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Jun 18, 20, 9:10 am
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Posted By GaryK84

I'm assuming there is no indication about when...

I'm assuming there is no indication about when the lounges (any of them) might reopen?
Jun 15, 20, 11:42 am
Replies: 5,340
Views: 702,006
Posted By GaryK84

Just watched this fly north from where I am and...

Just watched this fly north from where I am and land at HEL. Are we getting surprise royal visitors - or has BA's cancelled frequency been taken up by the RAF? :)
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Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 4, 20, 8:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By GaryK84

RGN to YYZ - taking the scenic route - TG J, AY J, BA J

Background

I had recently moved to Yangon for work and had started looking at how to route my annual visit to see my in-laws in Toronto. I had recently fallen from BA Gold to Silver and was hoping...
Jan 30, 20, 12:13 am
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Views: 1,580,275
Posted By GaryK84

I was about 160 TP short of Gold and decided to...

I was about 160 TP short of Gold and decided to do a weekend’s TP run. Being based in RGN, my OW options are QR, MH and CX. Out of these, MH seemed the easiest due to price and proximity of KUL.
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Jan 10, 20, 3:13 am
Replies: 46
Views: 8,446
Posted By GaryK84

I paid online for 1A and 1K for my wife and...

I paid online for 1A and 1K for my wife and myself on a recent DEL-BKK. We were the only people in the first cabin. The seats were so much better than the sloping business seats. Definitely worth the...
Dec 27, 19, 5:46 pm
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By GaryK84

I went to pick up a week's rental today and had a...

I went to pick up a week's rental today and had a look at what was on offer at both T1 and T3. I was quite surprised to find out that the President's Circle zone had precisely zero cars in it in both...
Dec 22, 19, 8:55 am
Replies: 46
Views: 14,159
Posted By GaryK84

I flew from DEL to HEL on Friday in J and had a...

I flew from DEL to HEL on Friday in J and had a generally positive experience with the Indian-based cabin crew:

- The crew always served me with a smile
- When I requested to have specific wines...
Nov 14, 19, 10:36 am
Replies: 5,340
Views: 702,006
Posted By GaryK84

Finally got a good result today. I called the...

Finally got a good result today. I called the Finnish line again but spoke in English. The first agent offered me the option of paying 736 euros per pax to get into business for HEL-LHR. I asked him...
Nov 13, 19, 2:42 am
Replies: 5,340
Views: 702,006
Posted By GaryK84

Are there call centres with better service than...

Are there call centres with better service than others? I'd called the main number in Finland and spoken in Finnish - would I have better luck in English with the US number for example?
Nov 12, 19, 8:31 am
Replies: 5,340
Views: 702,006
Posted By GaryK84

D is flexible yes. I called again. This time they...

D is flexible yes. I called again. This time they said that all outbound legs had to be upgraded to J at cost of 700 EUR per pax. The agent said that she'd tried everything but to no avail. Should I...
Nov 12, 19, 7:45 am
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Posted By GaryK84

I've run into a bit of a pickle with a...

I've run into a bit of a pickle with a multi-segment booking I have for next month. I booked DEL-HEL-LHR-YYZ and the other way around in J on AY. After I had finished the booking, I realised that...
Oct 15, 19, 8:36 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 46,178
Posted By GaryK84

Interestingly (and alarmingly), when I was in the...

Interestingly (and alarmingly), when I was in the Signature Suite at YYZ back in April, they were dealing with a similar incident where a passenger was locked inside a toilet and couldn't get the...
Sep 24, 18, 7:49 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,671
Posted By GaryK84

To add a data point to this thread: I did a £1...

To add a data point to this thread: I did a £1 one-way rental with Europcar from Leeds Bradford airport to Heathrow. The car given was the lowest-spec VW Polo (2018 model) available, with a 1-litre...
Sep 17, 18, 5:47 pm
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Views: 565,879
Posted By GaryK84

I flew LCA-LHR yesterday (Sunday 16 Sep) and had...

I flew LCA-LHR yesterday (Sunday 16 Sep) and had the exact same as this. The only difference was that they had loaded the wrong menus (pork sausages/gnocchi) while in fact they had the Thai chicken...
Sep 17, 18, 5:44 pm
Replies: 1,829
Views: 565,879
Posted By GaryK84

I got to sample Band 4 breakfast on Wednesday 12...

I got to sample Band 4 breakfast on Wednesday 12 September, flying LHR-CHQ. I was very happy that a lighter breakfast option - smoked salmon - had been introduced, as I had just stuffed myself in the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 7, 18, 7:04 am
Replies: 191
Views: 20,991
Posted By GaryK84

My day-to-day pen is a Montblanc which I don't...

My day-to-day pen is a Montblanc which I don't lend to anyone. If asked for a pen, I use the same strategy as Low Roller above, and give them a hotel pen from my briefcase. I tend to find that more...
Sep 4, 18, 8:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By GaryK84

I had access to the lounge at AMS with a Plus...

I had access to the lounge at AMS with a Plus ticket last November. The lounge had a bunch of airline logos at the reception with SAS being one of them. In the evening peak I found it difficult to...
Aug 31, 18, 5:32 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,844
Posted By GaryK84

It was operating LHR-ARN earlier this week. I...

It was operating LHR-ARN earlier this week. I opted to fly to HEL via OSL instead as I wasn't sure what kind of an experience OY-RUT would have been. It definitely stood out (and not in a good way)...
Aug 21, 18, 6:25 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,201
Posted By GaryK84

I spotted the thread a little late, but I was on...

I spotted the thread a little late, but I was on VK4052 (VIE-LGW) on the same day. The plane was about an hour late coming in from LGW, and boarded shortly thereafter. As soon as we had boarded, a...
Jun 25, 18, 10:57 am
Replies: 808
Views: 142,419
Posted By GaryK84

Two experiences on AY in Y as OWE. WAW-HEL...

Two experiences on AY in Y as OWE.

WAW-HEL on 18 June: no newspapers offered or available (though the Fantazja lounge had HS and HBL). Asked for a champagne, was given one with a plastic cup and...
Jun 14, 18, 4:16 am
Replies: 1,373
Views: 245,056
Posted By GaryK84

Itinerary: WAW-HEL Fee: 130 EUR Ticket type:...

Itinerary: WAW-HEL
Fee: 130 EUR
Ticket type: N
Validity: Unknown
Advance: 3 Days
Conveyance: Finnair.com / clicking on "instant upgrade" in manage my booking
Jun 8, 18, 8:46 am
Replies: 90
Views: 9,654
Posted By GaryK84

The Sunair-operated BA flights to and from...

The Sunair-operated BA flights to and from Denmark. I took a Dornier 328 from BMA to AAR a few months ago: amazingly powerful plane and nice to have a meal with the old Club Europe teacups!
May 8, 18, 5:38 am
Replies: 51
Views: 6,677
Posted By GaryK84

This is what I thought as well! There were two...

This is what I thought as well! There were two reports that sounded very similar:

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/showpost.php?p=29596742&postcount=83...
Apr 3, 18, 9:50 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,355
Posted By GaryK84

I'd second what many others have said in this...

I'd second what many others have said in this thread. I love taking the 767 due to the amount of personal space, the great crews they get and the feeling of being on a bigger plane. I've had a lot of...
Mar 9, 18, 6:40 am
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By GaryK84

The only lounge after passport control in the...

The only lounge after passport control in the F-pier is the Arlanda lounge. Sadly, SK does not have a deal with them. Access is indeed through Priority Pass as well as:

Emirates First Class and...
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