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Sep 7, 19, 2:18 pm
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Posted By Newbtravelle

Champagne in First Wing

I'm not sure if this has been posted elsewhere. I mean whoever's idea this was - just genius!! I am due a soft landing this Dec, and will miss all the pop up stands and ways they try to make GF...
Sep 4, 19, 5:10 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,689
Posted By Newbtravelle

Like other have said. Depends on the Aircraft....

Like other have said. Depends on the Aircraft. Also if you can get exit row for free on status. I suppose the elbow rest is a plus in WTP though over exit row WT.

The main benefit of WTP to me is...
Aug 30, 19, 6:40 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By Newbtravelle

Ok but privacy is non existent in 747 F, in row 1...

Ok but privacy is non existent in 747 F, in row 1 I felt exposed. F is better on the other birds I suppose.

In 64K to LAX - I remember seeing virtually no one but the crew (not exaggerating) Since...
Aug 29, 19, 11:00 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By Newbtravelle

Absolutely no competition. UD 64A/K is...

Absolutely no competition.
UD 64A/K is comparable to First - I have only done it solo admittedly though

Plus the 747s will be gone soon. And the CS will be here for the next 40 years 😁
Aug 23, 19, 10:20 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By Newbtravelle

How close exactly are these friends to LHR? Time...

How close exactly are these friends to LHR? Time the journey with google.

I have done BA museum during a layover, as its very close. That was fab!
My next layover will involve plane spotting!
Aug 15, 19, 10:57 am
Replies: 40
Views: 9,079
Posted By Newbtravelle

I can see plenty of CAN-HKG-ICN. But the question...

I can see plenty of CAN-HKG-ICN. But the question is can BA actually book HKG-ICN from the married segment?
Aug 15, 19, 12:04 am
Replies: 40
Views: 9,079
Posted By Newbtravelle

Anyone know any tricks to booking CX rewards. I...

Anyone know any tricks to booking CX rewards. I can see tons of availability on asia miles. None on BA. Then tons on BA the week after I need. Tries calling BA UK, nadda. Tried reverse routing,...
Jul 31, 19, 4:53 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By Newbtravelle

I'm extrapolating BAFT experience at LHR...

I'm extrapolating BAFT experience at LHR hypothetically with what could happen at HKG/KUL indeed. A throwaway ticket may be the best option for my upcomming itinerary, expecially given I may choose...
Jul 31, 19, 3:50 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By Newbtravelle

Thanks for humouring me guys. The question is...

Thanks for humouring me guys.
The question is more for a general scenario I have pondered at times:
There are many Oneworld hubs where booking a Oneworld carrier is not economic for the desired...
Jul 31, 19, 3:07 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By Newbtravelle

One ticket for lounge access and one ticket for flying

A question:

Lets say I am desperate to try GF T5 and book LHR-EDI with BA, but I actually intend to fly LHR-CDG on Air France.
Lets say I use my BA boarding pass to go through T5 security, spend...
Forum: Asia
Jul 31, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By Newbtravelle

Thanks for the replies guys, I will search the...

Thanks for the replies guys, I will search the thailand forum too.
I have learnt a new word: Bogan :)

Yes finding CX flights on avios/cash upwards is proving tough - one wants to experience the...
Forum: Asia
Jul 31, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By Newbtravelle

Phuket vs Jeju

Hey all,

Anyone got opinions of the two? I am a bit scared Phuket will be full of chavs. I would be staying in Bangtao.
(I liked Bali/Bangkok and these had a few Australian louts, but most were...
Jul 30, 19, 6:17 am
Replies: 1,402
Views: 136,295
Posted By Newbtravelle

Anyone flying next week have an updated seat map...

Anyone flying next week have an updated seat map yet in MMB?
Jul 29, 19, 10:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Newbtravelle

Pier F Massage/Cabana after 00.00?

Hi guys,

My flight departs at 1.00 in the AM. from HKG. Will massage and cabana/food be available right up until 00.30 when the lounge closes? Any personal experience?

Thanks!
Jul 23, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Newbtravelle

Thanks excellent news!

Thanks excellent news!
Forum: oneworld
Jul 23, 19, 11:56 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By Newbtravelle

Opinions - Cathay vs Japan Airlines First Class

Hi guys,

I have to decide between CX first HKG-LHR. And JL HND-LHR - Avios booking
I am edging towards JL becuase I am a champagne snob and they seem to load 2-3 different bottles whereas CX seem...
Jul 23, 19, 11:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Newbtravelle

Pier/Wing Amenities for Emerald in Economy

Hi guys,

I am a Oneworld Emerald. I will be flying HKG-PVG in economy on a reward ticket with Cathay or Cathay Dragon.
I believe I will get access to Wing/Pier First. But what about the cabanas,...
Jul 17, 19, 10:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By Newbtravelle

JAL First Champagne

Hi guys,

I can see Salon, Cristal and Comte de Champagne all on the champagne menu for flights from HND - LHR this month.
I want to ask, will ALL 3 be onboard and available to try?
This is...
Jul 12, 19, 3:08 pm
Replies: 558
Views: 240,396
Posted By Newbtravelle

"MacDonalds" Sir I believe the spelling is...

"MacDonalds"

Sir I believe the spelling is "McDonalds" - Gosh the irony
Jul 12, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Newbtravelle

Great thanks guys. Looks like I'll be doing some...

Great thanks guys. Looks like I'll be doing some QR and MH connecting flights soon!
Jul 12, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Newbtravelle

Gold for 2 years

Hey guys,

I want to ensure I understand some previous posts here/blogs on this topic.

My TP year ends this oct. Am I right in that if I get to 1500 before then, I maintain gold till oct 2020.
...
Jun 30, 19, 5:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By Newbtravelle

64K is really much more private, and has all that...

64K is really much more private, and has all that space near the window, perhaps more space in total than the F seats. I think I personally would decline an upgrade.

Unless I was in the mood for...
Jun 29, 19, 1:35 am
Replies: 108
Views: 11,953
Posted By Newbtravelle

Hold on. Isn't one of the benefits with a TA that...

Hold on. Isn't one of the benefits with a TA that the upgraded class is put into a revenue bucket. So you would earn the upgraded class' TP and Avios? Will this change allow something similar to be...
Jun 11, 19, 1:58 pm
Replies: 2,356
Views: 102,423
Posted By Newbtravelle

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Jun 11, 19, 6:29 am
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Views: 164,590
Posted By Newbtravelle

Anyone know the current situation on the MAD test...

Anyone know the current situation on the MAD test flights? I'm hoping to book club on one of the first few test flights
Do you reckon its going to replace the 777 during the test?

(hoping this is...
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