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Dec 15, 19, 4:47 am
Replies: 1,071
Views: 245,266
Posted By flyingmonkie

Flew to HKG yesterday and got a rather weird...

Flew to HKG yesterday and got a rather weird one... senior crew member in the cabin I was in came over and did a rather loud "Mr Flyingmonkie, Gold Card Holder, here's some water and have you decided...
Nov 14, 19, 8:14 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 17,333
Posted By flyingmonkie

If it's anything like the first lounge in Sydney...

If it's anything like the first lounge in Sydney then it is totally and utterly incomparable to the dungeon. A different world.
Nov 5, 19, 7:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By flyingmonkie

Alas if it's a separate booking as the title...

Alas if it's a separate booking as the title implies then BA have no obligation and cannot practically help you. Best bet is to contact Finnair ASAP and appeal to their good nature.
Nov 2, 19, 10:20 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 10,748
Posted By flyingmonkie

All good points. Obviously my advice was to get a...

All good points. Obviously my advice was to get a travel insurance policy that would protect you in this instance, we have an all singing all dancing corporate policy that will cover rebooking in the...
Nov 1, 19, 11:33 am
Replies: 1,689
Views: 250,953
Posted By flyingmonkie

Just reporting a positive experience for a...

Just reporting a positive experience for a change.

BA11 SIN-LHR a couple of weeks back went tech, eventually got off and were directed straight to a hotel who gave us cash for the taxi. We were...
Nov 1, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 55
Views: 10,748
Posted By flyingmonkie

Get travel insurance that protects you for missed...

Get travel insurance that protects you for missed connections on seperate tickets. That way, as long as you are above MCT then you're fine.
Oct 27, 19, 3:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By flyingmonkie

Thanks Tobias-UK . Tricky week for SYD-SIN-LHR...

Thanks Tobias-UK . Tricky week for SYD-SIN-LHR with the BA12 problems earlier in the week.
Oct 27, 19, 3:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By flyingmonkie

Ba16 syd-sin 27/10/19

Just went to check on the scheduled departure time of the BA16 to answer a question about daylight savings and saw that today's is cancelled. For nothing more than idle curiosity (that's my commuter...
Oct 20, 19, 10:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,247
Posted By flyingmonkie

Update in case anybody comes across this....

Update in case anybody comes across this. Scheduled departure is 0030 tomorrow with an arrival around 0715 on Tuesday 22nd LHR.
Oct 20, 19, 10:19 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 8,945
Posted By flyingmonkie

Scheduled for 0030 tomorrow! Fingers crossed....

Scheduled for 0030 tomorrow! Fingers crossed. Making the most of it though, off to the beach and for lunch on Sentosa. :)
Oct 20, 19, 9:43 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 8,945
Posted By flyingmonkie

Wish I had stayed with on the 16. Switched to the...

Wish I had stayed with on the 16. Switched to the 12... Still in Singapore. But you are 100% correct. The phone agent was talking nonsense.
Oct 20, 19, 8:25 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 8,945
Posted By flyingmonkie

Agree 100%. I used to do the SYD SIN BA flight...

Agree 100%. I used to do the SYD SIN BA flight about once a month although now do more SYD HKG. The timings of the BA flight are great, it's usually the cheapest flight and because I spend a lot of...
Oct 20, 19, 2:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,247
Posted By flyingmonkie

Ba12 sin-lhr 20/10/19

BA12 has gone tech... three hours on the tarmac and now offloaded. Made it to the hotel, pretty seemless experience but recognise might not be the case for everybody. If people need assistance /...
Oct 15, 19, 4:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By flyingmonkie

They are now an off white colour (maybe a Brexit...

They are now an off white colour (maybe a Brexit thing ;) )

We're returning to Australia so maybe we will be able to keep it for a bit longer as it clearly states it's valid for the return too :)
Oct 14, 19, 6:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By flyingmonkie

Emergency Passport

The better half and I are travelling on Monday on BA SYD-LHR (BA16 / BA12) and she will be flying on an Emergency Passport. Has anyone had experience with BA with this in the past? I imagine it's a...
Oct 4, 19, 9:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,624
Posted By flyingmonkie

Looking at the news is closed all day along with...

Looking at the news is closed all day along with the rest of the transport network.
Sep 30, 19, 1:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,188
Posted By flyingmonkie

On the other hand I've had more than 20 in 4...

On the other hand I've had more than 20 in 4 years... Which just goes to show you know and can't plan on them! I can't see how highlife shopping would affect anything.
Sep 2, 19, 2:59 am
Replies: 38
Views: 7,396
Posted By flyingmonkie

Person checking before passport control and then...

Person checking before passport control and then again afterwards. No scanning of BPs to get airside at SYD.
Aug 31, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 7,396
Posted By flyingmonkie

Second data point it was not open on Thursday...

Second data point it was not open on Thursday morning when I went through. It was open this morning (Sunday 1st September) and I was very grateful!
Aug 25, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 1,496
Views: 172,569
Posted By flyingmonkie

This isn't helpful and isn't an accurate picture...

This isn't helpful and isn't an accurate picture of the state of what's happening in HK. There have been two days of issues with the airport out of 12 weeks of protests. There may be complications in...
Aug 21, 19, 11:00 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,235
Posted By flyingmonkie

Yep but you would then need people at Hong Kong,...

Yep but you would then need people at Hong Kong, Kowloon, Tsing Yi and Expo...
Aug 19, 19, 1:07 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,855
Posted By flyingmonkie

How odd! Is it very sad that I find this...

How odd! Is it very sad that I find this fascinating?
Aug 18, 19, 9:54 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 6,855
Posted By flyingmonkie

I thought the long haul flight numbers were "out"...

I thought the long haul flight numbers were "out" and "back" to the home base rather than East / West?

e.g. BA1 flies West, BA15 flies East but both fly "out" of London.
Aug 17, 19, 9:27 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By flyingmonkie

I can never book them in MMB but they have always...

I can never book them in MMB but they have always sorted it if I call or tweet after T-72. I've once had a phone agent tell me they "didn't think they could do that" but then I asked them to just try...
Aug 14, 19, 5:19 pm
Replies: 314
Views: 29,831
Posted By flyingmonkie

It's a taxi. Basically the same as getting an...

It's a taxi. Basically the same as getting an Uber.
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