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Jan 19, 13, 5:12 pm
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Posted By riga

Indeed - but T2 opens in the Spring - so it could...

Indeed - but T2 opens in the Spring - so it could still be a while before BA moves out of T1. Given the hopeless situation when T5 opened and all the subsequent terminals changed it may take a...
Jan 19, 13, 5:05 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,104
Posted By riga

Of course MAD will give a reasonable flight...

Of course MAD will give a reasonable flight length - and a chance to see T5's Spanish sister but the domestics, MAN excepted would have a longer flight time than the AF from CDG !
Jan 19, 13, 4:58 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,782
Posted By riga

Agreed - And presumably BA keep a record of how...

Agreed - And presumably BA keep a record of how many seats are sold and for how much so would not be moving this to a T5 767 if they didn't think it would make them more money
Jan 19, 13, 4:50 pm
Replies: 82
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Posted By riga

Moving jersey to LHR must have been an option for...

Moving jersey to LHR must have been an option for post bmi "slot sitting". Does anyone know why it was not taken up ? It would surely have been more cost effective than starting Leeds Bradford...
Jan 17, 13, 4:11 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 7,155
Posted By riga

My experience is that time slows down when coming...

My experience is that time slows down when coming into land and 10 minute to landing is far longer than 10 minutes on the ground. The way to become the Time Traveller.
Jan 17, 13, 4:08 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,781
Posted By riga

BA's last flight from T1

When is this likely to be ?
Jan 17, 13, 3:47 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,782
Posted By riga

Interesting that nothing is moving in to T3 -...

Interesting that nothing is moving in to T3 - when in 2014, T1 will be left, again, and all flights will be from T3 or T5.

And while there are fewer flights to consider its disappointing that...
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Views: 926
Posted By riga

The area north of 7 mile beach is West Bay -where...

The area north of 7 mile beach is West Bay -where you can lie awake and hear gunshot at night - other than "dog town" in Georgetown it's probaobably the worst part of the island (albeit go to the the...
Dec 12, 12, 5:45 pm
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Views: 4,750
Posted By riga

It was in The Times this morning And it does...

It was in The Times this morning

And it does amuse me that for the endless emails of personal thought and whines that clog this site, that no one picked it up all day!
Dec 12, 12, 5:38 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,750
Posted By riga

787 to Vancouver, Newark, Montreal and Dar es Salaam [rumours]

I see that these have been announced as the opening routes for the 787 - currently served by a 747, 2 777s, 767 and a 4 times a week 767.

An unusal mix, to Vancouver this will surely not replace...
Dec 10, 12, 2:16 pm
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Posted By riga

If the T5C lounge does not open to 2014, when...

If the T5C lounge does not open to 2014, when more A380s are on board, the T5 lounges will be 6 years old, so not quite cutting edge - having a smart new stylish lounge (the T5B lounge has never had...
Dec 10, 12, 2:09 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 10,178
Posted By riga

Re fitted lavatories would be a start, with tiled...

Re fitted lavatories would be a start, with tiled floors and walls, hands free taps and flushes plus some urinals too. Showers also need to be upgraded/replaced.

In the F lounge, the champagne...
Dec 10, 12, 1:38 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,104
Posted By riga

A380 on domestic routes?

I believe that the trail runs will be to Madrid, but is there any chance that there will also be domestic flights get publicity for the A380 - and maybe fill some seats at the weekend? If so...
Dec 2, 12, 5:19 pm
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Views: 89,917
Posted By riga

So if any other aircraft is using the gate, it...

So if any other aircraft is using the gate, it will just be able to use the single one?

what was the reason for not having doubles for the existing gates, given ba's large long haul fleet and...
Nov 26, 12, 5:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By riga

Maybe I was lucky but both my AA flights (one of...

Maybe I was lucky but both my AA flights (one of which was Austral) were on time - it was Lan that was delayed and had not info offered

Having taken an overnight bus from the mountains to the...
Nov 26, 12, 5:27 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 54,851
Posted By riga

Any chance of the one in Edinburgh, or ideally...

Any chance of the one in Edinburgh, or ideally the abysmal offering in Aberdeen (where the whole airport could do with demolition and rebuilding) being refurbished next?
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Views: 921
Posted By riga

Flew to Buenos Aires from C a coupleof weeks ago,...

Flew to Buenos Aires from C a coupleof weeks ago, last flight of the day, one to Sao Paolo left a few minutes earlier.

The transfer took for ever but that would have been fine had the lounge been...
Nov 26, 12, 5:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,197
Posted By riga

Avios - ex airmiles account and BA account

Recently remembered that I had an airmiles account - now converted to avios. logged in and saw the option of converting all miles to the BA account. This would be the best way of keeping track...
Oct 28, 12, 5:41 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,628
Posted By riga

Issue is not the take off slots but the landing ...

Issue is not the take off slots but the landing - lots of long haul flight coming in early in the morning.

In mid term BA probably will have to have long haul flights in T3, in particular the...
Oct 23, 12, 4:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By riga

Freetown

Freetown is getting a 767 - which destination is losing on to enable this?
Oct 17, 12, 4:59 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,628
Posted By riga

Sydney from T5?

Once the Qantas code share ends, will Sydney Singapore and Bankgkok move to T5?

There seem to be evening slots available at T5, morning slots may be more scarce but some other flights, perhaps...
Oct 11, 12, 4:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By riga

Surely it's the passenger with no luggage who...

Surely it's the passenger with no luggage who benefits most as they don't have to go to any check-in queue at all?
Oct 4, 12, 4:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,018
Posted By riga

Are these upgrades actually offered to everyone...

Are these upgrades actually offered to everyone or do pax have to take the first move and ask?
Oct 4, 12, 4:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By riga

Well spotted ! But they could have bought the...

Well spotted ! But they could have bought the slots - I wonder why they didn't?
Oct 4, 12, 4:10 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By riga

On line check in savings for BA

Just checked in on line - and no checked in luggage so no need to speak to any BA staff pre security. I don't know what % of passengers check in on line and of those how many are hand bagage only -...
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