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Feb 10, 21, 4:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,192
Posted By onaswan

I can't claim to be as hard-done-by as those who...

I can't claim to be as hard-done-by as those who had the rug taken from beneath them, but I was shocked / astonished / aghast that there is such a thing as "business class, but oh wait, you'll have...
Jan 7, 21, 7:16 am
Replies: 1,193
Views: 103,814
Posted By onaswan

Is there any benefit to obtaining a voucher...

Is there any benefit to obtaining a voucher rather than cash back for a cancelled flight? Do vouchers have any greater sway with re-booking? depending on those answers, begs the question: "why have...
Jan 7, 21, 6:47 am
Replies: 1,193
Views: 103,814
Posted By onaswan

Many thanks. It's an answer (not what I was...

Many thanks. It's an answer (not what I was hoping for) but, yes, an answer. I happened to get the CE tickets at a good price and am fearful that a cash refund won't be as much as a rebooked (next...
Jan 7, 21, 6:39 am
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Views: 103,814
Posted By onaswan

I see that the situation remains: "..,. though...

I see that the situation remains: "..,. though flights more than 355 days away are not currently bookable - flights are enabled at 355 days before departure"

This gives me a bit of a snag - I was...
Oct 18, 19, 8:10 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

Hi KeaneJohn. No, the system must have changed. ...

Hi KeaneJohn. No, the system must have changed. I was getting the information and direction from a very official source (in fact advised to go down the 5 per person route rather than the 50 scam...
Sep 18, 19, 10:38 am
Replies: 35
Views: 8,723
Posted By onaswan

Also, just thought... The A seats and K seats sit...

Also, just thought... The A seats and K seats sit slightly forward of their middle (E and F) counterparts so an A - E combo isn't really side-by-side.
Sep 18, 19, 10:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

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Jebel Shams
Sep 18, 19, 10:00 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

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Green turle having laid her eggs on a beach in Oman
Sep 18, 19, 8:57 am
Replies: 35
Views: 8,723
Posted By onaswan

middle seats are perfect. My wife and I did LHR...

middle seats are perfect. My wife and I did LHR - AUH - LHR and had A/E seats on the way out, and E/F on way back. E/F was great for being together. See my trip report.
Sep 18, 19, 8:51 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

Oman programme - stayed in Muscat, camped south...

Oman programme - stayed in Muscat, camped south of Al Hadd, watched turtles on the beach. Travelled inland to the untouched village of Misfat and stayed in athe fantastic "Old House" (highly...
Sep 18, 19, 8:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

No - 19/9 LHR-AUH. Did you have a spanner in the...

No - 19/9 LHR-AUH. Did you have a spanner in the works too?
Sep 18, 19, 4:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

Day 3 Flight AUH - MCT. Having booked the flight...

Day 3 Flight AUH - MCT. Having booked the flight via Etihad, we happened to be on a code-share Oman Air aircraft. The AUH departure process was smooth, but no frills (it had all the glitz of an...
Sep 18, 19, 4:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

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Part of the striking architecture of Louvre Abu Dhabi
Sep 18, 19, 3:53 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

Day 2 - Louvre Abu Dhabi: If you have been to...

Day 2 - Louvre Abu Dhabi: If you have been to the Louvre in Paris and you planned a visit to this newly opened one, you might think that you are going to be visiting an art gallery... yup, so did I!...
Sep 18, 19, 3:39 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

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And on board... As we waited for the spanner to be extracted from the works....
Sep 18, 19, 3:34 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

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A great view...
Sep 18, 19, 3:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

Continuing, Day 0 - Thistle POD Hotel (T5):...

Continuing,
Day 0 - Thistle POD Hotel (T5): This was nice and convenient, albeit a long old schlep from the POD to the hoel reception across a car park, through a gate (not easy when hauling...
Sep 18, 19, 2:15 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,886
Posted By onaswan

Quick Trip report: LHR to AUH and MCT

The essence of the trip was to use Amex Comp Voucher to visit friends in Oman. The planning began ages ago and was hampered by the 'user-UNfriendliness' of the BA "spend your Avios" page. After the...
Aug 12, 19, 9:43 am
Replies: 339
Views: 63,947
Posted By onaswan

I used to do this (it seemed like fun), but then...

I used to do this (it seemed like fun), but then i seemed to be the only one in the World doing it - Never got any 'hits', so stopped. I'm now reinvigorated and shall make a point of leaving my mark...
Jul 23, 19, 10:39 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By onaswan

Thanks, I read the Travel News which focussed...

Thanks, I read the Travel News which focussed mainly on other destinations. DXB would not be a show stopper as long as the timings still fit for my onward travel... Oh and my current booking is in...
Jul 23, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By onaswan

789 disruption

I have a LHR - AUH - LHR trip booked but was warned by Mrs O that she had heard that there might be disruption as the RR Trents are all undergoing an overhaul. There is nothing on the BA website and...
Mar 25, 19, 12:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By onaswan

Yes, thanks. That seems to be the outcome that I...

Yes, thanks. That seems to be the outcome that I was least hoping for. Hey ho...
Mar 25, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By onaswan

Yes

Yes
Mar 25, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By onaswan

Oooops yes. muscle memory failed me -...

Oooops yes. muscle memory failed me - automatically typed Emirates!
It will be Etihad.
And thanks to all for the additional info
Mar 25, 19, 11:43 am
Replies: 123
Views: 29,304
Posted By onaswan

Two points spring to mind: 1. on any Saudiair...

Two points spring to mind:
1. on any Saudiair flight, the seat number on your boarding pass is merely a starting point for the negotiation of where you sit!
2. (anecdotally) I boarded a BA A32X...
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