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Feb 2, 18, 6:17 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,710
Posted By JumboJim

I maybe wrong but I thought a friend of mine who...

I maybe wrong but I thought a friend of mine who is a BA pilot said that it is a requirement on BA for there to be pre-departure announcement from the flight-deck. IIRC, there isn't a set brief but...
Dec 11, 17, 10:47 am
Replies: 640
Views: 77,577
Posted By JumboJim

I also had an early start tomorrow, but decided...

I also had an early start tomorrow, but decided to proactively cancel and get a full refund, and change to the Eurostar instead. The weather for Brussels looks pretty bad overnight with more snow...
Apr 14, 17, 2:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By JumboJim

BA105 LHR-Dubai tonight odd timings

Just wondered if anyone had any insight to some odd timings for the BA105 LHR-Dubai tonight.

It is supposedly leaving 10 mins early and arriving 40 mins late.

The 109 which leaves 1 hour...
Jan 21, 17, 2:27 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 707,266
Posted By JumboJim

I guess the real crunch comes when the other...

I guess the real crunch comes when the other fleets have their pay negotiated later in the year, especially if the MF issue is unresolved.
Jan 21, 17, 1:50 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 707,266
Posted By JumboJim

Thanks for clearing that up for me CIHY.

Thanks for clearing that up for me CIHY.
Jan 21, 17, 1:44 pm
Replies: 3,463
Views: 707,266
Posted By JumboJim

I came home from Joburg last night on the 54. I...

I came home from Joburg last night on the 54. I noticed that the (female) crew were not wearing their hats when they walk through the airport, which I thought was normal practice for MF

The crew...
Jan 17, 17, 7:45 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,457
Posted By JumboJim

I had an hour on the 747-400 last weekend which I...

I had an hour on the 747-400 last weekend which I bought at the Christmas price.

Was it worth it? Absolutely. The retired Captain I 'flew' with was very accommodating and, having been in the sims...
Nov 20, 16, 1:50 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 9,391
Posted By JumboJim

I have to say I enjoyed the book. I found I could...

I have to say I enjoyed the book. I found I could empathise with many of his observations. Yes it is slightly poetic but that was part of its charm.

Thanks Sigwx for the recommendation - I'll look...
Oct 27, 16, 2:49 pm
Replies: 203
Views: 58,434
Posted By JumboJim

The re-introduction of the second meal on the...

The re-introduction of the second meal on the shorter long haul flights and scrapping of the snack basket?
Sep 29, 16, 3:47 am
Replies: 3,840
Views: 550,187
Posted By JumboJim

My question is whether BAEC Golds & OWEs and...

My question is whether BAEC Golds & OWEs and above will get a complimentary drink and snack as happens to Executive Platinum & OWE members on AA?
Sep 29, 16, 3:34 am
Replies: 3,840
Views: 550,187
Posted By JumboJim

And the drinks: Drinks menu Choose from...

And the drinks:

Drinks menu

Choose from a wide range of hot or cold drinks when travelling in our short haul economy cabins, Euro Traveller and UK Domestic, to and from London Heathrow and...
Sep 29, 16, 3:32 am
Replies: 3,840
Views: 550,187
Posted By JumboJim

BA have already updated the catering section of...

BA have already updated the catering section of its website:

London Heathrow and London Gatwick

From 11 January, we’re upgrading our food offering in our short haul economy cabins (Euro...
Apr 25, 16, 1:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,162
Posted By JumboJim

And I've had the email for a November deadline...

And I've had the email for a November deadline also stating CCR card at 3,000 TPs.

Could this be targeted? Am GGL + CCR now but am unlikely to make the 5,000 TPs to keep the CCR card.
Feb 15, 16, 2:47 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 8,441
Posted By JumboJim

I recently had to spend the day at OR Tambo...

I recently had to spend the day at OR Tambo having arrived on the 55.

I booked a day room at the City Lodge hotel which is walking distance from the terminal for about £35. The room was clean,...
Sep 28, 15, 3:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,222
Posted By JumboJim

I've had some bigger issues with the A380. A...

I've had some bigger issues with the A380.

A couple of times they've been unable to shut one of the hold doors as the mechanism had failed.

Another time the electrics had failed on board which...
Sep 20, 15, 10:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By JumboJim

Precisely what I did earlier this year. I used a...

Precisely what I did earlier this year. I used a GUF 1 to upgrade a sale I class to F to and from JNB. It was excellent value...
Jun 11, 15, 2:00 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 36,604
Posted By JumboJim

And another couple, but on CX: The first was...

And another couple, but on CX:

The first was well over a decade ago when I had first started my job. Sitting in business class prior to departure, I asked for a glass of champagne for the...
Jun 10, 15, 7:24 am
Replies: 138
Views: 36,604
Posted By JumboJim

Coming back from JNB earlier in the year, I woke...

Coming back from JNB earlier in the year, I woke up with around 40 mins to landing and went to the galley to get a bottle of water.

Stewardess asked me how I had slept, to which I replied well...
May 5, 15, 11:03 am
Replies: 36
Views: 7,085
Posted By JumboJim

Wind is from the southwest gusting 37kts. So...

Wind is from the southwest gusting 37kts.
So obviously there are some traffic flow controls in place.
Looks a little lively tomorrow too.
Feb 5, 15, 4:40 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,236
Posted By JumboJim

Is the aircraft a -200 (rows 10-15) or a -300...

Is the aircraft a -200 (rows 10-15) or a -300 (rows 10-16)?

If its the -200 the so-called missing window at 10K isn't an issue at all. In fact I quite like this seat on the 777-200.

If its a...
Jan 27, 15, 1:19 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,196
Posted By JumboJim

Living on a hill just a few miles south-west of...

Living on a hill just a few miles south-west of LHR, we have frequent departures from the 27s over our house, with the often window-rattling effects of a heavy 777 or 747 swooping low overhead. When...
Jan 9, 15, 3:52 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,989
Posted By JumboJim

Have just got off the 178. We were delayed an...

Have just got off the 178. We were delayed an hour on the ground in New York due to snow closing the runway for a short while and then had to be de-iced. On getting into the London area we held for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 15, 14, 3:37 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 8,952
Posted By JumboJim

I'm exactly the same. And a couple of winters ago...

I'm exactly the same. And a couple of winters ago I did mention it to the stewardess as the flaps hadn't been set after push back and we were almost at the the hold point for runway 09R at Heathrow...
Oct 31, 14, 5:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By JumboJim

I have to say BA have been very good. I've...

I have to say BA have been very good.

I've had an email, text message and phone call to say that the flight is delayed. Fortunately the email and text state that we check in will now close a lot...
Oct 31, 14, 1:22 am
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By JumboJim

Delayed BA1038 1st Nov

Sorry for the selfish posting, but I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas what the reason is for the delay to BA1038 tomorrow from PEK-LHR? I know the outbound is similarly late but I can't see...
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