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Dec 3, 19, 5:09 am
Replies: 125
Views: 24,227
Posted By Strawb

For outbound flights ex-LHR, Tesco meal deals...

For outbound flights ex-LHR, Tesco meal deals represents exceedingly good value and, with planning, you can buy your meal in advance to eat onboard if you have acess to a local Tesco store. The...
Nov 25, 19, 2:31 am
Replies: 1,242
Views: 209,500
Posted By Strawb

Was able to keep original seat assignment (before...

Was able to keep original seat assignment (before tickets were issued) right up to check in, at the gate asked the agent to change to an empty middle row in Main Cabin Extra - no problem.
Nov 21, 19, 5:31 am
Replies: 1,242
Views: 209,500
Posted By Strawb

Aloha flyertalkers, we arrived in Kauai late...

Aloha flyertalkers, we arrived in Kauai late yesterday afternoon. Thank you for your replies. Our itinerary is AA international to AA domestic on one ticket. We are two pax, and checked one case per...
Nov 20, 19, 6:48 am
Replies: 1,242
Views: 209,500
Posted By Strawb

Need some advice please. Was charged £90 to check...

Need some advice please. Was charged £90 to check two bags yesterday for our LHR-LAX (see post 1189). I was most surprised when agent informed me that my Sapphire status does not entitle me to free...
Oct 22, 19, 1:15 am
Replies: 1,242
Views: 209,500
Posted By Strawb

Sounds like your situation mirrors mine, AA...

Sounds like your situation mirrors mine, AA operated flights booked and marketed by one of the other Transatlantic Joint Venture carriers. Obviously BA and IB give free seat selection for Elite...
Oct 18, 19, 6:29 pm
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Views: 209,500
Posted By Strawb

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Oct 12, 19, 3:11 pm
Replies: 517
Views: 70,095
Posted By Strawb

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Seen here earlier today at a drenched T5B, she is getting ready to operate...
Sep 25, 19, 2:21 am
Replies: 137
Views: 24,569
Posted By Strawb

Anyone gonna be at LHR T5 say from 10am onwards?...

Anyone gonna be at LHR T5 say from 10am onwards? Missed my flight to GVA from LCY this morning. Got to LCY at 06.35 for my 07:10 flight. Queues were really slow and it took almost 20 mins to get...
Sep 16, 19, 4:38 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,057
Posted By Strawb

Earlier this year I planned a 6 night visit to...

Earlier this year I planned a 6 night visit to Los Angeles with someone. Tickets were booked on Air NZ in Feb to fly out at the end of March, Premium Economy both ways. Hotels booked. I was excited...
Jul 18, 19, 3:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,536
Posted By Strawb

Let's hope so but only if they are of the same...

Let's hope so but only if they are of the same calibre as on Alan Sugar's last installment when one of the teams created an airline disastrously called Jet Pop. 🙄
Jul 5, 19, 6:11 am
Replies: 356
Views: 44,115
Posted By Strawb

Sunday evening at the J. Mira Lounge in BCN a...

Sunday evening at the J. Mira Lounge in BCN a chonky, heavy breathing chap asked if he could sit at my table. Lounge was packed before the 18.20 BA departure to LHR. I got up to get another coffee...
Jul 1, 19, 12:52 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 15,158
Posted By Strawb

What you are doing is no different to attaching a...

What you are doing is no different to attaching a device to block the recline of the seat. That is out of order. If you have claustrophobia then pay for additional room, be it bulkhead or extra...
Jun 30, 19, 4:43 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 15,158
Posted By Strawb

I was impressed with the way the whole situation...

I was impressed with the way the whole situation was handled calmly and effectively by the cabin crew. It wasn't a fun flight, if I could I would have moved away from this aggressive person. He did...
Jun 30, 19, 3:09 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 15,158
Posted By Strawb

Passenger goes beserk in Economy over seat recline

This evening's BA481 BCN-LHR was uneventful until the last 40 mins of the flight. Club Europe is up to row 7 and I am seated in 8F in the Y cabin. After take off 7F moves over to the aisle seat in...
May 24, 19, 5:55 am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,382
Posted By Strawb

BA280/281 will change from the Dreamliner to 747...

BA280/281 will change from the Dreamliner to 747 from Winter 2019 timetable, making this route 2x747 +1xA380 daily.

I prefer to fly non-stop but last November I booked the red eye AA flight...
May 23, 19, 8:19 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 39,921
Posted By Strawb

The countdown begins... T-7 days. I want to know...

The countdown begins... T-7 days. I want to know what the multi carrier award chart will be. A year and a half ago I redeemed 100K miles for a 6 segment CX/QF/JL/BA itinerary, of just under 20K miles...
May 23, 19, 4:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,973
Posted By Strawb

Qantas "Airbnb" redemption promo

Australia-London 50K points one way for two pax​​​​​​. Who'll be first to grab 'em?

"Qantas disguises first class seats as $20 ‘cabin in the clouds’ on Airbnb It’s the upgrade most passengers...
May 20, 19, 2:48 am
Replies: 517
Views: 70,095
Posted By Strawb

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Got massive goosies seeing G-CIVB from the Virgin Clubhouse earlier this...
May 20, 19, 2:44 am
Replies: 517
Views: 70,095
Posted By Strawb

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May 19, 19, 10:46 am
Replies: 53
Views: 7,363
Posted By Strawb

Let's hope they serve tea with her scones.

Let's hope they serve tea with her scones.
May 18, 19, 4:18 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,985
Posted By Strawb

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Last year, here I am posing just like the Queen and proudly wearing...
May 11, 19, 3:05 am
Replies: 182
Views: 36,009
Posted By Strawb

Cabin crew work as a team, it's a team effort...

Cabin crew work as a team, it's a team effort onboard and this is simply acknowledgement of that from the senior cabin crew member leading the flight. It's nice to hear and I suspect it's more for...
May 7, 19, 12:06 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 6,558
Posted By Strawb

Sorry, got carried away there thinking of all the...

Sorry, got carried away there thinking of all the crazy trips I've done. That's gonna be all from me on this thread folks!

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May 7, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 72
Views: 6,558
Posted By Strawb

Here's a tale from 2008, when I booked that...

Here's a tale from 2008, when I booked that Special Hot Fare from CMB-JFK (via Australia). To this day I still have no idea what possessed me to book such a crazy itinerary to get me from London to...
May 7, 19, 8:03 am
Replies: 72
Views: 6,558
Posted By Strawb

etkuo You did this to yourself... Will be...

etkuo

You did this to yourself... Will be pretty hard to find sympathy here.

​​​​​Not asking for any.

This is just contradicting. You said you are a risk-taker, but you were worrying for...
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