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Mar 13, 19, 10:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By volar

Yes it is (I was there last month flying AY). It...

Yes it is (I was there last month flying AY). It should be remaining open, although with limited capacity, throughout the improvement works.
Mar 9, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,227
Posted By volar

From Gatwick, even if the aircraft has screens...

From Gatwick, even if the aircraft has screens fitted they donít seem to be used - in my recent experience anyway.

if you can pick up a GPS signal then you should be able to see where you are on...
Mar 8, 19, 9:21 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,267
Posted By volar

On the G-GAT aircraft the table at 1B is...

On the G-GAT aircraft the table at 1B is sometimes, but not always, folded for takeoff and landing by the crew, Iím not really sure of the rationale, does anybody know?
Mar 2, 19, 4:46 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By volar

Yes thatís right. BAEC status makes no difference...

Yes thatís right. BAEC status makes no difference here, there has to be Avios reward availability in the cabin you want to upgrade to.
Mar 2, 19, 4:04 am
Replies: 192
Views: 40,268
Posted By volar

Another data point on this, my travelling...

Another data point on this, my travelling companion was today able to SDC a ticket which had previously been POUGíd - the fare rules in MMB had correctly updated to show the free change being...
Mar 1, 19, 8:15 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By volar

Yes this is apparently correct. I did manage to...

Yes this is apparently correct. I did manage to get a BA agent to process mine but I was told this was just luck that I got one of a couple of agents who was able to do it. The normal rule is to call...
Feb 28, 19, 3:15 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By volar

I miss... anything hot being served for dinner in...

I miss... anything hot being served for dinner in CE between LON and BCN (and other Spanish destinations). Even those salads with a Ďhot elementí were ok.
Feb 26, 19, 7:50 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,130
Posted By volar

Iíd personally like to see a Barcelona service at...

Iíd personally like to see a Barcelona service at sensible times for business. Particularly since the service from Gatwick finishes (for this year at least) at the end of March making it Heathrow...
Feb 20, 19, 7:59 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By volar

Yes, sorry I wasn't clear - this was two separate...

Yes, sorry I wasn't clear - this was two separate one way bookings - one made on the phone with Avios and the voucher, the other made later on BA.com. They are not linked.
Feb 19, 19, 3:48 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By volar

This was actually relevant in my case. I was...

This was actually relevant in my case. I was using the voucher to upgrade two people for one leg of the journey (outbound) - for the return economy leg the inventory I could see on BA.com could not...
Feb 19, 19, 1:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By volar

I went through the rigmarole of using one of...

I went through the rigmarole of using one of these vouchers the other day (the voucher was linked to a closed Avios account which had been transferred to BAEC), which involved:

Calling BAEC gold...
Feb 11, 19, 3:01 am
Replies: 207
Views: 70,742
Posted By volar

I agree that the boarding process can be...

I agree that the boarding process can be variable, but at Barcelona they are very good at group boarding these days and generally have clear tensa-barrier lines - the staff often patrol the lines to...
Feb 11, 19, 2:31 am
Replies: 207
Views: 70,742
Posted By volar

I was on this flight and witnessed the exchange...

I was on this flight and witnessed the exchange at the gate, well done for calling her out! I always find it hilarious that these people act as if they donít know theyíre queue jumping, and that...
Feb 10, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By volar

Unfortunately the response is correct. Whilst BA...

Unfortunately the response is correct. Whilst BA credits the additional tier points for a paid upgrade, Iberia and others do not.
Feb 9, 19, 3:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By volar

https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/p...

https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/passports-visas-and-api

Apparently children under 16 donít need any ID at all and photographic ID is advised for others. In practice Iíve always...
Feb 4, 19, 3:51 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,187
Posted By volar

subject2load I'm in there weekly at the moment,...

subject2load I'm in there weekly at the moment, mostly Gatwick Flounge but sometimes Heathrow T5 Flounge or T3 CX FLouge and whilst I agree they can all be busier than one might like at times...
Feb 4, 19, 2:00 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,187
Posted By volar

Won't the cost of this (including a cash value of...

Won't the cost of this (including a cash value of Avios) be higher than the cost of paying for access to one of the other lounges? Also this will potentially deprive somebody of a reward seat when...
Feb 3, 19, 7:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,941
Posted By volar

Yes I agree. I realised the other day that Iíve...

Yes I agree. I realised the other day that Iíve almost unconsciously switched some of my travel to Gatwick because I prefer the lounges there to Heathrow (T5). So for me at least a good lounge can...
Feb 3, 19, 7:08 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,941
Posted By volar

Some people might want to work, or just relax....

Some people might want to work, or just relax. Facilities in Gatwick south are quite limited in choice and often busy whilst the lounge is a very nice environment for doing either of these things....
Feb 1, 19, 6:48 am
Replies: 116
Views: 16,268
Posted By volar

Nor me. Like the birthday points, I wonder if...

Nor me. Like the birthday points, I wonder if this is a targeted email for only certain customers they want to curry favour with!
Jan 30, 19, 3:39 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 7,329
Posted By volar

i saw a crew member placing a clear duty free bag...

i saw a crew member placing a clear duty free bag of miniatures and mixers into her bag on Sunday. This was a long band CE flight returning to LHR. Since there wasnít much attempt to hide it - I...
Jan 30, 19, 7:06 am
Replies: 1,024
Views: 234,335
Posted By volar

But this is not publication of whistleblowing...

But this is not publication of whistleblowing information in the public interest, it's just potentially spoiling BA's product launch and I think it's bad form.

Back on topic:
I agree, the names...
Jan 30, 19, 6:38 am
Replies: 1,024
Views: 234,335
Posted By volar

HfP should not have published this, in my view,...

HfP should not have published this, in my view, when Raffles was clearly aware that whoever supplied the information was in breach of the Future Lab Ts and Cs (this was pointed out in a comment on...
Jan 28, 19, 2:48 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,335
Posted By volar

Iím pretty sure that others (e.g. Iberia) donít...

Iím pretty sure that others (e.g. Iberia) donít offer free tap water. Last time I asked for water on IB I paid for it - but thatís one of the reasons I avoid IB like the plague.

i donít like BoB...
Jan 22, 19, 1:12 am
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By volar

Same. I've booked quite a lot of the LGW-BCN...

Same. I've booked quite a lot of the LGW-BCN cheap business class fares recently, IB ticketed on BA metal. They reliably never credit and I have to fill in the form each time. Seems ridiculous that...
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