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Jan 7, 20, 12:46 pm
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Posted By 'andad

Learn something every day on FT, brilliant, thank...

Learn something every day on FT, brilliant, thank you.
Jan 6, 20, 4:01 pm
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Posted By 'andad

I'm rather late, but thank you. I will indeed try...

I'm rather late, but thank you. I will indeed try to look very carefully,, but it won't be easy unless we are bussed.
Jan 3, 20, 8:01 am
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Posted By 'andad

Forgive my ignorance, but where do I look to see...

Forgive my ignorance, but where do I look to see "XWBD" on the aircraft ? ( LHR to BLR on 13th Jan).
Dec 31, 19, 1:23 pm
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Views: 18,505
Posted By 'andad

Well worth the effort

I did get a letter (a real letter too). But this was back in 2012, before any TP threshold was announced. It invited me to be one of the first GFL members, that's all. I had been Gold since 1989...
Dec 31, 19, 8:40 am
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Views: 409,040
Posted By 'andad

He probably remembered that Tony Blair and family...

He probably remembered that Tony Blair and family always booked economy, and always got upgraded to club IIRC. PM Johnson won't make that mistake again. Maybe the CSM voted Remain.
Or........he...
Dec 30, 19, 12:21 pm
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Views: 341,080
Posted By 'andad

Good advice, thank you. Wife has had a BAPP,...

Good advice, thank you. Wife has had a BAPP, dropped to BA Amex Blue 3 months ago as our spend is no longer close to 20k p.a., but thanks.
Dec 29, 19, 4:21 pm
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Views: 341,080
Posted By 'andad

Thanks I will look into that. However, I am...

Thanks I will look into that. However, I am assuming Amex are right if they say I have spent 10k. My issue with Amex is that I rely on the statement telling me how much I have to spend from a...
Dec 29, 19, 12:53 pm
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Views: 341,080
Posted By 'andad

Thank you, and T8191, for the app advice. But, do...

Thank you, and T8191, for the app advice. But, do I have any come-back with Amex for the error in the statement that said 202.31 spend to go, but triggered to BA with much less than that spent...
Dec 28, 19, 12:06 pm
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Posted By 'andad

Amex tells fibs with serious repercussions, refuses to correct error.

Since 2001, every year I have carefully controlled my spend to trigger a Companion Voucher to be able to use in late Jan for a winter long-haul escape.
This year I had a statement dated 10 Dec...
Dec 11, 19, 4:07 pm
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Views: 299,418
Posted By 'andad

I understand it as : aircraft XWBD, the one that...

I understand it as : aircraft XWBD, the one that was damaged last month in the paint shop at Toulouse, completed a 4.5 hour pre-delivery flight yesterday. Threfore likely to be delivered to BA this...
Dec 6, 19, 10:59 am
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Views: 1,209
Posted By 'andad

A350 XWBD repair

It appears that rear stabiliser was damaged and is now repaired. Is it possible to check whether this aircraft XWBD is scheduled to operate BA 0119 to BLR on 13th Jan, if not now, then nearer the...
Dec 2, 19, 5:58 pm
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Views: 1,542
Posted By 'andad

Indeed, Aviva will disown me after 79. Travelled...

Indeed, Aviva will disown me after 79. Travelled very frequently for 60 years, never made a claim, but Aviva have already taken a dislike to me. e.g.Per the t&c's I informed them 2 years ago of a 1mm...
Dec 1, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By 'andad

I've found the same. Doesn't seem to affect the...

I've found the same. Doesn't seem to affect the price even when the booking has refused my Avis Preferred number.
Dec 1, 19, 11:47 am
Replies: 1,052
Views: 299,418
Posted By 'andad

................the big polycarbonate wing which...

................the big polycarbonate wing which has a very smooth surface to it, with hardly a rivet to be seen........UNQUOTE

I think there won't be any rivets visible at all in a wing made of...
Dec 1, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 32
Views: 6,994
Posted By 'andad

Are the wheels big because its the Push and Go...

Are the wheels big because its the Push and Go model BA sold onboard about 9 years ago? It was great, bought several for kids(but for me to play with). When let go it accelerated and after a couple...
Nov 12, 19, 11:48 am
Replies: 93
Views: 24,663
Posted By 'andad

Why did the reporter and camera crew have to...

Why did the reporter and camera crew have to actually fly to and from Glasgow and Milan to make their point ? Fuel consumption can be worked out on the ground methinks, possibly without leaving the...
Oct 21, 19, 5:50 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 7,840
Posted By 'andad

I agree that age is very relevant to being in the...

I agree that age is very relevant to being in the exit row, and being a little older that Uncle T, I am expecting to be moved sooner rather than later as I invariably sit in the exit row when in ET....
Oct 15, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,618
Posted By 'andad

Totally endorse this. I have never had less than...

Totally endorse this. I have never had less than exceptional service with changes, car hire etc from BA Hols. Even occasionally going beyond the T&C's, from the Duty Officer.
Sep 26, 19, 9:02 am
Replies: 95
Views: 26,316
Posted By 'andad

With the hot meal "BA" used to serve on the...

With the hot meal "BA" used to serve on the ATR.
Aug 28, 19, 1:17 pm
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Views: 54,292
Posted By 'andad

Current car 15.5 yrs and no intention to change...

Current car 15.5 yrs and no intention to change it, previous car retired at 21 yrs and that was only because of scrappage scheme incentive plus too large for Mrs to park easily, previous car killed...
Aug 16, 19, 1:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,062
Posted By 'andad

So what happened when you spilled the water on it...

So what happened when you spilled the water on it ? Photos ?
Aug 16, 19, 1:08 pm
Replies: 239
Views: 133,877
Posted By 'andad

BLR A350 Jan 2020 at risk?

In another A350 thread a pax said he had spoken to a 350 pilot who said lack of A350 trained pilots meant that deferring Jan BLR introduction was being discussed within BA.
Does any insider have any...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 2, 19, 1:42 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,875
Posted By 'andad

Be aware T8191, you are being stalked.

Be aware T8191, you are being stalked.
Jun 16, 19, 4:12 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 6,480
Posted By 'andad

As one who follows your interesting & often...

As one who follows your interesting & often amusing posts, I can't be the only FT'r who now would love to know exactly what you did in the military. Unless of course it's obvious from the above ie...
Jun 12, 19, 10:20 am
Replies: 142
Views: 21,043
Posted By 'andad

[QUOTE=Ragman;11685504]...............It was a...

[QUOTE=Ragman;11685504]...............It was a Comet and I remember being told that the windows in the early Comets fell out because they were square (someting to do with pressure build up in the...
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