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Yesterday, 6:09 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,624
Posted By SKRan

I would certainly miss KA's excellent service and...

I would certainly miss KA's excellent service and catering, especially on mainland routes. Sad news to see it go.

PEK is a robust revenue generator for KA, the price for J is fixed at HKD 10k one...
Sep 1, 20, 7:48 am
Replies: 102
Views: 9,525
Posted By SKRan

Why don't you invest in IAG shares then. And use...

Why don't you invest in IAG shares then. And use the good return to fly QR when you need "class".
Aug 29, 20, 11:18 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 9,525
Posted By SKRan

Because “class” people do not actually always pay...

Because “class” people do not actually always pay for glamour when flying. They have the choice to pay less and travel with £9.99 fare people.


There are more glamour on other airlines, cheaper...
Aug 29, 20, 1:49 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,857
Posted By SKRan

Apple does have an extension for this (and...

Apple does have an extension for this (and desktop usage) purpose.
Aug 20, 20, 8:44 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,967
Posted By SKRan

I think BA tried to do you a favour by agreeing...

I think BA tried to do you a favour by agreeing to try adding CX flight to the PNR - they are not obliged to do so. This is not something they usually do.

I guess the reason is that it may go...
Aug 10, 20, 7:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,173
Posted By SKRan

A standard answer to BA problems by some people...

A standard answer to BA problems by some people in this board can be simplified into these sentences:

Others can do it so your case is abnormal.
LH is worse.
Hence you are wrong and BA is the...
Aug 4, 20, 7:27 am
Replies: 156
Views: 76,444
Posted By SKRan

They still have industrial wide arrangements - I...

They still have industrial wide arrangements - I guess they will just fly a domestic Qantas to somewhere to connect to CX.
Aug 4, 20, 7:14 am
Replies: 116
Views: 17,884
Posted By SKRan

Exactly. The word 'preferential treatment' of HK...

Exactly. The word 'preferential treatment' of HK in US President's order is rather hollow. Everything US currently made available to HK is standard treatment and there is no legal definition of how a...
Aug 1, 20, 6:27 am
Replies: 89
Views: 16,979
Posted By SKRan

Do you think AA/BA could have exclusive US...

Do you think AA/BA could have exclusive US pre-clearance at LHR while DL/VS and UA doesn't? They will be doing everything they can to make sure this doesn't happen. Otherwise are we going to have a...
Jul 31, 20, 12:00 am
Replies: 108
Views: 20,880
Posted By SKRan

I think it’s uneconomical to run T3/T4 all at 30%...

I think it’s uneconomical to run T3/T4 all at 30% load. If coronavirus is less problem in 2021 and 2022, it’s a golden opportunity to renovate both of them into something more suitable for post...
Jul 30, 20, 6:09 am
Replies: 108
Views: 20,880
Posted By SKRan

Surely not. But if QR and AA remains in T5 when...

Surely not.
But if QR and AA remains in T5 when traffic recovers, I think T5 won't be able to cope.
Jul 30, 20, 5:42 am
Replies: 108
Views: 20,880
Posted By SKRan

Air China owns 29.99% of CX. Quite a loss already...

Air China owns 29.99% of CX. Quite a loss already - the share price is nearly halved.
Jul 29, 20, 1:48 am
Replies: 108
Views: 20,880
Posted By SKRan

So it’s entirely true now that the airlines I...

So it’s entirely true now that the airlines I mentioned are moving into T5 ..
Jul 28, 20, 11:49 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 12,626
Posted By SKRan

Mine failed once at T5. Subsequently it failed at...

Mine failed once at T5. Subsequently it failed at HND, and I was invited into a small office while they spent 30 minutes verifying the passport.
On the return it worked again at T5 and from then on...
Jul 27, 20, 6:03 am
Replies: 558
Views: 127,850
Posted By SKRan

I know. But somehow after a chilly 10 hours dry...

I know. But somehow after a chilly 10 hours dry flight, my immune system was weakened. So some bug in Zurich got through.
Jul 27, 20, 6:02 am
Replies: 558
Views: 127,850
Posted By SKRan

In my latest CX flight HKG-ZRH in F, the nice...

In my latest CX flight HKG-ZRH in F, the nice black suit shook my hands at the destination, and said - ooh, your hands are so cold. I said yes. She then said "cold hands but a warm heart!" which I...
Jul 23, 20, 2:35 am
Replies: 76
Views: 19,410
Posted By SKRan

I have flown on BD to BHD with a colleague who is...

I have flown on BD to BHD with a colleague who is norn Irish. I don’t look/sound like British. No ID at LHR but police asks for everyone’s ID in BHD arrivals. We both produced a full UK driving...
Jul 19, 20, 7:37 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 8,844
Posted By SKRan

In fact, all Englishmen are called Nigel. ...

In fact, all Englishmen are called Nigel.

Extended reading:
Qantas pilots are all called Bruce.
Jul 19, 20, 6:06 am
Replies: 294
Views: 47,711
Posted By SKRan

77W = 777-300ER 77X = 777X, most likely to be...

77W = 777-300ER
77X = 777X, most likely to be 777-9
Jul 18, 20, 7:09 am
Replies: 320
Views: 57,668
Posted By SKRan

Ironically many of these people complain about...

Ironically many of these people complain about social distancing onboard.
Jul 14, 20, 4:37 am
Replies: 108
Views: 20,880
Posted By SKRan

Transatlantic JB includes AY and IB. Japan JB...

Transatlantic JB includes AY and IB.
Japan JB includes AY as well.
China JB with CZ.
There is also a UK-Doha and Adelaide, Auckland, Canberra, Goa, Hanoi, Jakarta, Manila, Maputo, Melbourne,...
Jul 13, 20, 10:59 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 19,685
Posted By SKRan

*significantly* better presented. The food...

*significantly* better presented.
The food itself is on par. Just put these into a paper box you’ll see.

...
Jul 13, 20, 8:58 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 19,685
Posted By SKRan

I agree it was significantly better *PRESENTED*...

I agree it was significantly better *PRESENTED* than what's being shown in these pictures.

Drinks are subpar. Anything other than LPGS is subpar.
Jul 13, 20, 8:39 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,613
Posted By SKRan

Once a crew member hand drawn a very nice map of...

Once a crew member hand drawn a very nice map of Malta for me when we had a chat in F. She marked all her favourite places to see, eat and drink when I told her that I fancied to go for a holiday. I...
Jul 13, 20, 8:31 am
Replies: 129
Views: 19,685
Posted By SKRan

I would say the F food seems on par with what BA...

I would say the F food seems on par with what BA usually serve, but just in a box. OP's expectation needs management. BA F certainly isn't the F QR is offering, and is not priced very high.
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