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Today, 2:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,419
Posted By Confus

I was indeed, and apologies if I didn’t make that...

I was indeed, and apologies if I didn’t make that clear enough.
Today, 2:45 am
Replies: 720
Views: 113,262
Posted By Confus

There is no ‘promise’ of an e-voucher, only an...

There is no ‘promise’ of an e-voucher, only an offer to provide one where possible... the wording is very clever here because there are some bookings that can’t be converted, including anything using...
Yesterday, 2:09 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,300
Posted By Confus

Yes, that’s the answer, ditch decades of...

Yes, that’s the answer, ditch decades of integration with Amadeus and build a new Sabre-hosted platform. What could possibly go wrong there :rolleyes:
Yesterday, 2:04 pm
Replies: 2,097
Views: 423,324
Posted By Confus

You’ll most likely be automatically rebooked for...

You’ll most likely be automatically rebooked for convenience, but have the option of calling to choose an alternative if you want. Personally I’d probably catch the train to PHL rather than trekking...
Yesterday, 1:57 pm
Replies: 577
Views: 144,078
Posted By Confus

It’s a real shame the local authorities couldn’t...

It’s a real shame the local authorities couldn’t have spent a bit less on their shiny new airport and a bit more on connecting it with their beautiful city instead. A high-speed shuttle train would...
Yesterday, 1:53 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,419
Posted By Confus

Did you pay in EUR or GBP? BA should be issuing a...

Did you pay in EUR or GBP? BA should be issuing a refund in the currency of original payment - so they would have been debited the same amount they were originally given. They can’t be held...
Yesterday, 1:44 pm
Replies: 177
Views: 29,917
Posted By Confus

Indeed. And it’s not as if BA hide the need to do...

Indeed. And it’s not as if BA hide the need to do so... you accept these every time you make a booking:
Yesterday, 1:41 pm
Replies: 798
Views: 120,492
Posted By Confus

So there’s your answer. An e-voucher is a reissue...

So there’s your answer. An e-voucher is a reissue of a ticket onto an EMD, which then becomes a voucher for use on any itinerary, for any person, subject to a few security rules. A FTV is not...
Yesterday, 5:09 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,300
Posted By Confus

You assume they’re front-end improvements......

You assume they’re front-end improvements... AFAIK the changes were planned to back-end systems, it’s just that implementing them needed front-end downtime.
Yesterday, 5:07 am
Replies: 52
Views: 8,751
Posted By Confus

It was first ‘suggested’ several weeks ago, and...

It was first ‘suggested’ several weeks ago, and HAL has been planning enablement since then. Not quite everything is managed on tweets from ministers, even if it often feels otherwise.
May 4, 21, 10:42 am
Replies: 1,348
Views: 122,207
Posted By Confus

BA were actually right in this instance. You paid...

BA were actually right in this instance. You paid £70 as a voluntary fee in order for a specific service to be carried out (i.e. changing your flights). This was carried out as agreed, so you...
May 4, 21, 10:34 am
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Confus

For balance, it’s only fair to point out that...

For balance, it’s only fair to point out that it’s only a ‘bummer’ or ‘good old days’ for those who only earn, not burn, on AA. Those who redeem are better off (as redemptions are now priced at J,...
May 4, 21, 5:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By Confus

... more a risk the crew don’t want to take!

... more a risk the crew don’t want to take!
May 4, 21, 5:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By Confus

Obviously travel insurance policies differ, but...

Obviously travel insurance policies differ, but my (cheap, bog-standard, UK-issued) annual one covers this scenario in the event airlines don’t play ball. Travel has to be permitted under govt...
May 3, 21, 4:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By Confus

... which of course they are trained not to do....

... which of course they are trained not to do. For a laugh you can call them out on it, it’s often met with an embarrassed chuckle.

What usually actually happens at BA’s end here is that they...
May 3, 21, 4:08 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,590
Posted By Confus

How do I stop my iPhone being a conduit for...

How do I stop my iPhone being a conduit for neurotic strangers’ data?
May 2, 21, 6:14 am
Replies: 174
Views: 43,244
Posted By Confus

I’m sure we’ve been through this before, but...

I’m sure we’ve been through this before, but again, just to clarify... all UK-HEL routes are included in the JBs, but only when sold as part of a JB itinerary (either AJB or SJB versions). BA and AY...
May 2, 21, 5:46 am
Replies: 2,097
Views: 423,324
Posted By Confus

Covered in great detail in the Gatwick thread if...

Covered in great detail in the Gatwick thread if you want to read up. But basically, to keep slots alive they have to operate at least something.
Apr 30, 21, 4:44 am
Replies: 84
Views: 7,112
Posted By Confus

Indeed, and there’s a word of warning here for...

Indeed, and there’s a word of warning here for anyone looking to get themselves booked, in that we (and currently BA) do not yet know whether these stations will be online or offline (in terms of FLY...
Apr 29, 21, 4:44 am
Replies: 99
Views: 10,462
Posted By Confus

No, no, no times a billion!! There are enough...

No, no, no times a billion!! There are enough anti-social louts in the lounge as it is, without encouraging anyone to scream at a football match on the TV.
Apr 29, 21, 4:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Confus

The vast majority of declines are ‘user error’,...

The vast majority of declines are ‘user error’, where people research online first, then click through from a portal later expecting to be paid a commission. The BA e-store (along with all similar...
Apr 28, 21, 3:06 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,077
Posted By Confus

The US has had a ‘no shoes’ rule for years and no...

The US has had a ‘no shoes’ rule for years and no one complains, yet as soon as Heathrow does the same it’s as if the sky has fallen in. (Yes I know there’s an exemption for TSA-pre people, but I...
Apr 27, 21, 9:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By Confus

There are two BA 777 aircraft that have had all...

There are two BA 777 aircraft that have had all seats removed aft of D2... these are now fitted with straps to secure (certain lightweight) boxes to the floor. Early on in the pandemic it is true...
Apr 27, 21, 9:07 am
Replies: 50
Views: 5,031
Posted By Confus

Given that the Estée Lauder stuff is the biggest...

Given that the Estée Lauder stuff is the biggest seller in BA’s duty free offering, and the animosity that has developed between her and them, I imagine this is the last thing they’d do...
Apr 27, 21, 6:19 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,672
Posted By Confus

It doesn’t say they can’t cancel a flight, it...

It doesn’t say they can’t cancel a flight, it determines compensation they must pay if they do. And provides an exemption for extraordinary circumstances, which changing government regulations most...
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