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Yesterday, 5:50 am
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Posted By OverTheHorizon

Pre-packed "breakfast snack" at a price is more...

Pre-packed "breakfast snack" at a price is more in line etc. etc.... :)
Jun 3, 20, 8:48 am
Replies: 193
Views: 22,550
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Aside from mini-breaks in the camper, ditto. ...

Aside from mini-breaks in the camper, ditto.

We slept in it last night (parked on the drive). Comfortable enough: at least as good as a CW seat :) Service was terrible though - I had to make my...
Jun 3, 20, 7:59 am
Replies: 193
Views: 22,550
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I'd missed the one about no priority boarding,...

I'd missed the one about no priority boarding, though frankly IME it was always more honoured in the breach...
Jun 3, 20, 5:52 am
Replies: 193
Views: 22,550
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Our First Wing won’t be open initially, but we...

Our First Wing won’t be open initially, but we have opened dedicated desks for premium customers which are signposted at Terminal 5.
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At this time, Fast Track is unavailable.
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Jun 2, 20, 9:45 pm
Replies: 1,795
Views: 402,002
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I appreciated the various perks of status while I...

I appreciated the various perks of status while I was a regular flyer, not least the lounge access.

But in the socially-distanced New Normal, it is hard to see how these will ever come back to...
Jun 1, 20, 11:16 am
Replies: 1,795
Views: 402,002
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Far more likely that, status or class of travel...

Far more likely that, status or class of travel notwithstanding, you will be refused entry on the grounds of "capacity control"?...
Jun 1, 20, 5:38 am
Replies: 5,044
Views: 1,339,377
Posted By OverTheHorizon

With a March year end and a poor outlook for air...

With a March year end and a poor outlook for air travel this side of Christmas, I am pretty reconciled to earning very few if any TPs and thus dropping from CCR/GGL to Silver in 2021... and tbh it's...
May 29, 20, 1:10 am
Replies: 71
Views: 10,604
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Going totally out on a limb, I wonder if BA think...

Going totally out on a limb, I wonder if BA think the time has eventually come for a revenue-based loyalty scheme?
May 25, 20, 5:37 am
Replies: 1,795
Views: 402,002
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Thank you for cheering up my day with an...

Thank you for cheering up my day with an involuntary belly-laugh :D
May 24, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,629
Posted By OverTheHorizon

At a minimum, they should gift me PfL ;)

At a minimum, they should gift me PfL ;)
May 19, 20, 12:02 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 25,722
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I actually do know how to take off my gloves...

I actually do know how to take off my gloves safely and do so immediately on completing the risk activity. I also know how to wash my hands properly.

I am fatalistic about aerosolised inoculum as...
May 19, 20, 10:45 am
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Views: 402,002
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I'm a cynical old stick (apparently ;)​​​​​​) and...

I'm a cynical old stick (apparently ;)​​​​​​) and my take is that BA's approach is "qu'ils mangent de la brioche"...

Their rich data modelling probably tells them that no matter what they fail to...
May 18, 20, 6:59 am
Replies: 185
Views: 25,722
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Being in the slightly higher-risk demographic...

Being in the slightly higher-risk demographic (55+) but otherwise fit and healthy, I like to think I take a balanced approach to the risk of infection.

So, DIY gloves on when shopping, wipe down...
May 16, 20, 9:00 am
Replies: 185
Views: 25,722
Posted By OverTheHorizon

[/color] Funnily enough we were just saying...

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Funnily enough we were just saying that it differs when we fly alone or together:

Alone (either of us) - patchy refills
​​​​Together - consistently proactive refills

Perhaps the...
May 15, 20, 1:03 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By OverTheHorizon

My partner was most impressed a couple of years...

My partner was most impressed a couple of years ago to see FR CC guarding overhead bin space - as he said (more than once!) : "if bloody Ryanair can manage it, why can't BA!!!???"
May 14, 20, 8:26 am
Replies: 185
Views: 25,722
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I have had a number of perfectly survivable Y...

I have had a number of perfectly survivable Y flights of up to 11 hours over the last few years - I get off a bit zonked, creased and cranky but that passes soon enough...

I have also had some...
May 13, 20, 8:21 am
Replies: 185
Views: 25,722
Posted By OverTheHorizon

To echo the post above, there can't be a CFO on...

To echo the post above, there can't be a CFO on the planet who hasn't seen their business working without travel or accommodation outgoings and immediately thought "ŁĄ$€!!!!"...

I think...
May 13, 20, 8:17 am
Replies: 185
Views: 25,722
Posted By OverTheHorizon

It really couldn't be anything but YELLOW surely...

It really couldn't be anything but YELLOW surely :D?
May 11, 20, 5:15 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,238
Posted By OverTheHorizon

"repair the ravages of the night" Ah, sweet...

"repair the ravages of the night"

Ah, sweet memory of youth :)
May 10, 20, 7:14 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,238
Posted By OverTheHorizon

Keeping up a cheerful demeanour when all about is...

Keeping up a cheerful demeanour when all about is death and destruction... "irrational optimism" is another way of putting it!
May 10, 20, 6:28 am
Replies: 137
Views: 25,135
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I have no scientific background whatsoever so...

I have no scientific background whatsoever so please excuse me if this is a dumb question, but is it certain that the onboard air filters are effective at scrubbing out viral particles?

If not,...
May 10, 20, 6:22 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,238
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I do think there's rather a lot of "whistling...

I do think there's rather a lot of "whistling through the graveyard" going on in this type of discussion.

While the future is of course essentially unknowable, it seems reasonable to assume that...
May 10, 20, 2:10 am
Replies: 1,795
Views: 402,002
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I can't work out if that Twitter is a spoof or...

I can't work out if that Twitter is a spoof or not :)

In any case, Google Maps does find an open Blockbuster at 211 NE Revere Ave, Bend, OR so who knows?

Not sure I will ever make it from the...
May 9, 20, 8:43 am
Replies: 1,795
Views: 402,002
Posted By OverTheHorizon

I think there is a small but non-zero risk that...

I think there is a small but non-zero risk that BA plastic becomes as valuable as my Blockbuster membership card...

Hence I will leave my BA cards in the desk drawer for a few months and see how...
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