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Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 10, 20, 5:51 am
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Views: 18,789
Posted By BahrainLad

You should've let your son try a Guinness! It's...

You should've let your son try a Guinness! It's hardly gateway booze.
Dec 10, 19, 8:17 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By BahrainLad

Towels!? Oh, how we laugh.

Towels!? Oh, how we laugh.
Dec 10, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By BahrainLad

No doubt CWS will be along shortly but it was...

No doubt CWS will be along shortly but it was always my understanding that the curtain can only be moved at home base, not an outstation.
Dec 10, 19, 7:00 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By BahrainLad

Thanks, but when I say "mainline" I'm talking...

Thanks, but when I say "mainline" I'm talking about, for example, A319/320/321 from LHR (AFAIK only CF operate the E190 in BA colours). I am 99% certain I've flown in an exit row on those aircraft...
Dec 10, 19, 6:40 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By BahrainLad

Is this recent, I have sat in 2D many times over...

Is this recent, I have sat in 2D many times over the years and have never had a flag pop up. I have also never had it as an exit row pax on Mainline.
I also wonder why this is classed as an exit...
Dec 10, 19, 5:39 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By BahrainLad

Disappointing Cityflyer

Used to be a great fan of BA Cityflyer but a few recent experiences have really put me off.

Coming back from Faro in the summer with my daughter (2.5), told only after takeoff that there were no...
Nov 26, 19, 5:16 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,191
Posted By BahrainLad

When living in Bahrain I used to talk a quarter...

When living in Bahrain I used to talk a quarter (i.e. a half moon) of Stilton from Neal's Yard back for Christmas every year. We got caught up in the 2010 snowmageddon at LHR and my bag ended up in...
Nov 18, 19, 9:16 am
Replies: 854
Views: 365,008
Posted By BahrainLad

Just a point of order - the VII* and YMM* are all...

Just a point of order - the VII* and YMM* are all 'B' market 777s, the former are -236IGWs and the latter are -236ERs, but they are basically the same aircraft apart from different engines and crew...
Nov 12, 19, 4:28 am
Replies: 93
Views: 24,738
Posted By BahrainLad

Correct - that was how it was explained to me.

Correct - that was how it was explained to me.
Nov 11, 19, 8:26 am
Replies: 93
Views: 24,738
Posted By BahrainLad

Funnily enough that was the Scottish destination...

Funnily enough that was the Scottish destination my FO friend was talking about upthread.
Nov 11, 19, 5:54 am
Replies: 93
Views: 24,738
Posted By BahrainLad

Don't EK regularly tanker from DXB?

Don't EK regularly tanker from DXB?
Nov 11, 19, 4:39 am
Replies: 93
Views: 24,738
Posted By BahrainLad

A BA pilot was moaning about a scenario to me the...

A BA pilot was moaning about a scenario to me the other day. They'd left LHR for Scotland and were tankering round-trip fuel. At the last moment they were persuaded to take some standby crew who...
Oct 22, 19, 6:21 am
Replies: 96
Views: 46,237
Posted By BahrainLad

Having flown SIN-SYD-SIN in these regional SQ J...

Having flown SIN-SYD-SIN in these regional SQ J seats I would have no hesitation in flying them on a day flight to the US, especially if travelling with someone. The A330 is also very quiet in row 1....
Oct 14, 19, 6:56 am
Replies: 854
Views: 365,008
Posted By BahrainLad

3-3-3 on the A350 is a significantly wider seat...

3-3-3 on the A350 is a significantly wider seat than 3-4-3 on a 777.
Oct 8, 19, 7:54 am
Replies: 104
Views: 34,517
Posted By BahrainLad

A bunch of vegans protesting against butchers...

A bunch of vegans protesting against butchers with meat-cleavers is presumably the only blood sport they haven't banned.
Oct 3, 19, 10:40 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,367
Posted By BahrainLad

I flew LHR-JFK on Concorde in September 2003...

I flew LHR-JFK on Concorde in September 2003 using a staff offer for 500 one way, about 7 weeks before the end of service. It was technically an ID80. The challenge was that it booked into I class...
Sep 26, 19, 8:56 am
Replies: 58
Views: 15,229
Posted By BahrainLad

Concorde Zone R The Club World 'dots' logo -...

Concorde
Zone R
The Club World 'dots' logo - and the strange tartan motif they used to have with it
I actually liked the cradle seats for a day flight, especially if there were two of you and you...
Sep 23, 19, 8:11 am
Replies: 65
Views: 25,658
Posted By BahrainLad

Do you have a source for these tests? From...

Do you have a source for these tests?

From the report:



This, together with the sequence of events recalled further up the report would seem to contradict this is posted by the OP:
...
Sep 23, 19, 6:10 am
Replies: 65
Views: 25,658
Posted By BahrainLad

The tracking to the left was caused by the...

The tracking to the left was caused by the significant drop in thrust in engine 1 and the failure of engine 2, the missing spacer is incidental. This is an aircraft that had to be held on the brakes...
Sep 23, 19, 5:43 am
Replies: 243
Views: 59,788
Posted By BahrainLad

I was on the return flight yesterday (FAO-STN, 22...

I was on the return flight yesterday (FAO-STN, 22 September, 0925 departure) in CE. As the drinks trolley came round I noticed that the juice on the top was Portuguese, which I thought odd, and some...
Sep 11, 19, 5:02 am
Replies: 214
Views: 37,679
Posted By BahrainLad

How easy is it for pilots to run a punctual...

How easy is it for pilots to run a punctual operation when doing so relies largely on factors outside their control (but inside the control of those who hold the purse strings?) You know, things like...
May 13, 19, 4:37 am
Replies: 92
Views: 7,856
Posted By BahrainLad

TXL is a delight as long as you know how to use...

TXL is a delight as long as you know how to use it. Whoeever said it's the worst major airport in Europe needs to spend a little bit more time in GVA as has been mentioned, or indeed Madrid T4 (far...
Apr 17, 19, 4:14 am
Replies: 131
Views: 10,190
Posted By BahrainLad

https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/british-airways-has...

https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/british-airways-has-stopped-offering-financial-times-over-coverage-of-airline-source-claims/
Apr 16, 19, 7:46 am
Replies: 131
Views: 10,190
Posted By BahrainLad

:D Well more people are now paying to read it...

:D Well more people are now paying to read it than ever in its history, so they must be doing something right:...
Apr 16, 19, 3:50 am
Replies: 131
Views: 10,190
Posted By BahrainLad

Giving out free copies of newspapers in order to...

Giving out free copies of newspapers in order to boost circulation is very much a thing of the past in the UK, at least for the quality dailies. Volume discounts are available however, as you would...
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