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Dec 11, 19, 7:04 am
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Views: 4,446
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Your maths is wrong. The minus sign at the...

Your maths is wrong. The minus sign at the beginning means you will arrive before you’ve departed.
Dec 4, 19, 2:32 am
Replies: 133
Views: 46,879
Posted By muscat

I linked to the scientific research upthread. ...

I linked to the scientific research upthread. There is no need for peanut allergy sufferers to wear face masks.
Dec 4, 19, 12:45 am
Replies: 133
Views: 46,879
Posted By muscat

Wrong. Epinephrine is the standard treatment for...

Wrong. Epinephrine is the standard treatment for anaphylaxis.
Nov 20, 19, 3:29 am
Replies: 133
Views: 46,879
Posted By muscat

Every time this subject comes up on BA Flyertalk,...

Every time this subject comes up on BA Flyertalk, there are a lot of half-truths, misconceptions, or just plain wrong statements.

I’ll say it one more time “The bottom line is that flying with a...
Nov 19, 19, 2:16 am
Replies: 133
Views: 46,879
Posted By muscat

Numerous researchers have found that people are...

Numerous researchers have found that people are extremely unlikely to suffer anaphylaxis as a result of exposure to airborne nut dust. I’d ask any person claiming this (to be allergic) how many...
Nov 11, 19, 2:39 am
Replies: 93
Views: 23,917
Posted By muscat

How many motorists drive past a petrol station to...

How many motorists drive past a petrol station to get to Sainsbury’s or similar cheaper petrol?
Oct 27, 19, 4:00 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,224
Posted By muscat

They put their clocks forward instead of back ?!?

They put their clocks forward instead of back ?!?
Oct 15, 19, 3:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,978
Posted By muscat

No problems, even with passport control in the...

No problems, even with passport control in the departure country. Unfortunately, you have to hand the passport in at LHR and are not allowed to keep the (bright pink) “passport” as a souvenir.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 14, 19, 2:02 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,705
Posted By muscat

Is horse and carriage OK? (Should keep all the...

Is horse and carriage OK? (Should keep all the extinction rebellion people happy today for the state opening of parliament)
Oct 11, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 7,593
Posted By muscat

Maybe time to start weighing passengers as well...

Maybe time to start weighing passengers as well as luggage and base the price on the combined weight.
Oct 11, 19, 9:33 am
Replies: 46
Views: 7,593
Posted By muscat

How does a business seat produce more CO2 than an...

How does a business seat produce more CO2 than an economy seat? More weight to transport or does the champagne have an effect?
Oct 7, 19, 12:36 am
Replies: 52
Views: 12,236
Posted By muscat

A few commutes between AUH and MCT used to get...

A few commutes between AUH and MCT used to get you to Gold very quickly, until BA downgraded the TP allocation after all the publicity on Flyertalk..
Oct 5, 19, 2:32 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,460
Posted By muscat

After hitting the unhappy button a few times in a...

After hitting the unhappy button a few times in a row, a staff member told me that the machine cancels out sequences of presses. I assume if you wait, say 10 seconds, you can enter another press.
Sep 19, 19, 8:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,615
Posted By muscat

If your final destination is on the south side of...

If your final destination is on the south side of Dubai (eg Jumeira) then travel time from AUH will not be much different to that from DXB.
Sep 18, 19, 4:10 am
Replies: 43
Views: 7,773
Posted By muscat

No need to worry about drinking in Oman as long...

No need to worry about drinking in Oman as long as you don't behave badly. Some Omanis drink openly in bars. Plenty of things to do, but you could be very unlucky and have an entire week of rain.
Sep 2, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 96
Views: 13,865
Posted By muscat

Which part of the world did the chardonnay come...

Which part of the world did the chardonnay come from?
Aug 23, 19, 7:26 am
Replies: 74
Views: 3,894
Posted By muscat

One way to Toulouse, a few days rest, then walk...

One way to Toulouse, a few days rest, then walk from near Bordeaux to Cannes via Massif Central. Fly back from Nice mid October
Aug 6, 19, 5:41 am
Replies: 268
Views: 44,804
Posted By muscat

The “smoke” coming out your exhaust pipe contains...

The “smoke” coming out your exhaust pipe contains carbon monoxide, which Is a relatively quick way to kill yourself. I’d certainly not want to sit in a car full of exhaust fumes. I’d be interested...
Jul 31, 19, 4:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By muscat

BA Flight of the future

From today’s Daily Telegraph:
Slow, drawn-out “air cruises”, 3D-printed plane food and drinking water drawn from the clouds at 35,000 feet are among the predictions made by British Airways in a new...
Jul 29, 19, 6:17 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,361
Posted By muscat

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Jul 29, 19, 6:16 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,361
Posted By muscat

I’d be wary of map timings; google maps claims...

I’d be wary of map timings; google maps claims you can walk the 900 kms in six days!
Jul 23, 19, 9:46 am
Replies: 91
Views: 6,174
Posted By muscat

This pilot obviously didn’t know that rule: ...

This pilot obviously didn’t know that rule:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UZGXwbPfwQs
Jul 19, 19, 4:10 am
Replies: 30
Views: 6,921
Posted By muscat

Hardly a snub to BA, more a case of survival of...

Hardly a snub to BA, more a case of survival of the fittest.
WAITROSE will shut three stores and offload a further four to rivals such as Lidl, putting 667 jobs at risk.
This is the grocer’s third...
Jul 17, 19, 3:15 am
Replies: 69
Views: 15,585
Posted By muscat

i suspect most people spending £15000 are either...

i suspect most people spending £15000 are either having their flights paid by their company, or couldn’t care about whether or not they get avios.
Jul 16, 19, 2:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,432
Posted By muscat

and you could think that afternoon tea includes...

and you could think that afternoon tea includes tea
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