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Yesterday, 5:07 am
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Unfortunately there is always a lawyer who smells...

Unfortunately there is always a lawyer who smells money and peoples first reaction these days to misfortune is to look for compensation but nothing has yet convinced me that there was ever a case...
Oct 9, 19, 4:18 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,843
Posted By amnicoll

the smoking lounge was the best thing about the...

the smoking lounge was the best thing about the lounge, could sit out enjoy my pipe and have a few drinks
Oct 8, 19, 2:01 am
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Posted By amnicoll

when i flew with etihad you could chose but I do...

when i flew with etihad you could chose but I do not know if the same is true now
Oct 7, 19, 3:52 am
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Posted By amnicoll

glad it is not just me. Lost count of the number...

glad it is not just me. Lost count of the number of times I have needed assistance get info system to work on airplanes in general not just Emirates
Oct 7, 19, 3:46 am
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Posted By amnicoll

why would you not wish to ask the crew? yes they...

why would you not wish to ask the crew? yes they should have been proactive but if not that is what they are there for

as for the hotel well surely if you were on the plane you would know better...
Oct 7, 19, 3:41 am
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Posted By amnicoll

Not a fan of the Miracle lounge in Bangkok at...

Not a fan of the Miracle lounge in Bangkok at all. The old Etihad lounge in Manchester was absolutely superb and in my opinion one of the best out station airline lounges at a small (number of...
Oct 6, 19, 4:47 am
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Posted By amnicoll

Do you take your own food these days I saw on...

Do you take your own food these days I saw on Emirates forum recently someone commenting about seeing passengers in First Class eating Big Macs
Oct 5, 19, 3:38 am
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Posted By amnicoll

I do not know for certain with Etihad but...

I do not know for certain with Etihad but normally long haul airlines have contracts at the local airports for food and drink supplies on board and do not carry the return food and drink from base....
Oct 3, 19, 2:35 am
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Views: 2,843
Posted By amnicoll

I think they always have been it is just we have...

I think they always have been it is just we have more competition and flights these days. Many will do a trade off prices versus other factors some will chose on the price others on the criteria dddc...
Oct 2, 19, 2:46 am
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Views: 2,843
Posted By amnicoll

you know what they say about assuming? yes...

you know what they say about assuming?

yes of course price is important and yes some may only consider price but many also look for the same criteria as premium travelers and will consider...
Oct 1, 19, 2:25 am
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Posted By amnicoll

Tommy, a bit of a leap is it not to expect the...

Tommy, a bit of a leap is it not to expect the return of the chauffeur with a slight improvement to the economy meal - true there are many like me who no longer patronise Etihad who would like to see...
Sep 30, 19, 5:18 am
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Views: 9,422
Posted By amnicoll

I have used recently Cathay MAS and Kenya on...

I have used recently Cathay MAS and Kenya on their short haul in J and all very comfortable
Sep 30, 19, 4:25 am
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Views: 9,422
Posted By amnicoll

I appreciate the point you make but the idea that...

I appreciate the point you make but the idea that BA (and most of the european airlines) offer a decent business class product in their short haul is somewhat far fetched but many of the Far East and...
Sep 29, 19, 4:23 am
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Posted By amnicoll

If I may make a small correction the chauffeur is...

If I may make a small correction the chauffeur is not available at all destinations
Sep 28, 19, 5:16 am
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Posted By amnicoll

I do not like and I have said before the 777...

I do not like and I have said before the 777 cabin layout 2-3-2 and try to avoid but the 380 is great
With the exception of breakfast before landing I usually eat properly in the Emirates lounges -...
Sep 23, 19, 3:44 am
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Posted By amnicoll

As I said I agree with you we need to know more...

As I said I agree with you we need to know more before judging further and whilst I do not reserve my wine certainly do reserve the food for later for that very reason
Sep 23, 19, 3:05 am
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Posted By amnicoll

I agree with London here but I would have thought...

I agree with London here but I would have thought the on board chef would have been aware of how many passengers there were in First and what food he had on board and been able to do a calculation...
Sep 23, 19, 2:57 am
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Views: 1,621
Posted By amnicoll

I am happy with both EK and QR (J class) assuming...

I am happy with both EK and QR (J class) assuming the price is the same I would go for EK for the chauffeur. As for the catering I found the EK lounge catering so good especially in Dubai that apart...
Sep 21, 19, 3:23 am
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Posted By amnicoll

Yup me too as long as the on board service/food...

Yup me too as long as the on board service/food in business has not deteriorated and the 777s have all been refurbished

but I rather suspect the downward spiral still has legs
Sep 19, 19, 6:22 am
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Posted By amnicoll

This is on top of the order for 42 they cancelled...

This is on top of the order for 42 they cancelled in March

I am less confused but sorry to see an airline that offered great service and I had been loyal to for several years rapidly spiral...
Sep 19, 19, 5:57 am
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Views: 1,621
Posted By amnicoll

new planes? sorry no

Etihad has confirmed newly-delivered A350-1000 aircraft are being put into storage rather than entering service
Sep 17, 19, 2:25 am
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Views: 2,626
Posted By amnicoll

to be honest I did not look at the wine and...

to be honest I did not look at the wine and champagne as to be honest I am not a connoisseur at 35,000 feet
Sep 16, 19, 5:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,626
Posted By amnicoll

I looked at it and came to the conclusion that...

I looked at it and came to the conclusion that apart from a bit more space I was not interested in shelling out the extra - I compared menus on the flight and it was virtually the same as what I had...
Aug 31, 19, 5:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By amnicoll

generally the airline sort you out (they will...

generally the airline sort you out (they will have negotiated very low rates with hotels) and whilst they re book automatically I have no idea about updating of apps and the like and if you have a...
Aug 31, 19, 5:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By amnicoll

I do not know about the facilities at Glasgow but...

I do not know about the facilities at Glasgow but I have to say that the food in the Emirates lounges (especially the main one in Dubai which has a fabulous selection) was so good I tended to only...
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