:00 am
Replies: 299
Views: 28,701
Posted By Sankaps

This thread has been a fascinating read! How...

This thread has been a fascinating read! How about in the LCC world... is Indigo managing to maintain its standards? How about SpiceJet and Go? Wonder what the impending arrival of Air Asia India...
Jul 1, 13, 7:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,771
Posted By Sankaps

Arrivals Fast Track at T5 was closed and roped...

Arrivals Fast Track at T5 was closed and roped off at 1.10pm today. Long line for the regular queue. No one seemed to have an answer as to why Fast Track was closed. Have they reduced the timings...
Jun 5, 13, 4:40 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,115
Posted By Sankaps

NWA used to allow frontline staff to use made-up...

NWA used to allow frontline staff to use made-up names on their badges, a concession to the unions who feared there might be security issues if real names were displayed.

I still remember seeing...
May 13, 13, 10:47 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,616
Posted By Sankaps

I flew AUH-LHR on Saturday. The gate had a...

I flew AUH-LHR on Saturday. The gate had a security apparatus, but was not used for the LHR flight.
Apr 25, 13, 3:54 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,179
Posted By Sankaps

The seats are somewhat similar, but EK's aisle...

The seats are somewhat similar, but EK's aisle seats are more private -- especially in the footwell when you are in bed mode, EK's footwell is not open to the aisle.

On EY, the footwell is...
Mar 22, 13, 2:55 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,299
Posted By Sankaps

I am a US passport holder, living in the UK on a...

I am a US passport holder, living in the UK on a Tier 1 visa. I got my IRIS about 3 years ago and have used it without issue regularly since then (T5 more than T3). Was never told about any expiry...
Feb 27, 13, 2:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sankaps

Not sure, but its all good. The flight is...

Not sure, but its all good. The flight is operated by Compass Airlines, incidentally, as there is no mainline service between MSP and DFW anymore on DL/NW. It is on an ERJ-175.
Feb 27, 13, 2:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sankaps

Am inflight now after a 2 hour delay. In...

Am inflight now after a 2 hour delay. In addition to the gate refreshments and service recovery, the captain just announced that they are opening the bar up for all pax to apologise for the delay. ...
Feb 27, 13, 1:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sankaps

Yes, that is correct. The prompt and personal...

Yes, that is correct. The prompt and personal gate F&B service for a fairly routine delay is what is new.
Feb 27, 13, 1:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sankaps

Several of MSP's gate have converted their...

Several of MSP's gate have converted their seating areas to resemble internet cafes / bars, equipped with individual iPads for free browsing, ordering food and beverages from linked restaurants, etc....
Feb 27, 13, 1:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sankaps

Thumbs up IMPRESSED with Delta gate service during delay!

Am typing this from Gate G12 in Minneapolis, where our flight to Dallas is delayed due to a mechanical. We boarded on time and were almost ready to go, when the pilot came on and said there would be...
Feb 26, 13, 12:54 am
Replies: 142
Views: 31,416
Posted By Sankaps

I would put it down to the DP! ;) Or perhaps...

I would put it down to the DP! ;) Or perhaps unusually unsteady atmospheric conditions? I have flown the A380 at least 20 times now, on both decks, back, middle, and front, and honnestly have never...
Feb 25, 13, 2:53 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 31,416
Posted By Sankaps

Have you flown the A380? I never thought there...

Have you flown the A380? I never thought there would be an aircraft that felt more solid than the 747, but the A380 manages that with aplomb! And is whisper quiet, you almost dont hear the engines...
Feb 25, 13, 2:07 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 31,416
Posted By Sankaps

Interesting comment, one that is heard primarily...

Interesting comment, one that is heard primarily from (some) Americans who don't seem to trust anything foreign. ;)

I don't think I have ever heard an European take a similarly emotional...
Feb 25, 13, 1:11 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 28,691
Posted By Sankaps

They just dont overall coach by as much, I assume...

They just dont overall coach by as much, I assume they are willing to take more risk on no-shows in coach. Op upgrades are RARE, even if you are top level elite PPS. And they actually state the...
Feb 25, 13, 11:06 am
Replies: 121
Views: 28,691
Posted By Sankaps

There are many ways to "pay" for the seat, and...

There are many ways to "pay" for the seat, and miles, status, airline employee perk, etc are all legitimate forms of payment.

But if someone randomly gets upgraded to preferred, EC, or F, then...
Feb 25, 13, 7:56 am
Replies: 121
Views: 28,691
Posted By Sankaps

Another preferred seat question: What happens if...

Another preferred seat question: What happens if there are more pax than non-preferred seats? IE where they have no choice but to put pax for free into the preferred seats because those are the only...
Feb 25, 13, 6:07 am
Replies: 142
Views: 31,416
Posted By Sankaps

This thread was before the 787's problems...

This thread was before the 787's problems emerged, but hindsight is sure 20/20! ;) Boeing pushed things to save weight on the 787s to levels even Airbus would not dream of! The battery debacle is...
Feb 4, 13, 5:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Sankaps

Thanks both. I did scan the first 8 pages of the...

Thanks both. I did scan the first 8 pages of the "Guide to using Avios" sticky thread before posting, but may have missed this. Guess I need to brush up on my search string skills! :)
Feb 4, 13, 5:04 am
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Sankaps

Mileage seat not available on ba.com, but available on avios.com?

Odd situation this morning.

The wife wanted to use her Avios points to fly AMS-LHR on Feb 8 on BA 431.

I checked on ba.com, and it only showed BA 429 and 443 available for booking using...
Replies: 222
Views: 27,594
Posted By Sankaps

I hold a US passport and frequently use T3, and...

I hold a US passport and frequently use T3, and I've never come across what you describe above. There are three lines: one for EC passports, one for all other passports, and one for FastTrack. And...
Jan 31, 13, 1:50 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 19,316
Posted By Sankaps

Actually it is a cleverly designed and disguised...

Actually it is a cleverly designed and disguised 2-4-2 layout. Which is why the seats and aisles are so much narrower than SQ's genuine 1-2-1 layout.
Dec 12, 12, 12:49 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 12,499
Posted By Sankaps

This, I fully agree with. Come on, for such high...

This, I fully agree with. Come on, for such high margin pax, surely this should be expected?
Dec 12, 12, 12:36 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 12,499
Posted By Sankaps

Ah, what you are looking for is the Emirates A380...

Ah, what you are looking for is the Emirates A380 FC shower-toilet-powder room. Huge. Phenomenal. Amazing. Spa-like. Even if you are not interested in a shower! ^
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