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Oct 23, 15, 1:20 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,549
Posted By PPS1

Yellow Priority Tags - A Fashion Statement?

I've recently noticed quite a few people are keeping their yellow (O/W First) tags on (primarily BA and Qatar First), whilst removing their destination barcode tags.

I've seen them on normal...
Aug 23, 14, 2:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By PPS1

Great many thanks. Yes my first name is...

Great many thanks.

Yes my first name is Peter, middle name Phillip and last name Smith. What they have essentially done is combine AND reverse my first and middle name!
Aug 23, 14, 2:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By PPS1

Ticket name not matching (order)

Quick question (I have searched the forum and have a decent understanding of opinion, but would like some updated viewpoints, especially from the UK).

I am flying LHR-JFK next week and made the...
Dec 19, 12, 3:53 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By PPS1

True, but the first agent did state that no such...

True, but the first agent did state that no such quota for Golds ever existed (which is completely false). Perhaps he was new or had been misinformed, but I've learnt (in part to this forum!) that...
Dec 19, 12, 12:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By PPS1

The benefits of calling back

I recently wanted to use miles to upgrade from Economy to Business on a flight to London next week. Online, there are no seats available but as we all know, there are normally 2-3 seats reserved for...
Dec 4, 12, 1:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By PPS1

As far as I'm aware - EK have closed this...

As far as I'm aware - EK have closed this loophole in the system. Even if you click on previous upgrade emails (which take you to a screen with the offer code box), you can't delete the offer code...
Nov 12, 12, 2:36 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,009
Posted By PPS1

AI status matched me to Maharajah Club (which is...

AI status matched me to Maharajah Club (which is their equivalent to BA GGL).

Steps taken:

- Email Head of the Mumbai FRP office with the request
- Attach proof of card and latest miles...
Oct 23, 12, 4:45 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,980
Posted By PPS1

Not at all. If there was even the slightest hint...

Not at all. If there was even the slightest hint that it was driven by medical reasons, a honeymoon, someone's birthday, etc. then I would most certainly not have objected and indeed, even welcomed...
Oct 16, 12, 8:16 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,980
Posted By PPS1

Exactly. Like I say, in all my years of flying I...

Exactly. Like I say, in all my years of flying I have never been asked such a question and certainly didn't expect EK to go by my opinion (which I am entitled to, despite the childish comments from...
Oct 16, 12, 6:27 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,980
Posted By PPS1

Errm.. yes indeed. Therein lies my fail, in that...

Errm.. yes indeed. Therein lies my fail, in that I need to make better friends with station managers from around the world so that I too can get upgraded, REGARDLESS of whether the cabin is full or...
Oct 16, 12, 6:09 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,980
Posted By PPS1

Some lovely comments here from people (whimike...

Some lovely comments here from people (whimike excluded) who clearly didn't understand the point that was being made.

Operational upgrades are all fine and well, and none of us have any issues...
Oct 16, 12, 2:49 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,980
Posted By PPS1

Permission to Upgrade

A very nice experience the other day, and one that I'm sure probably won't be repeated at other stations.

Flying in F from AMD-DXB on the A332, I was the only passenger in the cabin. At check-in,...
Aug 26, 12, 6:06 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,139
Posted By PPS1

Yes, someone from outside the major Emirates. He...

Yes, someone from outside the major Emirates. He was wearing the black and gold robe when he boarded and had the HVC++ designation next to him. It stuck out on the manifest as it was highlighted in...
Aug 26, 12, 2:13 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,139
Posted By PPS1

HVC / STF

Hi all,

On a recent flight to LGW, I saw the passenger manifest and next to selected passengers were the designations HVC++, HVC+, HVC and STF.

I think HVC++ is Sheikh status (A guess based on...
Aug 5, 12, 7:43 am
Replies: 207
Views: 47,595
Posted By PPS1

1. Similar story on the AMD - DXB flight a couple...

1. Similar story on the AMD - DXB flight a couple of weeks back. As is normal with these flights, Y is full, with J (and F if available) almost empty, so you see a lot of upgrades.

I was in the F...
Jun 25, 12, 5:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By PPS1

First on the A332

Hi all,

I'm flying to India to meet some family members, with the following routing: DXB-BOM; AMD-DXB.

The DXB-BOM route is in First, but the AMD-DXB route is always an A332, so was wondering...
May 3, 12, 7:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By PPS1

A great time flying into LGW

Hello,

I'm a very frequent traveller (personal travel) on the DXB-LHR-DXB route (once every 10 days or so). Went to book my usual EK ticket when I saw the prices were very high and the flight I...
Mar 18, 12, 6:50 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,393
Posted By PPS1

Based on my experiences as Gold / GGL with...

Based on my experiences as Gold / GGL with Emirates and BA respectively, I can say the following (of course, others may be more / less luckier than I!!):

UPGRADES:
EK: Very frequent, 11...
Dec 31, 11, 6:16 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,212
Posted By PPS1

Anyone flying on New Year's Day?

Hi all - is anyone flying on Jan 1st (anywhere in the world), or are you all going to be too hungover from the night before (as the YouFirst person just told me, as to why I was the only passenger on...
Nov 29, 11, 1:01 am
Replies: 40
Views: 6,510
Posted By PPS1

How to turn down an upgrade?

A friend of mine recently flew from DXB-LHR on the 744...he was in WT+ in 29A (a nice seat that has tonnes of legroom, just to the left of the solo seat)...but was upgraded to Club at check-in. All...
Aug 27, 11, 1:04 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By PPS1

Interesting flight to BOM...

Flew DXB-BOM last night in Business.

Had a great purser (Raymond) who came and chatted with me for about 5 mins, about the flight etc.. He mentioned that the flight was 100% full in F, J and Y...
Aug 19, 11, 10:52 am
Replies: 2,943
Views: 367,402
Posted By PPS1

What does this mean?

I'm booked out on the DXB-AMD flight next week in Economy.

I had booked 11K but when I went to check my booking just now (just to see how full the flight was), I can't see my seat anymore! The...
Aug 12, 11, 10:44 am
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By PPS1

BOM/AMD flight availability?

Hi all,

Please can someone tell me the availability, across all classes for:

DXB-AMD, EK540, Friday 2nd September

AMD-DXB, EK539, Sunday 4th September

DXB-BOM, EK500, Thursday 8th...
Aug 12, 11, 4:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,805
Posted By PPS1

Economy as a Gold (or equivalent top-tier) card holder...

Here's a question for you.

In your experience, which airline takes best care / recognition of their Gold card (or equivalent top tier) holders when that passenger is flying economy?

Take into...
Aug 8, 11, 8:35 am
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By PPS1

BA - Barclaycard

Hi - has anyone (UAE residents) had any experience with the BA Barclaycard Bundle which is targeted towards BA's UAE customers? 30,000 miles to sign up and 10% discount on all BA flights.
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