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Aug 25, 19, 2:47 pm
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I'm on this flight in a couple of weeks in Y so...

I'm on this flight in a couple of weeks in Y so I've been interested in what I can expect - has anyone flown it down the back? I don't think I've ever been on a long haul leaving at breakfast time...
Jul 12, 19, 1:57 pm
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Views: 543
Posted By nallison

I actually think it's worth the connection to...

I actually think it's worth the connection to avoid the 787 long haul, and BA have a particularly tight version of it in Y too. the A330/340 is the most comfortable plane there is in Y. I actually...
Jul 12, 19, 12:35 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 21,973
Posted By nallison

I don't really understand this argument. Are you...

I don't really understand this argument. Are you saying they should keep using a company they don't want to? If you as a consumer have a choice, exercising that choice and picking the business you...
Jul 12, 19, 1:39 am
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Posted By nallison

Indeed. Do they think they're fooling anyone? If...

Indeed. Do they think they're fooling anyone? If my parents are anything to go by, who happened to buy a flight to visit me in mexico in the period covered, this attitude is doing BA a lot more harm...
Jul 11, 19, 11:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By nallison

OK, thanks, I appreciate your response. I've got...

OK, thanks, I appreciate your response. I've got Optima on the way back (cheaper than basic for that flight bizarrely). I find their exit row prices a little extortionate as personally I don't really...
Jul 10, 19, 8:12 am
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Views: 665
Posted By nallison

​​​​​​ Thanks, seems logical. Although, they...

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Thanks, seems logical. Although, they actually had a brief sale on when I bought the flights with prices for the mid two weeks of August far below anything I've ever seen for this trip, which...
Jul 9, 19, 6:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By nallison

Can you change randomly allocated seat after online check in?

So I have a return flight MEX-Mad in, ay next month and aim struggling to make head or tail of their seat selection policy.

Firstly, they say if I pay for a seat now I can't change it again until...
Jul 9, 19, 4:56 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 21,973
Posted By nallison

How many times do people have to repeat how...

How many times do people have to repeat how irrelevant this analogy is? Although if you do leave your doors and windows open and get burgled, see how sympathetic your insurer is.

This is actually...
Oct 24, 18, 9:11 pm
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Views: 173,637
Posted By nallison

Exact same thing happened to me I booked my only...

Exact same thing happened to me I booked my only flight since 2007 with BA for a trip to Amsterdam at christmas since I had some avios earned with a return to latin america on Iberia.

Of course,...
Sep 22, 18, 1:50 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,750
Posted By nallison

Ahh the tri-annual skytrax thread. Whether you...

Ahh the tri-annual skytrax thread. Whether you think they're paid for or not, their rankings tend to reflect reality if you take them relatively rather than absolutely. The airlines at the top few...
Jun 15, 18, 5:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,402
Posted By nallison

I am quite sure that that wording was agreed upon...

I am quite sure that that wording was agreed upon by a substantial committee of people who quite knew exactly what meaning it would have to the average passenger outside of flyertalk world. Posts...
Jun 8, 18, 8:04 pm
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Views: 25,638
Posted By nallison

Having lived there for two years (the struggle is...

Having lived there for two years (the struggle is real amigos), I can vouch for Suvas rainfall. Its something like the 2nd wettest capital city in the world. I also lived in one of the others,...
May 11, 18, 9:34 am
Replies: 146
Views: 9,733
Posted By nallison

Several have mentioned safety and I'm not...

Several have mentioned safety and I'm not entirely sure on what they base that? Do they have an actual evidence BA are safer?

Certainly the engine cowl incident revealed a lot of quite alarming...
Apr 18, 18, 10:57 am
Replies: 102
Views: 8,722
Posted By nallison

No, because that is something completely...

No, because that is something completely different that you have for some reason invented just so you can get outraged. The only excessive emotional sensibilities I see are your own. Perhaps I'm...
Apr 17, 18, 10:08 pm
Replies: 220
Views: 31,384
Posted By nallison

Actually the terms and conditions were not at all...

Actually the terms and conditions were not at all clear in his case once he had been allowed to board the plane, and indeed that was why the airline admitted it was in the wrong. The right to offload...
Apr 16, 18, 5:38 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 7,283
Posted By nallison

The 787 really is a case of the emperor's new...

The 787 really is a case of the emperor's new clothes. I can only laugh when I still see airlines on their websites selling the 'dreamliner experiencesl' to poor unsuspecting sods in economy. I even...
Apr 16, 18, 8:30 am
Replies: 79
Views: 6,020
Posted By nallison

An interesting future lies ahead as the...

An interesting future lies ahead as the generations who have grown up with social media, and conduct their entire lives through a screen, reach adulthood.

I've seen it said by...
Apr 15, 18, 10:08 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 8,722
Posted By nallison

Out of interest, what is it this generation is...

Out of interest, what is it this generation is supposedly so entitled too?

House prices are a vastly higher multiple of salary than the previous generation. Their pension entitlements are a...
Apr 12, 18, 6:43 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,696
Posted By nallison

Indeed, and it is perhaps for this very reason...

Indeed, and it is perhaps for this very reason Qantas has a rule of 'seatbelt signs on, everybody seated, including crew'. But as in many professions it is not unusual for employees to be expected to...
Apr 12, 18, 11:10 am
Replies: 63
Views: 9,845
Posted By nallison

Or, has happens, they could weigh up the risk and...

Or, has happens, they could weigh up the risk and make their own decision over whether the benefits outweigh the risk. They do what they can to manage it, reasonable measures are taken to make the...
Apr 8, 18, 3:20 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,827
Posted By nallison

The trouble with that is I can imagine a lot of...

The trouble with that is I can imagine a lot of perfectly sober people just being too 'British' to say anything or complain. It's quite something to accuse someone of just wetting the rim...
Apr 8, 18, 12:39 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,827
Posted By nallison

If any airline actually enforced rules about not...

If any airline actually enforced rules about not boarding drunk passengers they would be kicking off numbers in double figures every flight. Well in the UK at least. In other countries I've lived in...
Apr 6, 18, 1:17 am
Replies: 106
Views: 26,326
Posted By nallison

If anyone would ever do this it is perhaps the...

If anyone would ever do this it is perhaps the ultimate proof of why airlines have frequent flyer programmes, and how they exploit psychology to make people think they are 'special' and being...
Mar 25, 18, 2:17 am
Replies: 81
Views: 10,125
Posted By nallison

The same ones who demand a Claret to be present,...

The same ones who demand a Claret to be present, even if it really tastes distinctly average, just so they can tell people they are important enough to be given Claret :D
Mar 24, 18, 9:59 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 6,995
Posted By nallison

I'm not really sure why anyone would get upset a...

I'm not really sure why anyone would get upset a particular 'type' of wine isn't available. Being claret is absolutely no guarantee of quality. Indeed you'll get far higher quality for the same price...
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