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Jan 15, 19, 2:55 am
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Experienced this trend quite recently as well. I...

Experienced this trend quite recently as well. I used chat for an issue on the Belgian website with English as the language of the site. On the outset described my problem in EN, but it turned out my...
Jul 6, 18, 4:30 am
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Views: 5,137
Posted By ottersmacker

Just as an n=1 update: the soft landing still...

Just as an n=1 update: the soft landing still exists as of July 2018, there is no explicit notification.
The user concerned fell short by around 10% via points and will keep using AY+ because of...
Mar 30, 18, 9:49 am
Replies: 1,271
Views: 201,125
Posted By ottersmacker

Itinerary: HEL-BRU Fee: 186€ Tier: Plat ...

Itinerary: HEL-BRU
Fee: 186€
Tier: Plat
Validity: 36 hours
Advance: 7 days
Conveyance: email

Clearly demand must have been high enough at 179 for another bump! I've dropped some EU vouchers...
Jul 29, 17, 6:19 am
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Views: 480,644
Posted By ottersmacker

This is more of a Finavia/Swissport höpö-höpö...

This is more of a Finavia/Swissport höpö-höpö post, but here we go :)

After "boarding" at 23B today, the passengers, yours truly included, of AY119 HEL-TAY had the wonderful experience of getting...
Jul 29, 17, 6:07 am
Replies: 109
Views: 17,480
Posted By ottersmacker

1st Fazer experience as well - what a welcome...

1st Fazer experience as well - what a welcome change!

Schengen, lazy saturday morning with very few visitors. Great food on offer - tried delicious goat cheese omelette, some quiche that was just...
Jul 18, 17, 4:03 pm
Replies: 2,633
Views: 257,213
Posted By ottersmacker

Yes, however my n=1 case concerned AY flights on...

Yes, however my n=1 case concerned AY flights on AY metal (that were taking way too long to post!). As gold, I mentioned my scheduling and the fact that it would be very nice if I could enjoy plat...
Jul 7, 17, 5:38 am
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Views: 340,949
Posted By ottersmacker

It started somewhere right around mid-may - lucky...

It started somewhere right around mid-may - lucky timing, HJP!

Just saw that I've now received +2500 for "competition", (in addition to a previous +100 for the quiz, I presume). The counter showed...
May 29, 17, 7:53 am
Replies: 739
Views: 109,233
Posted By ottersmacker

to add to the ongoing discussion: HEL-TAY, which...

to add to the ongoing discussion: HEL-TAY, which is a closer destination to HEL than say, RIX, has the water-coffee-etc service and drinks such as NF for plats (sometimes proactively offered, which...
May 20, 17, 7:21 am
Replies: 458
Views: 86,464
Posted By ottersmacker

Saw the smaller separate counters replacing the...

Saw the smaller separate counters replacing the desk this morning - looked like a nice concept. Food pre-10AM was good enough. I'm always struck by the complete lack of spirits (the one bottle of...
May 9, 17, 11:36 am
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Views: 75,307
Posted By ottersmacker

Looks like the woes come and go. Just to add a...

Looks like the woes come and go. Just to add a data point - BA shorthaul segments just posted <48h to AY+.
Mar 29, 17, 4:29 am
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Views: 257,213
Posted By ottersmacker

A great answer in literally three minutes or...

A great answer in literally three minutes or less. Thanks, lkrt!

I suspected the upgrade may have had something to do with it, which is why I mentioned it in the first place. Now I know why,...
Mar 29, 17, 4:18 am
Replies: 2,633
Views: 257,213
Posted By ottersmacker

Time for a newbie question! I booked a trip...

Time for a newbie question!

I booked a trip for two people, entered my own AY+ number for myself, and left the FF number slot empty for my companion (who is not a member of any OW FF program)....
Mar 26, 17, 3:02 am
Replies: 227
Views: 31,714
Posted By ottersmacker

That's a good question, I didn't ask about the...

That's a good question, I didn't ask about the First section - after my BP was scanned and handed back to me, I was very pleasantly shown to go "that way" (i.e. into business, not first) and that's...
Mar 25, 17, 5:31 am
Replies: 227
Views: 31,714
Posted By ottersmacker

Visited the CX lounge at LHR T3 a few days ago,...

Visited the CX lounge at LHR T3 a few days ago, some data points:

* BA code, operated by AY (350!), in business as AY+ Gold
* Boarding passes, both mobile and print, still displayed the...
Feb 27, 17, 1:19 pm
Replies: 1,925
Views: 230,458
Posted By ottersmacker

Since renewal of Plat is being discussed -- I'm...

Since renewal of Plat is being discussed -- I'm going to qualify for AY Plat for the first time (via segments) by the end of April (and my tracking period runs until the end of June). I intend to...
Feb 19, 17, 3:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,441
Posted By ottersmacker

Thanks for the heads-up! Seeing a constant...

Thanks for the heads-up!

Seeing a constant 65€ on the intra-EU routes I normally tend to fly as well.

The sad part is that the lack of communication around it sounds just about right these...
Feb 13, 17, 3:19 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,878
Posted By ottersmacker

This sounds extremely strange! Just to add a...

This sounds extremely strange!

Just to add a data point: In the past couple of weeks, I flew over 10 segments on BA with someone who is OW Ruby (AY+ silver), and this OWR (on their separate...
Jan 27, 17, 1:08 am
Replies: 408
Views: 63,025
Posted By ottersmacker

The only issue for me atm: the...

The only issue for me atm: the yet-to-be-credited-recent-flights-list contains two legs (from about 10d ago) that I actually have been credited for (in addition to four more recent legs that - indeed...
Jan 25, 17, 3:56 pm
Replies: 1,271
Views: 201,125
Posted By ottersmacker

Most probably this. They also experimented with...

Most probably this. They also experimented with 89€ in Aug/Sep/Oct and I guess the result of that made AY even more ambitious, as we seem to be at 109€ now - regardless of the hardware, it seems, as...
Jan 18, 17, 12:45 pm
Replies: 588
Views: 75,307
Posted By ottersmacker

4 BA segments credited to AY+ from Saturday 14JAN...

4 BA segments credited to AY+ from Saturday 14JAN - posted to AY+ on 16JAN (Mon)
4 BA segments credited to AY+ from Sunday 15JAN - posted to AY+ on 17JAN (Tue)

looks way more consistent than AY...
Nov 15, 16, 7:23 am
Replies: 1,271
Views: 201,125
Posted By ottersmacker

Got the same offer, I've had several before for...

Got the same offer, I've had several before for this city pair, but I've never posted before. However the price used to be 89€ in AUG/SEP/OCT.
My flight is on an E90 (by Norra) = 'nuff said.
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