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Aug 20, 18, 1:29 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 8,677
Posted By Quarky Quark

Oh BA you warmed my nuts Despite the in-flight...

Oh BA you warmed my nuts
Despite the in-flight budget cuts
I doth restrain
From feeling pain
But now they’re somewhere in my guts

Oh ‘twas a day when flying J
The temperature was held in sway...
Jul 29, 18, 12:02 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,099
Posted By Quarky Quark

I did Stuttgart, Strasbourg, Colmar and Basel in...

I did Stuttgart, Strasbourg, Colmar and Basel in one trip a couple of years ago. Flew in to Stuttgart, out from Basel. I really liked Colmar and wish I'd spent more time there than in Basel. A lot of...
Jul 13, 18, 3:24 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,701
Posted By Quarky Quark

For the OP you will also want to consider...

For the OP you will also want to consider placement of the tray table I would imagine. From that aspect going in First might be more beneficial. Cathay have slide out tables in business and purely on...
Jul 13, 18, 2:02 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By Quarky Quark

I'm wondering what is the logistics of this?...

I'm wondering what is the logistics of this? Would it require a manual intervention (drive the bags out to the plane?) or would the luggage system be able to handle this with a reasonable level of...
Jun 11, 18, 1:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Quarky Quark

Bingo! Thank you. I had entered my passport...

Bingo! Thank you. I had entered my passport information but the flag to use that for all flights was not set and so they only applied to the first sector. Details updated, I'm duly checked in with...
Jun 11, 18, 9:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Quarky Quark

Cannot OLCI - problem with e-ticket. Advice

Hi all, I'm visiting from the BA forum as I'm elevating my flight experience on CX for my imminent trip to Sydney :) I'm having some issues checking in online for the CX sectors, and I wanted to pick...
Jun 11, 18, 4:39 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,076
Posted By Quarky Quark

Had the same issue this morning. I logged into...

Had the same issue this morning. I logged into the website via my iPad and checked in through MMB, then was able to download my boarding pass to my iPhone. For reference I'm on IOS 11.1.2
Jun 11, 18, 4:21 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,300
Posted By Quarky Quark

OP maybe since the GDPR went live you need to opt...

OP maybe since the GDPR went live you need to opt in to receive a Gold greeting?

Ok on a more serious note, what value does this add? I'm curious as speaking for myself I'd prefer not to have it,...
Jun 10, 18, 7:32 am
Replies: 76
Views: 6,243
Posted By Quarky Quark

I think that would be open to question in a...

I think that would be open to question in a couple of circumstances. In one instance a late arrival caused me to misconnect to my final EU destination, and the next flight wasn't for another 4 hours....
May 19, 18, 2:44 am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,611
Posted By Quarky Quark

This is the reason I used to get funny looks at...

This is the reason I used to get funny looks at work (colleagues are used to it now :) ), because I always try and optimise my TP earnings when going on holiday. No west coast US trip is complete...
May 1, 18, 11:12 am
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Quarky Quark

Reward Flights - Avios / Payment Options Question

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How do you value Avios vs cash? For an upcoming reward flight, I'm presented...
Apr 16, 18, 12:27 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 5,453
Posted By Quarky Quark

Hope you enjoyed your visit to the USA :)

Hope you enjoyed your visit to the USA :)
Apr 10, 18, 5:30 am
Replies: 807
Views: 102,394
Posted By Quarky Quark

A9 now has three lines for boarding, Group 1,...

A9 now has three lines for boarding, Group 1, Groups 2-3 and Groups 4-5. A welcome development I think.
Apr 10, 18, 5:17 am
Replies: 600
Views: 78,093
Posted By Quarky Quark

Funny as I have GE and asked yesterday at IAD...

Funny as I have GE and asked yesterday at IAD checkin about TSA-Pre. Was told there it was the US government who BA were waiting on to approve this. I haven't delved into the details so didn't...
Apr 3, 18, 2:29 pm
Replies: 1,315
Views: 200,678
Posted By Quarky Quark

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

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Mar 29, 18, 3:09 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 9,559
Posted By Quarky Quark

Or like today when the child behind me was...

Or like today when the child behind me was playing with a toy police car that rather helpfully had a siren. I really really wanted to go over and step on it, instead I moved to another area of the...
Mar 29, 18, 2:44 pm
Replies: 807
Views: 102,394
Posted By Quarky Quark

BA67 LHR to PHL from gate B48. Queues with...

BA67 LHR to PHL from gate B48.

Queues with tensa barriers for Groups 1, 2-3 and 4-5. Both the Group 1 and 2-3 lines were policed with a staffer checking boarding passes. At least one person was...
Mar 28, 18, 4:11 am
Replies: 199
Views: 40,705
Posted By Quarky Quark

Early morning flight to Brussels. Uber to the...

Early morning flight to Brussels. Uber to the airport, as I'm exiting the car the driver says please make sure you've got all your belongings, phone, passport, wallet. Right then I knew I'd left my...
Mar 19, 18, 7:03 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,489
Posted By Quarky Quark

My heart hopes for the best with the OP but my...

My heart hopes for the best with the OP but my head fears for the worst. I'd have made every effort to get to AMS unless I saw MMB update with the journey beginning from LHR.

I have an ex-EU...
Mar 6, 18, 12:37 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 8,645
Posted By Quarky Quark

No. It's exactly the same seat and unless you're...

No. It's exactly the same seat and unless you're in row 1 (which is reserved for Golds) you have the same legroom as economy.

Use the £59 you will save to have a nice meal in Luxembourg instead.
Feb 16, 18, 4:26 am
Replies: 807
Views: 102,394
Posted By Quarky Quark

BA0849 Zagreb to LHR. Checkin agent made mention...

BA0849 Zagreb to LHR. Checkin agent made mention of the new boarding process and said as Group 1 I would be boarding first.

At the gate gate a small line had formed behind the group 1-3 sign,...
Feb 13, 18, 2:25 am
Replies: 711
Views: 83,131
Posted By Quarky Quark

I mainly mean either the lump-em-all-together...

I mainly mean either the lump-em-all-together approach, (golds, silvers and anyone who walks on two legs) or not enforcing the priority lanes and letting people through because they can't be bothered...
Feb 12, 18, 12:19 pm
Replies: 711
Views: 83,131
Posted By Quarky Quark

Ok the usual disclaimer, I haven't scoured the...

Ok the usual disclaimer, I haven't scoured the whole thread so apologies in advance if this has been raised earlier.
What are people's thoughts about commenting to gate agents when the new boarding...
Feb 11, 18, 2:12 am
Replies: 82
Views: 10,857
Posted By Quarky Quark

I must admit it doesn’t read to me as though...

I must admit it doesn’t read to me as though they’ve been put back in F. Perhaps the OP could clarify?
Feb 11, 18, 12:10 am
Replies: 82
Views: 10,857
Posted By Quarky Quark

I don't understand these kind of responses in the...

I don't understand these kind of responses in the context of this site, because literally every single post on FT fails this kind of test. I'm sure there are many fora to discuss global poverty and...
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